Ng KaijieInnovation Director of IMDA
Kaijie is passionate about democratising corporate innovation. In IMDA, Kaijie heads the Open Innovation Platform, which provides a structured and end-to-end consultancy to help Corporates diagnose their business challenges and opportunities, refine their problem statements, match with >11k innovative tech providers, prototype and commercialise their solutions. The Platform has hosted over 300 challenges worth more than $8.5m in prize money, including marquee brands such as Visa, P&G, Smith & Nephew, Singapore Airlines and Capitaland.
Kaijie also runs PIXEL, a 28k sqft space that builds this innovation community with 5G, AR/VR, Usability and Production test labs, as well as Design Thinking, UI/UX and Design Thinking programmes. Our key partners include Grab, Meta and IBM.
Kaijie was most recently seconded to Carousell Group as its first Strategy Director. His achievements include refreshing its corporate strategy and annual plans, working across 6 entities and 8 markets and 700+ employees, and its US$1.1B funding round. Distributing innovation and building more unicorns at scale, is a natural extension of this journey.