Jacky Chan

Jacky Chan is a media veteran professional, having helmed many positions such as a manager of the production unit at Star Chinese Channel, Programme Director of Hit Radio997 at Metro Broadcast Corporation, Director of Productions Resources at Asia Television, Director of Communications and Sponsorship at Pok Oi Hospital, Lead of Communications at Po Leung Kuk, Consultant for URadio Phoenix, Manager of Public Affairs and Media Relations at Hong Kong Design Centre, to name a few. He was also a committee member for the Hong Kong Televisioners Association.

He was also the host for other programmes such as URadio Phoenix’s U and Me 一起讲, Viu TV’s Food and Cultural Programme Senior Cuisine, Hong Kong Open TV’s Chef’s Tales, and Jacky’s Club.

Jojo Chan

Jojo Chan is currently the Content Director for 8FM, one of Malaysia’s Chinese radio station at Media Prima Audio. Prior to that, she was Head of Chinese Audience.

Jojo is familiar with, and understands audiences needs pertaining to Chinese markets. She oversees the production of relevant market reports, and identifies market trends, competitor strategy and audience behaviors to evaluate their performance and inform forward strategies for Chinese brands in Ripple.

Chang Ting-Fei

Ting-Fei has eight years of experience bring a scriptwriter, with over 25 years in film and television productions specialising in drama series, and is a highly trained professional with a wide network.

Ting-Fei graduated from Fu Jen Catholic University with a History major, as well as from National Taiwan University of Arts, Department of Drama. She joined the film industry in 1996, and took on many roles including being in the planning division, scriptwriting and production for eight years. She then joined TVBS where as an Executive Producer for eleven years, and took on many roles thereafter including as a manager at LINE TV, Chief Content Officer at CHOCO TV, as well as VP & Head of Chinese Original Production Taiwan at FOX Networks Group Asia.

She is currently General Manager at KOKO Entertainment, as well as an Assistant Professor at her alma-mater, National Taiwan University of Arts for the Department of Drama. Having witnessed the transition of traditional media to new media, she is equipped with knowledge of the ecology and operative models of both medias. In 2018, her production of ‘HIStory 2 - 越界(HIStory2-Crossing the Line)’ was nominated for the Mini-Series Award in the 53rd Golden Bell Awards, while her script for movie production ‘煞尘爆(SARStorm)’won the Outstanding Script Award at the 40th Excellent Screenplay Awards.

Chua Chim Kang

Chua Chim Kang is the Chief Editor of News & Current Affairs Chinese & Youth Editorial, Mediacorp, a position he has held since March 2018. He spent 18 years working as a journalist in various appointments before joining Mediacorp.

Presently, Chim Kang serves as Chairman of the Promote Mandarin Council, and as a Board member of the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language and Lee Kuan Yew Fund of Bilingualism.

He is also a Member of the YRSG (Yellow Ribbon Singapore) Employability & Employment Committee, Business China’s Future China committee, and the People’s Association Chinese Culture and Language Advisory Panel.

Mark Huang

As Senior Producer for Discovery Network, Asia-Pacific, Mark Huang is responsible for developing current and new program formats. He works closely with talents in Asia and has produced several award-winning series, including How Things are Made (Taiwan Made), Taiwan Revealed: Medical Elite, Man-Made Marvel: National Taichung Theater, Taiwan Military Elite, Tribe Alive, and Secrets of the Pangolin. He now works to create, produce and manage groundbreaking, innovative television programming for broadcast TV and the Internet, overseeing the efforts of multiple production companies simultaneously. He is constantly looking to create new programs, new genres, and finding new ways of talking to global audiences.

Dasmond Koh

A household name in Singapore, Dasmond Koh is a veteran in local media and entertainment industry with more than 26 years of experience. He is one of the most popular celebrities in Singapore, having won 10 of the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes at Mediacorp’s Star Awards. Dasmond was presented the All Time Favorite Artistes Award in 2021.

Talented in multiple fields, Dasmond has diversified into a range of business ventures. He is the founder of the NoonTalk Media Pte Ltd, which comprises subsidiaries such as Events, Artistes and Academy. In addition, he is also the founder of a diving school with a chain of dive shops in Asia.

His career journey started from a radio DJ to a producer, and to being the founder of one of Singapore’s leading media entertainment company. With his wealth of experience over the years in the industry, he has managed and oversees various creation and production of online dramas, live shows, commercials, and many others. Working with various directors, creative and production teams, this allows him to bring a wide range of experiences to his audiences. He has always got an eye of viewers’ expectation and that makes the shows he produces with high viewership and good reviews.

