Yinghui Xu is a Head from the Infocomms and Media (Digital) division of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). She is responsible for designing and executing EDB’s national digital strategies in areas such as Digital Platforms, Digital Infrastructure, Artificial Intelligence and the Digitalisation of Industries, including manufacturing, healthcare and consumer. She is also responsible for the account management of EDB’s strategic digital clients, including companies such as Alphabet, Amazon, NEC and Oracle.
She also holds a concurrent appointment as a Head of EDB’s Advanced Manufacturing team. She is responsible for designing and executing Singapore’s national manufacturing strategies, to drive transformation and growth of Singapore’s manufacturing ecosystem. She was part of the core team that developed the Singapore Smart Industry Readiness Index© and is actively involved in helping industries and companies adopt Industry 4.0.
She graduated from the Economics Faculty of Hitotsubashi University and has certifications in systems thinking, designing thinking, business strategy and digital strategy. She is also passionate about social causes and is an active grassroots volunteer in Singapore.