Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018 Roadshow
10 Sep 2018 06:30pm - 08:30pm
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Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018 Roadshow

10 Sep 2018 06:30pm - 08:30pm

More Events the Hive Sheung Wan, 33-35 Hillier Street, 3/F Hong Kong Island Free Event
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Hi travel tech enthusiasts,

SIA AppChallenge is back for its 2018 edition! Singapore Airlines is on a hunt for the next generation to take ideas and innovation in the digital aviation and travel space to daring new heights - are you the one we are looking for?

Join the inaugural roadshow of 2018 at the Hive Sheung Wan to get dibs on the reveal of this year's challenge statements, prizes, and connect with industry leaders over dinner and drinks!

Check out the AppChallenge here.


18:30 Registration

19:00 Welcome address and the introduction of Singapore Airlines AppChallenge

19:15 Speakers sharing: Future of Traveltech in Asia, Personalisation in Travel, etc.

19:30 Panel discussion + Q & A

20:00 Networking and Dinner

Kevin Kwa
Assistant Manager, Digital Innovation Lab, Singapore Airlines
Having had a taste of both the corporate and startup worlds, Kevin has embarked on a new challenge to help kickstart innovation in Singapore Airlines. His experience working at another Singapore giant DBS, as well as his years running both a social enterprise and marketplace startup, has put him in good stead to foster intrapreneurship in the world’s number 1 airline. A former digital nomad and a serial hackathoner, Kevin believes the future of travel lies in creating a truly unique experience for each traveler through personalization.

Vimal K Rai
HK Chapter leader of Travel Massive
Vimal is a world traveler, having lived in 8 different cities, and he now runs a boutique consultancy from Hong Kong, that prioritizes excellence in customer experience in the aviation and travel retail domains. He has worked with several airlines, both as an employee and as a service provider, and for the last 3 years has also mentored 4 startups across Europe, India, and SEAsia. He is fascinated by the impact of technology on consumer behavior and believes the key to truly personalized and transformative customer experience lies in being able to “join the dots” strategically, from end to end, and across all business verticals, firmly putting customers first, front and center.

Johannes Jaeger
Business Developer APAC of Agorize Asia
Originally from Germany, has been living around the Asia Pacific for over ten years. His journey in the TravelTech space started in 2015 with the founding of his first startup - a peer to peer foreign currency exchange company. An active hacker, he and his team won the world's largest hackathon: AngelHack, organized Europe's largest hackathon: Junction and the largest hackathon in Greater China: hackUST. Returning to his passion (Travel) he spent 18 months engineering Hack Horizon ( – the world’s first TravelTech hackathon on a plane, which he co-founded to extend the innovation runway beyond the hackathon and break siloes within the travel and start-up ecosystem.

(More speakers to be decided)


What's more, apart from the awesome speakers?
Free food, beer, and wine! 

About the venue
the Hive is Asia’s widest network of coworking spaces, where a community of entrepreneurs, start-ups, and creative businesses strive. Currently, we have locations in Hong Kong, Saigon, Singapore and Bangkok with Tokyo, Taipei and Melbourne opening at the end of 2018. Our spaces are beautifully designed and we offer a range of hot desks and stylish private offices to rent flexibly by the week, month or year. We combine our spacious and bright interiors with a laid-back garden terrace in the heart of bustling city districts. By joining the Hive, you become part of a vibrant community of like-minded and inspiring people. Our memberships include access to all of the Hive locations worldwide and the events that we host, making the Hive network the perfect place to build new connections, collaborate and be part of a creative community.


Join us in creating the trend for the most innovative ideas to take off!!

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