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Lucy Dunn to Retire as Orange County Business Council President and CEO

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:40pm

Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Lucy Dunn, President and CEO, intends to retire effective December 31, 2021, after 16 years at the helm of the organization.

Key Points: 
  • Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Lucy Dunn, President and CEO, intends to retire effective December 31, 2021, after 16 years at the helm of the organization.
  • During her tenure, Dunn has become one of the regions most influential voices and trusted advocates for the business community.
  • Orange County today has an enviable reputation statewide, and even nationally, as a special place to live and do business.
  • Orange County Business Council (OCBC) represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange Countys economic development and prosperity to preserve a high quality of life.

Singapore employees return to a changing workplace as COVID-19 accelerates greater collaboration between humans and technology, says GlobalData

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:00am

SINGAPORE, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy re-starts in Singapore, workers are returning to a changing workplace as COVID-19 accelerates greater collaboration between humans and technology, empowering employees with new digital skills, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy re-starts in Singapore, workers are returning to a changing workplace as COVID-19 accelerates greater collaboration between humans and technology, empowering employees with new digital skills, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
  • The rapid advances in mobile technologies and applications has driven a collaboration boom since the pandemic started as businesses adopt video conferencing as AI platforms.
  • OCBC Bank Singaporeintroduced a mobile app to launch 'HealthPass' which enables patients to book video consultation appointments with over 100 general practitioners.
  • The seamless communication between smart objects over the internet is also proving to be transformative in the changing work landscape.

OCBC Bank and Singtel Crowned Winners of the Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards 2019 in Singapore

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:26am

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the winners of the 2019 Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards in Singapore.

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  • Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the winners of the 2019 Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards in Singapore.
  • Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Bank) and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) were recognized at the Red Hat Forum Singapore today for their outstanding and innovative usage of Red Hat solutions.
  • One way of doing so is by honoring organizations that have demonstrated creative thinking, determined problem-solving and transformative uses of Red Hat technology through the 2019 Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards.
  • The winners were selected based on the impact of their Red Hat deployments on their business, industry and the community.

Clinc Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Its Innovative Platform that Delivers Truly Conversational AI

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

In particular, it can train neural networks based solely on examples of the way humans would interact with the technology," said Clare Walker, Industry Principal at Frost & Sullivan.

Key Points: 
  • In particular, it can train neural networks based solely on examples of the way humans would interact with the technology," said Clare Walker, Industry Principal at Frost & Sullivan.
  • "Further, Clinc decouples dialogue management and response logic, allowing for variable responses based on context."
  • "Clinc organizes its platform and teams around agile development, informed by partner-developers in a feedback loop for optimization.
  • Clinc is the leading global provider of conversational artificial intelligence technologies for companies like Barclays, USAA, OCBC Bank, bank and others.

Clinc Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Its Innovative Platform that Delivers Truly Conversational AI

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

In particular, it can train neural networks based solely on examples of the way humans would interact with the technology," said Clare Walker, Industry Principal at Frost & Sullivan.

Key Points: 
  • In particular, it can train neural networks based solely on examples of the way humans would interact with the technology," said Clare Walker, Industry Principal at Frost & Sullivan.
  • "Further, Clinc decouples dialogue management and response logic, allowing for variable responses based on context."
  • "Clinc organizes its platform and teams around agile development, informed by partner-developers in a feedback loop for optimization.
  • Clinc is the leading global provider of conversational artificial intelligence technologies for companies like Barclays, USAA, OCBC Bank, bank and others.

Rapyd Partners with OCBC Bank to Create Singapore's First Instant Mobile Payments via PayNow

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Rapyd, a global FinTech-as-a-Service provider, announced a partnership with OCBC Bank to enable real-time bank payments for Singapore consumers and online retailers.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Rapyd, a global FinTech-as-a-Service provider, announced a partnership with OCBC Bank to enable real-time bank payments for Singapore consumers and online retailers.
  • The partnership leverages PayNow, Singapore's national peer-to-peer funds transfer service, enabling OCBC Bank customers to make digital payments using the OCBC Pay Anyone app powered by Rapyd's recently launched Checkout payments solution for e-commerce.
  • Among OCBC Bank customers, such transactions have grown 4.5 times year-on-year, via QR code payments on the OCBC Pay Anyone app.
  • Mr. Joel Yarbrough, Vice President, Asia Pacific at Rapyd, said: "We are excited to work with OCBC to make instant payments through OCBC Pay Anyone available to our network for online and mobile merchants.

Bank of Singapore Officially Launches European Wealth Management Subsidiary

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00pm

Bank of Singapore, the private banking arm of Southeast Asias second largest financial services group OCBC Bank, officially launched its wealth management subsidiary, BOS Wealth Management Europe S.A. (BOSWM) that further positions Bank of Singapore to capture opportunities in Europe.

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  • Bank of Singapore, the private banking arm of Southeast Asias second largest financial services group OCBC Bank, officially launched its wealth management subsidiary, BOS Wealth Management Europe S.A. (BOSWM) that further positions Bank of Singapore to capture opportunities in Europe.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190402005846/en/
    Bank of Singapore launched its European wealth management subsidiary BOS Wealth Management in Luxembourg and London to deepen its presence in the region which has the highest number of ultra-high net worth individuals globally.
  • Mr Samuel Tsien, the Group Executive Officer of Bank of Singapores parent company, OCBC Bank, Ching Wei Hong, Chief Operating Officer of OCBC Bank and Chairman of Bank of Singapore, and Bahren Shaari, Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Singapore, as well as 400 guests were present at both events.
  • Commenting on the official launch of BOSWM, Bank of Singapore Chief Executive Officer, Mr Bahren Shaari, said, This is an important milestone for Bank of Singapore.

OCBC Commends Governor Newsom's Housing, Education Initiatives In Proposed 2019 State Budget

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 7:55pm

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --"OCBC commends the bold vision provided by Governor Gavin Newsom in his first budget proposal," said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO of OCBC.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --"OCBC commends the bold vision provided by Governor Gavin Newsom in his first budget proposal," said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO of OCBC.
  • OCBC and the business community look forward to working with the Governor and Legislature to advance the housing initiatives to build strong communities for a sustainable and prosperous future," Dunn said.
  • "California deserves bold, creative leadership, and I am pleased that OCBC aligns with Governor Newsom on so many important issues," Dunn said.
  • OCBC members include Experian, Disneyland Resort, Irvine Company, Chevron, JPMorgan Chase, U.S. Bank and AECOM.

OCBC Honors Government Agencies Cutting Red Tape In 8th Annual "Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet" Awards

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:00am

A special focus this year was recognition by OCBC for public agency leadership in eliminating or prevent homelessness.

Key Points: 
  • A special focus this year was recognition by OCBC for public agency leadership in eliminating or prevent homelessness.
  • HomeAida national nonprofit provider of housing for homelessconverted approximately 9,000 square feet of warehouse space to accommodate over 55 beds.
  • The Center is close to the City of Orange Police Department, homeless support services, and public transportation.
  • OCBC membership is comprised of some of the world's largest global corporate leaders as well as representation from local government and academia.