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Organizing Committee
AI For Food Sustainability and Health

Introducing our Organizing Committee from A*STAR and Dassault Systèmes.


Kumar SELVARAJOO, Senior Principal Investigator - Bioinformatics Institute, A*STAR (Chair of Organizing Committee)

Kumar SELVARAJOO  > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®


Kumar SELVARAJOO is heading the Computational Biology & Omics laboratories at the Bioinformatics Institute & the Singapore Institute of Food & Biotechnology Innovation, A*STAR. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor at the NUS School of Medicine and the NTU School of Biological Sciences. His lab focuses on cutting-edge dynamic modelling and omics data analytics for a wide variety of biological applications.


Ken Chew TAN, Director of Business Consulting - Dassault Systèmes

Ken Chew TAN > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®


Ken Chew TAN is a Director of Business Consulting at Dassault Systèmes for both Home & Lifestyle as well as Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Industries. He has over 25 years of experience in the fashion-related and retail-related technology industry mainly in the domains of 3D Design, 3D Product Development & Simulation, Production, Digital Marketing & Retail. 

Ken is part of Dassault Systèmes’ worldwide Industry Team with a mission to bring the innovative 3DEXPERIENCE platform to companies to help them with their strategic digital transformation initiatives, from R&D to Manufacturing to Retail. He is also a strong advocate of Consumer Experiences with Consumer in the epicenter of value creation process. Ken holds an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA.


Walid DARGHOUTH, CPG-Retail Industry Solution Experience Director - Dassault Systèmes

Walid DARGHOUTH > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®


Walid DARGHOUTH joined Dassault Systèmes in 2006. Walid holds a Master degree in informatics from Toulouse university in France and an MBA from Bologna university in Italy. Walid’s has more than 20 years of consulting experience in Consumer Goods industry, with expertise in customer engagement for transformation and deploying innovation projects. Over the last 4 years, Walid is leading the Home & Lifestyle and CPG & Retail Industry Solution with focus on defining the industry solution portfolio to address specific industry challenges around packaging, product and formula development & optimization, Lab digitalization, manufacturing scheduling & execution and solving inbound and outbound supply Chain puzzles.