Singapore

Bimlesh Wadhwa
Roderick Chia
Roderick Chia
Dr. Bimlesh Wadhwa
Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science at School of Computing, National University of Singapore
Mr. Roderick Chia
Fellow at Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA) and Technopreneur Technopreneur-in-Residence for School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University
Ms. Soo Hauw-Quek
Operating Partner at iGlobe Partners and Board Member of School of the Arts Singapore
Peter Seow Sen Kee
Mr. Peter Seow Sen Kee
Research Scientist at Office of Education Research (OER), National Institute of Education

Indonesia

Ketut Sulistyawati
David Soukhasing
Firman Nugraha
Ms. Ketut Sulistyawati
Managing Director and Founder of Somia Customer Experience
Sulis has over 10 years of experience in User Research, Strategy and Design. She received her Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering – Product Design Specialization and PhD in Human Factors from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She previously worked as Senior User Experience (UX) Designer at Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and Reading Room Singapore, before moving back to Indonesia in 2012 and founded Somia Customer Experience, an experience design consultancy based in Indonesia and Singapore. Throughout her professional career, Sulis has led international user research and design activities, and facilitated series of innovation workshops with cross-functional groups and developed UX and human-centered design training modules for corporates, startups, and public. Sulis lives in Bali and loves spending her free time to read and relax by the beach.
Mr. David Soukhasing
Head/Director of ANGIN
David landed in Indonesia in 2013 to manage the accelerator program and investment implementation of a global impact investor supporting high-growth double bottom line companies. He then joined IMJ Investment Partners, one of the most active tech seed venture capitalist in Southeast Asia. Since 2015, David is leading the Angel Investment Network Indonesia, largest group of Angel Investor in Indonesia.
Mr. Firman Nugraha
Managing Director at PT. Sponsio Visi Media
Firman Nugraha is a multilingual programmer, entrepreneur and tech blogger. Graduated from CCIT Faculty of Engineering University of Indonesia majoring in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, with Cum Laude status and was awarded best student for consecutive years. His passion and inventive energies for programming drove him to create the Nexian Messenger Android app, and two developer communities in Depok – DepokMobi and Google Developer Group Depok.
Yansen Kamto
Aulia Halimatussadiah
Mr Yansen Kamto
is an enthusiastic and innovative entrepreneur, running KIBAR, a tech-startup ecosystem builder to support and groom enterprisers. He launched the first city-level tech-startup incubator in Indonesia with the collaboration of the City Government, and initiated Gerakan Nasional 1000 Startup Digital with a mission to create and nurture high-quality startups. He was the global mentor, judge, curator, advisor, speaker and academic lecturer in various competitions, companies, and forums, such as Google Launchpad Accelerator, Coworking Indonesia, Indonesia Internet Governance Forum and many more.
Ms Aulia Halimatussadiah is an incredible and exemplary woman, in that she holds high appointments in eight different companies, four of which she co-founded it herself. Amongst her astounding achievements, she is a Co-Managing Director at Girls in Tech Indonesia, which focuses on the engagement and empowerment of like-minded, professional women entrepreneurs in technology. They organize meetups, workshops and mentoring sessions to inspire women to use technology as the catalyst of their success. She is also an Initiator of #StartupLokal – the biggest digital startup community in Indonesia and their monthly events receive overwhelming responses with over 200 attendees, comprising of startups founders, investors, tech brands representatives and tech enthusiasts

