In 2007, Sophia and I joined a scientist friend at a BBQ party in East Coast Park. It was a relaxed atmosphere until suddenly, people jumped out of their seats to swarm around a guy who just walked in. “Bon Jovi just showed up,” I jokingly said. Soon, we found out the guy was Alan Colman, the stem cell scientist who helped clone Dolly the Sheep.
I caught up with Nic at The Lokal, our favourite eatery next to the Personna office. He has a gift of placing people at ease. Almost nothing shocks him.
Nic found his passion as a platform builder, but it took a winding journey, six roles in eight years, before getting to where he is today.
George Joseph is currently a Communication Designer with IDEO, the famed design and innovation studio. When George decided to pursue design as a career, little did he know how designers earned a living, much less how they impact our everyday lives, and never did he anticipate he would join the prestigious studio right out of university.
It was a perfect clear blue sky Saturday morning in Singapore, 7:30am, in lush Bishan Park. William Lee recently co-founded his first tech start-up, and I wanted to capture his story.
The great innovative leaders of our time—Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Richard Branson, Angela Ahrendts—they all have one thing in common: Vision. The vision of what they wanted was so clear, it drove them, and their teams, to work towards achieving it.