With demand for talent far outstripping supply, tech companies in Southeast Asia are both widening their hiring pool and paying top dollar to attract talent. Recruitment veteran Tan Jin Han, APAC Vice President (Technology) at Selby Jennings, shares insights into how mid-careerists can navigate offers and even switch tracks to join the tech industry.
Our 5Qs series is a chance for the SGN members to know more about folks in the community, where we pose 5 questions to exciting individuals to find out more about what they do.
Sydney-born Lily Wu bootstrapped her first business at 16 and her second when she was barely out of her teens. Currently based in Singapore, the Southeast Asia Startup Partner Lead at Stripe is also a co-founder of WOW Pixies – the first NFT club to invest in women- and diversity-led projects – which sold out within three days of launching.
Software engineering has the power to revolutionise every industry – yet there is a massive global talent shortfall. Stanford graduate Neo Kai Yuan founded Rocket Academy to address this gap by building the Stanford of coding bootcamps.
Mirfie Chan, founder of Love, the Chans, shares how her experiences as a Singaporean immigrant, wife and mother raising a mixed-race Asian American family have led her to champion diversity and the birth of a social enterprise.
This International Women’s Day, Google’s Sapna Chadha shares her journey in tech, how she found a sense of belonging in Singapore, and what we can do to #BreakTheBias and create a world of true gender equity.
From India to Singapore, Vandana fondly traces her journey of the last 27 years as a mother, teacher, writer, archivist, and a history buff that played a part in helping her integrate in Singapore.