Meet the Team

We are a team of Educators, Designers, and Technologists working to Upskill the World’s Deskless Workforce.


James CHIA


James drives ArcLab’s Vision, Strategy, Product & Growth. He writes on Medium, is an Associate Lecturer at SIM Global Education & a Community Mentor. James is an ACLP-certified Adult Educator and holds a QM Teaching Online Certificate.

Formerly in Singapore’s Public Service and Portfolio Management / Financial Markets, James is a Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Singaporean; Cornell Alum and a Tottenham fan since ’94

Steven CHAN


Steven leads ArcLab’s Tech & Engineering. He’s also Co-Founder of Singapore-based education & tech firm Tinkertanker (backer of ArcLab), with 1 Startup Exit and counting!

Formerly with PayPal in Senior Software Engineering roles & Singapore’s Civil Service (MICA), Steven is a Code Monkey, Tinkerer, MIT Alum and has been inhaling solder fumes since ’88.


Our Advisory Board

We are honoured to draw on the experience of industry and academic leaders to upskill the World’s Deskless Workforce



Ms TAY Hwee Ling

Former Executive Director of Human Resource at Monetary Authority of Singapore. HR and L&D Leader



Dr Kenneth GOH

Singapore Management University, A. Professor of Strategic Management (Education); Co-Founder of AdvocAid




Founder, CalibrateM. Former Chief Strategist at DeVries Global. Business Strategy and Product Marketing Leader



Ms Bella YU

Certified Adult Learning, Special Needs & Financial Literacy Educator. Former Executive Director at Morgan Stanley



Dr Karin AVNIT

Singapore Institute of Technology, A. Professor & Dep. Director: Centre for Learning Environment & Assessment Development

Our Team

Martin GOH

Learning Designer

Advising & working with ArcLab customers to craft effective learning experiences. Advanced Certificate in Learning & Performance (ACLP). James Cook University

CHU Jie Ying

Digital Marketer

Broadcasting ArcLab’s good work to the world through creative & impactful content strategy. Google Analytics Certified. National University of Singapore

Icarus GUO

Software Engineer

Working to build and develop the ArcLab SaaS platform. Making the world a better place, one line of code at a time. National University of Singapore

Interns: Sabrina Kamarudin (Marketing), Serena Soo (Design), Kerk Zhao Zhen (Marketing)

We’re growing. If you share our vision, come talk to us.


"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."

Issac Newton

Many thanks to alumni who helped lay ArcLab’s foundations: ARASH Nur Iman, ARIFF Munshi, CHAN Hei Wai, Nicholas CHAN, Joanna CHEONG, CHIN Bing Huang, Jonathan CHUA, DERECK Zorca, Jerry DING, HAN Zenan, Justin HOU, Josiah KEK, Marcus LAM, Kris LEE, LEE Wei Liang, Claire LIEW, LIN Si Qi, Carolynne NG, NG Mun Hin, Kimberly PONTANARES, ROHIT Rajesh, SAIVYA Sreen, SHEN Hao, SIM Hean Zhor, Sylvia SOH, SUKKRIVAA Vijayan, Benjamin TAN, Cedric Edward TAN, Luke TAN, TAN Xin Ying, Darryl TANG, TAY Ruiwen, Estee TEY, Ephraim WANG, Charles WINDLE, Francis YEO, YEOH Lik Hern, Elizabeth YEUNG, Eric YULIANTO & ZAINUL Ariffin