Prof. Foo Maw Der is an Associate Professor and Acting Head (from July 2016) of the Division of Engineering & Technology Management at the National University of Singapore. He is concurrently a guest professor at Ghent University (Belgium) and received honorary professorships from Nankai University and Jilin University. He is a Faculty Affiliate at the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy. He is interested in fair trading practices and sits on CaseTrust’s advisory council.

He was a co-founder of Startup@Singapore and a core organizer of MIT’s 50K (now 100K) Business Plan Competition. Maw Der’s research applies management concepts to understand entrepreneurial processes. He serves as Associate Editor of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice.