Our Trailblazers

Meet Our Trailblazers

From doctors to filmmakers, MasterChefs to entrepreneurs, our alumni are trailblazers when it comes to shaping the future of Singapore and beyond. Many of them are well-known leaders, top innovators in their respective fields, or founders of household names like Secretlab and Carousell.

Here in NP, you’ll have a world of possibilities before you. Be inspired by our alumni and their success stories!

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Aaron Tan

Chief Executive Officer, Carro

Diploma in Information Technology, Class of 2004

  • Co-founder of Carro
  • Carro is valued at more than US$1 billion

Success Stories Alif Bin Adam

Alif Bin Adam

Founder, Waist Lab

Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations, Class of 2018

  • NP Outstanding Award (Individual) for Enterprise in 2018

Success Stories Anthony Chen

Anthony Chen

Filmmaker

Diploma in Film, Sound & Video, Class of 2004

  • 2013 Cannes Film Festival (Camera d'Or award for Ilo Ilo)
  • Only Singaporean to have been awarded at Cannes

Success Stories Boo Jun Feng

Boo Jun Feng

Filmmaker

Diploma in Film, Sound & Video, Class of 2004

  • First Singaporean film to be invited to the International Critics' Week at Cannes Film Festival
  • Youngest-ever creative director of NDP 2018

Success Stories Douglas Gan

Douglas Gan

Co-Founder, Executive Director, ASEAN Fintech Group

Diploma in Information Technology, Class of 2003

  • Alumni Chairman, ICT of NP

Success Stories He Ruiming

He Ruiming

Co-founder, The Woke Salaryman

Diploma in Mass Communication, Class of 2009

  • Member of the 17th National Youth Council

Success Stories Ian Ang

Ian Alexander Ang

Co-founder and CEO, SecretLab

Diploma in Business Studies, Class of 2012

  • Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia in 2018
  • Singapore's EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2020

Success Stories Ian Loon

Ian Loon

Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Media Singapore

Diploma in Mass Communication, Class of 2002

  • Campaign Asia-Pacific's 40 Under 40 2019
  • Former Managing Director of Starcom Singapore

Success Stories Jasper Yap

Jasper Yap

Chief Technology Officer, Eezee

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2017

  • Co-founder of Eezee, which recently secured US$7.5 million in funding
  • SG’s top young entrepreneurs listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

Success Stories Jeshua Soh

Jeshua Soh

Serial entrepreneur, investor and traveller

Diploma in Film, Sound & Video, Class of 2015

  • Founder of companies J Rental Centre, Startup Media Singapore, Crossworks Myanmar and HEAR Myanmar
  • Principal at Decacorn Capital

Success Stories Lee Xin Ni Genevieve

Lee Xin Ni (Genevieve)

Co-founder, Sourbombe Artisanal Bakery

Diploma in Biomedical Science, Class of 2017

  • Runner-up of MasterChef Singapore 2018

Success Stories Marcus Tan and Quek Siu Rui

Marcus Tan & Quek Siu Rui

Co-founders of Carousell

Diploma in Business Studies, Class of 2007

  • Carousell’s valuation is now at US$1.1billion
  • Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia (Quek Siu Rui)

Success Stories Matthew Zeng

Matthew Zeng

Co-founder & Managing Director at DSTNCT

Diploma in Tourism, Class of 2012

  • Forbes 30 Under 30 - Asia - Media, Marketing & Advertising (2022)

Success Stories Morgan Yeo

Morgan Yeo

Director, Roger & Sons

Diploma in Business Studies, Class of 2008

Success Stories Dr soong Junwei and Dr Ron Ng

Dr Ron Ng & Soong Junwei

Medical doctors at SingHealth

Diploma in Biotechnology, Class of 2007

  • First two poly students to be accepted into NUS medical school

Success Stories Sabrina Mustopo

Sabrina Mustopo

Founder & CEO, Krakakoa Chocolate

Diploma in Biology, Class of 2004

  • 2017 Academy of Chocolate (AOC) Awards

Success Stories Sabrina Tan

Sabrina Tan

CEO & Founder, Skin Inc

Diploma in Business Studies, Class of 1994

  • Developer of Skin Inc, the world's first Customized Serum Cocktail Bar
  • Thought leader in the skincare industry

Success Stories Sim Wong Hoo

Sim Wong Hoo

Founder, CEO & Chairman, Creative Technology

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Class of 1975

  • Inventor and entrepreneur
  • Became youngest billionaire at age 45

Success Stories Vanessa Joey Lee

Vannessa & Joey Lee

Co-founders, Poke Theory & Alter Ego

Diploma in Mass Communication, Class of 2011 & 2014

  • Co-founders of the group Tandem Collective

Success Stories Vinod Nair

Vinod Nair

Founder & CEO, MoneySmart Group

Diploma in Information Technology, Class of 2002

  • Gen.T List in 2019

Success Stories Wayne Goh

Wayne Goh Keh Yeng

Designer at Sony Electronics

Diploma in Product Design & Innovation, Class of 2012

  • Award-winning industrial designer