Hi! This is Wan Wei. I'm passionate about open-source.
Here are some of the talks I've given, related to A.I., blockchain, Web3.0 and the metaverse:
Speaker, “How to find a career in web3.0”. Skillsfuture, 6 May 2023.
Debater, "Metaverse: A Welcome Possibility or Unrealistic Dystopia?" National Library Board, 11 March 2023
Moderator, "Surviving Burnouts". Women Wellness Festival, 3 March 2023
Speaker, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), Getting into the Metaverse and Web3: The Next Frontier, 10th Jan 2023
Keynote Speaker, “The Metaverse & Asia: A New Era in Storytelling", Coinlive’s Web3 Trends and Opportunities, 22nd December 2022, Suntec City.
Speaker, "The Metaverse in Asia". Gatherverse, 7th December 2022
Keynote Speaker, "The Metaverse: How Brands Can Leverage It". Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, 1st December 2022.
Keynote Speaker, "The Metaverse: Hype or the Future?" DLA Piper, 17 Nov 2022.
Fireside Speaker, "What is the Metaverse & Web3: My experiences". Dell Innovation Team, 10th Nov 22, online.
Panelist, "How can Web 3 and the Metaverse boost brands?". Metamind3.0. 8 Nov 22.
Panelist, "Powering Up – An Innovative Future-directed Social Service Sector:. National Council of Community Services Singapore, Suntec City. 8 Nov 22.
Moderator, Alibaba Cloud, Apsara Startup Day: Singapore - Panel: Web3, Blockchain, and a Decentralized World. 4 Nov 22.
Panelist, RegTech and ESG adoption in web3. Singapore Fintech Festival. 1 Nov 22
Panelist, CSC Hivemind Session: Entering the Metaverse. Civil Service College, Singapore. 1 Nov 22.
Panelist, “Cybersecurity in the Metaverse”. World Crypto Forum. 21st Oct 22.
Panelist, “How to onboard 1Billion users into the web3 spaces”. A F10 x Klaytn event. 27 Sept 22.
Trainer, “Diving into the Metaverse”, Singapore Management University. 23 Sept 22.
Panelist, “Meaningful Connections in the Metaverse”, A Havas Group x Meta Event. 19 Aug 22.
Lecturer, “Navigating the Metaverse”, Access Communications, 15 Aug 22.
Speaker, “What is the Big Deal about NFTs?” MetaVi Headquarters, 7 Aug 22.
Speaker, “Navigating the Metaverse: Hype or Something Sustainable?” DBS Future Leaders, 28th July 22.
Panelist, “Women and the Metaverse: Building a World for All”, 27th July 22.
Panelist, PPEARL x Kulickke & Soffa Metaverse Panel, 1st July 22.
Guest Lecturer, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide into the Metaverse, Web3, and NFT”. Aventis Graduate School, 30th June 22
Panelist, “Entrepreneurship into the Unknown”. Draper Startup House, 29th June 22.
Guest Lecturer, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide into the Metaverse, Web3, and NFT”. Aventis Graduate School, 28th June 22
Speaker, “Metaverse- A Primer”, 9th June 22, Philips Global.
Speaker, “Decoding DeFi Products”, 9th June 22, TechinAsia Product Marketing Festival.
Panelist, “Women in Blockchain”, 3rd June 22, Marina Bay Sands Expo.
Speaker, Metavi summit, “Navigating the NFT Mania”, 29th May 22.
Keynote Speaker, “How to unlock the full potential of Metaverse?”, Rove Metaverse, 28th May 22.
Speaker, “What the Heck is Web3”? UNTAM3D, The Great Room, 27 April 22.
Speaker, “Making The Leap: Getting Into Web3.0 Marketing”. Talent@Web3 network. 26 April 22.
Mentor, “[Metaverse] Founders’ Spotlight”. Rescale Lab, 14 April 22.
Speaker, “Envision the Future of Businesses in Metaverse”. Yellow AI, 12 April 22.
Speaker, “The Future of Phygital”, Retail Executive Summit Asia 2022, Marina Bay Sands, 7 April 22.
Keynote Speaker, ‘Metaverse: Hype or Real Business Opportunity?’, Association of Malaysian Economics Undergraduates. 19 March 22.
Panelist, “Is the future of branding in the Metaverse?”, F(DEV) & General Assembly. 18 March 22.
Panelist, “Into The Metaverse: The Future of Virtual Experience”, Empresaria. 16 March 22.
Speaker, “Metaverse: Gimmick or Distributed Innovation?”, Coindesk and Luno Event. 24th Feb 22.
