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CEO & Founder
Founder of SMS (2175, TSE 1st Section), one of the largest Asian internet based healthcare information platforms. Now present in 13 countries with over 30 different revenue streams.
Was CEO for 11 years, leading the company to a Market Capitalisation of $500m before relinquishing the position in 2013 to focus on early stage investment at Coent, Reapra and now the Build 80 Project.
CFO at Groupon Japan (acquired by Groupon Inc) and Enigmo (3665, TSE Mothers).
Prior to this, Investment banking at Lehman brothers, specialising in TMT and more recently seed investor across Asian IT startups.
A decade of M&A, direct investment and start up experience, starting at Goldman Sachs before moving to Deloitte and PrimePartners, where SGD 370M of deals were closed across SEA. Venture Capital experience with North Base Media, a global digital media fund.
Experience as a co-founder of mobile discovery app, WeWent Sugar and a cafe in Singapore, Cups N Canvas.
Started at Yahoo Japan before moving into CTO roles at Bracket, Piece of Cake and AGRIBUDDY. Founded handmade product marketplace, Cooboo, which was acquired by GMO Pepabo.
Now the founder of Spark X Lab, a company which provides technology support to Build 80 Projects from R&D to Consulting to actual development support.
Co-founder of CDSi KK, one of Japan's top human resources consulting firms, which was acquired by Recruit Group, the world's 4th largest HR Servises firm with $13B USD in annual revenue.
This later extended to starting Recruit's HR operations in South East Asia and more recent start-up angel investments and advisory.
Experienced technology dealmaker at Axiom, Accenture, HP and IBM. Former securities litigator and member of the New York Bar Association.
Techology, Digital Media, and Marketing Technology angel investor in Asia and North America.
Marketing, media and communications specialist with focus in strategic marketing, content provision, editorial, production and digital ecosystem implementation.
Lead User Experience Designer who loves to build intuitive, user-friendly products in the emerging market. Winner of many awards and featured in numerous publications.
Expertise in The Design Thinking, UX Sprint, Agile Lean Methodology, and Growth Hacking.
Extensive experience in equity capital markets business, having led the team for Morgan Stanley in Tokyo.
Experience in a private equity business, having previously worked for Advantage Partners.
Multiple leadership roles in successful startups and MNCs prior to Reapra with vast experience in Product Management and Organisation dynamics.
Former strategy manager at Procter & Gamble's Fabric and Home Care business - extensive experience in consumer insights, marketing strategy, and analytics.
Prior finance background including work experience with HSBC in Debt Capital Markets.
As an example of our strategy strength, started a travel business with $300K in revenue and zero capital at 18. Also an early co-founding member of Stacck and previously worked as a Management Consultant on banking M&A and digitization projects.
Regular in the start-up scene across Southeast Asia with over eight years experience in talent acquisition, HR business partnering, and P&L management.
Previously managed three business units (HR, Finance, and Sales & Marketing) at Adecco Singapore and a pioneering member of Michael Page International’s Shanghai office.
Keeps our Recruitment machine alive with interesting candidates for our build projects.
9 years with several Big Four professional services firms, forming extensive knowledge in administration, policies and procedures.
The ability to multi-task and manage pressure with a positive and flexible attitude is part of the glue that keeps the team together.
HR - Vietnam
In-depth experience in Talent Acquisition. Including retained search, selection, multi channel recruitment across diverse industries.
Program - Vietnam
A veteran startup founder and fund raiser from zero to one stage in Vietnam with experience across F&B, Entertainment, Import & Distribution, Online Service Platform, Live Streaming and Video On Demand.
Program - Vietnam
Designed and managed an incubation program in Da Nang helping startups in their growth towards success.
Currently supporting our program in Vietnam, where we hunt for entrepreneurs to contribute back to society.
Talent and Community - Thailand
3 years in a leading Japanese recruitment firm with in depth experience in candidate acquisition, job matching and sourcing.
Currently our Talent Acquisition and Community Lead in Thailand for Reapra and the Build 80 Program.
Strategy - Thailand
Background in management consulting and business development. Skilled in International business, market analysis and business expansion and fluent in Thai, English and Japanese.
A decade at Citigroup across Asia before moving to business consultancy & operations strategy for start ups.
Most recently the Co-Founder at YoloPay and now supporting development of the Build 80 Project for the Reapra team.