[GC-TSS] Entrepreneurship as a Lifelong Skill

Event Date 10 Mar 2021 (Wed), 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue Livestream
Organiser Grad College (Email : )

Event Info

GC-TSS - Career Preparation

 Entrepreneurship as a Lifelong Skill

by  David Toh (Chief Technology Officer, NTuitive)

10 March 2021, Wed | 10.30am – 12noon | Livestream


About the seminar:

This session will offer insights to PhD researchers who are considering Entrepreneurship. Topics include the ingredients needed to build a startup, challenges in innovation as well as lifeskills in the age of disruptive innovation. The seminar will end with a Q&A section for students to raise their queries. 


About the speaker:

David Toh is Director and Chief Technology Officer at NTUitive, responsible for commercialisation of the University’s intellectual property. Prior to joining NTU in 2013, David worked for 20 years in finance, where he was a top-rated Asia Pacific technology sector analyst with a number of investment banks. In that capacity, David also advised public and private technology companies on corporate strategy and fund raising. After leaving investment banking, David worked as a fund manager at DBS Asset Management before setting up his own Asia Pacific focused equity fund. Prior to the finance industry, David worked as a process engineer in a semiconductor fab.  


David is also currently an independent director of SGX-listed iFast Corp and advises a number of startups in an informal capacity. He also sits on the Singapore Stock Exchange Listings Advisory Committee providing opinions on technology companies seeking IPOs. David graduated with a B.Sc. Materials Science & Engineering and a B.A. in Government and Asian Studies from Cornell University in 1991. ​


*Do note that students are required to stay for 75% of the seminar duration in order to get their attendance endorsed.

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