Speakers

Dr. Ernie Teo

Research Fellow
Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics,
Singapore Management University

 

"Cryptocurrency: Financial Market, Innovation and Analytics"

Moderator: Professor David Lee

Director, Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics
Professor of Quantitative Finance (Practice)                                Academic Director, Global Master of Finance Dual Degree     Singapore Management University

Professor Donald R. Chambers
(*teleconference)


Associate Director of Programs, CAIA                                        Walter E. Hanson/KPMG Professor of Finance, Department of Economics and Business, Lafayette College



Dr. Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

Fulbright Scholar and Senior Researcher
University of South Australia

 

Dr. Tetsuya Saito
Associate Professor of Economics
Nihon University (Tokyo, Japan)              

Dr. Vrajlal Sapovadia
Executive Director
Shanti Business School Ahmedabad

Tim Swanson
Head of Business Development
Melotic

 

"Mobile/Electronic Payment Systems and Cryptocurrencies"

Moderator: Professor Enoch Chng

Associate Professor of Information Systems (Education)
Director, SIS Programs in Financial Services (Technology, Operations, Processes and Service Innovations)
Singapore Management University

 

Neal Cross

Chief Innovation Officer
DBS Singapore

 

Professor Robert Deng

Professor of Information Systems
Singapore Management University

Andrew Koh

Former Vice President, ERM - NETS Singapore

 

Norma Sit

Founder and CEO, Numoni Pte Ltd

 

Gunther Sonnenfeld

Acting CIO, Faveeo; Strategic Advisor, Coin of Sale; Partner, K5 Ventures

 

"Commodity, Currency or ...? Implications on Accounting for Digital Currency"

Session organizer: Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

Moderator: Mikkel Larsen

Tembusu Terminals - Board of Advisors            
 

 

Chan Hiang Tiak

Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 

Ong Pang Thye

Council Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

Head of Audit, KPMG Singapore

Reuben Bramanathan

Senior Lawyer,                                                         

Adroit Lawyers                                                                   

Iris Tan, CPA

Finance Director,
Likok Group of Companies

  

Jason M. Tyra, CPA, MBA, CFE

(*teleconference)

Principal,
Jason M. Tyra, CPA, PLLC

"How are Cryptocurrencies Changing the Future?"

Session organizer: CAIA

Moderator: Peter Douglas

Principal, CAIA

 

Alyse Killeen

March Capital Partners and Clearstone Venture Partners                          

 

Jonathan Kok

Partner, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Zann Kwan, CFA, CA (Singapore), FCCA

CEO of Coin Street and Bitcoin Exchange
 

Peter Peh

Co-founder, Tembusu Terminals                                           

Scott Robinson

Marketing Director & Bitcoin Lead,  Plug and Play Tech Center

 

"Singapore as a Cryptocurrency Silicon Valley"

Session organizer: Association of Crypto-currency Enterprises and Start-ups, Singapore (ACCESS)

Moderator: Anson Zeall

Co-founder/CEO of CoinPip, Chairman of ACCESS
 

 

James Chan

CEO, Silicon Straits

 

Lawrence Chan

Head of Product, MyRepublic    

Andras Kristof

CEO, Tembusu Terminals                                 

 

 

Jonathan Lim
NUS Centre for Banking and Finance Law, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP             

David Moskowitz

Founder, Coin Republic                                         

 

 

 

Dr. Ernie Teo

Dr.Teo obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales in 2008. He is a research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, Singapore Management University. He joined the institute after his extensive teaching experience as an Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University. His research interests include applied microeconomic theory, game theory, high-tech industries, network externalities and computational economics. Currently, Ernie's projects at SKBI include the modelling of cryptocurrency systems and real estate auctions.  He has published in international journals such as Economic Record, Information and Economic Policy and Theoretical Economics Letters.

