The CurIOus Podcast

Episodes

Dive deep into emerging tech: Quantum Computing, Media Streaming, Biotech, Game Design, AI, Data Analytics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Computational Biology. 

Tan Shui Min, Chief Information Technology Officer, National University Singapore

April 04, 2022

 
 

Episode 24

Tan Shui Min, Chief Information Technology Officer, National University Singapore

Runtime: 18 minutes

Chief Info Tech Officer of NUS, Tan Shui Min has led the digital transformation at one of the top universities in the world. An interesting highlight is the UniVus 2.0 app and its state-of-the-art campus interface.

Episode 24

Tan Shui Min, Chief Information Technology Officer, National University Singapore

Runtime: 18 minutes

April 04, 2022

Jenny Lau, Head of Digital Asset Custody, Huobi Tech Holdings

March 28, 2022

 
 

Episode 23

Jenny Lau, Head of Digital Asset Custody, Huobi Tech Holdings

Runtime: 16 minutes

Jenny Lau of listed company Huobi Tech opens up about the world of digital asset management . As the bridge between traditional finance and the digital assets, there are new challenges not just just in technology innovation but also keeping it all safe. She offers insights into new areas of compliance, trust licences, virtual asset trading platforms, custodian services and more.

Episode 23

Jenny Lau, Head of Digital Asset Custody, Huobi Tech Holdings

Runtime: 16 minutes

March 28, 2022

Aurore Duhamel , Digital innovation (projects) at Singapore Airlines

March 21, 2022

 
 

Episode 22

Aurore Duhamel , Digital innovation (projects) at Singapore Airlines

Runtime: 20 minutes

Aurore Duhamel is just in her 20’s and she’s already a trailblazer, having built the world’s first and largest global blockchain alliance in aviation which serves different sectors such as supply chain, maintenance, repair, operations and flight operations.

Episode 22

Aurore Duhamel , Digital innovation (projects) at Singapore Airlines

Runtime: 20 minutes

March 21, 2022

Wynthia Goh, Senior Partner at NCS NEXT Digital

March 14, 2022

 
 

Episode 21

Wynthia Goh, Senior Partner at NCS NEXT Digital

Runtime: 21 minutes

Fulbright scholar, Wynthia Goh leads the digital business at NCS NEXT which is one of the leading systems integrators in Singapore. Hear her interesting views on Metaverse: is it utopia or dystopia, Web 3 and Cultivating the culture of self-learning for growth.

Episode 21

Wynthia Goh, Senior Partner at NCS NEXT Digital

Runtime: 21 minutes

March 14, 2022

Manju Jalali, IT stalwart, Semiconductor Industry

March 08, 2022

 
 

Episode 20

Manju Jalali, IT stalwart, Semiconductor Industry

Runtime: 22 minutes

Manju Jalali has over 20years of work experience at leading semiconductor firms-Texas Instruments, Chartered Semiconductor and Global Foundries. As the world commemorates International Women’s Day #breakthebias, Manju gives her take on the steps that can be taken to manage biases, whether conscious or not, and how organisations can create safe spaces .

Episode 20

Manju Jalali, IT stalwart, Semiconductor Industry

Runtime: 22 minutes

March 08, 2022

Dr Carolyn Lam, Award winning Cardiologist and Co-Founder of eKo.ai

February 28, 2022

 
 

Episode 19

Dr Carolyn Lam, Award winning Cardiologist and Co-Founder of eKo.ai

Runtime: 20 minutes

Dr Carolyn Lam is globally recognised for her work in heart failure. She also started the first Women’s Heart Health Clinic in Singapore. Today she’s changing medical practice in the battle against heart disease, through the use of AI .

Episode 19

Dr Carolyn Lam, Award winning Cardiologist and Co-Founder of eKo.ai

Runtime: 20 minutes

February 28, 2022

Naomi Rajendran, Head of Salesforce ASEAN at Accenture

February 21, 2022

 
 

Episode 18

Naomi Rajendran, Head of Salesforce ASEAN at Accenture

Runtime: 27 minutes

Naomi Rajendran , SG top 100 Women in Tech 2021 talks about Martech. This science uses data to drive results through real time engagement with customers and employees. Naomi also shares why she sparked Accenture’s global Disability Inclusion program. Catch this interesting episode hosted by Grace Chng and Geraldine Kan.

Episode 18

Naomi Rajendran, Head of Salesforce ASEAN at Accenture

Runtime: 27 minutes

February 21, 2022

Ep 17

February 14, 2022

 
 

Episode 17

Dr Sandhya Sriram, Co-founder Shiok Meats

Runtime: 26 minutes

Dr Sandhya Siriam, co-founder of Shiok Meats shares secrets of Asia’s first cell based meats start-up, and unpacks how they bring cell-based crustacean meats like shrimp, crab, and lobster to the table.

