About IIE
Start. Accelerate. Connect.

Who are we and what we do

The Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (IIE) anchors the Area of Excellence in Innovation at SMU. IIE is a practise-oriented institute that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship excellence at SMU and beyond. Our activities range from innovation & entrepreneurship events, competitions and workshops, to training programmes, study missions and internships for budding student entrepreneurs. We also run a full-fledged incubation programme that helps aspiring entrepreneurs take their ideas to market.

 

Vision & Mission

Mission

Mission

Nurture & grow an innovation culture and entrepreneurial community in SMU and beyond

Vision

Vision

To be the preferred partner for the research and practice of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Values

Values

Honesty, Objectivity, Speed, Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership

 

Enterprise Board

The Institute is headed by a Director and governed by an Enterprise Board comprising of Entrepreneurs & Sr. professional from the industry, Members from SMU’s Board of trustees, and Academic leaders from SMU. The Board meets regularly and is kept appraised of the activities and progress of the institute

  • Chairman, Enterprise Board; Executive Chairman, ITL Corporation
  • Head of Corporate Department & Senior Partner, Lee & Lee
  • Co-Founder & Managing Director, Timbre Group
  • President, Singapore Management University
  • Dean & Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University
  • Former Chief Science Officer, CISCO Systems
  • Chairman & CEO, Innomedia  
  • Founding Managing Partner, Matrix Partners China
  • Senior Advisor to President & Professor of Marketing, Singapore Management University
  • Chairman & Executive Director, Sheng Ye Capital

Entrepreneur in Residence

  • Immediate Past Chairman, Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation; Managing Partner, TNF Ventures Pte Ltd

Our Team

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