Wooing Silicon Valley techies home

WASHINGTON • Singaporean twins Silvanus and Linus Lee, 29, are in Silicon Valley competing with the best in their field. While both believe they will one day move back to Singapore to live, for now, Silicon Valley provides the challenges they seek in their careers. Mr Silvanus Lee, who used to work at file-hosting service Dropbox, is head of product data science at transport network company Uber, while Mr Linus Lee is a data science manager at social networking service Twitter and heads a team of six data scientists, most of whom have doctorates. The younger of the two, Mr Silvanus Lee, who studied computer science and mathematics at Stanford University and completed his degree in just 21/2 years, said: “Here, there is the sense of building something that will…


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