The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
Established in 1973, The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) is the premier business association for international businesses seeking to establish or expand their presence in Southeast Asia.
As the largest and most active chamber in the region, it serves as a cornerstone for over 600 companies and over 6,000 members. For 50 years, AmCham Singapore has a commitment to advocacy, business insights, and connections while being a powerful voice for the business community. With its diverse membership base, it is dedicated to supporting businesses to strive for excellence in this dynamic and thriving region. Find out more about us at https://amcham.com.sg/about-amcham. https://amcham.com.sg Event Details
Join us on Friday mornings for a breakfast dialogue with our Board of Governors. This Series, Breakfast with the Board, will feature one AmCham Governor in each session, giving members the opportunity to hear about their professional journeys and their companies and engage with our Governors first-hand on how they became part of the AmCham community. The sessions will be moderated by one of our Committee Co-Chairs.
We will be hosting Chua Horng Shya, Managing Director, Oracle Singapore at our next session. Horng Shya will share insights on her personal career journey within the tech industry, her experience in serving as an ICT mentor for industry associations as well as what the future of technology holds for Singapore.
Sign-up now and join us as we hear from Horng Shya on this session of Breakfast with the Board.
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* For any enquires please contact the at AmCham Programming and Events Team email@example.com . Speakers Horng Shya Chua Managing Director, Singapore of Oracle Singapore Jeff Paine Managing Director of Public Sector (PS) Engage
Chua Horng Shya leads the Oracle business in Singapore, where she is responsible for managing the company’s operations and setting Oracle’s strategy for growth, performance and profitability in the market.
Oracle has been operating in Singapore since 1988 and works with diverse organisations ranging from the public sector, blue-chip multinational corporations to local Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs), across industries, to drive their digital transformation visions. As Oracle continues to enable customers on the Cloud, Horng Shya works closely with leaders across Oracle’s various lines of business to engage with customers and help them unlock business value from Oracle’s cloud solutions. She also played a pivotal role in the launch of Oracle’s cloud regions in Singapore in 2021 and 2023. Under Horng Shya’s leadership, Oracle Singapore was also one of the 18 companies to receive the prestigious HIGH DISTINCTION AmCham CARES award. Horng Shya is passionate about team coaching and grooming the talents of tomorrow. She has spearheaded Oracle’s internship and apprenticeship programmes for local polytechnic and ITE students for future job placements, bolstering Singapore’s tech talent ecosystem. She also serves as a mentor for many women in the industry. Most recently, she was recognised as part of the SG 100 Women in Tech list, organised by the Singapore Computer Society, in partnership with SG Women in Tech and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). In April 2023, she was also elected as one of AmCham Singapore’s Board of Governors for 2023-2024. Prior to joining Oracle, Horng Shya led the Public Sector business at Microsoft Singapore. She helped organisations adopt core and emerging technologies to improve the public service. Her 15-year career in Microsoft was propelled by her desire to create real and lasting impact in Singapore, especially in Education and Lifelong Learning, Government, Health and Social Services, and Public Safety and National Security. Outside of work, Horng Shya loves visiting exotic places, immersing herself in local culture, and connecting with friends. She has a postgraduate and undergraduate degree in Business from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
AmCham SME Committee Co-Chair
Jeff Paine is the Managing Director of Public Sector (PS) Engage which aims to help organizations build better relationships with their regulators, have more impact in the communities they operate in, and develop partnerships to help realize exponential gains in their core business activities. Prior to establishing PS Engage, Jeff was the Head of Government Relations for Southeast Asia for Visa Inc. In this capacity he is responsible for developing constructive engagement activities to develop and maintain relationships with public sector professionals in ASEAN. Prior to working with Visa, Jeff Paine worked at Microsoft as Director of Public Sector Partner Business where he was responsible for driving revenue via the Microsoft partner ecosystem that supported governments across Asia Pacific. While at Microsoft, Jeff successfully managed multi regional projects for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and spearheaded the implementation of Microsoft’s global Government Engagement efforts in Asia. He also led Microsoft’s public sector team in the development on an innovative executive program for government leaders, academics and Microsoft executives in partnership with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore in Singapore. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jeff was Director of Business Development for Central Asia Development Group (CADG), a private development organization involved in the implementation of infrastructure, agriculture, and economic development projects in Afghanistan and which partners with various agencies such as USAID, World Bank, UN agencies, and other donors. Jeff was involved in the successful implementation of reconstruction and rehabilitation projects in southern Afghanistan valued at more than US$30 million between 2002 and 2005. In 2006, Jeff spearheaded the expansion of CASG by establishing the organization’s presence in South East Asia in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Jeff also has experience in the financial services sector having previously worked at Reuters Financial Services as a Business Development Manager and as an Institutional Foreign Exchange Dealer for the Royal Bank of Canada in Singapore, Australia, and Canada. Jeff holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario in Canada and an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University in the U.S.A. He attended the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he has completed a diploma program on Innovations in Governance. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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