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Jay Chandran

Assistant Director

Jay comes from the management consulting and venture advisory sector  with a strong background in developing business and go-to-market strategies, technology evaluation and innovation. His diverse industry experience is across Healthcare/Medtech, Fintech and Digital Transformation and is further enriched with Technology Transfer & Commercialisation of Intellectual Property. While at Frost and Sullivan, he managed the Growth Partnership Services, Best Practices studies and Growth Consulting engagements. His report for the Singapore Manufacturing Federation garnered attention from the Finance Minister’s office in Singapore. 

He was a founding team member of the first USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) approved agro-food sterilization facility in Singapore. He strongly believes that future economic transformation will be driven by innovation and entrepreneurship. He is active in the start-up arena, having set up a boutique consulting and venture advisory services firm to collaborate with start-ups on marketing and fund-raising efforts. He mentored med-tech start-ups at the National University of Singapore as a Commercial Champion under the Graduate Research Innovation Program to help them commercialize their technology. 

He holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance, from the XLRI School of Business. Using every opportunity to learn, he obtained additional credits in Google Analytics, Data Analytics for Marketing, Design Thinking, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and attended the multi-disciplinary Chemistry of Life conducted by the iCeMs, Kyoto University.


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