Professor David Lee

David Lee founded Ferrell Asset Management and is the Director of Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics.  He holds the appointment of Practice Professor of Quantitative Finance in Singapore Management University.  He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a PhD in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. David is also an Independent Director of two SGX-listed companies and sits on the Investment Committee and Council of Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, Yangzheng Foundation and the Economic Society of Singapore.  He was the Founding Vice Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (Singapore Chapter), a member of the SGX Security Committee, and MAS Financial Research Council.  He was also the Group Managing Director of OUE Limited and Auric Pacific Limited, as well as the Chairman of MAP Technology Limited.

David speaks frequently in international conferences with occasional appearances in Bloomberg, Reuters and Channel NewsAsia.  He has published widely in academic journals, including Journal of Investing, Journal of Wealth Management, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Applied Financial Economics, and several books and chapters on Household Economics and Hedge Funds.  His latest two books on Asia Finance focus on Banking, Sovereign Wealth Funds, REITs, Financial Trading & Markets, and Fund Performance.  
 

Professor Donald R. Chambers

Dr. Chambers is the Associate Director of Programs at CAIA and is a Professor of Finance at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Dr. Chambers has published fifty articles and several books in investments, corporate finance and risk management. Most recently, he co-authored “An Introduction to Core Topics in Alternative Investments” which is used by the CAIA organization (the Chartered Alternative Investment Association) in its charter program. Dr. Chambers has also served in the private sector including as a consultant at The Bank of New York regarding risk management and as Director of Alternative Investments at Karpus Investment Management of Pittsford, NY.
 

Dr. Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

Dr Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo’s publications include a book published in Springer’s “Advances in Information Security”, a book entitled "Cloud Storage Forensics, 1st Edition" published by Syngress/Elsevier (Forewords written by Australia’s Chief Defence Scientist and EESAG Chair), 6 refereed monographs, 9 refereed book chapters, and 96 refereed articles. He has been an invited speaker for a number of events in Australia and overseas (e.g. 2011 UNODC-ITU Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Fighting Cybercrime and 2011 (Ministerial-level) Korea-Australia-New Zealand Broadband Summit 2011) including delivering Keynote/Plenary Speeches at ECPAT Taiwan’s 2008 Conference on Criminal Problems and Intervention Strategy, 2010 International Conference on Applied Linguistics, 2011 Economic Crime Asia Conference, 2014 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching, Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG)’s 2014 Counter-eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS VIII) and the 2014 International Conference on Cyber-Crime Investigation and Cyber Security; and Invited Lectures at the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies and at Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security.

He was named one of 100 Emerging Leaders (Innovation) in Weekend Australian Magazine/Microsoft's Next 100 series - 2009; and recipient of 2010 ACT Pearcey Award, 2010 Consensus IT Professional Award, 2009 Fulbright Scholarship, 2008 Australia Day Achievement Medallion, & British Computer Society's Wilkes Award - Computer Journal (2007)'s best paper.

Dr. Tetsuya Saito

Tetsuya Saito obtained his Ph.D. degree from State University of New York (Buffalo, NY), Master of Economics from Kobe University (Kobe, Japan), and B.B.A. from Kwansei Gakuin University (Kobe, Japan). His main working fields are International Economics, Monetary Economics, and Economics of Crime.
 

Dr. Vrajlal Sapovadia

Dr. Sapovadia has over three decades of experience in Industry, Academics and international research in Finance, Accounting & Corporate Law. A Chartered Accountant and Ph.D. in Management Accounting, Masters in Law, he worked as faculty in leading business schools in India namely National Institute of Cooperative Management Gandhinagar, BK School of Business Management, Ahmedabad and IIM Indore. He worked as Lead Facilitator in World Bank Institute between 2003-06. He received 16 international fellowships from apex institutes like World Bank, International Cooperative Alliance, ILO and Canada International development Agency. He has authored 8 books and 75 research publications, including one in Harvard International Review. His major research is on finance, accounting, corporate governance and legal issues. He is currently working as Professor & Executive Director with Shanti Business School, Ahmedabad, India.