Episode 17

Dr Sandhya Sriram, Co-founder Shiok Meats

Runtime: 26 minutes

February 14, 2022

Ep 16

January 24, 2022

 
 

Episode 16

LiuFei, Chief Researcher of 6G, Huawei

Runtime: 21 minutes

Special guest host Joanne Wong of LogRhythm joins Grace Chng to interview LiuFei, Chief Researcher of 6G at Huawei. Fei’s expertise is in 6G oriented blockchain and she discusses next level cellular technology covering the challenges posed on cybersecurity with more use of Artificial Intelligence. She also gives fascinating tips on career development.

Episode 16

LiuFei, Chief Researcher of 6G, Huawei

Runtime: 21 minutes

January 24, 2022

Jamie Neo, Director of Engineering, HP

January 18, 2022

 
 

Episode 15

Jamie Neo, Director of Engineering, HP

Runtime: 22 minutes

This episode features Jamie Neo, who founded the Society of Women Engineers and is Director of Engineering at HP. She talks about the intelligent factory and the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on printing. Have a listen to her invaluable advice on a career in this industry.

Episode 15

Jamie Neo, Director of Engineering, HP

Runtime: 22 minutes

January 18, 2022

Gentiane Venture, Roboticist

January 07, 2022

 
 

Episode 14

Gentiane Venture, Roboticist

Runtime: 22 minutes

Gentiane Venture, Roboticist and Professor at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology studies ways to humanise robots. Her work is widely published with over 1700citations in this interesting field of science. Hosts Grace Chng and Geraldine Kan explore her world of full sized humanoids or dogs, or whatever shapes they come in.

Episode 14

Gentiane Venture, Roboticist

Runtime: 22 minutes

January 07, 2022

Marjet Andriesse, Red Hat

January 03, 2022

 
 

Episode 13

Marjet Andriesse, Red Hat

Runtime: 24 minutes

Marjet Andriesse, VP and GM at Red Hat is an SG Top 100 Women in Tech. The company revolutionised the operating system with open source and now have the open hybrid cloud. Marjet shares her views as a non-engineer in a tech company, how women can lead in the workplace, the need for international experience and why leaders must integrate business with tech. Hosted by Grace Chng and special guest host Joanne Wong of LogRhythm.

Episode 13

Marjet Andriesse, Red Hat

Runtime: 24 minutes

January 03, 2022

Amit Midha, Dell technologies

December 13, 2021

 
 

Episode 12

Amit Midha, Dell technologies

Runtime: 26 minutes

In this special episode, Grace and Lena are joined by Mr Amit Midha, President of Dell Technologies for Asia Pacific and Japan. The company has committed to increasing women in their workfoce to 50%. Hear Amit’s valuable insights on gender bias, the importance of being advocates of women leaders and the change that’s needed for women to find their path.

Episode 12

Amit Midha, Dell technologies

Runtime: 26 minutes

December 13, 2021

Lynette Tan, CEO Singapore Space Technology Asscn

December 06, 2021

 
 

Episode 11

Lynette Tan, CEO Singapore Space Technology Asscn

Runtime: 20 minutes

A space industry in Singapore? What could Singapore with little space (pun intended) do? Lynette Tan defied odds to start the Singapore Space Technology Association (SSTA) and now there are new innovative space technologies. Also hear about the global space convention in Singapore, which attracted the global movers and visionaries to Singapore, on The Curious Podcast with Grace Chng and Geri Kan.

Episode 11

Lynette Tan, CEO Singapore Space Technology Asscn

Runtime: 20 minutes

December 06, 2021

Joanne Wong VP Intl Markets, LogRhythm on Cybersecurity.

November 29, 2021

 
 

Episode 10

Joanne Wong VP Intl Markets, LogRhythm on Cybersecurity.

Runtime: 16 minutes

Grace and Lena explore Cybersecurity with Joanne Wong of LogRhythm. It’s a hot field with the increasing number of data attacks. According to MIT Technology Review, there will be a 350% growth in cybersecurity jobs adding up to 3.5million this year. Find out why and how: the threats today, patterns of attack and careers in this industry.

Episode 10

Joanne Wong VP Intl Markets, LogRhythm on Cybersecurity.

