Dr Antonio Feraco
Head of Business Development
Fraunhofer Singapore, Nanyang Technological Univesity
Dr. Antonio Feraco is Head of Business Development at the Fraunhofer Singapore. He owns a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Psychology of Programming focusing the major of his activities in developing business models for Digital Transformation. His work focuses in merging industry needs with novel interactive and digital solutions developed by Fraunhofer to optimise processes within and outside the industry environment itself. Fraunhofer Singapore, that belongs to the largest Applied Research Institution in Europe, enhances the usage of Interactive Digital Media, Virtual and Augmented Reality through the continuous experimentation of new interactive paradigm and devices, such as multi-touch interfaces and gesture based controllers, coping them with intuitive interfaces trying to optimize the overall cognitive processes of information gathering from real-time and from IoT sensors and their management in sectors such as big data, Industrie 4.0 and Digital Economy.
Director of Smart Connected Solutions
Michael Goh is currently the Director, Smart Connected Solutions for Southeast Asia, based in Singapore. He is responsible for key account management in the IoT (internet of Things) areas of smart cities, mobility, buildings, energy, industry and agriculture.
He was previously Director of Sales for ASEAN West Zone (Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar & Brunei), Automotive Aftermarket since 1 October 2012.
Michael oversees the sales development of the Automotive Aftermarket business in these countries. Leveraging on his extensive experience and client network, he has contributed to sales growth beyond expectations. He is also responsible for the project development and implementation of various key business and sales processes.
Michael was also formerly Regional Sales Manager for Singapore, Indonesia and Cambodia for Automotive Aftermarket. Prior to that, he was Senior Sales Manager (Asia Pacific), Automotive Aftermarket. During this period, he was involved in the price and margin management, sales administration, as well as business planning and implementation for projects.
In 2006, Michael was posted to Malaysia to assume the appointment of General Manager of After Sales Service and Diagnostics for Bosch in Southeast Asia, responsible for after sales service, development of the Bosch Car Service network and diagnostics trade marketing.
Since joining Bosch as a Management Trainee in 1999, Michael has rose through the ranks to accumulate diverse experiences, including Product and Trade Marketing, in various countries of Malaysia, Thailand, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Michael graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Second Upper Honors).
Vice President Digital Factory Customer Services
Senior Director Corporate Supply Chain
Dr Andreas Hauser
Director Digital Service
Dr Hauser holds Engineering Degrees in Shipbuilding and Computer Engineering, and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He started his career as Research Scientist at Corporate Research of Siemens in Germany and headed thereafter the Siemens central research unit in Singapore. He then joined the technical service provider TÜV SÜD in Singapore to build up new innovative businesses.
As Director he is now leading the Centre of Excellence Digital Service in Singapore, a key unit in TÜV SÜD´s digitilisation strategy, and is driving the development of new solutions around safety, cyber security and reliability of smart systems in the strategic segments Autonomous Driving, Industries 4.0 and Smart Healthcare.
Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) research centre, SUTD
Dr Claus Trenner
Singapore German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Advanced Robotics Center, National University of Singapore
Marcelo Ang received his BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the De La Salle University in the Philippines and University of Hawaii, USA in 1981 and 1985, respectively, and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, New York in 1988 where he was an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. In 1989, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National University of Singapore where he is currently an Associate Professor and Acting Director of the Advanced Robotics Center. His research interests span the areas of robotics, mechatronics, autonomous systems, and applications of intelligent systems. He teaches robotics; creativity and innovation; applied electronics and instrumentation; computing; design and related topics. In addition to academic and research activities. He is also actively involved in the Singapore Robotic Games as its founding chairman, and the World Robot Olympiad as member of its Advisory Council.
Professor Wong Chee How
Associate Dean (Academic), College of Engineering, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
WONG Chee How is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He received his Bachelor degree in Manufacturing Engineering from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and Master and Ph.D. degrees from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore respectively. In 2014, he was conferred fellow of the NTU Teaching Excellence Academy. Between 2014 and 2016, he served as the Associate Chair (Students) of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. In 2016, he was appointed Associate Dean (Academic) of the College of Engineering and is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum, admissions, and teaching of the college. His current research interests include experimental studies and modelling of additive manufacturing processes such as selective laser melting. To date, he has published more than 70 technical papers in international peer-reviewed journals, attracting more than 1500 citations. He currently has an H-index of 21. He is now serving as the programme director of Future of Manufacturing programme in Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP), SLM Solutions joint lab and NAMIC@NTU. He is an ExCo member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Singapore) and served as its chairman from 2013 to 2014.
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Future Economy Studio
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Jabil Green Point
Director of Data Analytics
DHL Asia Pacific Innovation Center
Senior Vice President, Head of Operations, Trucks & Buses
Daimler Trucks Asia
Fong Pin Fen
Director of Cities, Infrastructure & Industrial Solutions
Singapore Economic Development Board
Group Director (Training Partners); Chief Human Resource Officer; Chief Data Officer
Michael Fung is the Group Director (Training Partners Group), Chief Human Resource Officer, and Chief Data Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). He oversees the development of the continuing education and training system in Singapore, through managing funding and contractual partnerships with private training providers, institutes of higher learning, and enterprises. He also oversees the human resource function, and champions the data capabilities, governance, and reporting practices at SSG. He previously led the strategic policy and resource planning functions at SSG and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency.
Michael is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and was a Senior Advisor to the Office of the President at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He formerly held the position of Director of Planning and Institutional Research at HKUST, and provided leadership and support for the University’s strategic and academic planning, decision-making, resource allocation, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. He also led the University’s participation in international rankings, and was an advisor to several leading international ranking bodies.
He was previously the Director of Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance at the Singapore Management University (SMU), a Deputy Director at the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM), and held various senior positions at the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and the National Computer Board (NCB) of Singapore.
He is the Founding President of the Higher Education Planning in Asia Association, and serves on the Carnegie Mellon University Admissions Council. He is an alumnus of the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University in the US, and Tsinghua University in China.
Dr Ho Chaw Sing
National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster
Product Engineering/Smart Manufacturing Section Manager