Malaysia

Rajesh Nair
Nadira Yusoff
Tengku Ahmad Syamil
Mr. Rajesh Nair is a Senior Lecturer and Director of ASB Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at the Asia School of Business. He founded Degree Controls, which provides solutions in thermal design for high reliability electronic products. He was the dignified recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from New Hampshire High Tech Council. He started TechTop Centre in India, to shape the young minds of today, and aspires to groom a thousand entrepreneurs in the next three years.
Ms. Nadira Yusoff is a community builder, prominent industry player and seasoned entrepreneur who has been the backbone of many women programs and initiatives by Malaysian ministries and corporate companies. She was the key organiser, mentor and curator for 1ASEAN Entrepreneurship Summit, 1Malaysian Entrepreneurs (1MET), BAHTERA, GREAT and many more, apart from being a speaker at ASEAN50 Forum, WIEF Conference and more. Nadira is presently the Managing Director for Girls in Tech Malaysia, a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. She is also the CEO of Nadi-Ayu Technologies, President of WENA, Focal Point of AWEN, Deputy President of GEM and many more.
Mr. Tengku Ahmad Syamil is the CEO and Co-Founder of Skolafund.com, a platform that helps students afford higher education through crowdfunded scholarships. He is also the Co-Founder of Urbane Academy, a successful teen mentoring and training program created in 2011 to combat delinquency, impacting over 200 students annually. Since 2013, Syamil has been an active member of the steering committee in the Community Leaders Forum (CLF) LABS – an organization which provides seed-funding to innovative youth-led community projects – in Singapore. Named as one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia, top 10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 30 by the Vulcan Post, Syamil is passionate about community development and leadership.
Nazlina Quadir
Nazrul Kamaruddin
Ms. Nazlina Quadir started as an observer while tagging along with her soulmate with his geeky events. She saw the gap in gender equality and the needs to empower more women to stand out and participate aggressively within the local tech community in Malaysia. She then immediately took on the role to lead Google’s Women Techmakers global programme and brand for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for Kuala Lumpur and has been actively organising tech community events since 2015.
Mr. Nazrul Kamaruddin is currently the Head of Technology at Sparkline, a digital analytics firm based in Singapore. He was formerly the Head of Innovation at Media Prima Digital & has been in the industry for 15 years working with startups, MNCs & government linked companies building teams and technology solutions to drive growth. He is the founder of Google Developer Groups Kuala Lumpur (GDG) in Malaysia. He advocates useful platforms & technologies for developers, but also towards a greater sense of appreciation and standards for software developers in Malaysia.

Vietnam

Charles Lee
Charles Lee is one of the founders of CoderSchool, an organization dedicated to empowering people worldwide to become excellent software developers in the latest technologies. He’s passionate about changing technology education to be more fun, more effective, and more accessible. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor in Computer Science in 2006 and worked at several companies and startups before moving to Vietnam in mid-2015. Charles is also proud to have volunteered as a web developer for https://www.womenwhocode.com/.

 

Thailand

Sukumal Kitisin
Sethavidh Gertphol
Krissada Chalermsook
Prof. Sukumal Kitisin
received her B.S. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1991) and her M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Southern California, USA (2002). She is an assistant professor at Computer Science Department and is currently an associate dean of the Graduate School, Kasetsart University, Bangkaen Campus, Bangkok, Thailand. She is one of the leads at the Communication Networks and Cloud Lab, studying Communication network protocols, Web Technology and Services and Mobile Application Technology. She is a member of ACM.
Dr. Sethavidh Gertphol
is a professor at Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University. His research interests include Cloud Computing and Internet of Things. Sethavidh also teaches Programming Internet of Things class, where he pushes his students to develop working prototypes of interesting smart devices.
Mr Krissada Chalermsook
Co-founder/CEO of acourse.io
Jetsada Machom

Philippines

Michael Lance Domagas
Prof. Manuel
Ruel G.Nopal
Mr Michael Lance Domagas
is a freelance software developer and an avid hackathon participant. He hosted the NASA Space Apps Challenge Manila 2017 at De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, Malate, Manila. He is also a Java and web developer. His interests spread across different kinds of innovations and technologies such as software development, Internet-of-Things, cloud computing, gaming, space science, data science and analytics, and machine learning.
Prof. Manny Manuel III
Assistant Professor and College Secretary of Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business,
University of the Philippines
Mr Ruel G.Nopal
Founder of RaketHostPH