Forum Panel Members
Professor Lim Sun Sun
Head of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Professor Lim Sun Sun has researched extensively on the social implications of technology domestication, authoring more than 70, articles, book chapters and books. Her latest books include Mobile Communication and the Family – Asian Experiences in Technology Domestication (Springer, 2016) and Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture: Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts (Routledge, 2016). She serves on the editorial boards of ten journals and has contributed actively to public bodies including the Media Literacy Council. She offers her expert views in opinion-editorials and interviews across the spectrum of print, broadcast and online media. She is a Nominated Member of the 13th Parliament of Singapore. See www.sunsunlim.com.
Dr Karen Chong
Director (Engineering Cluster)
Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC)
Dr Chong is currently the Director of the Engineering Cluster in the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) in the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Engineering Cluster’s focus is on the development and implementation of R&D strategies to advance manufacturing in the Aerospace, Marine & Offshore, Precision Engineering and Transport sector. Dr Chong is concurrently the Director for Future of Manufacturing (FoM) at A*STAR and is A*STAR’s representative to the Manufacturing Standards Committee (MSC). She is also a Principal Scientist in the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering where her research areas are in the field of nanopatterning and nanomanufacturing.
Mr Atsushi Kawai
CM Engineering Co, Japan
Mr Atsushi Kawai has been engaged in computer systems and semiconductor devices development over 40 years. He had held the positions of Managing Director of Oki Techno Centre Singapore, and Oki Network LSI co, Japan. Currently, as Managing Director of CM Engineering Co, Japan, he oversees System LSI design services, wireless technologies development and related businesses. His recent interest is in IoT/WSN technologies, and new computing system paradigm, unifying sensor/measurement and simulation/forecasting technologies.
Mr Lincoln Lee
PacRIM Technical Director
Mentor, A Siemens Business
Mr. Lincoln Lee joined Mentor in 1988 as PacRim Regional Application Engineer based in Mentor Hong Kong office, reporting to Regional HQ then located in Singapore. Mr. Lee transferred to Mentor Canada in 1991 and since then contributed in various roles, including Product Specialist, Business Development Manager, and Strategic Account Technical Manager. In his most recent position, Lincoln led a cross-regional team of AEs servicing a global major customer, covering a broad range of technologies from system level design to production yield ramping. He relocated to Shanghai in 2018 as the PacRim Technical Director. Lincoln has B. Eng. degree from McMaster University, Ontario in Computer Engineering, and MBA degree from Queen’s University, Ontario.
Ms Jane Lo
Jane started her career in Canada after graduating from Electrical and Computer Engineering studies, and worked in the City of London for 10 years consulting for Corporates and Banks, before relocating back to Singapore. Outside of work, she is a marathon runner and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Her experience included using data predictive analytics for fraud at global financial institutions (Deustche Bank, JP Morgan) and advisory to financial institutions with PriceWaterHouseCoopers. Her key Cyber Security publications include Chinese New Year Heist ( https://issuu.com/apsm/docs/asm_feb_march_2017_final), Cyber Security of Assets in the InterConnected Era (https://issuu.com/apsm/docs/asm_aug_sep_2017)
Mr Bryan Ong
Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy
Kulicke & Soffa Pte Ltd
Bryan joined K&S in 2015 as Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy. He is responsible for identifying new organic growth opportunities for the company and inorganic growth through mergers and acquisitions. Prior to K&S, Bryan was the Senior Manager of Market Intelligence from the Strategy Office of STATS ChipPAC, where he was responsible for driving new strategic initiatives for new businesses in emerging technologies. Bryan holds an executive Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management) from the State University of New York at Buffalo.