Tim Swanson

Tim Swanson is a graduate of Texas A&M University and worked in East Asia for more than six years.  He has written three research books, two of which cover the digital currency market and is currently head of business development at Melotic, a new Beijing-based asset exchange.

Professor Enoch Chng

Enoch is an Associate Professor of Information Systems (Education) at Singapore Management University.  He is also the Director of SIS (School of Information Systems) Programs in Financial Services.  Currently Enoch’s teaching and service center on preparing students for financial services technology and operations (T&O) roles.  He focuses on delivery methods, tools and the learning environment.  His research interests are in payment systems, risk management and developing content for the various views of the Unified Banking Process Framework (UBPF).   Enoch joined the academia with some 25 years of experience in risk management, IT and management functions.  Notably Enoch was a Managing Director in DBS Bank Corporate Office.  He was the Executive Director of the Specialist Risk Supervision Department in Monetary Authority of Singapore.  He also spent 10 years in various roles in UBS.  Prior to his career in banking, Enoch worked for the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) for 9 years, gaining extensive experience in aviation, ranging from airport management to air traffic control system planning.

Neal Cross

Neal Cross is Managing Director and Chief Innovation Officer of DBS Bank and a strong advocate for innovation thinking and culture. Cross is driving the bank’s innovation agenda regionally, as DBS moves to shape the future of banking, to
enhance customer experience and better engage customers in the digital landscape. Cross has more than 20 years’ experience in technology, innovation and financial services. Working with internal stakeholders and external collaborators, he charts the innovation roadmap for DBS to enhance customer experience and better engage the bank’s customers in the digital landscape.
Previous to DBS, Cross was at MasterCard, where he was responsible for driving innovation as Vice President of MasterCard Labs in the company’s Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa regions. Cross started working in the Asia time zone at Microsoft in Australia and later in Singapore as the financial services industry director.

Professor Robert Deng

Robert H. Deng has been a Professor at the School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University since 2004. Prior to this, he was Principal Scientist and Manager of Infocomm Security Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore. His research interests include data security and privacy, multimedia security, network and system security.  
He was Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security from 2009 to 2012 and  Associate Editor of Security and Communication Networks from 2007 to 2013. He is currently Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, and member of Editorial Board of Journal of Computer Science and Technology (the Chinese Academy of Sciences) and International Journal of Information Security, respectively. He is the chair of the Steering Committee of the ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS). He received the University Outstanding Researcher Award from the National University of Singapore in 1999 and the Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence from the Singapore Management University in 2006. He was named Community Service Star and Showcased Senior Information Security Professional by (ISC)^2 under its Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements program in 2010. He received the Distinguished Paper Award of the 19th Annual Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2012) and the Best Paper Award of the 13th Joint IFIP TC6 & TC11 Conference on Communications and Multimedia Security (CMS 2012).

Andrew Koh

Andrew Koh is a thought leader, GRC and ERM subject expert who has spent     25 years’ working across banking, finance, cards and payment sectors. His last held position was Vice President, ERM with Singapore’s leading payment operator, NETS before recently rejoining the banking world.    Andrew has presented to boards, senior management and industry experts from central banks, government agencies, financial institutions and corporations and involving in major conferences as guest speaker, adviser and expert panelist. An avid lifelong learner, Andrew holds 3 master degrees: MSc Risk Management (NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business); MSc Global Finance (HKUST and NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business); MBA (University of Manchester - Manchester Business School). His professional affiliation bodies includes PRMIA, GARP, SID, ACFE, as well as holding IIA’s Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Stanford University’s Advanced Strategic Decision and Risk Management certification, and completed SYMMYS’ Advanced Portfolio & Risk Management program in New York City. He will be publishing a series of articles on rethinking ERM by Strategic-Risk magazine, the first of which covers on why using an ERM approach is crucial for business success in the magazine’s September issue.

Norma Sit

Norma Sit is Founder and CEO, Numoni Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based company that leverages telecommunications technologies to empower the underbanked of the world, bringing cash to account to effect payments in developing economies and for the international migrant worker population. Her deep experience in payments spans more than ten years across multiple organisations, from global networks like Visa International to heading a national payment infrastructure company in Singapore. She is a path-breaker and change-maker.

Norma has led initiatives in diverse sectors of the economy, from government to MNCs, from SMEs to non-profit organisations, and in a range of industries from air transportation to education, fashion and the arts. She has served on national committees and boards, and in both public and private sector, with the perspective that organisations need to embrace the Triple Bottom Line approach, giving equal weight to Planet, People and Profit for multi-generation sustainability. Norma believes strongly in the power and creativity of the human spirit to find solutions to the challenges humanity face today, including meeting the UNDP MDG goals set for 2015.

Gunther Sonnenfeld

Gunther is a social technologist, global advisor & co-developer of over a dozen in-market digital & analytics platforms (including Paperlet, Heardable, eCairn, TruEffect and Coincident TV's data suite). As acting CIO at Faveeo - a unique research offering based in Lausanne, Switzerland - he is responsible for product development and platform growth through key partnerships with the likes of Cisco, SAP, Bombardier, The World Health Organization, International Red Cross and other reputable institutions. For Coin of Sale - a Bitcoin POS platform based in Singapore - he is a strategic advisor responsible for product enhancement, seed capital raise and investor relations. For the last two years, he has served as a partner with K5 Ventures, whose co-investments include the much-hyped Coin, and is on the advisory board of C-PET, a D.C.-based platform for emerging technology policy reform. Gunther has provided digital business strategies for various Fortune 1000s including Skype, Google, Verizon, Philips, Microsoft, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and Viacom. Gunther was co-author of "Marketing in the Social Media Era" (2008), and is currently writing "Dreamweaving", a blueprint for companies looking to develop sustainable products and markets in an increasingly flat distribution landscape.

Mikkel Larsen

Mikkel Larsen is a Managing Director at DBS Bank and on the Board of Advisors at Tembusu Terminal.  In this conference, he speaks in his capacity of advisor at Tembusu and an accountant at ISCA and not as DBS MD. 

Chan Hiang Tiak

Hiang Tiak co-leads IT security and third-party trust at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a pioneer and thought leader in Evidence Act related services in Singapore and is particularly well-known for his work in relation to the use of electronic records under the Evidence Act. He also provides independent security review services to IT implementation projects.

Ong Pang Thye

Pang Thye heads the Audit practice of KPMG in Singapore. He has over 20 years of experience in providing audit and advisory services.  He has previously served as the Head of KPMG Singapore Risk Consulting practice and KPMG Asia Pacific Head of Accounting Advisory Services.  He has led various projects including Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Process Management and accounting standards conversion and implementation services.  He is a Council Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Council Member, CPA Australia, Singapore Branch.

Reuben Bramanathan

Reuben Bramanathan is a Tax Lawyer and Chartered Tax Adviser with Adroit Lawyers in Sydney.  Reuben advises clients in all aspects of tax law and represents them in disputes with revenue authorities.  Reuben represents a number of Bitcoin businesses in Australia.  He has been involved in consultation with the Australian Taxation Office and Department of Treasury about the development of the Australian tax treatment for Bitcoin.  Apart from Bitcoin, his areas of expertise include tax-effective international business structuring, GST and the taxation of trusts and private companies.

Iris Tan

Iris Tan, CPA is the Finance Director of Likok Group of Companies, one of the largest waste paper recovery company and exporter in Singapore. She is also the Co-Founder of Bloomberry Babies & Kids Infant and Childcare Centre, which offer an array of creative and engaging programmes for children aged 2 months to 6 years old. Iris is the Treasurer of ACCESS (Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups Singapore). Iris is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) from the CPA Australia, one of four professional accounting bodies in Australia. Iris graduated from the University of Tasmania, Australia, with a Bachelor of Commerce and double majors in Accounting and Business Management. Iris was Mentor to a group of three Final Year students from the NUS Business School (National University of Singapore) for a year from 2009 to 2010 under the E50 Educational Project. This mentorship programme gives students a chance to understand and study their business models, value propositions, business operations as well as their entrepreneurial passion, and leadership ideology.

