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CPS is enhancing human collaboration via eFORA™ by:

1. Combining innovative technology with operational efficiency.

2. Enabling multiple applications to be used simultaneously by multiple users.

3. Enhancing data management and information sharing across multiple devices.

eFORA™ facilitates unified collaboration.


Management Team

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VENKA PILLAY
Managing Director

Venka has worked as a Space Systems Engineer for Magellan Aerospace in Ottawa, Canada and as a Director of Business Development for Meridien Utilities in Malaysia which promotes, markets, manufactures, and distributes biomass combustion technology. He has filed patents for an integrated aerial and space surveillance system in five countries, including Singapore. Venka has a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, a post-graduate certification in Space Systems Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, USA and a professional certificate on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University, USA.
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JASON MAROOTHYNADEN
Chief Technology Officer

Jason's background is as a Systems Engineer and Researcher with significant experience in developing technologies for aerospace, medicine, and educational applications. He has worked at the European Space Agency (ESA) as an instrument engineer and in mission operations for micro-gravity science payloads on-board the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS). He has founded start-ups in the biotechnology and educational space. He holds a PhD in Regenerative Medicine from Imperial College London, an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Cranfield University, and BEng in Materials Engineering from Imperial College London.
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IAN FERGUSON
Commercial Director

Ian is an investor and business adviser and facilitator with over 30 years' experience of advising companies on structuring and negotiating commercial transactions across sectors and geographies. His expertise includes the commercialisation of new technologies.
Ian is a Co-Founder and Non-Executive Member of the Board of Elixirr Partners, an international consultancy which focuses on business strategy and transformation, investments in start-ups and fast growth businesses, and disruptive technologies. He has been a Partner in international law firms (including Allen & Overy and Olswang Asia) for almost 25 years, specialising in technology and telecommunications. Ian has a LLB in law from Southampton University.
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SUSMITA PANDYA
Operations Director

Susmita has had considerable management and operational experience in the UK's National Health Service (NHS) in London. She was a Management Accountant at Whipps Cross University Hospital. She joined Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust as Senior Finance Analyst leading the team of responsible for Renal & Urology and Cancer Directorates budgets.
She was Service Delivery Manager at Evelina Children’s Hospital responsible for day to day operations including managing staff, budgets and setting up new services. As Business Relationship Manager for Guy’s and St Thomas’ she managed large technology accounts and as a project consultant to the Board of Guy's and St Thomas’ she advised on efficiency gains. Susmita has a BSc in Computer Studies with Accountancy from Brunel University London.
Venka has worked as a Space Systems Engineer for Magellan Aerospace in Ottawa, Canada and as a Director of Business Development for Meridien Utilities in Malaysia which promotes, markets, manufactures, and distributes biomass combustion technology. He has filed patents for an integrated aerial and space surveillance system in five countries, including Singapore. Venka has a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, a post-graduate certification in Space Systems Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, USA and a professional certificate on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University, USA.

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Advisory Board

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Kunal Chowdhry

Kunal's background is in financial services, with significant experience in banking and consulting. He currently runs and manages his family office in Singapore, investing in both traditional asset classes and new start-ups. He is an avid angel investor, with investments in over 20 start-ups in India, Singapore, USA and the UK.
He has previously worked at DBS Bank in Singapore where he reported directly to the CEO and at Accenture in London where he advised clients in the financial services sector. Kunal holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, an MA from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Physics from St. Stephen's College, India.
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Neil Emerson

Neil is senior vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific, for Diebold, responsible for leading the company's operations throughout Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Diebold, Neil was CEO for operations in Asia Pacific and East Africa for TMF Group, a worldwide professional services organisation that aids companies in global investments and expansion.
Neil also held several leadership and regional positions with HP Asia Pacific (including vice president and managing director for Enterprise Services in Asia), and IBM Australia and Asia Pacific. In addition, he has held senior leadership roles within the banking sector. Neil holds a diploma in electronic engineering from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
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Amos Manasseh

Amos is a business leader with over 30 years’ experience in the telco, media and digital entertainment industries. His experience includes senior executive roles at WSO2.Telco and Axiata in Malaysia where he has been Practice Leader Group API Ecosystem for Axiata Digital Services and Director Media/Group Strategy.
Over the last 15 years, Amos has built, launched and operated several innovative cross-platform digital entertainment services encompassing VOD, e-commerce, TV and online multiplayer gaming services in USA, UK, Europe and Asia. Amos is a passionate advocate of using open source enabling technologies as a catalyst for ecosystem growth and industry collaboration.
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Justain O'Flaherty

Justain has held senior positions from leading an Information Technology Services team, to Account management, responsible for business management of the compliance, operational risk, technology procurement, for private and public sectors companies in the energy, financial services and technology industries.
He has worked across the Asia Pacific region, including outside of Australia on assignments driving change from information strategy formulation through to project implementation and support in the Enterprise Information Management fields. Justain holds a Bachelor of Business, International Business, and Information Systems from Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
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Rueben Rajasingam

Rueben has spent 12 years in the mining industry, primarily focussing on the development and implementation of cutting edge technologies to improve process efficiency and productivity. At BHP Billiton, his role was to support and deliver tangible benefits to BHP Billiton’s copper operations in Chile and Australia, fostering collaboration with world class research and technology providers from around the globe and providing the critical link between technology development and operations.
Rueben is currently a business and project development manager in the Minerals Resources business unit at CSIRO, Australia’s premiere research organisation, where he leads multi-disciplinary teams who identify and solve specific problems faced in mining operations and develop new IP that can be commercialised. Rueben holds a PHD in Chemical Engineering from University of New South Wales, Australia.
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Komal Sahu

Komal is an active angel investor and a mentor to a number of incubators in Singapore. She has invested in a number of start-ups based in Singapore, India and the US. She has 18 years of diversified experience having worked for the British Civil Services as an investigator and then for KPMG advising financial services clients on tax, structured products, M&A, listing requirements etc. She has helped a number of tech and social entrepreneurs with their business ideation, strategy, investment pitches and connections, and is engaged with the start-up community in Asia.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Accountants and an Associate of the Institute of Taxation. Komal holds a BA in Economics from University of Delhi (SRCC), India.
Kunal's background is in financial services, with significant experience in banking and consulting. He currently runs and manages his family office in Singapore, investing in both traditional asset classes and new start-ups. He is an avid angel investor, with investments in over 20 start-ups in India, Singapore, USA and the UK.
He has previously worked at DBS Bank in Singapore where he reported directly to the CEO and at Accenture in London where he advised clients in the financial services sector. Kunal holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, an MA from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Physics from St. Stephen's College, India.

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