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Real-World Blockchain Applications and Use Cases

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SMU School of Social Sciences and Economics Seminar Room 3-2

90 Stamford Rd

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Through this session, you can learn how blockchain technology is being applied in different industries and changing ecosystems. In addition, join us to explore a real business case; OpenCerts, which will empower identity verification across institutions and also students’ mobility in Asia.

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6.30pm: Registration + Networking

7.00pm: Welcome Address by Branson

7.20pm: Business Application of Blockchain Technology by Steve

7.40pm: Mobility for Students in Asia by Zheng Wei

8.00pm: Fireside Chat with Branson, Steve and Zheng Wei

9.00pm: End

Speakers

Branson Lee (@Branson_Lee), Co-Founder and CEO of ecxx.com

Branson Lee is an EXCO member of the Singapore FinTech Association since 2017 as well as the Token Economy Association.

He has over 10 years of experience in sales management in business information and technology companies dealing with government, statutory boards, financial Institutions, corporates in South East Asia. He has consulted for Gartner Inc, working with CIO/CEOs of some of the largest brands in Singapore. During his stint in LinkedIn, Branson engaged and advised Fortune 500 companies in Indonesia and Singapore on their social media strategy.

Having started off his career as an engineer with Sun Microsystems, he is currently the CEO of a digital asset exchange, ECXX.com. Branson is also a frequent speaker at blockchain workshops / seminars for financial institutions, government agencies and private events.


Steve Ng (@Steve_Ng), Lead, Digital Platform Operations, Mediacorp

Steve has amassed deep knowledge and expertise in digital transformation, multi-cloud operations, cybersecurity, enterprise blockchain, and digital intelligent automations. In the past 2 years, he had been working on cognitive technology leveraging artificial intelligent cloud services in chatbots, video transcription and translation, text to speech and vice versa. Recently, Steve has started on data analytics and building machine learning models using Python for several projects on cybersecurity, digital operations, and dashboards.

Passionate with technology, Steve is also a practitioner and acknowledged as a thought leader in his areas of expertise. Steve is a strong advocate for professional development, and has been a frequent speaker in many formal industry events.

In his current role as Vice President, Digital Platform Operations with Mediacorp, Steve spearheads digital transformation initiatives in cybersecurity, enterprise blockchain, AI & ML, and digital dashboards. He is regularly in touch with new solutions, and evaluates new approaches to solving business critical challenges.

Quah Zheng Wei (@Zheng_Wei), CEO, Accredify

Zheng Wei started his career in BNP Paribas Investment Banking Department. He later joined a payments fintech start-up as the Chief Partnership Officer and helped them grow from 120 to 2000 clients within 12 months. Zheng Wei's interest in blockchain brought him to join Lykke AG, a Switzerland based Cryptocurrency exchange with a dual role as the Global Head of Field and the Managing Director of Asia. In 2018, Zheng Wei co-founded Accredify to help institutes issue digital tamper-proof certificates on the blockchain.

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