Joanne brings with her more than 10 years of start-up and incubation experience where she has mentored start-ups through the full value chain creation from technology development to commercialisation and venture financing. She has experiences facilitating both technology start-ups in ICT and Biomedical fields and social enterprises in Education industry.

She has worked with Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd (Commercialisation Arm of A*STAR) and Singapore Management University in the related areas. At present, she is with Ngee Ann Polytechnic, managing its Incubation Centre.