Unreasonable Fellows

Willson Deng

Founder & CEO at Arcstone

Willson is an Unreasonable Fellow. Willson has participated in 3 programs, including Unreasonable CHANGE 2022.
An industrial engineer by trade, Willson has implemented improvement projects in manufacturing industries ranging from aeronautics to smart meters, wineries, gourmet chocolates, glass production and pharmaceuticals. He founded Arcstone in 2013, after he had been designing production simulation software for the world’s largest bio-manufacturers. Focused on blending machine and human operations, he developed the Arcstone Operations Platform (arc.ops) to efficiently provide visibility, control and optimisation to a massive range of industries. The platform enables companies to automate, integrate and streamline entire processes within a facility at fractions of market cost. He continues to drive a data-centric manufacturing revolution in Southeast Asia, encouraging like-minded companies to upend the status quo for manufacturing enterprise solutions through the Singapore Manufacturing Consortium (SIMCO). Willson holds a MSc from INSEAD Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering from UC Berkeley. He received Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia Award in 2016 and is heavily active as an Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing Transformation speaker globally.