Technopreneur, product developer and system/database administrator on a variety of professional, freelancing and startup projects over 10 years in the areas of e-commerce, productivity tools and enterprise software systems.
Passionate about continuous learning and the startup scene, he has won over 20 hackathons in New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore since 2014.
🎯 Empathise • Validate • Code • Test • Repeat 🏆 46 Hackathons in 🇸🇬 🇺🇸 🇲🇾 🇭🇰 🇿🇦
✪ Leading the tech team in delivering 5-star web and mobile applications used by thousands of users. ✪ Developing production-grade web and mobile applications using AngularDart and Flutter. ✪ Managing Google Firebase server, microservices and NoSQL database for mobile apps in a DevOps continuous integrations and delivery environments.
✪ Awarded $30,000 Startup SG Founder Grant from Enterprise Singapore. ✪ Featured and endorsed by TRIVE as our Accredited Mentor Partner. ✪ Developed mobile apps from prototyping to implementation using React Native. ✪ Managed Google Firebase server, microservices and NoSQL database for mobile apps.
✪ Employed as one of the early interns in the startup. ✪ Transformed existing one-page landing website into e-commerce website with customizable shopping cart and PayPal subscription payment integration. ✪ Managed Linux-based virtual private server with various web applications and services.
✪ Awarded Best Soldier of the Month for Aug 2011. ✪ Volunteered additional 3-month of extended service. ✪ Supported the Unit Commanding Officer (CO) and his management team in SAF LANCER (Brunei) including handling and processing of classified data. ✪ Single-handed the management of exit, leave and air ticket purchasing for approximately 200 servicemen in Brunei.
✪ Utilized the knowledge of CCNA to provide Information Technology (IT) helpdesk and Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) support for Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) business including assisting and guiding the users to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues remotely. ✪ Handled inbound and outbound calls proactively in Call Centre/Customer Service.
✪ Developed integrated web solutions for Cisco facility known as Customer Briefing Centre (CBC) leveraging Cisco technologies and equipment. ✪ Provided IT technical support in Cisco Mobile Showcase Van named Cisco Express held at Jakarta, Indonesia for 4 days.
2008-09 - 2008-11
A time-based project file coordination software platform which organizes your project files based on your task schedules, coordinates and delivers to you at the right time when you need them in real-time.
A participatory digital art piece driven by the notion of true empathy for the Betwixt Festival at the ArtScience Museum. If you have ever felt that someone does not understand how you feel, we would like you to examine the origin of the gap.
Find a soulmate by penning an intimate letter to yourself! Using an algorithm to compute the level of similarity in your letters, the artwork’s library will pair you up with a stranger who understands you most.
Funded by Betwixt Festival.
2016-1 - 2016-2
A photo-based social rewarding application which revitalizes a typical mobile social networking platform by enabling users to earn free coupons sponsored by brand merchants like restaurants through photo sharing, hashtagging and geotagging.
Ripple integrates with existing social media hashtag/geotag ecosystem such as Instagram to leverage the viral effects of social sharing influencing the networks of followers and friends. Ripple encourages the users to share brand-related photos by tagging with merchant-featured hashtags or geotags organically. The concept symbolizes the union of social networking service and coupons. The philosophy anchoring this business is to create a win-win situation for merchants and users.
Offered pre-seed funding by NUS Enterprise.
2015-1 - 2015-5
A photo-based social media coupon application which revitalises a typical mobile social networking application by enabling users to earn free coupons sponsored by brand merchants through photo sharing and hash-tagging. Ripple integrates with existing social media hashtag ecosystem such as Facebook to leverage the viral effects of hash-tagging influencing the social networks. Ripple encourages the users to share brand-related photos by hash-tagging with merchant-featured hashtags organically. This can be done through our unique feature, Bucket List that motivates the users to take photos according to the bucket tasks created by the merchants.
Won 3rd prize at Fifth SoC Term Project Showcase 2014 (5th STePS).
Ladies around the world go through that dreadful time every month. PSLove aims to redefine their period experience via a monthly Period Care Package that will be sent to their doorstep every month just when they need it. The timeliness of our product delivery hinges on our customer’s data and the management of our logistics, which can be streamlined with technology. We also hope to further engage with our customers by bringing them online, thereby data-mining their physiological cycle and product preferences.
Pioneer intern at PSLove startup.
2014-5 - 2014-11
A personal note-taking companion which aims to capture your instant, random ideas and thoughts using the best methods, at the right moments. It uses calendar as the main interface to organize, consolidate and monitor your ideas and thoughts at a quick glance. With CaleNotes, it helps its users to rejuvenate your minds with your own ideas and thoughts which they may have forgotten.
Developed at NUS IS3261 Mobile Apps Development for Enterprise project.
2013-8 - 2013-12
An integrated dashboard that allows individuals to manage and customize their virtual spaces with the most frequently used web components online.
Achieved advanced level (Apollo 101) at NUS SoC Orbital Summer Programme 2013.
