Women Data Leaders | SGInnovate


32 Carpenter Street
Singapore 059911

Women Data Leaders

Presented by SGInnovate and General Assembly

At this event by SGInnovate and General Assembly, we host women data leaders as they discuss the possibilities that data brings to life. They’ll cover how today’s wealth of data drives business and product decisions across industries ranging from journalism to programming and share their visions for the future.

Data is everywhere, and it affects not only how we run our businesses, but how we live as individuals. You can leverage data in your personal and professional life to help you find key insights, make smarter decisions, and elevate your career.

Date: 15 November 2018, Thursday
Time: 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911

Programme Details:

6:30pm – 7:00pm: Registration
7:00pm – 7:45pm: Panel / Lightning Talks
7:45pm – 8:15pm: Q&A
8:15pm9:00pm: Networking and End


  • Wan Ting Poh, Director, Data Science, Allianz; Managing Director, Girls in Tech Singapore
  • Jana Marlé-Zizková, Co-founder & CEO, Meiro; Co-founder, SheLovesData
  • Sunita Kannan, AI and Data Science
  • Arpita Bhowmick, Product Owner, AI and Product, MSD
  • Nidhi Agrawal, Senior Data Analyst, Standard Chartered Bank

Speakers’ Profiles:

Wan Ting Poh, Director, Data Science, Allianz; Managing Director, Girls in Tech Singapore

Wan Ting Poh is a Data geek and AI enthusiast with experience spanning med-, ad- and insur-tech. She is currently leading and developing a team of data scientists in innovating data science solutions focused on delivering competitive advantages, superior insights and/or operating efficiencies that translate to business impact.

A strong believer in technology being able to drive the world to become a better place, Wan Ting recognizes the importance of diversity in this digital revolution and strives towards the day where everyone feels empowered in STEM.


Jana Marlé-Zizková, Co-founder & CEO, Meiro; Co-founder, SheLovesData

Jana has been working in the tech industry for 20+ years. A Czech native and Swedish citizen, Jana has lived in Singapore since 2011. She has headed teams at Sybase, Sas, Socialbakers, and Keboola in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

She co-founded the non-profit movement SheLovesData in 2016. Since then over 2,700 women have attended 45+ workshops in South East Asia and ANZ.

In 2008 and 2009, Jana was named one of the Top 25 leading business women of the Czech Republic.


Sunita Kannan, AI and Data Science

Specialising in Advanced Analytics (Business Analytics and Data Science), Insights, Experimental Research, Technology Strategy and RPA/Cognitive Automation, Sunita has worked with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the following industries: Financial Services, Mining and Healthcare.

She was a PhD Physics student at the University of Colorado (Boulder) and holds a Master of Science in Quantum Physics as well as a Bachelors in Mathematics and Physics (distinction and honours) from Wellesley College (MA, USA).

She is effective at adapting to new situations with a curiosity to grow and learn. She has extensive experience in working with and presenting to C-level stakeholders.


Arpita Bhowmick, Product Owner, AI and Product, MSD

Arpita is a Statistician by training, having graduated with a post-graduate degree from Indian Statistical Institute, India. She is a Product owner in MSD with over 10 years of industry experience, stemming across a variety of disciplines including artificial intelligence, customer segmentation and profiling, predictive modelling, campaign management, text mining and project management. 

Before joining MSD, Arpita was an analytics consultant where her clients include companies in the energy, airline, hospitality, retail, finance and telecommunications industries.


Nidhi Agrawal, Senior Data Analyst, Standard Chartered Bank

Passionate about the fields of Data Science / Data Analytics / Data Analysis / Data Insights, Nidhi is currently a Senior Data Analyst at Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore.

She is an expert in Big Data and analytics, and a successful executive who has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Mastercard, ING Bank, Swiss Re, Credit Suisse, British Telecom, Standard Chartered Bank and many more.

She is a highly sought-after analyst on Data science, Big Data, performance-based analytics, Trend Analysis, Dashboards development and analysis, Data Mining, Reporting Solutions, Data Strategies, Data Orientation, internet of things (IOT) and much more.

She is also a Database professional who has a wide experience in various Database/Data warehouse technologies/Database Coding and Data Analytics using technologies such as Micro-strategy and Tableau.

Topics: Data Science / Data Analytics