Gary Chaw Cheng Fei
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Chaw has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2017. Mr. Chaw is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting from University of Hertfordshire. Mr. Chaw has more than 10 years' experience in accounting, finance and advisory services, most of which was acquired through his employment with KPMG, Ernst and Young in Malaysia and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Singapore. In 2012, Mr. Chaw joined Ultimate Harvest Limited, an asset management company in Hong Kong, before returning to Malaysia in 2013 to join a major developer as Financial Controller.
Lai Chee Mei
Vice President of Marketing and Director
Ms. Lai has served as our Vice President of Marketing since March 2017. In this role, she focuses on marketing our company to the commercial leasing retail community, as well as overseeing our consumer retail efforts and IP licensing efforts. Ms. Lai holds a certificate in Estate Agency recognized by The Board of Valuers, Appraisers, and Real Estate Agents in Malaysia and a Diploma in Marketing. She has 17 years of experience in the real estate industry and began her career with Henry Butcher, an international real estate and valuation firm. Ms. Lai's passion for people lead to her involvement in the commercial property sector culminating in her successfully leasing retail space in one of the largest malls in East Malaysia. From 2015 to 2016, Ms. Lai was the head of marketing cum leasing with KL Northgate Sdn. Bhd., which is a property development company undertaking RM3 billion commercial development covering 1.6 million sq.ft. net lettable retail space along Jalan Kuching Kuala Kumpur, Malaysia.
Jaime Alexander Louis Terauds
Director of Business Development and Director
Mr. Terauds has served as our Director of Business Development since March 2017. Mr. Terauds has a diverse range of experience in industries ranging from IT and telecommunications to food and beverage, hospitality and agriculture to green tech, and specializes in advising start-ups and early stage endeavors on corporate structuring, intellectual property strategies, angel, seed and investment capital sourcing, and in business and success coaching. Mr. Terauds has founded over a dozen start-up ventures, which have operated on three continents and has held the positions of Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Chairman. Mr. Terauds also serves as the executive chairman of the ilipa Ventures group of companies, whose portfolio companies include Jaime Alexander Ltd (HK), ilipa IT PLT (MY), Intercontinental Dental Services Pty Ltd (AU), ilipa IT Inc (USA) and After 3 Marine ltd (SEY).
Daniel Ra Wha Hyun
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Hyun has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2017. Mr. Hyun is a graduate of Swiss Hotel Management School "Les Roches." He has nine years of experience in the hotel industry within the broader Asia-Pacific region. He has worked with well-known hotel chains such as Conrad, Le Meridien and Renaissance. He acts as an International Associate and Consultant for Dome Coffees Australia Pty. Ltd. In 2009, he co-founded the Outto Dine food and beverage group in Malaysia. The Outto Dine group has grown to a chain of nine outlets within five years. It has also expanded its business to develop cloud-based hospitality solutions for food and beverage.
Chief Technology Officer - Platform Integration
Mr. Rustogi has served as our Chief Technology Officer for Platform Integration. He has extensive international experience, having served with Cisco Systems, Transworld Group, Knoa Software Inc, Keku and twaqk. From 2013 to 2017, he was Group CTO/EVP, Product Development for ilipa Ventures, a private investment company. He was also actively involved with ilipa Management Services and ilipa IT. His role involved formulating IT strategies and discovering, identifying and evaluating tools/technologies to facilitate smooth intra-group/inter-company operations. Mr. Rustogi graduated from Griffith University, Australia, with a degree in Microelectronic Engineering and continued his studies with a Masters in Computer Networking from North Carolina State University. Mr. Rustogi brings 18 years of product strategy, development, R&D and engineering experience in US, Australia and Asia to the team.
Known as a prolific tech inventor, large-scale web and real-time communications solutions architect and a visionary, Mr. Rustogi has gained recognition among his peers for his work in conception and design and in creating a wide range of breakthrough, disruptive technologies, products and services in artificial intelligence, search and discovery and telecommunications. His expertise ranges from singlehanded work in the implementation and development of groundbreaking technologies that range from proof-of-concept commercial launches, managing large-scale software development, agile software development, high performance ultra-low latency real-time communications systems and big data analytics. His areas of expertise also include timing the market, predicting yet unidentified markets, envisioning solutions, defining engineering/development, defining frictionless user-experiences through intuitive user interface and mentoring and providing guidance to young professionals.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Smith has served as our Vice President of Operations since May 2017. From 2007 to 2009, he was employed by Autodesk, a software developer in Singapore, as an application engineer. From 2009 to 2017, Mr. Smith was employed as a technical art trainer Codemasters Studio, a Malaysian games company. Prior to such time. he also worked at production studios and training institutes in Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Smith is above to develop and deliver training documentation and classes based on digital 3D industry experience and methods, and to liaise with government and educational institutions, perform public relations and recruitment duties and manage staff. Throughout his career, Mr. Smith has worked in film, games, broadcast and design visualization creating and instructing in 3D art, animation, visual effects and technical art production pipelines. He originally studied Mechanical Engineering at university and is also an Autodesk certified instructor and examiner and has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of 3D animation and visual effects. Mr. Smith also has acted as an industry advisory panel member for many Malaysian universities and colleges.