Nicolas Payen, Technologist, Innovator and Marketer, Singapore
Founder, Future Economy Studio

Nicolas formerly headed Schneider-Electric’s Smart Space Category for APAC and was Global Head of IoT at MANN+HUMMEL where he led an Innovation Lab and Global Competency Centre on smart devices, digital services, big data and AR/VR.  

He founded Future Economy Studio in 2017 to leverage digital technologies in creating innovative concepts for businesses. Offering Digital Venture as a Service (DVaaS) and Cofounders for Hire, its ventures include Positive Energy.Community whose Social Platform for Renewable Energy Accumulation & Distribution [SPREAD] engages institutional investors in financing renewable energy projects and encourage new sector investment. Blu-Buying Club helps businesses save when buying goods by offering over 20 years’ sourcing/procurement experience with businesses expertise and tools only available to large corporations.