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Movers & Shakers
Gain Insights from the industry's Best and Brightest
Ever wonder how the leaders of the Infocomm industry got where they are today? Watch this space and hear from the luminaries themselves what inspired them to join the Infocomm industry and what continues to drive them to excel.

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Jacqueline Poh

Jacqueline Poh

Chief Executive, Government Technology Agency (GovTech)

From the creation of an autonomous wheelchair prototype to the investigation of the Circle Line breakdown, GovTech looks set to transform the digital landscape in Singapore. 

Jacqueline Poh

 In this issue, The IT Society checks in with Jacqueline Poh, Chief Executive, GovTech, on her game plan for the agency as well as her take on the evolution of the local tech scene.

   

ON GOVTECH


Q: What is GovTech?

JP: GovTech impacts every person in different ways and to different extent. Through collaborating with partner agencies and actively seeking out and understanding the needs of Singaporeans, we are engaged in delivering whole-of-government...

 

   

Q: What does GovTech really do?

JP: Well, we do a wide variety of things here. At any one time, we deal with topics ranging from manpower and education to healthcare, transport and environment...

 

   

Q: How is GovTech different from the IDA we knew?

JP: 
When we started GovTech, we decided to build part of the government’s engineering capabilities here. We want to create platforms that enable us to reuse code...

 

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ANNA VANESSA HAOTANTO

Anna Vanessa Haotanto

Chief Executive Officer, The New Savvy

There is no denial that the tech industry is male-dominated. However, there are signs that an increasing number of women are making their presence felt in this space. 
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Eddie Chau

Eddie Chau

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, TNF Ventures

 

Eddie Chau, Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, TNF Ventures, to understand his motivation for investing in companies as well as things he will look out for when making his investment decisions.
Adrian Chye

Adrian Chye

Co-Founder & General Manager, Mediafreaks

For many people, starting a business and becoming a boss is like a dream come true. However, few realise that being a boss is hardly the end. It is the beginning.
Ong Jia Ming

Ong Jia Ming

Software Engineering Associate, Accenture

A choice between career and study may not always result in a trade-off for one or the other – especially so if one opts for the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn programme.   
Ng Cher Pong

Ng Cher Pong

Chief Executive,
Singapore Workforce Development Agency

 

SkillsFuture is a popular topic in the recent times – both with the media and the working professionals. It promises to be a game-changer for the tech industry facing a manpower shortage. 

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