Alice Kwan

Alice Kwan is a veteran media professional, with over 30 years of experience being a reporter and was active in the local entertainment scene for over 50 years.

Prior to being a reporter, Mdm Kwan worked in record labels for 10 years, and also as an assistant in Mediacorp previously. She is well-known in the local entertainment scene as a veteran, having interviewed countless artistes and witnessed the ups and downs throughout her career.

She is also well-respected due to her amiable personality, and is often known as ‘大姐’ (elder sister). After her stint in Shin Min Daily News where she spearheaded columns ‘管大妈日记’ and ‘管大妈回忆廊’ which received positive public reception, she now goes by ‘大妈’ (elder mother).

With a passion in acting, she also appeared in many programmes such as Growing Up, A Mother’s Love, The Happy Trio, Modern Romance, Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Three Women and A Half, The Little Nyonya, Double Bonus, Absolutely Charming, 3 Wishes, and many others.

Kevin Ho

Kevin Ho is an award-winning senior-level media professional, with over 15 years of experience in the regional and local content. He has a wealth of knowledge in leading commissioning and programming teams in the creation, supervision, acquisition and business development of content for streaming, cable and FTA platforms, as well as a sound grasp of major Southeast Asian market landscapes and content strategy.

Kevin was the Head of English Production and Programming in Mediacorp in 2019 and led a team of commissioning editors and programming managers. He currently spearheads the development and acquisition of Southeast Asian content at streaming platform iQIYI.

Lee Wei Song

Under the influence of his parents, Lee Wei Song began to learn music systematically at the age of 7. He formally entered the music industry in the early 1980s and quickly became a leader in the early Singapore pop music scene. Wei Song has been in business for more than 30 years, and has been committed to promoting the development of Chinese music, educating and cultivating many top talents on both the singing stage as well as off-stage. He is the most influential music composer, producer, and teacher of Chinese pop music. Over the years, he has actively participated in various charity activities. In 2016, he and his younger twin brother Lee Si Song were jointly appointed Charity Ambassadors of Sian Chay Medical Institution, and composed Sian Chay's theme song to convey the spirit of charity through music. Together with his twin brother, they are two of Singapore’s most prolific songwriters and producers. The pair first made their names in penning memorable tunes for local Singapore Broadcasting Corporation Chinese drama serials. After a short stint as singer-songwriters, both retreated behind the scenes to focus on songwriting and production. They have written songs and produced albums for stars such as Jacky Cheung, Sandy Lam, Stefanie Sun and Gigi Leung.

Lim Sau Hoong

Lim Sau Hoong is CEO and Executive Creative Director of 10AM Communications, an advertising agency that was founded in 2000. Since its inception, 10AM has garnered more than 300 awards including Cannes, the One Show, the British Designer & Art Directors club, Clio and Communication Arts.

Identified for her unique creative talent, Sau Hoong was invited to join the Planning Committee for the 2008 Beijing Olympics' Opening Ceremony as visual advisor, and contributed to the success of the Beijing Olympics. She headed the Shanghai World Expo 2010 Singapore Pavilion Advisory Panel from 2008 to 2010, and chaired the Speak Mandarin Council (Singapore) from 2008 to 2011. In June 2013, she was appointed Chairperson of the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) Stakeholders Communications Committee and in August 2013, appointed Member of the Singapore50 Culture and Community Committee. She was re-appointed as Director of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra Board.

Sau Hoong has sat on the jury for many international advertising festivals including Cannes, Clio, Times Asia Pacific Advertising Awards, the New York Advertising Festival, and London International Advertising Awards. She was also a jury member on the inaugural President Design Award in Singapore. Sau Hoong was nominated as one of the top three most influential persons in media, marketing, and advertising in Singapore.

Virginia Lim

Virginia was previously the Chief Content Officer at regional streaming platform Viu, where she was responsible for all content strategies, production of original series and content investments across Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and South Africa. She has more than 26 years of experience in the media industry, across functions, from managing P&L to operations, advertising, distribution, content, production, and marketing.

She has helmed several key leadership positions, including at Sony Pictures Television Networks, where she spent 11 years, eventually running the networks business in Asia which is best known for its top-rated channels AXN and ONE. She is also no stranger to the Singapore scene, having started her career as a TV producer with Mediacorp, before moving to StarHub. She joined Mediacorp in 2021 as a Chief Content Officer, where she oversees the company’s content creation, syndication, production facilities and resources.

