Bert De Reyck is the Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University, where he is also a Professor of Operations Management. Previously, Bert was the Founding Dean of the UCL School of Management at University College London. He has also held positions at London Business School, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Rotterdam School of Management, and taught at Columbia University, Hong Kong University, and CEIBS.

Friday Jun 17,2022

Mentorship matters. Through our Meet the Mentor series, learn more about the mentors in our network and the role mentoring could play in your startup. In today’s feature, we will be spotlighting Andrew Yin, the Head (Asia) of Digital Marketing, eCommerce & Retail Development at Hasbro.

Andrew Yin

Friday Jun 03,2022

Mentorship matters. Through our Meet the Mentor series, learn more about the mentors in our network and the role mentoring could play in your startup. In today’s feature, we will be spotlighting Raen Lim, Splunk’s Group Vice President of Asia.

Raen Lim

Gabrielle Tan Lay Khim is the Assistant Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at Singapore Management University.

Lay Khim graduated from Singapore Management University with Summa Cum Laude. She subsequently obtained a Masters of Science in Applied Economics from Singapore Management University. She was also a recipient of the SPH Magazines Salutatorian Award, Citigroup Best Final Year Accountancy Student Award as well as Roberto Mariano Top MAE Student Award.

Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communications) majoring in Public Relations from The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), June specialised in event comms prior to joining SMU with 15 years at Informa Markets driving PR campaigns for events serving the sectors of food & hospitality, technology and energy, among others. Before Informa Markets, she was part of the corporate communications team at Singapore Technologies Telemedia where she was brand custodian and responsible for communications execution for the company's M&A and investment projects.

For the past decade, Rafael's portfolio has been dedicated to the development and growth of the National start-up ecosystem for Institute's of Higher Learning where he has been championing Entrepreneurship Centres and grooming founders across several Institutes and disciplines.

Chee Leong has worked with startups on various aspects of their journey including validation, growth strategy and capital raising.

Having had investment banking experience in capital raising and M&A, he has helped companies with deal structuring, financial analysis, due diligence and negotiation strategy.

Hui Hui is a Manager at the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) where she drives the marketing for the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition – Asia’s Largest University Startups Challenge.

Prior to joining the Singapore Management University (SMU), Hui Hui has gained over 10 years of experience in the space of B2B exhibitions during which she ran full-fledged campaigns for leading large-scale events that span across diverse industries including food & hospitality, manufacturing, oil & gas, textile & garment and wines & spirits.

Tuesday Mar 08,2022

IWD 2022

Chiu Ling is part of the Marcomms team at SMU IIE supporting various meaningful and exciting programmes offered by the institute. She has close to 10 years of digital and content marketing experience in sports and technology industries. Her most recent job stint doing B2B marketing for a tech company fuelled her interest in start-ups and businesses.


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