Speaker and Panelist, “The Rise of Metaverse: How to Win it”, NUS. 8 Feb 22
Panelist, “Virtual HASH LXN 2022: The Impact of Web 3.0 & the Future of Asia”, by Hashtaq. 27 Jan 2022
Panelist, “Everything You Need to Know: Owning a Virtual Land in the Metaverse”, Online Panel hosted by Xprenia. 6th Jan 2021
Panelist, “Is Metaverse the Future of Digital Business”, Online Panel hosted by Xprenia. 25th November 2021
Speaker, “The Metaverse & You”, Closed-door seminar with Nutanix and Veeam. 25th November 2021
Panelist, “Accelerating FinTech with AI”, Singapore Fintech Festival. 12th November 2021
Emcee & Moderator, SEA Dreamin’, an annual Salesforce Trailblazer Community event. 12th November 2021.
Guest lecturer, GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, “Blockchain Technology for Operational Efficiency in The Modern Business Environment”. 9th June 2021.
Presenter, TrailheaDX 2020 Global Gathering in Tokyo（オンライン開催）, Lighting Talk. “How Salesforce Low-Code Blockchain Is Important For Mass Adoption”. 8th August 2020.
Speaker and Panelist, Marketing In A COVID-19 World. MoveUp Inc. 27th June 2020
Speaker, TeamSpirit x Verizon Innovation Community. 2020 HRTrends From Research and 11 Thought Leaders. Ocean Financial Centre. 13th December 2019.
Speaker, Crypto Expo. Blockchain For The Developing World. 26th October 2019, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre.
Judge for Crypto.com Case Competition. 25th October 2019, WeWork Beach Road
Panelist, The Power of PR For Startups. 24th October 2019, The Executive Centre
Speaker and Panelist, Decentralised Finance and Women in Blockchain. 30th August 2019, Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore.
Senior Guest Lecturer, HWZ University of Applied Science in CryptoValley Seminar. 19th August 2019
Co-founder and official media partner, National Blockchain Challenge, 14-16 June 2019
Trainer. Personal Branding for Future of Work. Lifelong Learning Institute, 1st June 2019.
Guest Lecturer at Nanyang Poly, Blockchain as an Emerging Technology. 29th May 2019.
Panelist at Artificial Intelligence: A Conundrum. 18th March 2019. Blocklive Asia, Singapore.
Judge at Hitachi Hackathon, Shanghai, 23-24th March 2019. Shanghai, China.
Speaker at Blockchain Summit Singapore 2019. “AI, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: The ABCs of the Industry”, 28th Feb 2019
Moderator, Human X AI, Found Singapore, 19th Feb 2019.
Speaker at CryptoValley, Singapore. “AI and Blockchain 2019 Trends”, 17th Jan 2019.
Co-organizer and founding team member of National Blockchain Challenge (www.globaltechchallenge.com), a grassroot technology initiative endorsed by Skillsfuture SG and Lifelong Learning Institute. Jan 2019~June 2019
Moderator. “Women in Blockchain”. UCIM Conference, 26th November 2018, Resorts World Sentosa.
Speaker. “Blockchain and the Developing World”. ChangemakerXchange, HCMC, Vietnam, November 2018.
Moderator, “Past, present and future of Blockchain Technology”. Unchained, SAFRA Singapore. (21st October 2018)
Panelist, Blockchain in Publishing by BlockSpace Asia. BCoin Singapore Office. (28th September 2018)
Speaker, Junior Dev Meetup. “3 Reasons Why Developers Should Cultivate Their PR Skills” (15th September 2018)
Speaker, Private Event at OEX Exchange.
Speaker, Skillsfuture Festival 2018, Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency (Jul 2018)
Keynote Speaker, Skill Exchange, WeWork@Robinson, Singapore (5th July 2018)
Speaker, Blockchain Technology in Education, AMEC conference (Jun 2018)
Speaker, “5 Methods To Create Viral Content on WordPress“. WordPress 15th Year Old Birthday Bash in Singapore (25th May 2018)
Speaker, “IKIGUIDE: Is Blockchain and Crypto Going Mainstream?”. Officience, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (23rd May 2018)
Speaker and Trainer, 2-Hour Seminar on “How to Discern Amongst Shit Coins, Legit Coins And Scam Coins“. NuMoney Headquarters in Singapore (19 May 2018)
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Behind The Singapore Bitcoin PR Buzz: This PR Pro Shares 7 Things You Need To Know
Expat Focus | Interview with Soh Wan Wei, Helsinki, Finland
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E27 | The Open Source Business Model: Can Free Be Profitable?
TechinAsia | 5 Quick Lessons On Personal Branding Every Startup Founder Should Know
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Yahoo News | Is an ICO legit, or is it a scam? You can tell from the whitepaper
GNFF | Designing Growth For Finnish Companies in Southeast Asia
Viestijat | What I wished everyone knew about personal branding
Viestijat | The Hawthorne Effect: Why do people sometimes not tell the truth?
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