Innovation Thursday #6

Thu, 6 Dec, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (GMT+8)
PIXEL 10 Central Exchange Green Singapore 138649 (Level #01-02)

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Are you an innovator or company with digital technology capabilities? Keen to access real business needs and co-create with potential customers? 

Join us for our Innovation Thursday event happening on 6 December 2018 at PIXEL. This regular series of events held at IMDA's PIXEL will bring together tech innovators and companies, to discover new opportunities and connect with potential partners. 

At this event, you'll get to learn about IMDA's Open Innovation Platform - a virtual crowdsourcing platform that matches challenges of Problem Owners to Problem Solvers. 

Come meet our Problem Owners - BrandCode, Teho Ropes & Supplies, SQLView and Value Consultancy! Hear directly from the Problem Owners about their challenges, what they are looking for, and what opportunities they offer to collaborate with potential solvers. 


Speaker Name: Don Tan                             
Designation: Creator of Happiness
Short profile of the speaker:
Don, has been in the advertising communications industry for more than 25 years. Started his own ad agency at the age of 28, he has gone thru the entire cycle of industry wide changes from traditional agency model, specialised media and creative services, digital, integrated and now the mobile driven era.
Striving forward and adapting to the new paradigm of communications, he is embarking on a journey to deliver communications solutions that are relevant for the now and the future. Hence, BrandCode is born.
About your company:
BrandCode is an initiative co-founded by Don, I.M Communications, an integrated communications agency established since 25 years ago. I.M offers full range of ad communications services including media, creative, digital and social communications, servicing clients from the local, regional as well as the public sector.


SQL View

Speaker Name: Stephen Lim
Designation: CEO
Short profile of the speaker:
Stephen Lim is the CEO of SQL View. Stephen Started his career as a system engineer in Hewlett Packard. Stephen was conferred the Singapore Youth Award (SYA) in 1993 for his entrepreneurial achievements.  He was also named the “Person of the Year” in the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) IT Leader Awards 2007, an award to honour individual who has made outstanding contributions to IT industry in Singapore.
Stephen is the Chairman of NTUC Link Private Limited.  He is also a Board Member of NTUC Fairprice and serves on the Board of Directors of Housing Development Board in Singapore.
About your company:
SQL View Pte Ltd ( is the leading enterprise software solution provider in Singapore. Founded in 1992, SQL View develops enterprise software solution to enhance Enterprise “Smartness”. SQL View achieves this by innovating Information Technologies to deliver timely, relevant and reliable information to knowledge users. SQL View’s solutions include KRIS - a comprehensive electronic Record Management Solution, Buildfolio - a Facility Management Solution and MEETNITS - a committee and meeting solution.
Recently, SQL View was awarded “TOP 25 Government Technology Solution Providers in 2018” in APAC region by “APAC CIO Outlook” in recognition of our product KRIS as a leading Government Record Management Solution.


TEHO Ropes & Supplies Pte Ltd

Speaker Name: Guy Blondé
Designation: Corporate Strategy Senior Manager
Short profile of the speaker: Prior to joining the Group in April 2012, Guy was the Sales and Marketing Manager for a leading fibre ropes manufacturer in Europe where he set up a worldwide network of distributors. Equipped with more than two decades of extensive commercial and technical knowledge and experience, Guy Blondé leads the development and execution of medium and long term growth strategies of TEHO Group’s rigging companies.
About your company: Leveraging on our increasing base of loyal customers, a structured and robust inventory system, and a dedicated and competent team, TEHO Ropes has grown from a small local business in 1986 to become a major provider of mooring, rigging, lifting and safety systems in Singapore and the surrounding region.
From our TEHO offices and warehouses in Singapore, Houston, Rotterdam and Shanghai and our logistics points in Dubai (UAE), Algeciras (Spain) and Panama, we are able to reach customers in the world’s most important ports.
Our technical expertise, robust inventory, high service level, value pricing and global network, combine to make us an ideal “one-stop” shop for international maritime companies seeking reliable partners for their supply chain.


Value Consultancy (S) Pte Ltd

Speaker Name:
Chua Min Wee
Chartered Accountant
Short profile of the speaker:
Mr Chua is a Public Accountant in Singapore and Chartered Accountant in Singapore and Malaysia. He also holds an MBA from Manchester Business School. 
Mr Chua has been running his own practice as Accountant in Singapore and Malaysia since 2012.  He advises his clients on matters relating to accounting, auditing, tax, financing, corporate structuring and etc in both Singapore and Malaysia.  
About your company:
Value Consultancy (S) Pte Ltd was incorporated in 2009, The firm is registered with Acra as corporate service firm and provides business advisory and system solutions to small businesses. 



3:00pm - 3:30pm: Registration

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Introduction to Open Innovation Platform (OIP)

4:00pm - 5:30pm: Fireside Chat on Challenges 

5:30pm - 6:00pm: Networking and Refreshments

Innovation Thursday #6

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