Startup Pitch Pit

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest cyber innovations and market drivers for cyber solutions. Catch 5 up-and-coming cyber Startups from ICE71 Accelerate Cohort 3 in action, as they pitch their cyber solutions to a panel of info-security industry veterans. The 5 Startups are part of a larger cohort of 10 innovative cyber Startups, which will have their Demo Day this 5th November.

The goal of the pitching challenge is for Startups to get real-world feedback and gauge potential interest for their cyber solutions. If you are an organisation looking for innovative cyber solutions or an aspiring cyber Startup searching for insights on how your product will fit the market, this session is not to be missed!

Startup Pitch Participants
Aiculus

Helps organisations embrace new technologies without increasing their risk profile. Speciality in applying advances in Artificial Intelligence to secure APIs.

Protecting Critical Infrastructure (PCI)

Monitor critical files and data flows at the core of an industrial control system.

Cyble

Supplier cyber threat and risk monitoring platform which provides visibility to supplier threats and risks across the value chain through automation, integration and intelligence powered by Cyble.

FlexibleIR

An Incident Response System providing vendor agnostic process-based Playbooks. The Playbooks are also used in developing core Incident Response Skills. Expert analysts can easily create Playbooks in minutes using their simple interfaces with no ramp up required.

Seknox

Empower IT teams with strong and accessible security solutions.

Judges of the Startup Pitch
Wee Yeh Tan
Enterprise Security Executive, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group (ECG), Microsoft Asia

Wee Yeh Tan has over 10 years of experience as a security practitioner. He started his career as a Unix Administrator designing systems and being responsible for their security. He has experience both as a developer and architect of both traditional and cloud technology stack from the network layer to operating systems to the web and mobile frontends. His career highlights includes designing and implementing a self-administering compute cluster that takes lights-out management into a “hands-off” management. His approach has always been security as a business enabler.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Wee Yeh helped to protect organization against online fraud and their consumers from malware and phishing attacks. Today, Wee Yeh helps Microsoft customers maximize their investment in Microsoft technology to better optimize their security posture.

Steve Ng
VP, Lead Digital Platform Operations, Media Corp Pte Ltd

Steve is an innovative and visionary leader with a career in bringing new technologies and solutions into enterprise environments. In his current role as Lead, Digital Platform Operations with Mediacorp, Steve is driving initiatives to improving customer experience, operational efficiencies and cybersecurity through data analytics, intelligent automation, AI and machine learning. Steve is also leading Enterprise Blockchain, AI/ML and eSports initiatives.

Dr Lim Woo Lip
Ensign Infosecurity

Dr Lim Woo Lip is the Executive Vice President (Technology & Capabilities) in Ensign InfoSecurity, one of Asia’s largest integrated pure-play cybersecurity firms.

Prior to this role, Woo Lip was the Vice President of Data Analytics and Cyber Security at StarHub. He led StarHub’s development in big data analytics and cyber security capabilities.

As a firm believer in building the local ICT ecosystem for long term sustainability in Singapore, Woo Lip has helped to establish links between government agencies, institutes of higher learning (IHLs) and commercial companies for collaborations and joint developments in data analytics and cyber security.

Prior to joining StarHub, Woo Lip worked in the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) for 25 years. His last post was Director of Policy and Plans in MINDEF from 2012 to 2013. Over the years in MINDEF and the SAF, he held various positions such as Head of Technical Branch in Joint Service and Deputy Director of Infocomm Infrastructure Solutions in Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT). Woo Lip was also the Lab Head of Advanced Communications Lab and Wireless Communications Lab in CSIT from 2004 till 2009. Under his leadership, the teams at Research Labs had achieved many breakthroughs in infocomm security technologies that were subsequently operationalised. He was awarded the National Day Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2012.

Woo Lip is currently a member of the Advisory Committee at Republic Polytechnic’s (RP) School of Infocomm. In this role, he has facilitated RP’s industry collaborations on data analytics and cybersecurity. He was conferred the Singapore Computer Society IT Leader Professional of The Year Award in 2017 in recognition of his contributions to the infocomm technologies and media community in Singapore. He was also conferred the Leader Award at the Inaugural Cyber Security Awards 2018 organised by Association of Information Security Professionals, for his contributions to Singapore’s cybersecurity ecosystem.

Woo Lip received the Defence Technology and Training Award (DTTA) and graduated from the University of Bath (UK) with a Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Honours) in Electronic and Communications Engineering. He was later awarded the DTTA (Postgraduate) and obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering (Mobile Communications) from University of Surrey (UK).