Runtime: 16 minutes

November 29, 2021

Assoc Prof Sierin Lim, BioEngineer and Lecturer at the NTU Institute of Health Technologies

November 22, 2021

 
 

Episode 9

Assoc Prof Sierin Lim, BioEngineer and Lecturer at the NTU Institute of Health Technologies

Runtime: 24 minutes

Assoc Prof Sierin Lim is a BioEngineer at the NTU institute of Health Technologies, and Lecturer. Bioengineering is a broad field which includes Genetic engineering, Design of medical devices, Tissue engineering for organs , Biopharma, Ecological engineering and other areas that improve the living standards of societies. Grace and Lena explore Prof Sierin’s insights into BioEngineering for healthcare, water desalination and food.

Episode 9

Assoc Prof Sierin Lim, BioEngineer and Lecturer at the NTU Institute of Health Technologies

Runtime: 24 minutes

November 22, 2021

Carolyn Chin Parry, Digital Innovation Leader, PwC

November 08, 2021

 
 

Episode 8

Carolyn Chin Parry, Digital Innovation Leader, PwC

Runtime: 23 minutes

Carolyn Chin Parry is Digital Innovation Leader at PwC, IT Woman of the Year for Asia and Top 100 women in Tech. She looks at the different aspects of digital transformation : value creation not just generating revenue , upskilling as an individual responsibility not just corporate, the roles for humans in a world where machines can work more efficiently. Unpack her journey on The Curious Podcast with Grace Chng and Lena Soh Ng.

Episode 8

Carolyn Chin Parry, Digital Innovation Leader, PwC

Runtime: 23 minutes

November 08, 2021

Rika Lim, Lead Level Designer of Assassin’s Creed game

November 01, 2021

 
 

Episode 7

Rika Lim, Lead Level Designer of Assassin’s Creed game

Runtime: 21 minutes

Rika Lim, Lead Level Designer for Assassin’s Creed is one of the pioneer game designers in the world. She’s in a US$87 billion industry growing at over 25% a year. In game design, she’s had to make the storytelling immersive, explore different spectrums of game play and develop a design team across Asia. Hear what she has to say about this exciting industry on The Curious Podcast.

Episode 7

Rika Lim, Lead Level Designer of Assassin’s Creed game

Runtime: 21 minutes

November 01, 2021

Nurul Jihadah Hussain, Founder of non-profit, The Codette Project

October 25, 2021

 
 

Episode 6

Nurul Jihadah Hussain, Founder of non-profit, The Codette Project

Runtime: 21 minutes

Nurul Jihadah Hussain is one of the top 100 Women in Tech 2020. By starting The Codette Project, which is a non-profit, she has opened job and entrepreneur opportunities for minority and Muslim women with UX, Python coding and workshops with Facebook, Google and Zendesk. Hear Nurul’s story on The Curious Podcast.

Episode 6

Nurul Jihadah Hussain, Founder of non-profit, The Codette Project

Runtime: 21 minutes

October 25, 2021

Dr Erika Legara, Data Scientist & Assoc Prof at Asian Inst of Mgt

October 18, 2021

 
 

Episode 5

Dr Erika Legara, Data Scientist & Assoc Prof at Asian Inst of Mgt

Runtime: 19 minutes

Dr Erika Legara was awarded Outstanding Young Scientist by the Philippines National Academy of Science and Technology. She’s used data science analyses to look at COVID spread, pollution in cities and transport networks and is working on city planning with the Mayor of Manila. Her insights will be in a book on the use of data science in Nation building, based on her research and work with governments and organisations in the Philippines and Singapore. .

Episode 5

Dr Erika Legara, Data Scientist & Assoc Prof at Asian Inst of Mgt

Runtime: 19 minutes

October 18, 2021

Dr Teo Soo Hwang, Cancer Research Malaysia

October 11, 2021

 
 

Episode 4

Dr Teo Soo Hwang, Cancer Research Malaysia

Runtime: 24 minutes

Dr Teo Soo Hwang, Chief Scientific Officer of Cancer Research Malaysia was awarded an OBE from Queen Elizabeth for groundbreaking research. She mapped the largest genomic database of breast cancers amongst Asians. Unpack her interesting journey from Cambridge to Improving Cancer Survival rates.

Episode 4

Dr Teo Soo Hwang, Cancer Research Malaysia

Runtime: 24 minutes

October 11, 2021

Debbie Lee, Techstorm TV

October 04, 2021

 
 

Episode 3

Debbie Lee, Techstorm TV

Runtime: 22 minutes

Debbie Lee, Founder of Techstorm TV is a media futurist. In just 2years, their content is on 96million handsets. Unravel Techstorm’s journey as the pan Asian leader in 24/7 e-sports gaming, and tech media entertainment.

Episode 3

Debbie Lee, Techstorm TV

Runtime: 22 minutes

October 04, 2021