Mr Khairul Rusydi, 29, lives at the intersection of design, education technology, and youth development.
The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reactor, Mr Rusydi has trained over 2,000 students and young professionals, and presented to a collective audience of over 5,000 on entrepreneurship education.
He has won, mentored and judged at several technology, start-up and business plan competitions. A junior delegate to the World Entrepreneurship Forum, Mr Rusydi also consults for schools and corporations on how to design an entrepreneurial curriculum and build an innovative culture.
Mr Rusydi has represented Singapore at various international platforms, including the ASEAN-India exchange programme and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, sponsored by the American Embassy. Most recently, he represented the country at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Youth for Voices Summit in Beijing, and the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London. He currently serves on the boards of *SCAPE, and Emergence, the youth arm of the Singapore Human Resource Institute.
A previous SPRING Singapore (now known as Enterprise Singapore) Executive Development Scholar, Mr Rusydi consults for small and medium-sized enterprises in the domain of business excellence, across the categories of leadership, customers, strategy, people, processes, knowledge and results. He has also previously consulted for an Israeli technology company while being an undergraduate, and is an assessor for the Singapore Quality Award and the Singapore Service Excellence Medallion.
Mr Rusydi is also admitted to the prestigious Sandbox Network, a global community of the top 1,000 young change-makers under the age of 30.
A self-taught designer and scientist by training, Mr Rusydi is currently researching in a new field called workforce science, which combines the domains of human resources, applied psychology and data analytics.