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Dubbed as the man with a vision for the future of Singapore, join us for An Evening With Mr Philip Yeo, Chairman of SPRING Singapore and SingBridge International Pte Ltd, as he shares interesting personal anecdotes and his journey in shaping Singapore’s economic development and nation-building efforts. This is a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with Mr Yeo, to hear his take on the trajectory of growth in the biomedical sciences arena and technopreneurship in Singapore. Join us for a pleasant evening and get to meet and mingle with Singaporeans at the event.
Event: An Evening With Mr Philip Yeo (In San Francisco)
Date: 31 August 2012, Friday
Time: 6.30PM – 9.30PM
Venue: Sofitel San Francisco Bay
Address: 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065, USA
Attire: Smart casual
Remarks: Buffet dinner will be served
About Mr Philip Yeo - A man of many hats, Mr Yeo’s remarkable achievements are notable. Mr Yeo was formerly the Special Adviser for Economic Development in the Prime Minister's Office. He has also held various chairmanships, such as the Founder Chairman of the National Computer Board, where he played a leading role in formulating and championing Singapore’s first national computerisation plan to bring the nation into the information age. Mr Yeo was also the Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB) where he diversified the industrial sector of Singapore into the areas of data storage devices, semiconductors, petrochemicals and pharmaceutical products.
Under his chairmanship at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Mr Yeo is credited for the establishment of Fusionopolis and Biopolis, the twin hubs of Singapore’s biomedical and engineering research. For his fundamental role in Singapore's biomedical sciences industry, Mr Yeo was awarded the BioSpectrum's Asia Pacific Life Time Achievement Award in March 2009.
Join us for an insightful evening - Come meet Mr Philip Yeo on the 31st August in San Francisco and spread the word amongst fellow Singaporean friends. Dinner will be served at this event.
This is a free event, register online today to attend!