Evening Talk: How data ecosystems unlock innovation

Zühlke Singapore, 80 Robinson Road, #22-04 Singapore 068898, 068898, Singapore
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Data ecosystems help us innovate superior value propositions and tackle the big issues of our times.​

Join us to learn how modern organisations and smart nations like Singapore are building the foundations of digital infrastructure and driving digital innovation through data ecosystems. Learn from experts on how governments and public sectors are promoting data sharing, enhancing digital infrastructure, and fostering innovation.​

Join innovators, industry experts, and thought leaders at this live panel hosted by Zühlke. This event is a dialogue for business leaders to gain new perspectives on the developing data ecosystem and discuss how they can rethink business models and strategies through innovation and digitalisation. ​

Attendance is by invitation and complimentary. In this session, we invite thought leaders to discuss topics around:​

  • What defines a responsible data ecosystem: opportunities and challenges for business leaders?​
  • What does it mean for data ecosystem innovation and the reality of implementing them within large institutions and on a national level?​
  • How can organisations get ready for this next wave in data and AI?

Meet the speakers:

Clifton Phua, Director of Labs, IMDA

Clifton Phua is Director of Labs at Infocomm Media Development Authority. His primary focus is to explore and rapidly prototype with emerging digital technologies (e.g. AI, regtech, communications, and green compute), to empower Singapore companies and workforce. He has a proven track record of delivering impactful AI solutions for various industries. Clifton holds a PhD and a Bachelor’s degree (first class honours) in information technology from Monash University in Australia. He also completed the INSEAD Advanced Management Program.

Dan Klein, Chief of AI & Data, Zühlke

Dan is Chief of AI & Data and has extensive experience working across a diverse range of sectors, including government, transport, telecoms, and manufacturing. As a skilled engineer and strategic advisor, Dan effectively connects the needs of leadership with the technical expertise of teams to successfully drive data transformation initiatives for organisations. He brings a unique combination of strategic thinking and deep knowledge of data and engineering to his consulting work. 

Sutowo Wong, Director of Data Analytics, Ministry of Health

Sutowo is the Director, Health Analytics Division at Ministry of Health (MOH) Singapore. He leads a team of data scientists, statisticians and economists in applying artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), operations research, systems modeling, geospatial analytics, forecasting, econometrics, visualisation and primary research in support of MOH’s priorities in policy formulation and review, service planning and operations. He is also responsible for leading capability development, publication, and outreach regarding data analytics and AI in MOH.

Moderated by:

Angie Leong, Head of Cross Markets, Zühlke

With over 20 years of diverse experience in the IT industry across Asia, Angie brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as Head of Cross Markets. Angie's past experiences have endowed her with a well-rounded understanding of technology, services, and sales, keeping her well-engaged across industries and attuned to the client domain. Angie's passion lies in creating value propositions that bridge solution capabilities with client missions. 

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