Lo Ting-fai, Lofai

Lo Ting Fai, Lofai is the Director & General Manager of HK Television Entertainment Company Limited (ViuTV) since it was founded. He joined PCCW group in 2010 and has served the company in various capacities the past 12 years, including as the Senior Vice President of Strategy and management positions in the areas of production, programming and advertising revenue. Prior to that, he was the Creative Director of Apple Inc. and had previously worked in Hong Kong, Shanghai, California and London.

Lofai graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with first class honours, and also holds a master’s degree in science from Oxford University, UK, and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, US.

Simone Lum

Simone currently heads up the Chinese Audience team under Mediacorp’s consumer group where she oversees Mediacorp’s Chinese entertainment portfolio across television, radio and digital platforms as well as driving the transmedia content adoption. Most recently, she has also taken up the role to deepen customer engagement in the digital space.

Prior to this role, Simone led the content and partnership team in meWATCH where she commissioned its first co-production “Blue Tick”. Simone is also a pioneer team member that spearheaded Mediacorp’s video on demand service and it’s first interactive wed drama “Let’s Play Love”.

Man Shu Sum

Man Shu Sum is a veteran of the local media industry, with a wealth of experience in TV management, content development, as well as industry development.

He started his career in Hong Kong as a writer and journalist, honing his skills in TVB and Ming Pao Evening News. He joined the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation in 1981 and spearheaded its entertainment productions as well as manages a satellite television channel in Taiwan. In 2000, he was appointed the COO of MediaWorks Singapore, and was tasked to start two new free-to-air channels.

In 2005, Shu Sum joined the Media Development Authority (MDA) as the Director of Broadcast and Film, and was in-charge of developing Singapore’s media industry. He managed public service funding as well as the drive for the creation of high-definition content in Singapore’s nationwide high-definition TV trial. In 2008, Shu Sum left the MDA to join Mark Burnett Productions Asia as its CEO. In November 2009, Shu Sum re-joined Mediacorp to helm Raintree Pictures. In 2014, Shu Sum joined Hong Kong Baptist University as Associate Director of its academy of Film and appointed Professor of Practice 2019 and Endowed Professor in Film and Television 2020. He was also the vice-chair of the executive board launching the first and second Global University Film Awards under Hong Kong Baptist University in 2018 and 2020.

Shu Sum has held the office of Chief Judge for the Asian Television Awards since 2006, and serves on many other committees. He currently holds the following positions:

  • Advisory Member of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (Entertainment Industry)
  • Advisory Committee Member for Singapore Film Commission
  • Academic Board Member for Singapore Media Academy
  • Resource Panelist for Singapore Press Holding
  • Jury for Hong Kong Film Awards

Angeline Poh

Angeline Poh is Mediacorp’s Chief Customer & Corporate Development Officer. In this concurrent appointment, she oversees Mediacorp’s audience engagement and programming across its multiple platforms; as well as manages the development and execution of corporate-wide strategy, projects, and initiatives. She also oversees the Singapore Media Academy, which offers training and education services for the media industry.

Before joining Mediacorp, Angeline was the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) responsible for developing the Tech & Media sectors. She also oversaw the development and implementation of Singapore’s public service content strategies and initiatives. Prior to the formation of IMDA, she led the Media Development Authority’s industry planning and development group.

She also previously led a regional publishing business as Managing Director of McGraw-Hill Education. In this role, she led the growth and digital transformation of the company’s business in Asia across the Higher Education, School & English Language Training as well as Professional & Medical lines of business.

Angeline’s extensive experience in industry development and transformation was built through her career at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), where she held various positions. Most notably, she was the Director concurrently leading the organisation’s Planning division spearheading corporate-wide strategy development, implementation and performance management; as well as the Research & Statistics Unit responsible for economic research and forecasting. Angeline also led the InfoComms & Media Cluster which experienced significant sector-wide growth, including the introduction and development of the Interactive & Digital Media industry.

Angeline graduated from the Nanyang Technological University and was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal.

