DARWIN SY ANTIPOLO
/ FOUNDER &
Darwin is a self-identifying philomath and this itinerant curiosity has helped him deliver nuanced insights into his work as a facilitator, designer, consultant, and artist. He plays at the intersection of design, technology, and the arts.
Darwin is the founder and principal consultant of pxd labs. It is a design agency based in Singapore. He is a certified facilitator for the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and an exhibited visual artist.
Whilst in corporate, digital marketing has been his domain. Darwin was the Asia Pacific Digital Marketing Manager for a UK-based global asset manager, looking after 10 markets in the region. He straddled both client and agency sides across the years. And has advised top MNCs and regional players like Polycom (US), Dow Corning (UK), Indosat (ID), Singtel (SG) and others on their marketing challenges.
Darwin is a product of Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He holds certificate and post graduate degrees in Applied Innovation (SMU), Western & Abstract Painting (NAFA) and MBA academic units from Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Jason is a strong proponent of adult education who believes in lifelong learning and driving a culture of inclusion so that every person is granted an opportunity to demonstrate their very best version of themselves.
His triple background in engineering, banking operations, and workshop faciliation bridges the intricacies of human behaviors as well as the rapid changes organisations are subjected to. His work has brought him to Shanghai (China), Chennai (India), Toronto (Canada) and Singapore.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Mathematics and Economics, and possesses an Advance Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). He is also a certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® (LSP) facilitator using methods that are often coupled with Bikablo® visual techniques to draw insights into team development, process design, personal effectiveness and organisation development.
Ai Yat Goh
Ai Yat strongly believes in being agile and resilient towards achieving success at work and in securing personal fulfillment. She leverages visual strategies in various entrepreneurial and development programmes for students, professionals and retirees.
Ai Yat is privileged to be recognized as the master trainer in Asia for The Back of the Napkin™ - Solving Problems with Pictures. She has developed and conducts the programmes: Starting Your Own Business, The Self-Employed Training Workshops, The Entrepreneurial Manager, The Entrepreneurial Employee, Thriving On Challenges, Visual Thinking, Creativity & Innovation - The Rules Have Changed!, and Networking & Relationship Management. For many years now, Ai Yat has been regularly involved in entrepreneurial development, transition training, and assisting individuals affected by job separation exercises cope with the challenges ahead. Her clients include multi-national companies, government agencies, as well as educational and financial institutions across Asia Pacific.
She currently teaches Creativity, Innovation, and Design for RMIT University degree programme at SIM Global Education.
Ai Yat holds an MBA (Entrepreneurial Management) from Entrepreneurship Institute Australia. Ai Yat herself has started and operated a number of businesses very successfully.
Syahrul is a high-calibre professional who is conscientious and meticulous with his preparation and execution. In the last 15 years, he had experiences working with audiences on all levels of organisations in various industries like Software Development, Shared Services, Financials Services and Fintech, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing.
He designs, develops and has delivered workshops and coaching engagements in 10 countries in Asia-Pacific and Western Europe. He has done so in the capacity of an external, internal and as an independent facilitator.
His areas of interests are Communication, Leadership & Design Thinking. He partners up with Agile MY, PM Huddle & local Start-Up communities to deliver complimentary talks, training and coaching to those in need.
Overall, Syahrul strives to be the go-to person when partners are looking for value added expertise, who knows his work well, dependable and delivers required results consistently.