Heng Soon brings with him 30 years of in-depth knowledge and experience in technology startups investments. As the Chief Operating Officer at SGInnovate, he is responsible for operationalising strategies and directions set by the Board, promoting strong corporate governance and ensuring the integrity and efficiency of business operations. He oversees the Corporate Services division of SGInnovate, which comprises Human Resource, Finance, Procurement, IT, Admin and Facilities.
Prior to his current role, Heng Soon was active in sales and business development, having had leadership roles in the precision manufacturing and automation equipment sector.
Heng Soon started his career at Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) where he led efforts in identifying promising Singapore companies for targeted development. While at EDB Investments, Heng Soon was involved in direct investments into high-growth, US-based technology startups.
He graduated as a Diplom-Ingenieur from Hamburg, Germany in 1985.