Shih Hui Min

Dr. Shih Hui Min is the Managing Director of Asia Professional Development Academy and was an adjunct research fellow at the East Asian Institute (EAI) in the National University of Singapore. She obtained her PhD in journalism and communication from Tsinghua University, and has authored a number of publications on communications, social media and internet development in East Asia. Dr Shih also has over 30 years of experience in radio and newspaper production and management in Singapore, Taiwan, and Indonesia. She also is a certified trainer and courses developer at the Institute for Adult Learning Singapore.

Janine Stein

Janine Stein is Editorial Director for ContentAsia's information platforms, including print, multimedia and online. She has covered the Asian television, media and satellite business across Asia since 1989 and has worked for, among others, The Hollywood Reporter (U.S.), South China Morning Post/Television & Entertainment Times (Hong Kong), Cable & Satellite Asia, Television Business International (TBI, U.K.) and Electronic Media (U.S.). Prior to 1989, she covered the African television and media industries for five years.

Among other roles, she was TV Editor for an English-language national daily and a correspondent for industry magazine Southern Screen & Stage out of Johannesburg.

Tan Chien Chiang

Tan Chien Chiang is a veteran media professional in Taiwan. He has 40 years of experience since he started his career in 1982, and produced many popular entertainment programmes such as Golden Partner, Happy Holiday, Diamond Stage, Good Luck, amongst others. He was also in Singapore Broadcasting Corporation from 1993 to 1996, where he helmed the Content Development department, and produced popular local programmes such as Fun Discovery, Those Were The Days, as well as the fourth edition of the Star Search 1995.

He returned to Taiwan and had worked at multiple broadcasters and various companies such as Formosa Television, Power TV, SET Metro, Eastern Broadcasting, ETtoday, Wolves Valley and WebTVAsia Taiwan.

Amy Wong

Amy Wong graduated from Shanghai Polytechnic Institution in 1974, and joined Asia Television Limited (ATV) in 1976, where she was promoted to Executive Producer in 1984. She left ATV in 1989 and joined Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), where she is currently Manager for the Drama Productions department. Amy specialises in capturing personal and humanic relationships, and bring her productions to life while evoking audiences’ emotions.

Wu Jianheng

Wu Jianheng is a well-known host, and proficient in Japanese and Korean, he was invited to attend many press conferences for Japanese and Korean programmes. He has hosted in a variety of shows including Idols of Asia, MTVJKPOP and ZIP!, as well as on Broadcasting Corporation of China’s ilike FM103. His amiable nature earned the respect from his peers, and many looked up to him. He is an advocate of hosting as he strongly believes that the biggest reward is the opportunities to get to talk to various people. He believes that everyone has a story to tell, no matter how big or small. He hopes to bring these stories to people and bring them closer through them.

His accolades include winning the Most Popular Music Programme and Most Popular Music Programme Host at Golden Bell Awards. He was also the Chairman of the Judging Panel for Golden Bell Awards, and judge for Golden Bell Awards and Golden Melody Awards.

Yang Chuanlin

Yang Chuanlin currently helms the position of Programming & Marketing Director at POP Radio FM91.7. POP Radio established on 18 March 2009, and plays the latest pop hits throughout northern Taiwan, with a listenership of more than 9 million people.

Chuanlin graduated from Shih Hsin University with a Master’s Degree in Communications Management. He has won several Golden Bell awards (best show of the year/best marketing of the year…) He has also worked as Program Planner and Producer at Broadcasting Corporation of China’s Program (Beautiful World/Morning Overtures), as well as Program Director at Voice of Taipei (Hit FM).

Dennis Yang

Dennis Yang is the Founder and Managing Partner of Taiwan’s new original content development company Studio76. Studio76 demonstrates a new content business concept where they raise a regional fund to support and develop Chinese original stories IP out from Taiwan, develop the stories into digital-first, genre-focused Telemovies and mini-series for the worldwide OTT platforms. Studio76 is a joint investment from Taiwan's KKBOX Group and MegaBank as well as Aashi Broadcast Group's Dream Ventures from Japan.

Prior to the launch of Studio76, Dennis was the Chief Content and Business Officer of KKTV, one of the top Taiwan home-grown SVOD/AVOD service focusing on premium Asian TV content. Aside from building a deep TV drama library of Korean, Japanese and Chinese dramas from Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, KKTV also launched own original production projects of web movies in a very unique short format and successfully gained commercial responses in the region.

Dennis has more than 20 years of rich experience in digital entertainment business and commercial operations in Greater China and Asian markets, held senior management positions in MTV, Yahoo!, Warner Music and HTC before joining KKBOX Music Group to co-found KKTV in late 2015.