ideaSLAM! 2020 Mentors
1. Mr. Khairul Rusydi
Co-Founder & CEO, Reactor
About Mr. Khairul Rusydi
Mr. Khairul Rusydi lives at the intersection of design, education technology, and youth development. A previous Enterprise Singapore (ESG) scholar, Mr. Rusydi consulted for SMEs in the domain of human capital development and business excellence. He has previously served on the board of SCAPE and currently serves on the SG Youth Action Panel with the Ministry of Culture, Community, and Youth (MCCY).
He is an Apple Professional Learning Specialist, is a member of the Institute for HR Professionals (IHRP), and an alumnus of the Temasek Foundation Young Societal Leaders fellowship. He currently leads Reactor as the co-founder and CEO.
2. Mr. Dennis Poh
Co-Founder & CBO, EAT Launchpad
About Mr. Dennis Poh
Dennis has years of experience in corporate governance and legal industry, previously working for law firms and running corporate compliance firms in Singapore. He subsequently founded companies in Asia with the mission to professionalise services for start-ups and SME, after working as a Product Head in a legal tech start-up.
Since then, he has assisted several start-ups with their due diligence and completion for their Seed to Series A fundraising, and exits.
Now, his firm manages more than 200 companies with founders from across the world, advising on accounting, finance, corporate governance, corporate structuring, investor relation and business model and strategy issues.
3. Mr. Julien Condamines
Founder, Co-Creation Lab
About Mr. Julien Condamines
Julien Condamines is the founder of Co-Creation Lab, an innovation studio offering a hybrid model of consulting and corporate training for MNCs. He has previously worked for 6 years at Google in Sales in Dublin which then led him to do B2B marketing for YouTube in São Paulo.
He is currently also an Entrepreneur in Residence & Innovation Expert at the French Embassy, Mentor in Residence at ImpacTech, and Leader of La French Tech Singapore.
4. Mr. Mansoor Madhavji
Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund
LP at Loyal VC
About Mr. Mansoor Madhavji
Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. Mansoor currently consults leading organizations such as INSEAD on emerging technologies. He is also a Limited Partner and advisor on Loyal VC.
He is a mentor with Chinaccelerator, one of the global elite accelerator programs operated by the venture fund SOSV with $500M+ AUM and the Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX) which helps the best mobile startups from around the world with 167 million users on its smartphone platform.
He previously led growth and marketing strategy with an innovative technology company launching secure digital currency exchanges across South East Asia and India. Prior to his focus on early-stage companies, Mansoor led an international digital marketing and branding agency across North America and Asia.
5. Mr. Aly Madhavji
Managing Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund
LP at Loyal VC
About Mr. Aly Madhavji
Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. He is a Limited Partner on Loyal VC. Aly consults organizations on emerging technologies such as INSEAD and the UN on solutions to help alleviate poverty. He is a Senior Blockchain Fellow at INSEAD and was recognized as a “Blockchain 100” Global Leader by Lattice80.
He is an internationally acclaimed author, publishing three books and a monthly columnist for the leading blockchain magazine. Aly has served on various advisory boards including the University of Toronto’s Governing Council, which manages a $2.5B budget. He is a mentor with Chinaccelerator, an elite accelerator program operated by the venture fund SOSV with $500M+ AUM and the Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX).
Aly holds a Master of Global Affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar from Tsinghua University (清华大学), a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD (Singapore and France), and a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Toronto.
6. Mr. Natcho Anguelov
Founder/ CEO, Kuubiik
About Mr. Natcho Anguelov
Natcho Angelo is the CEO and founder of Kuubiik which helps businesses offloading mundane tasks to Virtual Experts, allowing your team to concentrate on what is more important! Kuubiik specializes in providing skilled Virtual Experts to help you with Social Media, Graphic Design, Email & Calendar Management, Market Research, Data Entry, Expenses, & much more!
As a successful startup-builder, Natcho is globally-recognised for its numerous achievements with Strategy, Marketing, Sales, and Digital innovation.
7. Mr. Raimie Tang
Founder/ CEO, Dateideas
About Mr. Raimie Tang
“Our generation of entrepreneurs should solve only the world’s most challenging problems that nobody else dares to solve, if not for ourselves. Only then can the world truly become a better place.”
Passionate about disruption, Raimie dedicates his life towards solving problems that uniquely sit on the crossroads between deeply-entrenched social problems and technological innovation. As the Co-Founder and CEO of Dateideas, he currently runs a community of over 30,000 couples and is solving the problem of the high failure rate of long-term, serious relationships.
8. Ms. Wendy Tan
Lead, Youth Development at NTUC
About Ms. Wendy Tan
Wendy currently leads Youth Development at the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). Together with her team, they’ve organized career programs under their LIT series, such as LIT DISCOvery and LIT ASEAN Careers. As an SG Youth Action Plan panel member, she mentored teams who participated in the Youth Action Challenge (Jobs and Future of Work track). Wendy aspires to help youths navigate the different phases of their working lives, from discovering their career paths to securing better career prospects as young working adults.
9. Mr. Zhi Cheng Heng
Founder/ CEO, T05 Technologies
About Mr. Zhi Cheng Heng
Zhi Cheng is a technical communicator and entrepreneur who connects technology ideologies and concepts to people from various backgrounds. He is the Founder & CEO of T05 Technologies, which helps innovative companies by developing solutions for digital transformation. Zhi Cheng is also the writer of his technology website, The Tech Revolutionist, which looks out for the latest trends and products in Asia.
10. Mr. Gustavo Liu
Co-Founder/ CEO, EAT Launchpad
About Mr. Gustavo Liu
Gustavo Liu is the founder of EAT Launchpad, which is a dynamic digital platform for personalising entrepreneurship to help propel founders, teams, organisations to align with stakeholders for execution, growth and scale. Gustavo has expertise in deep-tech powered platforms and AI startups. He is an active consultant and advisor to major venture building organisations, SMEs and Corporates on tech transformation and innovation.
11. Mr. Fibish Madathil
Senior Cloud Advisor, IBM
Fibish is a senior cloud advisor for IBM and the former CTO of CloudFX Group. He focuses on business outcomes by leading the adoption of cloud platforms and data & AI solutions in a wide range of industries; from banks to startups. He specializes in leadership, cloud computing, AI solutions, and mentoring and advising startups.
12. Mr. Joeri van Geelen
Founder & CEO, Build Blocks Group
About Mr. Joeri van Geelen
Joeri is the Founder & CEO of Build Blocks Group, which supports entrepreneurs and enterprises by accelerating the adoption of the future’s digital technologies such as AI and blockchain. He is also a Managing Partner at Prysm Group, which is a New York and Singapore-based economic consulting firm led by Harvard Ph.D. economists specialized in distributed ledger and blockchain technology. Joeri also held commercial and management positions in companies such as Shell, Mitsubishi, and Siemens.