Lai Yin Sarah
CHEAH, Lai Yin Sarah Assoc Professor Department:  Management & Organisation Office:  BIZ1-8-46 Contact:  65-6516-7230 Email:  bizclys@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae
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    • Technological Foresight And Futures
    • R&d Comercialization
    • Early-stage Technology Development
    • Entrepreneurship
    • National Innovation System
    • Technological Innovation
    • Open Innovation
    • Journal Articles
    • Books/Monographs
    • Conference/Seminars
      • Coworking and the Creative Space - Designing the Future Organization, with KOH C (2016), DRUID Asia
      • The role of networks in commercializing public-funded innovation, (2016), DRUID Asia
      • Corporate Governance of Public-Private Partnership in Innovation, with Yoneyama S (2016), DRUID Asia
      • Co-working Space for Creative Collaboration and Entrepreneurship, with KOH C (2015), APROS EGOS
      • How open should innovation be: exploring the right balance between internal & external technology sourcing, with Yoneyama S and Edamura K (2015), 2nd annual World Open Innovation Conference
      • Technological Innovation and Network Capability, with Yu C (2015), 12th ASIALICS Conference
      • Impact of unintended reverse knowledge transfer on R&D performance of parent company, with Yoneyama S (2015), R&D Management Conference
      • What affect firms` propensity to take part in open innovation,, with Zalan, T (2014), Accepted for presentation at 34th Strategic Management Society International Conference , September, Madrid, Spain
      • Open innovation with public research partners, with Zalan, T (2014), Accepted for presentation at 11th ASIALICS Conference: Convergence,Innovation and Creative Economy, September, Daegu, Korea
      • Measuring innovation with realised imputed commercial value (RICV), with Yu, C (2014), Paper presented at 25th ISPIM Conference , June, Dublin, Ireland
      • Business and innovation: Perspectives from Singapore, (2014), Invited guest speaker at 5th International Conference on Foresight and Sustainable Development of Future Society, February, Tokyo, Japan
      • Innovation and Business: Perspectives from Singapore, 2014 National Science, Technology and Innovation Development Annual Forum, (2014), Invited guest speaker on Innovation Capacity, Technology Capability and Industry Performance towards 2015 ASEAN Free Trade, October, Jakarta, Indonesia
      • Measuring economic impact of public research commercialisation in Singapore - Realised imputed commercial value, with Yu, C (2013), Paper presented at 10th ASIALICS Conference: The roles of public research institutes in Asia`s innovation sytems, September, Tokyo, Japan
      • Public research institutes and national innovation system: Empirical evience for Singapore, with Zalan, T (2013), Paper presented at 6th AIE conference, August, Oxford, UK
      • Why are some firms more successful than others in commercialising public research, with Zalan, T (2013), Paper presented at 24th ISPIM Conference, June, Helsinki, Finland
    • Others
    • Best Research Presentationon Policy Analytics, Workshop on Analytics for Business, Consumer and Social Insights by SMU - 2015
    • Employee Recognition Award, Hewlett Packard - 2006
    • Sales Inner Circle Honoree, Hewlett Packard - 2000
    • NTUC Scholarship, Singapore - 1988
    • PSF Scholarship, Singapore - 1985
    • Prime Minister's Book Prize, Singapore - 1981
    • PhD, Business and Management, University of South Australia, 2012
    • Graduate Diploma, Management Research, University of South Australia, 2010
    • MBA, Banking & Finance, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1996
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Electrical, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1991
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, NUS Business School (MS, Business Analytics), 2013 - 2014
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, NUS Business School (MBA/Technopreneurship Minor Program), 2006 - 2013
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, NUS Entrepreneurship Centre (Technopreneurship Minor Program), 2004 - 2006
    • Adjunct Senior Fellow, NUS Entrepreneurship Centre (Technopreneurship Minor Program), 2002 - 2004
    • Scientific Panel Member, The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM), 2014 - current
    • Consultant, A*STAR Science & Engineering Research Council Futurescape 2025, 2014 - current
    • Judge, National SAS Analytics Competition, 2014
    • Vice President, A* STAR ETPL, 2009 - 2014
    • Judge, Cerebration - Global MBA Challenge, 2010
    • Head, Technical Advisory Workgroup, Technology Transfer Network, 2009 - 2010
    • Head, Training & Certification Workgroup, Technology Transfer Network, 2009 - 2010
    • Deputy Director, Traineeship for Technology Transfer Management (T3M) Program by A*STAR ETPL and WDA, 2009 - 2010
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Southeast Asia, Hewlett Packard, 2007 - 2009
    • Manager, Business & Program Management Office, Hewlett Packard China, China, 2006 - 2007
    • Lecturer, Chinese Executive Development Program (for official/banking delegations from China), 1996 - 2006
    • Boot Camp Trainer, Start-Up @ Singapore, organized by NUS Business School, 2005
    • Program, Director, NUS Entrepreneurship Centre3-M Innovation Program, 2003 - 2005
    • Judge, Start-Up @ Singapore, 2004
    • Judge, Organizing Committee Member, Global Start-Up @Singapore, 2003
    • Technical Account Manager, Silicon Valley-Based Start-Up, 2000 - 2002
    • Alliance Practice Manager, Silicon Valley-Based Start-Up, 2000 - 2001
    • Business Development Manager, Hewlett Packard, 1996 - 2000
    • Head, China Desk Research Unit, International Operations, IE Singapore, 1995 - 1996
    • Consultant/Systems Manager, Hewlett Packard, 1991 - 1995
    • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute, 2008 - present
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSS BB), PSB Academy, 2008 - present
    • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation, 2006 - present
    • Certified IT Project Manager (CITPM), Singapore Computer Society, 2007 - present
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