He's started a new career in robotics at the age of 53

Mr Joseph Yap, a technical project manager at Kaze Robotics, with an automated guided vehicle which he has been working on.
Mr Joseph Yap, a technical project manager at Kaze Robotics, with an automated guided vehicle which he has been working on. ST PHOTO: MARCELLIN LOPEZ
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Project manager Joseph Yap lost his job not once but twice in the last decade while working in the industrial air compressor industry.

The first occasion was when he was 46 and let go from his post as a regional application engineer in a multinational corporation where he had worked for 17 years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 25, 2020, with the headline He's started a new career in robotics at the age of 53. Subscribe