Emily is the co-founder and CEO of Pillpresso. She has a proven track record working in hyper-growth startups, in the prestigious Singapore government and in the largest cosmetic company globally.
In Lazada (Southeast Asia’s largest e-commerce platform; acquired by Alibaba by US$4 billion), Emily was the manager for the Home Appliances category. She spearheaded the growth of the 2nd largest category in Singapore.
In the Singapore Economic Development Board, Emily’s mandate was to create jobs and enhance Singapore’s role as a global business hub. This involved engaging global CEOs and senior management from F500 companies (e.g. Nestlé, The Coca-Cola Company) to attract investments into Singapore.
At L’Oreal’s Luxury Products Division, Emily was the only analyst recommended for a stint in the French headquarters.
In parallel, she was a project leader with Conjunct Consulting, Southeast Asia’s first social change consultancy. There, she led her team to devise a training strategy and roadmap for Bizlink, Singapore’s 2nd-largest employer of people with disabilities.
In her free time, Emily volunteers with Lions Befrienders to provide support to the low-income, socially isolated elderly. She enjoys wide-ranging conversations and learning about varied topics, especially those pertaining to healthcare, politics and bridging the income gap in developed countries.
A thinker and doer, she has been regarded by her peers and superiors as one who does not shy away from challenging the status quo.
She possesses a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Economics (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.