2013-5 - 2013-8
Enterprise Resource Management System (Mobile)
An intelligent system that manages the enterprise resources (i.e. meeting rooms, special rooms) with embedded search and allocation of resources in a centralized management manner, accessible by web and Voice-over-IP (VOIP) enabled devices.
Achieved distinction and developed at NYP Overseas Industrial Placement Programme 2008 (Cisco Systems).
An infocomm infrastructure project that plans and designs network infrastructure diagrams using Gantt Chart, Work Breakdown Structure and various plans such as resource, risk and financial management plans.
Developed in IT3847 ICT Project Management & Implementation at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2008-4 - 2008-9
Income Tax App (Command Line)
An income tax app that allows tax administrators to search, compute and print the list of tax payers by NRIC. It was built in Java.
Developed in IT2836 Data Structures & Algorithms at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2007-10 - 2008-3
Inventory Management System (Web)
An inventory management system that allows the customers to make purchase orders and the administrators to manage the product inventory and purchase orders. It was built in ASP.NET (Visual Basic).
Developed in IT2838 Internet Programming at Nanyang Polytechnic.
This capital castle was located in a beautiful country where peace was dominated. However, one day, the country was invaded by an unknown alien empire. Peace was stolen by them. They have destroyed most of the surrounding buildings. This capital was one of the last buildings and most important building to protect and defend with. In order to defend against the aliens, a hero (the player) was granted the power by the empire’s counselors to use the cannon power to destroy the aliens.
It is a simple 2D animation flash game which allows a single-player to fire cannon balls from the castle to destroy the alien spaceships coming from the space in order to protect the castle. The objective of the game is to eliminate the alien empire.
This flash game illustrates a war against the aliens where the player is granted with cannon power to protect the castle sited in a battleground. Within the time limit, the player is to destroy as many spaceships as possible to win the war.
Developed in IT2846 Animation for Interactive Media at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2007-4 - 2007-9
Choice Video Rental System (Command Line)
A video rental system that allows the customers to rent and return videos and also allows the receptionist to manage the videos. It was built in Java.
Developed in IT2848 Object-Oriented Analysis & Design at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2007-4 - 2007-9
Enterprise Network Infrastructure System (Networking)
A network infrastructure project to design, setup and configure specific company's entire network using Cisco Systems' network protocols.
Developed in IT2851 Network Technology Project at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2007-4 - 2007-9
Site Security Policy (Security)
An infocomm security project to develop Site Security Policy document that states in writing how a company plans to protect the company's physical and information technology (IT) assets.
Developed in IT2845 Infocomm Security at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2007-4 - 2007-9
Mini Calculator (Desktop)
A mini calculator that performs specific mathematical calculations such as arithmetic, trigonometric and logarithmic functions. It was built in Visual Basic.
Developed in IT1845 Programming Methodologies and Practices at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2006-4 - 2006-9
Personal Website (Web)
Developed in IT1844 Internet Application Development at Nanyang Polytechnic.
2006-4 - 2006-9
Grit Summarizer (TensorFlow)
Grit Summarizer is a summarizer using TensorFlow for Citi financial articles and documents.
✪ Won 13 hackathons for best solutions and most innovative use of hackathon sponsors’ products and services in San Francisco, New York and Singapore. ✪ Won third prize in The Fifth SoC Term Project Showcase 2014 (5th STePS). ✪ Awarded NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) Scholarship for 1 Year New York programme 2015 (NCNY03). ✪ Awarded NUS School of Computing (SoC) Student Leadership Programme Award 2013 – 2014 (Gold). ✪ Awarded SoC Orbital Summer Programme 2013 Advanced Level (Apollo 11).
✪ Awarded Director’s List 2008 - 2009. ✪ Awarded Distinction in Final Year Project and Overseas Industrial Placement Programme. ✪ Awarded Letter of Commendation (Outstanding Performance) for 2006/2007 and 2008/2009. ✪ Awarded Distinction in Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) Records.
Vice President Technology, NUS Overseas Colleges Alumni Association
✪ Elected under NUS Overseas Colleges Alumni Association. ✪ Conducted NOC101: HTML & CSS workshop called Code for Startup.
Resident Assistant, NUS Overseas Colleges ENterprise House (N-House)
2016-1 - 2016-5
Director of IT, NUS Students' Computing Club
✪ Awarded NUS School of Computing (SoC) Student Leadership Programme Gold Award 2014. ✪ Developed and revamped the club's websites and services. ✪ Managed Linux-based server with various web applications and services.
2013-9 - 2014-8
Student Facilitator, Facilitators@NUS
✪ Faciliated and supported self-improvement workshops for the university.
2013-5 - 2014-8
Manpower Head, NUS Students' Computing Club
✪ Awarded NUS School of Computing (SoC) Student Leadership Programme Bronze & Silver Award 2013. ✪ Led the Manpower Cell to recruit and manage 318 Freshmen and Student Councillors for 7-day Freshmen Orientation Week 2013.