Our Singapore Venue
Our serene, award-winning river-side hotel is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city; an ideal one-stop-shop for travelers of all kinds. A picturesque waterfront location that calms but near the bustling Clarke Quay offers both business or leisure travelers amenities and facilities that cater to every need.
Schedule & Agenda
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Enjoy a light lunch and peer networking as event registration opens.
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Hear from Veson’s President and Chief Operating Officer Sean Riley, who will open our event.
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM
John Veson, Chief Executive Officer of Veson, will share an exciting vision for the future of maritime commerce and summarize some of our strategic goals.
2:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Strides in Sustainability
Hear how Veson is enabling clients to apply a sustainability lens to their freight decisions. The Veson IMOS Platform is evolving to help clients further understand and quantify the cost of carbon in relation to the seaborne aspect of the supply chain. We are excited to share recent product improvements and forward looking plans to help our clients make sustainable freight decisions.
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
A View into Veson’s Data Strategy Through an Oceanbolt Lens
Access to relevant data at the right time and in the right point of your decision making process is critical to driving an optimal outcome. Veson Nautical strives to enable easy access to data that is accurate and actionable. In this session, we share our vision for mastering key data sets within the commodity and maritime space.
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Veson Services: Educate, Empower, Evolve Your Team
In this session, we take a look at how clients are using Veson University as an education tool to onboard and upskill their teams, enabling them to establish best practices and get the most out of VIP. We’ll also discuss what Veson Professional Services is doing to empower clients with Strategic Project Engagements, and look at when is the right time to evolve with a Business Process Optimization.
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Product Spotlight: What’s New in the Veson IMOS Platform
The Veson IMOS Platform evolves day in and day out. Come hear about recently released and upcoming features that can enhance your workflows and business processes.
5:00 PM – 5:15 PM
John Veson will close out our agenda and open the cocktail portion of our event.
Cocktails & Networking
Our Singapore Speakers
Meet the leaders who will be presenting at ONCOURSE Connect Singapore.
Chief Operating Officer
As Veson’s President and COO, Sean is responsible for driving and managing company operations including Sales, Marketing, Professional Services, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Veson’s regional offices.
Chief Executive Officer
John is a co-founder of Veson Nautical. His passion for solving complex problems, continuous innovation, and working closely with clients is a core value for the entire organization. John has been associated with Veson since 1992 and was instrumental in creating the architecture for the company’s Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS).
Director of Professional Services, APAC
Based in Singapore, Vishal Khattri joined Veson Nautical as a Project Manager / Consultant in 2013, and in addition to his Consulting role has since taken on managing the Professional Services team in Singapore, as the Director of Professional Services, APAC. He provides consulting, implementation, and training services for Veson clients, strategy and budget execution for the APAC office, and resource management for the Services team.
Chief Product Officer
Eric’s vision and leadership are integral to shaping the ever-evolving Veson IMOS Platform (VIP). As the maritime shipping ecosystem continues to be transformed by a wave of digitalization, Eric works collaboratively with our team to ensure that Veson remains at the forefront by continually delivering new and innovative capabilities that drive real value for our clients.
Director of Product Management
Niclas joined Veson Nautical in 2021 as part of the Oceanbolt acquisition and oversees product development for Oceanbolt. Prior to joining Veson, Niclas co-founded Oceanbolt where he was responsible for the go-to-market efforts. Niclas has a background in investment banking and private equity investing.
Vice President, Global Services
Jesse has led Veson Nautical’s Global Services organization since 2011 and is a member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team. He has been with the company since 2007 working with the world’s largest commercial maritime and commodity organizations implementing the standard platform that propels maritime commerce. Jesse is responsible for managing Veson Nautical’s Global Services organization including the Professional Services, Technical Solutions, and Education Services groups with oversight for all customer deployment, enablement/empowerment, and evolution. As the most experienced services organization in the commercial maritime world, Veson Global Services is committed to delivering value at every stage of our clients’ digital journeys — from initial solution design, to go-live, training, continuing education, and ongoing success.
Director of Product
As Director of Product at Veson, Per is responsible for the management and strategic direction of Veson’s product roadmap. In his tenure with the company, Per has held a variety of roles, spanning multiple departments at Veson, including Senior Project Manager and Veslink Product Manager.
Group Product Manager
At Veson, Josh manages several product-related initiatives that are integral to enhancing value for our client community, including overseeing the development and release of Veson IMOS Platform (VIP) modules like VIP Trading & Risk Management, VIP Financials and VIP Trade Hub.
Ranked first by the 2021 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development Index for the eight consecutive year, the Port of Singapore attracts more than 130,000 annual vessel calls. World-renowned for its commitment to continual expansion and investment in technological capabilities, the Port of Singapore is world’s second busiest port in terms of tonnage. In fact, it transports half of the world’s crude oil supply each year.
Port of Singapore General Information
Latitude / Longitude: 1.259366° / 103.7544°
Annual Cargo: 630 million tonnes