Ivan YONG Co-founder

  • Regional expertise in Hong Kong, ASEAN, South Korea, China & Japan

  • Career Mentor to graduates of Asian Universities’  ranked in Top 100 QS World University Rankings

  • MSc. in Organizational Psychology , University of London (2014)

  • Bachelor in Engineering (Mechanical & Production) with Honors, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  

Ivan Yong is a successful entrepreneur in the Asian market of Greater China, South East Asia region, Korea, and Japan both in growth and recessionary markets.  Ivan has developed strategic business channels and sales into new markets for multinationals from the US, UK, and Japan while building startups in partnership with Spanish and American startups for the last decade. 


Ivan is experienced and successful in strategic and consultative engagement of C-level executives for Fortune 500 clients, local enterprises, government agencies, and startups. He also has strong operation leadership with a successful stint in highly regulated FDA compliant pharmaceutical drug manufacturing with Schering-Plough early in his career. 


Currently, Ivan is the Founder & Organizational Psychologist of Teleos Global, a psychometric assessment company instrumental in strategizing and executing Fortune 500 human capital strategy and startup coaching strategy with Malaysian government agencies.

 

Ivan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical & Production) with Honors from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and an MSc. in Organizational Psychology from the University of London. Ivan is also a keen language learner and is fluent in written and spoken English, Malay, Cantonese, Chinese (Mandarin) and intermediate Japanese He is currently pursuing French as an interest. 

Sam LEE Co-founder

  • Regional expertise in Hong Kong, China & ASEAN

  • Experienced in startups since 1997

  • Editor, The HK Society of Economists Magazine

  • Project Manager, Executive Committee of NTU Alumni Association Hong Kong

  • Bachelor in Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  

  • Diploma in Human Resource Development, Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore

Sam recruits senior-managerial & management talents for many reputable companies from diverse industries.  He is a career Human Resources professional & an entrepreneur since 1997.  He then co-founded BankingTalents in Shanghai in 2005, providing executive searches for MNCs and SMEs alike.  His work covers China, Hong Kong and regional countries.  

 

Sam other business ventures include Able Health (Healthcare industry) and Miloc Store (TCM Supplements for the Healthcare industry).  He is also the editor of the ‘Hong Kong Society of Economists Magazine’ and ‘the International Marketplace’ magazine.

 

Sam holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from Nanyang Technological University,  Singapore. His other professional qualifications are Grad. Dip. Marketing Management and Dip. HRD from SIM, Singapore.

 

Sam serves in ‘HIS Café’, part of the church’s hospitality ministry and a Board Member in the Discovery Bay Alliance Church Community Centre. He is also an avid mobile digital photographer.

Paul CHIA Co-founder

  • Co-Founder, Gogo App

  • Mentor and Advisor to Startups, SMEs and MNCs

  • MBA, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

  • Bachelor in Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Paul started his career as a Research and Development Engineer in Motorola.  After several years as an engineering professional, Paul was offered a technical management role within Agilent Technologies. Later, Paul ventured into sales and marketing roles in Avnet, RF Micro Devices (present Qorvo) and NXP Semiconductors where he achieved great success in the Asia Pacific region.  His integrity, competency and leadership in the region brought him success, trust and a good reputation as a sales and marketing professional, where he rose to the position of Regional Sales Director.  Recognizing his integrity, leadership and forward-thinking abilities, a Swiss-based Hi-tech company appointed Paul as General Manager and Managing Director, overseeing their Greater China businesses.  Paul is highly respected as a mentor not only to his team, but also to many among his customers and business associates.  He has a proven record of leading his teams to success and achievements.

 

After almost 20 years of astounding corporate career, Paul decided to become an Entrepreneur and Investor.  He has since co-founded a mobile app startup and a hi-tech wireless connectivity startup.  At the same time, Paul is also offering his expertise in advisory and mentoring to other startups, SMEs and MNCs both in hi-tech as well as non-tech businesses.

 

Paul’s desire as an Entrepreneur and Investor is to help Singapore’s startups and SMEs develop into successful Multi-National Corporations with strong mandate to benefit People, our Planet, and at the same time optimize Profit.

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