Jason M. Tyra

Jason M. Tyra is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the State of Texas and an ACFE Certified Fraud Examiner.  He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Dallas Jindal School of Management's Cohort MBA and Master of Science in Accounting programs (concentrations in Taxation and Assurance Services) and also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of North Texas. He is the editor of BitcoinTaxBlog and a regular contributor to Bitcoin Magazine, Coindesk ,and Bitcoin4Biz, where he writes about tax and accounting issues affecting entrepreneurs and individuals who employ Bitcoin as a means of payment and store of wealth. 

Peter Douglas

Peter served on the CAIA Board of Directors from 2006 to 2014.  He is an inaugural-cohort CAIA charterholder, and was the first charterholder in Singapore.  He is the principal and founder of Singapore-based GFIA pte ltd., the longest-established hedge fund consulting firm in Asia.  Peter was the inaugural Council Member for Singapore for the Alternative Investment Management Association, and was one of the founders of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore.  Prior to founding GFIA, Peter worked for Aberdeen Asset Management Asia in Singapore, after 10 years at the F&C group of asset management companies, in London and Tokyo, latterly in Foreign and Colonial Emerging Markets Limited. Peter holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Exeter and an MBA from INSEAD and has sat on the MBA admissions committee of that school as well as having been secretary of the Singapore alumni association.  He is a Singapore Distinguished Financial Industry Certified Professional and was voted by aiCIO magazine one of the 25 most influential asset consultants of 2013.

 

Alyse Killeen

Alyse Killeen is an Early stage Venture Capital Investor, now investing at March Capital Partners in Santa Monica, CA. Alyse has previously invested with Future\Perfect Ventures in NYC, and Clearstone Venture Partners in Santa Monica, and continues to support the active portfolio companies of both firms. Distributed ledger technologies, data application, connected devices (IoT), the sharing economy, and healthcare IT are areas of investment focus. She is a Mentor at Plug and Play's Bitcoin Accelerator in Silicon Valley, and an invited board member of the Women's Crypto Association. Prior to working in Venture Capital, Alyse conducted research in the field of biopsychology with a focus on cognition's impact on cardiovascular outcome and immunological function, and worked in operations for startup commerce companies.

 

Zann Kwan 

Ms. Zann Kwan brings with her 15 years of professional experience in Finance and Investments. Before founding Coin Street and Bitcoin Exchange, the company that installed the first Bitcoin vending machine in a public space in Asia, Ms Kwan was a Vice President in Real Estate Portfolio and Business Management with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC). Ms Kwan started her career in financial audit with Arthur Andersen and KPMG in Singapore and New York. Thereafter, she worked in investment management and real estate development and investment in New York City before moving back to Singapore.  Ms Kwan is a also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder, Chartered Accountant (CA, Singapore) and a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA).
 

Peter Peh

Peter spent his formative years studying Biomedical sciences in both Republic Polytechnic and Monash University, and Liberal Arts and Politics in St. John’s College, Santa Fe. He is deeply interested in simple solutions to complex problems, in the field of medicine and business to solve fundamental human problems. He has consulted for Reuters News on Southeast Asian politics, interned in a law firm and is a serial entrepreneur.

Scott Robinson

Scott leads the FinTech initiative at Plug and Play, a global startup accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. Additionally, Scott is co-organizer of the Silicon Valley Bitcoin Meetup, the world’s first Bitcoin Job Fair, and an investor in startups including 37coins, Purse.IO, Holy Transaction & Blockscore. Scott graduated from UCLA in 2008, where he received his B.A. in History.

