Public Speaking

(Conferences, Interviews AND PODCASTS)
I enjoy engaging in healthy debates, intellectual conversations about entrepreneurship, growth, marketing, e-commerce and innovation as well as actively representING the companies I work with to advocate their cause and mission.


4 May 2023 – TechStorm TV Summit X – Venture Builders: The New Disruptors of Business in the Digital Economy
I join other Asia Pacific venture builders on stage to share more about what we do at HackLaunch and how venture studios and venture builders are creating a new wave of tech startups.

14 March 2023 – ACE BACEcamp 15
I was invited by ACE (Action Community for Entrepreneurship) again to train startups in their BACECamp 15 on Market Sizing and Competitors Analysis over a half day session.

4 January 2023 – SUTD Create4Good Bootcamp 22/23 – Fundraising & Storytelling
For the bootcamp, I continued as session speaker on the topic of Fundraising and Storytelling to guide the teams in the bootcamp on their pitch to raise funding and prepare for their demo day pitch.


2 December 2022 – SUTD Create4Good Bootcamp 22/23 – Acquiring Customers
In the second Create4Good Bootcamp 22/23, I was session speaker on the topic of Acquiring Customers to the bootcamp startups as we get them ready for demo day.

1 December 2022 – ACE BACEcamp 14
I was invited by ACE (Action Community for Entrepreneurship) to train startups in their BACECamp 14 on Market Sizing, Competitors Analysis and GTM Strategy over a half day session.

January-March 2022 – SUTD Create4Good  Bootcamp Mentor 21/22
After the bootcamp held on 28 & 29 January 2022, I continued as mentor on the C4G Program to mentor, Stick ‘Em, a social enterprise focusing on bring STEAM education to developing countries.

28 January 2022 – SUTD Create4Good Bootcamp 21/22 – Ideation and Validation
Create4Good is a social entrepreneurship initiative in SUTD where students and alumni of the university join to build and accelerate their initiative from idea to startup. The 2-day long bootcamp is held completely online and I was session speaker on the topic of Ideation and Validation while being mentor to teams in the programme.


30 June 2021 –  Interview – Campaign Asia Podcast advertising develops in step with Asia’s growing audiences

10 February 2021 – Podland News with James Cridland and Sam Sethi
I join podcaster Sam Sethi to share my perspective and thoughts on the launch of SoundClub, a clubhouse similar, by Taiwanese podcast hosting platform SoundOn.

2 February 2021 Want Money Got Money with Sam Kamani
I join podcaster and entrepreneur Sam Kumani to discuss the current problems that prevent podcast advertising from going mainstream and the challenges I aim to solve with MatchCasts to revolutionise the world of Podcast Advertising.

29 January 2021
 – PodFest Asia January 2021 
In this encore edition of PodFest Asia, I join the late Wayne Cheong to share data of the podcasting landscape across Asia using MatchCasts’ proprietary technology.

21 January 2021 – Podland News with James Cridland and Sam Sethi
I join podcaster Sam Sethi on Podland News to share more about the podcasting landscape in Asia and why it is so different from the west.


3 December 2020 – PodFest Asia Virtual Event 
PodFest Asia is the brain child of the late Wayne Cheong. I had the chance to join a stellar group of podcasters and thought leaders from around the world in the first ever PodFest Asia event to share my views on podcasting in Asia.

4 November 2020 – Brave Dynamics with Jeremy Au
Brave Dynamics is a biweekly podcast show hosted by fellow entrepreneur Jeremy Au. I spoke to Jeremy on the show candidly about my career, my time in the US, working in startups and incumbents while catalyzing change in the latter and building Asia’s first Podcast Advertising Platform.

29 October 2020 – The Adrian Tan Show
I speak with podcaster Adrian Tan about how MatchCasts automates podcast advertising for brands to take the pain out of finding the right podcasts to create a campaign that resonate with their audience.

16 October 2020 – Freelance Creative Exchange – Can you earn money from podcasts?
I join Jayce Tham, founder of Creative Exchange, in the studio of the season finale of their Working Woman Series to share more about podcast monetisation and the challenges that podcasters face.


9 May 2018 – Chief Digital Officer Asia Summit 2018
Speaking in the Executive Panel – Understanding Data: Transforming Cost Centers into Revenue Generators together with speaker from SGX and State Street Global Exchange.

27 April 2018 – Judge – Marketing Magazine Markies Awards 2018
MARKies Awards is one of Singapore’s largest award shows dedicated to celebrating the work of the country’s top agencies.


22 September 2017 – Judge – The Marketing Events Awards 2017
Sixth edition of the awards in the region recognizing excellence in event marketing and event marketers and planners to showcase their creative excellence, successful strategy, and operational precision across Southeast Asia, South Asia and ANZ regions.

27 July 2017 – Storytelling & Influence @ Temasek
Corporate training for Temasek executives from senior executives (senior directors level) to junior executives the important of influence in a presentation and how to use story telling to make a point.

25-26 May 2017 – Marketing Magazine Customer Experience 2017
I had the opportunity to share the stage with a number of great speakers from OCBC, Grab, FundingSocieties, LaFargeHolcim, FreemanXP and 3Radical at the Marketing Customer Experience 2017 Conference held from 25-26 May 2017 at Intercontinental Hotel.

19-20 April 2017 – Seamless 2017
I had the chance to speak at the Seamless 2017 event held from 19-20 April 2017 at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre where I spoke on the subject of Growth Hacking your e-business to Success.

29 March 2017 – Supermarket Conference 2017
I had the chance to take some time off in Bangkok while being invited to speak at Trueventus Supermarket Conference held at the Bangkok Convention Centre on 28-29 March 2017. It was a great privilege to meet with counterparts from all across the region and around the world speaking on growing the grocery business online and offline.

6-8 March 2017 – Tech Marketplace Summit 2017
I joined an international expert panel of 20+ from around the world speaking on the subject of Marketplaces Growth Strategies at the Tech Marketplace Summit 2017 held online from 6-8 March 2017.

15 February 2017 – Interview – How prepared are e-tailers for Amazon’s entry into Singapore?


15 October 2014 – Judge – NUS N-House Pitch Night
Judge at N-House pitch night, which gives budding entrepreneur at heart an opportunity to have their ideas evaluated by industry professionals. Requirements: A pitch of not more than 2 minutes, followed by 3 minutes of Q&A and comments.