Yanxing David Ding
Regional FinTech, Ecosystems & Innovation at DBS Innovation Group
David is an innovation leader, problem solver and startup hustler. He is a lean startup practitioner focusing on business development, business model optimization and customer development and validation. He worked in various industries on business and partnership development in the last decade, including IT solutions, gaming, e-commerce, big data (SAP Hana), social media and healthcare. He has lead numerous Business Development efforts and validated business models that attracted angels and institutional funding.
He is also a connector and community developer. He developed and organized a number of industrial communities, conferences and events in different cities. He is passionate about both technology and helping people, always ready and willing to make some extra mile to achieve better. Meanwhile, he is also building business development and community development partnerships in Asia Pacific realm and beyond. He was in the founding team of muru-D Singapore as the Community and Operation Manager. At the inaugural Slush Singapore, he worked closely with Startups on Pitching Competition and Demo Booths.
Today, he is the Head of FinTech (Regional) at Southeast Asia’s largest company, DBS Bank, the Best Bank in the World.
Favorite quote: “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish.” —Steve Jobs