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Daniela Alina Plewe (PhD)

I always liked the idea of progress and have pursued this theme via different avenues.

  • Founder and Director of the Odo Group with a special interest in early-stage venture formation and investments. We are industry agnostic and follow a variety of themes including Fintech, Insurtech, Healthcare/Longevity, Energy, and Real Estate among others. We also operate a network for sharing business opportunities with our partners.

  • Director and Chief Innovation Officer at Grand Parks Sdn Bhd for Health and Wellness Resorts & Residences. Director BD at Biro Oktroi Roosseno Singapore Pte Ltd, the Singapore office of one of the oldest Intellectual Property firms in Indonesia. Non-executive Director at Petron Asia Energy Pte Ltd Singapore. Executive Board Member of AgroConnect an incubator for smallholder farming in Africa funded by the Singaporean business community.     

  • Founder of Odo Solutions & Enterprises Pte Ltd, a software development company offering generic web/mobile app solutions and deal rooms for nation-branding, business associations, and innovation agencies. Clients include the Eastern European Chamber of Commerce, the Rwandan High Commission, and the International Rubber Study Group.

  • Strategic and innovation-related consultancy for clients including DBS Bank Singapore, Deutsche Bank, Mercedes Benz, Daimler Chrysler, BMW, Audi, Deutsche Telekom, Sony, Siemens, IKEA, SMRT Singapore, and American Chamber of Commerce Singapore, among others. 


  • PhD from the Sorbonne Paris on the exchange of values and conversion of capital in innovative business models (with highest honors), B.A. Philosophy (Logics and Artificial Intelligence), B.A. in Literature and Cultural Anthropology from Freie Universitaet Berlin, and Master in Experimental Media Design from the Berlin University of the Arts (outstanding achievement).


  • Conception and production of award-winning interdisciplinary technology projects displayed at international exhibitions and conferences for over 20 years. Collaborations include Harvard Berkman Center Law Lab, MIT Media Lab, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Germany, and Ars Electronica among others.


  • Lecturing at the National University of Singapore (NUS) University Scholars Program (USP) for 12 years on entrepreneurship, innovation-management, negotiation, leadership, and interactive media. Published research in the fields of Ambient Intelligence, Online Negotiation, Deal-Design, Contract Simplification, Decision-Support, LegalTech, Multi-Sided Business Platforms, Visual Knowledge Representation, and the Future of Work. 


  • Jury member since 2018 for the World Summit Awards (WSA) Germany on "Digital Innovation", an UN-associated global start-up competition.


  • Co-founder of the communication agency of the Berlin Think Tank Berlin Polis; founder of Odo Fine Arts and Senior Ventures. 



A German national and Singaporean Permanent Resident (PR) having lived and worked in more than 10 countries in Europe, North America, and Asia.





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