Virtual Career Summit 2020


Make a Difference in 2021

14 Oct 2020

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

About Career Summit

Career Summit 2019

5-Year Experience

Since 2016, BestTop has successfully organized the career fair and career summit for consecutive four years, and the total number of event guests tops 15 0000+. They serve as bridges between motivated talents and industry working professionals.

Make a Difference in 2021

In view of the outbreak of COVID-19, university students are facing unprecedented challenges in career development and job seeking. By partnering with local and overseas university career centers, TalentLink initiated the Virtual Company Conference to help whoever in need to make a difference in their career development and job hunting in 2021.

Data Summit 2020


Bryan Martone

Chief Operating Officer

The Diary Corporation

Bryan is a Consultant with 20+ years experience in Global Financial Institutions, Software Development & Health Data Companies Asia Pacific with a well regarded track record in Program Management & Business Integration planning, driving, delivering improved & new Operating Models focused on process, risk, technology with several notable key achievements.

Daniel Icasiano

Global Head of Services

Shell Lubricants

Daniel have spent his career building products, businesses and organizations to embrace the challenging realities in the energy and industrial landscape. Whether it is developing/launching new technologies, finding better ways to address customers' needs or creating new markets for existing products, Daniel believe transformation always start with people -- combining an intimate understanding of customers we can serve and mastery of an organization's DNA and motivation for change.


Krithiga Gopalan

Seasoned Cybersecurity Director


Krithiga Gopalan is a seasoned Cybersecurity Director handling Oracle portfolio. She helps drive through sales opportunities by influencing customers with international business experience in various roles across multiple geographies including Switzerland, Singapore and India. She is also the vreator and global leader of Oracle Security & Compliance Community of Practice (~850 members and growing). Krithiga holds two Security patents & dual MBA degrees with Honors (top 5%) from UCLA and NUS.

Joanna Yordan

Senior Principal

Korn Ferry

Joanna has more than 20 years experience in consulting work with extensive expertise in Organization Transformation, Improve Organization Productivity, Digital Change Management and Human Capital Strategy. She has been exposed to complex transformation project in both regional and global. She has been building industry focus on upstream & downstream energy, telecommunication, finance and manufacturing.

Vivek Khandelwal

Head of Channel & Retail

HMD Global

Vivek is an APAC Head of Channel with 17+ years of experience leading channel & retail strategy, partner development and driving business model for outstanding customer experience. He leverage his solid understanding of customer needs, effective communication, and cross-functional leadership to deliver successful go-to-market, sales, retail, and country strategies. Vivek combines an entrepreneurial mindset, innovative thinking, and a problem-solving approach to drive sales and grow revenue.

Yolanda Yu


Career Journalist

Yolanda is an ex-headhunter and went through multiple career changes. Her most recent roles were commercial roles in financial technology industry. While she is enthusiastic about this field, she still find herself the most passionate about helping people find and build a dream career that leads to happiness and fulfillment facturing.

Neha Anna George

Finance Director

Procter & Gamble


Neha is a Finance Director with Procter & Gamble (P&G) with 10+ years of experience in Commercial and Supply Chain Finance. She has worked on bringing innovation to markets in APAC and India for household products like Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Wella, Gillette & Braun. During her time spent in Gillette managing the Supply Chain Finance function for Asia (including India & China) and MEA, she designed a long term supply chain that will deliver improved margins on products and free up cash to enable a more profitable cost structure that could fuel future innovation. She also led the F&A Equality & Inclusion team for Asia where she enabled 50-50 representation of Female F&A leaders across Asia and was a global finalist at P&G for her efforts on D&I. She has mentored women entrepreneurs via the Cherie Blair Foundation. She has an Electrical Engineering background from NUS and is a voice artist who records audio books in her free time.

Daphne Ong

Program Director

BestTop Consulting


Daphne joined DBS Bank as a Graduate Associate, Management Programme, to embark on a fast-tracked development journey. Groomed for an accelerated career progression, she was provided with immense career opportunities across business units and has gained valuable experiences in the banking industry. She worked for Standard Chartered Bank in the Priority Banking segment from 2018-2019. She has 5 years of corporate background in banking, specifically in Wealth Management, Business Development, Marketing and Project Management.

In the fifth year of her banking career, she embarked on her journey to pursue a professional certification in Coaching and made a career switch after one year of training. To date, she has accumulated more than 60 hours of coach-specific training, 10 hours of Mentor Coaching, 300+ hours of 1-to-1 coaching sessions. She has earned an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) certification, accredited by International Coach Federation in the United States. She has leveraged on her learnings to help many individuals flourish and live out their best selves.


Event Agenda

1500 hrs - 1510 hrs


Get started with the event

1510 hrs - 1530 hrs

Topic: How to Survive the Covid-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Bryan Martone

1530 hrs - 1540 hrs

Topic: Future of Technology and Impact

Speaker: Krithiga Gopalan

1540 hrs - 1550 hrs

Topic: Trend Happening in the Future Speaker: Joanna Yordan

1550 hrs - 1600 hrs

Topic: Navigating Career Crisis

Speaker: Daniel Icasiano

1600 hrs - 1610 hrs

Topic: Future of Fintech and Digital

Speaker: Yolanda YU

1610 hrs - 1620 hrs

Topic: Lessons Learnt from the Past Speaker: Vivek Khandelwal

1620 hrs - 1630 hrs

Topic: Outlook of the Post Covid-19 Pandemic Speaker: Neha Anna George

1630 hrs - 1640 hrs

Event Concludes

Past Career Summits

What You'll Get

100 mins and 7 topics from industry experts

Timely and valuable advice to the students.

Virtual Networking

Real-time chat with fellow participants

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