Hello Data Tribe!
When it comes to the latest digital trends, it’s hard to overlook the emerging technologies of the blockchain and Web3. Over 80% of the top 100 public companies were actively engaged in blockchain in 2022, according to Blockdata research. Diversified business sectors, such as finance & banking, consumer & retail, and media & telecom, are building and using blockchain to enhance their traditional infrastructure and operations. Multi-billions of investments have been injected into these technologies behind cryptocurrencies, NFTs, metaverse, and more to push for mass adoption.
She Loves Data proudly introduces this Digital Trends module to allow working professionals from any industry to get a comprehensive overview of the blockchain and Web3 space. This module aims to equip you with the essential knowledge, use cases, and tools to propel and innovate at your daily job.
Stay on top of the trends. Sign up now!
Kate Tam, Module Lead
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About Blockchain Class
Date: Sat 4 March, 4pm SGT
Duration: 3 hours
This 3-hour course offers an introduction to the world of blockchain and its impact on the future of businesses.
Suitable for business professionals, entrepreneurs, and anyone with an interest in the technology, the course delves into the fundamentals of blockchain as a decentralized ledger and examines its benefits and explains its limitations.
Attendees will gain an understanding of the technology's ability to facilitate peer-to-peer transactions, execute smart contracts, and experience the technology in action. Key blockchain terminology will also be demystified to help you navigate the ever changing developments in Blockchain.
Nickey is the co-founder and CTO of BSD Education, a company that has developed an EdTech solution used by educators in 22 countries and 66,000 students worldwide. In addition, he the founder of a global technology consultancy Collective Global.
He has over 15 years of experience in technology development and scaling solutions, and is skilled in product development and digital marketing.
Nickey is frequently sought out by international corporations for his expertise in designing large-scale digital transformation projects. He has been featured in various publications and books and has spoken at international conferences on technology in various industries.
In addition to his work with BSD Education, Nickey is the founding member of Refugeek, an organization that teaches refugees digital skills, and is an advisor to the HKU Faculty of Education. He is dedicated to driving innovation and leadership to help businesses become global leaders.
About Web3 Class
Date: Sat 11 March, 4pm SGT
Duration: 3 hours
This course will dive deeper into the major differences between marketing efforts in web2 vs web3.
Great for content creators, influencers, marketers, entrepreneurs and innovators. You will walk away with a new found knowledge of where to start if you are interested in using web3 strategy to improve your marketing efforts.
With a specific focus on community engagement, this course will show in detail on how a premier web3 startup plans innovative strategies to reach their goals.
Gosha is the founder and creative director of The Thirty7, a marketing and advertising agency that helps plan and execute global advertising campaigns. Gosha is a firm believer in matching creative vision with ruthless execution, and that one does not work without the other. He has worked on advertising campaigns with the likes of Google, PandaDoc, Polkadex, Ankr, Lilith Games, and more...
About NFTs Class
Date: Sat 18 March, 4pm SGT
Duration: 3 hours
In this exciting two parts class you will learn everything about the world of NFTs, its opportunities, challenges and pitfalls.
First we will talk briefly about the history of the technology and understand why 2021 and 2022 were a pivotal year and why NFT became the word of the year in 2021 and see how major global brands are now trying to leverage on the power of NFTs to create new customer experiences.
We will also get hands on and deep dive into a few specific projects, discover what channels are being used for NFT projects and why and understand how you can also in the future be part of this new frontier.
Timothe is a founder of Webtrois, Asia Web3, a consultancy specialised in building Web3 strategies for brands and Web3 companies.
Currently working for groups like Animoca Brands, Exclusible and other Web3 companies, Timothee believes in the power of Web3 technology to drive excellence for new customer experiences. What started as an experiement to sell his drone photography through NFTs in the summer of 2021 changed into a passion and a full time transformation, he has previously launched NFT projects and is an avid NFT collector.Timothee previously was a senior marketing executive for Rosewood Hotel Group after years working in the media industry for LinkedIn, Dentsu-Aegis and JCDecaux.
About Metaverse Class
Date: Sat 25 March, 4pm SGT
Duration: 3 hours
Come with us on a journey to demystify the Metaverse! With this 2-part module, you will walk away with what the metaverse really is, what technologies power it, and what to expect in the future, as it’s being built.
We begin with an introduction, adding context to this paradigm shift, talk about the core attributes underlying the metaverse, touch upon the 3 key technologies powering the metaverse - augmented reality, mixed reality and virtual reality. We will discuss how businesses and consumers are leaning in towards creating and experiencing the various components of the metaverse, and also showcase some examples of its current use. We will deep dive into the future of work with this exciting technology!
Supriya is a product marketing manager at Meta, where she leads go to market and product launches in APAC. She works at the intersection of business and technology, and often facilitates conversations around new and emerging technologies, their role in business and society.
Luke Watson is a software engineer with a decade of experience working with government, finance as well as blockchain and the wider crypto ecosystem. Upon leaving the traditional financial world in 2020 Luke has worked full-time in crypto with companies including centralised exchanges and more experimental DeFi protocols. Now Luke is CTO for the Metaverse design agency Future is Meta"
June is a Customer Growth Manager in the Meta Reality Labs B2B team, where she leads account management and growth for the public sector and enterprise customers in South East Asia, Japan and Korea. She works with organisations to build their future of work strategies and leverage new technologies with Meta’s products for work to solve business problems.
Prior to joining Meta, her passion for employer branding saw her take on roles at Standard Chartered and DBS Bank where she led the Employer Brand and Employee Communications team. She was also a Solutions Consultant at LinkedIn, scaling the conversations around talent branding and recruitment marketing with organisations across the APAC region. June holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from the National University of Singapore.