Academic Board and Examination Board

Dr. Michael Song – Advisor

Advisor, Academic Board and Examination Board
Charles N. Kimball, MRI/Missouri Endowed Chair in Management of Technology and Innovation
Professor of Marketing
Ranked the “World’s #1 Innovation Management Scholar” by the Journal of Product Innovation Management Ranked as the world’s top researcher in China Marketing by Journal of Global Marketing in 2000

Professor Michael Song is a global leading scholar, researcher and educator in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. He was the Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Professor of Marketing at the Bloch School of Business and Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City. Professor Song is honored as one of the top 20 technology management scholars by R&D Management, and has been selected as the most published scholar at the Journal of Product Innovation Management over the last twenty years.

Dr. Zhang Yen Ming – Chairman

Chairman, Academic Board and Examination Board
Senior Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University
Doctor of Education, Harvard University

With over 20 years of experience in teaching and consultancy projects, Professor Zhang Yen Ming is a leading expert in educational administration. This includes educational planning, school leadership, teachers’ professional development, assessment of performance, and student management. Professor Zhang has taught Master courses in Educational Administration such as Leading Change in Education, Educational Leadership, and Administration and Planning. He is skilled in organizing teachers’ projects on service for learning prior to appointments to schools by the Ministry of Education (MOE), supervising teachers on practicum and working closely with school principals on evaluating their performances, and mentoring teachers and would-be school leaders.

Dr. Patrick Chan Kheng Ping

Senior Lecturer, SIM University
Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University (2004-2014)
Doctor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technological University

Professor Patrick Chan has a BSc (Hons) in Biology from Washington State University, a Masters in Business Administration from University of Dubuque and a PhD degree in Business from the Nanyang Technological University. He has been a faculty member of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) since 2004. Dr. Chan currently serves as Board Member for both the Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) and Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore (RIMAS). He is currently a member of many distinguished organizations including CPA Australia Financial Planning Task Force (Singapore), General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIAS) Workmen’s Compensation Committee. Dr. Chan also co-authored several books in his area of expertise and is a regular contributor of articles to international academic journals.

Mr. Lee Kah Howe

Master of Science in Technopreneurship and Innovation, Nanyang Technological University
Graduate Diploma in Technopreneurship and Innovation, Nanyang Technological University
Graduate Diploma in Information Management, The University of Western Australia
Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Western Australia

Mr. Lee is a successful and talented entrepreneur with a strong passion for teaching. He has been ranked one of the top 3 lecturers for NTU’s Technopreneurship and Innovation Programme (TIP) yearly from 2004 to 2010. Having trained over 1200 students- including students in the top 5 junior colleges in Singapore in entrepreneurship and innovation, Mr Lee is frequently invited by local universities such as the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Management University to conduct lectures on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Ms. Ruby Teo Siew Kim

CEO of the Stalford Education Holdings
Master of Science in Technopreneurship & Innovation, Nanyang Technological University
Graduate Diploma in Technopreneurship and Innovation, Nanyang Technological University
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Honours), Nanyang Technological University

Ms. Teo is the founder and CEO of the Stalford Education Holdings. As the principal of Stalford Learning Centre and Stalford Academy, she has touched the lives of countless students. She is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience in leading teams of educators and professionals.

Last Updated: 01/04/2017