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Stephanie Sy, only Filipino in Asia Society 21 Young Leaders honor roll

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Filipino technological entrepreneur Stephanie Sy joins the over 1,000-strong Asia Society 21. Credits to Stephanie Sy.

Filipino data scientist Stephanie Sy has made it to the 2019 Class of the Asia Society Young Leaders Initiative.

Sy is among the 39 members of the Class of 2019 who are joining the global network of visionary leaders.

Sy is the technology entrepreneur and founder behind Thinking Machines, a data science startup designed to help organizations use artificial intelligence systems in decision-making.

Sy’s company is described as having “grown to become Manila’s best data science firm and a regional contender” with offices in both Manila and Singapore.

Stephanie Sy is also credited with working in a startup that was bought by Google for $350 million. Sy thereafter worked at Google. Her educational background is in Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.

Stephanie Sy is the only Filipino to join the Class of 2019 of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Program. She will join a pool of nearly 1,000 influential professionals under the age of 40 from over 40 nations.

Asia Society 21 had previously named Filipinos to the list of accomplished young professionals from across the Asia Pacific region including Kalibrr’s tech innovator Paul Rivera, documentary photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani, and Philippine heritage worker Jam Acuzar from the Class of 2018.

The Class of 2017 of Asia Society named Agricultural Systems International Inc. (AGREA) founder and president/CEO Cherrie Atilano and Mano Amiga Academy founder Eleanor Rosa Pinugu in the Asia 21 core group of accomplished young leaders.

Stephanie Sy will meet the Asia Society 21 Class of 2019 on November 15-17 in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, at the annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit.

The 30-year-old Stephanie Sy was also cited for Thinking Machines and named one of the six Filipinos named as industry game-changers in the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2018.

SEND congratulations in the comments below for Stephanie Sy, our next young leader at the Asia Society 21 Class of 2019!

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