Board of Directors
Dr. Ofer Miller | Executive Director
Dr Ofer Miller is our co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. He was appointed as Executive Director on 7 June 2004. Dr Miller spearheads the research and development efforts of our Group. Dr Miller has extensive industrial experience in the field of machine vision with strong academic background in computer science and video content analysis. Prior to joining our Group, from 2001 to 2003, he was Vice-President Research and Development of InfoWrap Intelligence Systems Ltd. where he developed and implemented an algorithm for change detection between images based on illumination independent technology. From 1999 to 2001, he was Head of Algorithm Group of ImageID Ltd. where he developed the object recognition engine for fast image segmentation on high resolution inputs, blob extraction and colour pattern recognition. From 1996 to 1999, he was the Algorithm Team Leader at Fruitonics Ltd. where he developed the machine vision core engine for 3 dimensional geometric analysis of fruit, object detection, defect recognition and fruit classification using neural networks. Dr Miller graduated with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the Tel-Aviv Academic College in Israel in 1997. Thereafter, he received a Master of Science in Computer Science (cum-laude) from the Tel-Aviv University in Israel in 2000 and proceeded to complete his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2003 (focusing on research in computer vision and image processing for video content understanding). After completing his Ph.D. studies, Dr Miller received a post doctorate scholarship from the Tel-Aviv University and was a postdoctoral Fellow at the university, focusing on research in video content analysis for surveillance systems, from 2003 to 2004. To date, Dr Miller has 9 journal and conference publications related to computer vision and image processing algorithms and holds 7 patents related to computer vision methods and applications. In June 1999, Dr Miller received an award from Tel-Aviv University for distinction in Master of Science studies. In December 2000, the Council for Higher Education for high-tech decided to give Dr Miller the Scholarship for Excellent Ph.D. students. In May 2002, he received the “Celia and Marcos Maus Annual Prizes in Computer Science” award for distinction in Ph.D. research studies. In May 2008, Dr Miller received the Most Cited Paper Award from the Image and Vision Computing Journal, published by Elsevier, for his paper entitled “Colour Image Segmentation based on Adaptive Local Thresholds”.
Mr. Kenneth Goh | Executive Director
Mr Goh Tzu Seoh Kenneth joined the Group as Chief Operating Officer on 9 July 2010 and was appointed as Executive Director on 23 June 2011 and Chief Executive Officer on 18 November 2014. He is responsible for overseeing the operations of our Group. Mr Goh has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, specifically in wealth management and private equity investments as well as in the consumer services sectors. From 2009 to 2010, he was the Co-Head of the Principal Investment Group, IFS Capital Assets Private Ltd, a subsidiary of IFS Capital Limited, which is listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”). He is the founder of LifeBrandz Ltd, a company he successfully guided to a listing on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST in 2004 and was the company’s Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2009. Between 1993 and 2001, Mr Goh held various positions in the banking industry including Head of Privilege and Private Banking at Bangkok Bank (Singapore Branch) and positions in Schroders International Merchant Bankers Ltd, Societe Generale and Merrill Lynch. Mr Goh graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Banking and Finance (Hons) from Nanyang Technological University in 1993.
Mr. Ng Weng Sui Harry | Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr Ng Weng Sui Harry was appointed as our Independent Director on 25 June 2008. Currently, Mr Ng is the Executive Director of HLM (International) Corporate Services Pte Ltd, a company which provides corporate services including corporate advisory, business consultancy, accounting, tax and secretarial services. Mr Ng is also an independent director of several companies listed on the SGX-ST, such as Q&M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited, Oxley Holdings Limited, IEV Holdings Limited and HG Metal Manufacturing Limited. From October 2008 to April 2010, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Achieva Limited, a company listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST. From August 2004 to July 2008, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Sunmoon Food Company Limited, a company listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST. Mr Ng has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, audit and finance. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (General Business Administration) from The University of Hull, UK.
Mr. Wong Chee Meng Lawrence | Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr Wong Chee Meng Lawrence was appointed as our Independent Director on 25 February 2010. Mr Wong is the Managing Director of Equity Law LLC and also heads its Corporate and Securities practice. He is an experienced and established corporate practitioner and was previously a partner of reputable law firms and co-headed the Corporate and Securities Practice of his previous firm. Mr Wong is an advocate and solicitor in Singapore and a solicitor in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. His areas of practice include corporate and securities laws, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, corporate and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance and corporate governance advisory and corporate secretarial work. He has led numerous initial public offerings, reverse take-overs, secondary fund raising and cross-border merger and acquisitions exercises. Mr Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 with an honours degree in law on a scholarship from the Public Service Commission of Singapore and has accumulated an extensive working experience in both the public and the private sectors of the legal profession. Mr Wong is also an independent director of several companies listed on the SGX-ST, such as Sino Grandness Food Industry Limited, China Bearing (Singapore) Ltd. and Eindec Corporation Limited. He was recognised as a “Leading Lawyer” in the 2011, 2013 and 2014 editions of IFLR 1000, recommended in the 2013 and 2014 editions of the The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Corporate and M&A and recognised as the “Leading Advisor of the Year” by Acquisition International at its 2013 M&A Awards.
Mr. Koh Boon Liang Alan | Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr Koh Boon Liang Alan was appointed as our Independent Director on 12 September 2011. Mr Koh has over 20 years of finance experience. Currently, he is the Group Chief Financial Officer of True Group, a regional company engaged in fitness, yoga, spa and aesthetic clubs providing full spectrum of health and wellness activities to club members. He is responsible for the full spectrum of True Group’s finance functions including accounting, auditing, financial budgeting and planning, taxes, banking, human resource, admin and IT. He is also responsible for True Group’s expansion and acquisition activities. From November 2007 to December 2008, Mr Koh was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Nor Offshore Ltd. From November 2003 to October 2007, he was the Chief Financial Officer of LifeBrandz Ltd, a company listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST on 18 June 2004. Between 1988 to October 2003, he was the Business Development Director (Asia Pacific) and the Chief Financial Officer (ASEAN) of Carrier International, Head of Finance Division of Liang Huat Aluminum Limited, Manager of Corporate Finance Division of Schroder International Merchant Bankers Limited and Audit Senior of KPMG. Mr Koh graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting Degree (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. He is currently a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Mr Yang Tse Pin
Mr Yang Tse Pin was appointed as our Independent Director on 31 May 2016. Mr Yang has more than 30 years of experience in the building construction and property development industries. Through the years, Mr Yang has established expertise and experience in the business of foreign workers dormitory and properties management agent. Currently he is an Executive Director of Jian Yu Construction Pte Ltd (“Jian Yu”) where he is responsible for the operation and growth of Jian Yu. He is also the Executive Director of JYC-NCL Pte Ltd whose principal activities are operation and management of foreign workers’ dormitories and Asset Recovery Pte Ltd whose principal activities are demolition and salvage works. Mr Yang was a council member of the Singapore Contractors Association Ltd from 1997 to 2001 and 2007 to 2011 respectively. Mr Yang graduated with a Diploma in Building from Singapore Polytechnic in 1988.