About Vi Dimensions
Team Vi Dimensions
In Vi Dimensions, we believe there’s a better way to mine thousands of surveillance cameras for information autonomously in real-time.
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Raymond is the Co-founder and CEO of Vi Dimensions and serves on its Board of Directors. Besides overseeing the daily operations, he is also responsible for all the company’s worldwide sales, strategic initiatives and relationships with channel partners.
Prior to Vi Dimensions, he was Managing Director of Cyrus Innovations where he grew the company from start-up to one with more than a million-dollar revenue within 3 years. The company played a key role in supplying the video management system for the South-East Asia Games in 2015, providing live streaming on hundreds of surveillance cameras. Raymond also spent 5 years in LCC NetCom where he not only led the Business Development team for growing the network infrastructure business but also started his interest in video analytics culminating in a prominent installation for UNESCO World Heritage site Mt. Qingcheng in Chengdu, China.
Raymond received his Master of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1999 and a MSc in Mathematical Finance from University of York in 2012. He also has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis from the Institute of Systems Science, NUS and is a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) accredited by the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI).
Dr Christopher Tay
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Christopher is the technical Co-founder and CTO of Vi Dimensions. He manages Vi Dimensions’ technical and development team, and serves on its Board of Directors.
His PhD research was conducted at the L’Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique (INRIA) Rhone-Alpes, during which publications were made mainly in the areas target tracking, sensor fusion, localization and mapping, and Bayesian machine learning. He later worked with Probayes, an INRIA spinoff related to the industrial applications of machine learning and big data in computer vision and robotics across a wide variety of application domains; from gesture recognition or visual parcel tracking to aerial drone imagery. His work on the computation of collision probability between vehicles in urban environments conducted in Probayes and INRIA was awarded a US/Europe patent jointly held with Toyota Motors Europe. He is generally interested in the real-world applications and implementation of machine learning, computer vision and is fascinated by the growing impact it makes.
Christopher received the B.Eng degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2003. He then obtained the MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science (with specialty in Imagery, Vision and Robotics) from the French Grande Ecole, National Polytechnical Institute of Grenoble (INPG), in 2004 and 2009 respectively financed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship and INRIA fellowship.
Fred A. Palma, Jr.
CEO, Americas & EVP of Product Development
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Fred has over 25 years’ experience leading companies from start-up to Fortune 100 technology companies in solutions engineering and integration, product commercialization, and organizational readiness.
Prior to joining Vi Dimensions, Fred held multiple roles as the Interim CEO, COO, CCO, EVP of Engineering and Product Development for GiantGray, a multi-sensor cognitive and machine learning analytic solution provider. Prior to GiantGray, Fred was the Engineering and Quality Assurance Manager for Johnson Control’s Fire and Security Division. Fred also served as Vice President of Engineering for Bioscrypt, Vice President of Engineering for A4Vision, Director of Engineering and Product Management for Diebold Card Systems, and Vice President of Information Systems for Oberthur Card Systems.
Fred held leadership roles to conceptualize, design, integrate and launch Physical and Logical Access Control solutions using multi-modal technologies that include Finger and 3D Facial Biometrics, Single-Sign-On Authentication, and conventional access control technologies that includes Smart Cards, Proximity, and Magnetic Stripe. Fred has also led the integration of Video Surveillance, Video Analytics and Video Management Systems with various access control security systems.
Fred received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of San Francisco, USA.
Lim Khing Tat
Vice President/Sales & Marketing
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Khing Tat is the VP of Sales and Marketing of Vi Dimensions. He assists the Board in defining and executing the go-to-market strategy for ARVAS. He is responsible for the global sales operations, building up global distribution channels, arranging strategic partnerships, and engagement with end users.
Khing Tat has more than 16 years of experience in the Physical Security Industry. He started his career with one of the largest system integration house in Singapore involved in large scale projects for Integrated Security System including but not limited to Access Control, Video Management & Analytics, Parking Guidance and Management, Intelligent Building Management et al. During his stay, he was instrumental in bringing in the first Integrated Security Project in the United Arab Emirates and successfully set up an operation there where he headed the Business Development activities. He then spent 4 years in a leading private security firm in Singapore, where he was engaged for the business development activities for the security consulting business covering the Middle East market and later moved on to the International Business Development unit looking at M&A activities for emerging markets.
Khing Tat received his B.Eng degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2001.
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Anurag Seth is the Chief Technology Officer of Tembusu ICT Fund I. He helps Vi Dimensions with Product Development and gives his advice on technical matters to the Board.
Anurag has more than 25 years of deep technology background having worked across the Semiconductor/ EDA, Health-Tech, Data Analytics, IoT, eLearning and Enterprise Mobility industries. He has previously held senior management positions at MNCs – Kawasaki, Cadence and Motorola/Freescale, primarily managing large high-end R&D teams and complex cross functional product development. Anurag also has previous entrepreneurial experience where he launched a predictive health analytics start-up platform for chronic diabetes care which led to an adoption by one of India’s largest pathology lab chains. Anurag was formerly the CTO at an eLearning start-up, where he architectured a novel e-learning delivery and analytics platform. He was also on the board of the VLSI Lab at IIT Kharagpur in early 2000s and was the General Chair of the International Conference on VLSI Design & Embedded Systems in 2009. Today, Anurag continues to serve on the steering committee of the conference.
Anurag holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from BITS Pilani, Executive Masters in International Business from IIFT, New Delhi, Accelerated Management Program at ISB Hyderabad.
Seeing the Big Picture with Big Data
Vi Dimensions was founded in 2015 with the simple idea that video analytics can be done in a much better and efficient way, powered by data analysis and machine intelligence.
Our vision is smart surveillance on a larger scale, tapping on the vast network of cameras throughout a city to pave the way for a smarter, safer world and we are just getting started.