Jonathan Kok

Jonathan Kok is one of the founding members of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the Head of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Practice. He has been in practice for more than 20 years and has extensive experience representing clients in the Information Technology, Media and Entertainment, Sports and Consumer Merchandise industries on their intellectual property, corporate and commercial transactions. He regularly advises clients on the strategic protection and commercialization of their intellectual property rights, including financing of projects to develop and own intellectual property assets, managing intellectual property portfolios, protection of intellectual property rights, and licensing and exploitation of intellectual property rights in the Asia Pacific region.
 

Anson Zeall

Anson Zeall is the co-founder of both CoinPip, a bitcoin wallet and merchant service, and 8pip, which sells bitcoin prepaid cards, and Chairman of ACCESS (Association of Crypto-currency Enterprises and Startups Singapore). He was previously a hedge fund manager managing a private family office, investing in options, US equities, as well as real estate. Anson graduated with a Computer Science degree from the University of New South Wales and is an alumni of Columbia Business School.
 

Andras Kristof

Andras is a Hungarian entrepreneur and IT professional. He has 15 years of experience and a Masters Degree in Computer Science. He worked for and founded successful startups. Before arriving to Singapore, he traveled the world, lived and worked in the Netherlands, USA and Japan. Now he and his family are living here for the last 6 years, and call Singapore their home.
 

Jonathan Lim

Jonathan is an international arbitration lawyer based in London with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP.  His practice focuses on complex high-stakes international disputes, including international arbitrations governed by the ICC, LCIA and ICSID Rules.  Jonathan is concurrently a Fellow (Adjunct) with the Centre of Banking and Finance Law (CBFL) at the National University of Singapore, where his research focuses on crypto-currency regulation and other cutting-edge regulatory issues.  Jonathan is keenly interested in financial regulation and international arbitration issues at the intersection of private and public law, and has previously published with international journals on U.S. money market funds, investment arbitration disputes, and counsel regulation in international arbitration.  Prior to his current role, Jonathan worked for the World Bank in Washington, DC, and the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation in Cambridge, MA.  He was educated at the National University of Singapore (LL.B) and the Harvard Law School (LL.M), and is qualified to practise in New York and Singapore.

 

Lawrence Chan

Lawrence Chan is Head of Product of MyRepublic, Singapore’s 4th largest and newest Internet Service Provider. Lawrence leads MyRepublic’s product management, business development and brand management teams. He oversees the full range of MyRepublic core and value added services and has established multiple key strategic partnerships with best in class product and support vendors. In 2014, he achieved a key milestone by developing and bringing MyRepublic’s low cost 1Gbps broadband to the mass market in Singapore, putting Singapore in the race for the top 3 countries with the most sophisticated broadband offerings in the world.

David Moskowitz

David Moskowitz founded Coin Republic to help educate the public about Bitcoin and create a platform to help them buy and sell Bitcoin easily. He operates the only cash-in/cash-out Bitcoin kiosk in Singapore. In June of this year, he launched an online Autobuy system, which allows clients to use their Singapore iBanking accounts to quickly purchase Bitcoin and send them directly to their wallets. He is a well known Singapore evangelist for Bitcoin and local Bitcoin businesses and has helped to promote Singapore as a Bitcoin hub to the wider world.

James Chan

James Chan is founder and CEO at Silicon Straits, an innovation tribe in Asia Pacific that is building a better platform for designers, engineers & entrepreneurs to get together, be inspired, make things and start or grow companies. James manages a US$5M venture fund (“Neoteny Labs”) with Joichi Ito and has made 24 investments of between US$50K and US$500K in early-stage technology startups in the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Singapore. Since 2007, James has directly overseen a total of 28 venture investments in early and growth-stage technology companies. Prior to Silicon Straits and Neoteny Labs, James honed his craft at Walden International, Infocomm Investments and Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, with a broad range of experiences in economic development, investment promotion, business development, operations, venture capital and entrepreneurship, in the fields of Technology, Media and Telecommunications.