Have you ever wonder what life would be, without ambition? Meaningless. We accomplish things so we are always learning, growing and moving forward. But we all know that doing is easier said than done, so I often tell myself to remember two things,
- Tomorrow can be better than today.
- I have the power to do so.
When I was 25, I had this idea of going skydiving. I was afraid, and I thought about calling it off several times. Despite the nausea, high winds and lack of oxygen in high altitude, I kept going and I leapt off the plane at 16,500ft. I was rewarded with the most magnificent view of New Zealand’s Fox Glacier as I descended 5 kilometres towards the ground.
That’s me. I take risks, I keep my word, and I never give up. I believe that anything is possible if we put our heart to it. This attitude has kept me going for a long time and it reflects in my work as well.
Mar 2016 - Now
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
- Datastax Apache Cassandra™ Certified Professional
- Design database schemas and data modelling
- Build front-end mobile applications using React Native
- Develop back-end APIs for client side applications (RESTful, GraphQL, sockets)
- Provide support for Cloud DevOps (Docker 🐳, AWS ☁️)
Jul 2014 - June 2016
Led the technical development of the product to ensure customer requirements are met. In the earlier stages, problem and solution interviews were conducted to validate the needs of customers and the product. Plus, using various full-stack technologies, a scalable production-ready product was designed and developed. We collaborated with Space Invasion, one of the largest flea organizers in Singapore.
Jul 2014 - 2015
Worked with the tech team to develop the company's flagship product, TackThis!. It was great as I got to experience AGILE Scrum and develop core parts of the platform across the entire stack. The media customization engine was my brainchild. The company was subsequently acquired by Voyager Innovations.
May 2012 - Dec 2012
Software Development Intern
Provided technical development to business cases related to logistics and urban development. Also coordinated with external clients such as YFind for business development. Successfully clinched a deal with Lux Asia to utilize indoor positioning for precision retail in their outlets in Singapore.
Nanyang Technological University
2010 - 2014
B.Eng. (Hons), Computer Science
2nd Class Honors (Upper Division)
GPA: 4.44 / 5.00
Thesis: Traffic Incident Validation and Correlation Using Text Alerts and Images
Built a traffic monitoring system to classify and detect relationships between traffic incidents. Images from the traffic cameras were also processed to validate the text alerts to ensure they were updated. This project was a collaboration with BMW and eventually, I got to present it at the ACM SIGSPATIAL Conference in Dallas, USA.
I am a native speaker of English and Mandarin. Furthermore, I can speak a little bit of Cantonese. Currently, I am learning Japanese.
I have a well-rounded skill set in software & UI/UX design.
I have a strong interest in technology so I try my best to attend tech events regularly. If you see me there, please don’t hesitate to say hello!
|2017-09-21||Google Cloud Summit Singapore|
An immersive event that brings together executives, customers, partners, developers, IT decision makers, and Google Engineers to build the future of the cloud.
|Raffles City Convention Hall|
|2017-07-27||UX - Design Thinking|
Grab Tech Thursdays
Talks on hot topics like new services, architecture, performance and operations.
|Marina Bay Sands Convention Hall|
|2017-03-20||TensorFlow and Deep Learning|
Google Asia Pacific
|Google Asia Pacific|
Scaling Infrastructure at Carousell
|Blk 71 Carousell HQ|
|2016-09-07||Cassandra Summit 2016|
World’s Largest Gathering of Apache Cassandra Developers, Users & Industry Thought Leaders.
|San Jose Convention Center|
|2016-01-25||iOS Dev Scout January Meetup|
Local stats on local iOS community by Sayanee, Braintree iOS SDK by Alan and Swift Sandbox by Justin.
|PayPal Office in Suntec, 5 Temasek Blvd, #09-01 Suntec Tower Five, 038985|
|2015-11-21||Facebook Singapore Tech Talk|
Will be learning more on GraphQL & React.
|38 Beach Road #22-00 South Beach Tower Singapore 189767|
|2015-09-15||AWSome Day Singapore|
Training on the AWS Cloud.
|Raffles City Convention Centre, Stamford Ballroom, Level 4, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560|
|2015-07-01||The Tipping Point SG|
Vulcan Post's first ever meet-up. Will be hearing from Spotify, Paktor and The Platform Collective.
|115 King George's Ave, Singapore 208561 Singapore|
I will be visiting Google and Facebook to speak to their engineers.
|Various offices in Singapore|
|2015-05-06||Tech in Asia Singapore 2015||Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Level 4, Singapore 039593|
|2015-04-30||Singapore Qualifiers - Echelon Asia Summit 2015|
Giving support to my friends from GraphPaper
|BASH, 79 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #3-00, Singapore|
|2015-03-24||Building and Delivering Websites and Mobile Applications on AWS|
I attended this workshop to learn about scaling.
|Amazon Web Services Office, Level 10, 23 Church Street, Capital Square, Singapore 049481|
|2014-11-06||22nd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems|
I presented my thesis project at this tech conference.
|2222 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207, United States|
|2014-10-17||Google for Entrepreneurs day|
Will be learning about latest Android APIs, best practices and Material Design.
|Plug-In@Blk71 Managed by NUS Enterprise 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #02-18 Singapore 139951|
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