Gary is an experienced entrepreneur and marketer, involved in the startup of several successful companies across a broad spectrum of industries.
He co-founded Gaming How, a retail and events company that grew to 20+ employees, leading it to 100% year on year revenue growth, and which received the Spirit of Enterprise Award 2013.
Nigel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Astronaut, a team that’s helping democratise opportunity for job seekers, and speed up the recruitment process for hiring teams.
Astronaut is a B2B platform that is used both standalone or via integration with ATS and jobs boards.
Before recruitment and technology, Nigel was managing real estate project teams in Australia and the UK for Lend Lease, and others.
Sudhanshu is the co-founder and CEO of Rewardz, a team that’s on a mission to build happier and healthier workplaces.
He worked as a senior technologist in some of the largest investment banks in Singapore such as JP Morgan and Credit Suisse for over a decade after graduating from NUS in 2004.
From ensuring onboarding consistency to improving workplace culture, HR tech startups are continuing to expand their disruption ripple across HR departments.
What started as 18 HR Tech startups on my Google Doc has grown to a visual map that contains more than 70 different companies.
Some of them in areas that are truly niche but immensely significant HR process areas.
Terence is an opportunistic and motivated individual.
During the last 3 years, he dabbled into multiple businesses and managed to profit from every single one of them.
Terence is a avid reader and learner. He believes everyone should push themselves for self-improvement.
Terence also has his fair share working with big corporation.
Akiko Naka is founder and chief executive officer of Wantedly, a social-networking service for professionals.
Following its official launch in February 2012, Wantedly grew to 1m monthly active users and 20,000 corporates, and has become the leading professional social-networking service in Japan.
Prior to founding Wantedly, Ms Naka was a growth co-ordinator at Facebook Japan, where she contributed to marketing and product development for Facebook in Japan.
Sharon is the co-founder of TalentTribe Asia, a team that’s on a mission to help young people find careers they’ll actually enjoy.
TalentTribe Asia is a career discovery platform that showcases an inside look into company culture, people, office spaces and day-to-day work life.
They work closely with companies to showcase their employer brand to engage and attract millennial talent.
Technology has been the driving force behind disruptive innovation in so many areas of industry.
New terms have been coined to describe such innovations, such as MedTech, EduTech, FinTech and AdTech, and the list continues to grow.
One “newcomer” is HRTech or human resources technology.
Almost all businesses require human capital to operate (except perhaps Elon Musk’s Gigafactory), so it would be naïve to believe that our legacy human resources processes can survive without any form of upgrade.
Tom is the Co-Founder and CEO of a startup that aims to create happier workplaces.
Formerly a professional in the tech industry with a passion for the Internet landscape.
He combines business education and solid analytical skills with technical knowledge and a flair for entrepreneurship.
Having worked and/or studied in eight different countries he understands the challenges facing global businesses very well.
After a full year of hard work, your employees are probably exhausted, and definitely deserve a break.
It is important to make sure that they’re appreciated for their efforts, and company trips are often a good way to do so.
Not only do you get to reward your employees, you also get to do some bonding in the process, and build a stronger team.