Dr. Rex YEAP
Dr. Rex Yeap is the co-founder and Vice-Chairman of IIPCC Singapore chapter. He is a Partner of Invention Capital, directing efforts towards creating and commercialising novel inventions, investing and incubating early-stage companies. He is also the Chairman of and Business Angel Network (BANSEA) and Director of ASEAN Business Angel Alliance. He holds a Master of Science (Distinction) from University of Leeds, and his Doctoral research involved the invention of a few patented hedge fund systems.
Dr. Yeap has over 30 years of experience across the Infocomm technology value chain that spans industry, government and academia. He started his career in interactive digital media (specifically, computer game design and development) back in the late 80s. He was subsequently blessed to be among the pioneering (1997) patent mapping and analysis alumnus of Kent Ridge Digital Labs. Since then, he has been continuously involved in numerous patent mapping, analysis and strategy related ventures. He has worked with a range of international clients in their IP road-mapping and commercialisation strategy using proprietary and open innovation and patent analytics methodologies. Dr. Yeap was the co-founder of 3i Analytics, and together with his team, they produced over 2000 original technology IP reports, and he also directed efforts to secure, design, develop and commercialise the award-winning SurfIP portal. Dr. Yeap list of patents & publications can be found in http://ye.sg/patents