EngineRoom July 2019 Edition

πŸ“ Administrative Details

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Timestamp Wednesday, July 10 2019, 7:00 PM
Address WeWork, 109 North Bridge Rd, Level 5, Singapore 179097 (Open in Google Maps)
Sign Up URL ti.to/engine-room/july-2019

⏰ Agenda

Time Details
7:00 PM #food Food begins
7:30 PM #sharings Curated talks/Community sharings
8:00 PM #open-space Open-Space format discussion
8:45 PM #retrospective Retrospective session

πŸ• Food

TBC

πŸ—£ Sharings

Split

The world is missing out on a lot of travellers, and travellers are missing out on a lot of the world, Split makes travel more accessible by enabling travel companies to easily offer instalments as a payment option.

Shared by: Marcia Ong & Vishvesh Suriyanarayanan

Marcia is an independent learner and tech enthusiast with 3 years of full-stack development experience. His passion lies in building complex products that scale. At age 19, he worked on projects for large organisations such as OCBC and Singapore Institute of Technology. He aims to develop fresh content in the field of software development and artificial intelligence. In his free time, he works on open source utility projects that automate manual workflows and self-learning on the financial markets.

As a software-engineer-turned-product-manager-turned-entrepreneur, Vish’s career has revolved around designing and building products and solutions that aim to solve real-world challenges. He currently leads product and engineering at Split, a young Singapore-born startup that aims to make travel more accessible by enabling travellers to pay for their trips in instalments. Before choosing the shoestring budget life, Vish led a team of software engineers and designers at O2O platform Fave, to develop and launch their FavePay and FaveBiz products. In his free time, he works on IoT projects, mentors young entrepreneurs, and binges on Dragon Ball Z reruns

Zero Knowledge Secret Sharing: Securely Digitizing the Singapore Government

Shared by: Li Hongyi

Hong Yi leads a team of engineers, designers, and product managers who build technology for the public good. Projects they work on include Parking.sg – an app to replace parking coupons, and Data.gov.sg – the government’s open data repository. He believes in working on real problems, building for the user, and pushing for change. Prior to joining the government, Hongyi worked at Google on the distributed databases and image search teams. He previously attended MIT where he obtained degrees in computer science and economics. In his free time he works on personal projects like typographing.com and chatlet.com

πŸ—½ Open Space

TBC

πŸ”¬ Retrospective

Here are our retrospective points based on the feedback you’ve given us!

TBC

πŸ“Ž More

Check out the Speaking page for more information on what kind of sharings we are accepting.

πŸŽ‰ See you there! 🎊