Bigg Team

Ram Dharmaj BBM

Chairman

Extensive experience in entrepreneurship, product innovation and strategic management in the FMCG industry in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Currently active in co-founding and angel investor in green hydrogen, AI in behaviourial science, Hollywood movies and pro-ecology nail care ventures in the USA, Europe and Asia. Held senior positions in several companies before retiring from the corporate world. He continues to chair and play active role in school advisory committees, undergrad student mentorship and advising accelerator programs. National Day Honours 2017 recipient of Public Star Award, BBM, conferred by the President of Singapore for outstanding services to education.

CPT (NS) Nicholas Tan

Vice Chairman & Founder/CEO

Self-driven entrepreneur and engineer with strong problem solving and business skills in Asia, China and Australia. He founded Bigg World, an online to offline rewards marketplace to help retailers create a sustainable ecosystem. He has over 20 years of experience working with leading-edge technology as an RSAF experimental flight test engineer graduating from USAF test pilot school. He was a recipient of MINDEF Defence Technology Prize (Team) and also accelerated by IBM Watsons Tag pass program in cognitive intelligence.

Prof Alex Siow

Board Advisor, Blockchain and Infocomm Technology

Current Professor in the School of Computing, NUS and director of advanced computing, strategic technology management institute and Center for Health Informatics. Former CIO of HDB, Starhub and President of Singapore Computer Society. He is one of the thought leaders of computing in Singapore

Akbar Kader

Board Advisor, Joint Venture Partnership

A trained civil engineer, he has been in business for more than 25 years with interest in construction, consultancy and investment. He is also very active in volunteering his services in various boards and councils for more than 30 years. Building partnerships is his passion.

Dato Seri Prof Dr Zahidul Haque

Board Advisor, Community and Humanitarian Engagement

Dato’Seri.Prof.Dr.Zahid Haque is the Chancellor of the ASEAN University International and Professor of Medicine. Senior Advisor, Asia Pacific from World Sports Alliance (WSA,UN) Vice Chancellor of British American University, Malaysia. Advisor of International Board of Medicine & Surgery (IBMS) Prof.Dr.Zahid Haque was Awarded from dierent Countries, The Royal  palace of Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines for his Humanitarian works in Home and Abroad.

Dr. Anton Ravindran

Board Advisor, Technology & Business Strategy

Founder & CEO of RapidStart, GSTF ICT Training Pte Ltd and co Founder Asia Entrepreneurs Exchange. Co founder and former Group CEO of Genovate Pte Ltd (now know as Lithan) which under his leadership operated in 17 cities and 6 countries in Asia Pacific and won several awards including the Enterprise 50 award for 2 consecutive years in 2005 and 2006 where it was ranked as the fastest growing software company in Singapore. He held technical and managerial positions at IBM, Computer Associates, Sun Microsystems (Asia South), Oracle (Singapore) as well as Singalab (a former JV between National Computer Board of Singapore and IBM). As a technopreneur, he won the top Singapore entrepreneur award for two consecutive years in FY 2005 & FY2006. Also was the overall winner of the Singapore Indian Entrepreneur of the Year Award (SIEA) for large enterprise category in FY 2006.

Gary Nicholson

Board Advisor, Artificial Inteligence & Nuclear Robotics

Presently CEO & Founder of Q Technologies AI company based in Beijing. He has project managed and led 100’s of PhD programmers in security and AI applications. Was previously in Rolls Royce as Data Systems and Solutions Director located in UK and USA,responsible for managing highly sensitive databases for Missiles, NASA, Military Aircraft, Nuclear Submarines and Nuclear power plants and Robotics in UK. CEO of Pegasus USA with extensive experience in software applications using AI.