Redefining Value with the Sharing Economy in SEA

Level 20. 79 Anson Road, , Singapore

Join us for an evening of conversation around trust and safety and the sharing economy.

The sharing economy, the gig economy or whatever you choose to call it is here to stay. Join us to to find out what information do users need to feel and actually be safe and what challenges marketplaces currently face when it comes to trust and safety.


  • Check-in & Networking 6:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Panel 7:00 – 7:45 pm
  • Q&A 7:45 – 8:15 pm
  • Networking 8:15 – 9:00 pm

Stick around for drinks and networking afterwards, the drinks are on us!

About the Instructors

Zenos Schmickrath
Co-founder and CXO, Hmlet

At Hmlet, Zenos Schmickrath is responsible for the overall experience of members and staff through technology development and day-to-day operations.

He joined Microsoft at the age of 19 in the MSN Advertising Technology division where he worked for six and a half years. After leaving Microsoft, he took time to learn language and culture while living in Japan, China and Mexico. Zenos then ventured out on his own and founded several startup companies with a strong focus on internet technologies.

Norman Teh
Product Design Lead, Grab

Product design lead at Grab, visiting General Assembly instructor and design writer based in Singapore.

12 years of experience in working at agencies, MNCs and startups; having designed customer-centric experiences for BMW, Grab, MSD, Nike, Sephora, Tiffany and Wealth-X. His practice focuses on behavioural economics, human-centered design, mapping ecosystems and understanding the psychology of people and communities.

When not at work, he plays by producing a a live talk show (The Symposium), gather strangers to cook and eat together in my home (Dinnerat335), lectures part-time at General Assembly and write articles on business, culture, design and customer experiences at

Previously, Norman has been a CX/UX and Innovation lead at Sephora and more recently consults at Grab as a Product Design Lead.

PingPing Han
Head Of Business Development and Partnerships,

More than 10 years of experience in leading, formulating and executing go-to-market strategies for startups to corporate MMCs. From establishing new hotel brands to leading luxury hotels’ sales and marketing teams to local and regional market execution for startups.

A proven track record in being an intrapreneur, especially through working in multiple start-up environments.

Passionate about life. Goal-oriented and task-driven. Desires to be intellectually challenged.

To be part of a team of passionate personalities who will disrupt and innovate hospitality related industries with technology.

Patrick Wong
Country Manager, GOGOVAN

Patrick heads the business of GOGOVAN Singapore. The pioneer sharing platform connects individuals and businesses directly with thousands of drivers for their real-time, same-day logistics needs. GOGOVAN is now in over 200 cities in China, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan with over 1 million registered driver partners on its network.

Patrick is also the President of the Sharing Economy Association of Singapore (SEAS) bringing together start-ups and businesses involved in the sharing and collaborative economy. SEAS empowers its members by exploring better engagement with local businesses, government agencies, and the regional sharing associations.

Alvan Aiau Yong
Regional Lead, Airbnb for Work, AirBnB

Experienced results-oriented senior leader who is great at building a world class commercial team and high growth business. Excel in a multi-cultural and international business environment and am great in creating collaborative teams to succeed in a fast-changing environment.

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