Jon Day is currently the Head of Marketing for Google Malaysia looking after the marketing of brands such as YouTube and Google Play. He took the role in December 2015, having been the Head of Marketing for Google's search, display & measurement products across Europe, the Middle East and Africa since October 2011.
Carl Samsudin was never exposed to the ins and outs of doing business. On 26 July 2012, Bella Ammara was established as an online/Facebook business with RM1000 in business capital selling 9 women prayer outfits (telekung). Today, nearly 60 people/workers are involved in the day-to-day operations of Bella Ammara.
As a self-professed geek, Ben's technology background has brought him beyond just a voice in radio but also in the development of digital marketing solutions and strategies in the radio broadcasting industry as Media Prima Radio Network's Digital Technologist. Today, Ben manages "Tonton" - with over 6.5 million users and growing at a pace of 18,000 weekly.
Ai Ting is passionate about small businesses. She is now focusing on Business Development for the Small and Medium Business (SMB) team in Malaysia, based out of Facebook's regional office in Singapore. Over the past three years in Facebook, she has worked on go-to market strategies and product insights for Brand and Commerce solutions for SMBs across Asia Pacific. Prior to that, she was an Account Manager for Southeast Asia, providing strategic advertiser solutions and education to advertisers in this region.
Mrs Shah Nor started, managed and improved Modvier alone for 2 years before her husband, Ashrul Rizman bin Sulaiman, became Modvier's CEO. Modvier is known as a link to everyone in the industry, and a key player in the fashion arena especially the modest market in Malaysia.
Raven Sun Kwok is the Co-Founder of Earthlings Coffee Workshop. Rave and his team have been constantly travelling overseas to visit coffee farms. Involving in coffee harvesting and processing at the source offered them great insights to how coffee go from seed to cup. He has also gained his qualifications in different segments of the industry from global coffee associations over the years.
In December 2005, Les' Copaque Production Sdn Bhd was incorporated. Upin & Ipin, the most successful and phenomenal IP ever produced from Malaysia, was his creation. It is currently being shown in Malaysia, Indonesia, and other Asean countries through Disney Channel Asia and Turkey.
Mr Chan Kok Long, is one of the key 3 founders of iPay88 and he is currently the Executive Director of both iPay88 Sdn Bhd and Mobile88.com Sdn Bhd. With over 25 years of experience in online businesses, he's also actively engaged as both speaker and mentor for most major e-commerce conferences and seminars in the region.
Fizo Omar is an emerging celebrity entrepreneur who focuses on social media business. He is passionately building his business empire through the establishment of his four companies which are Fizo Omar Channel, Fizo Omar Consultancy, Fizo Omar Catering and Fizo Omar Centre which located in Bangi. Along the way, he has a great bunch of followers around 4.5 million on his social media pages.
Yogaonethatiwant Studios (YOTIW), which opened its doors on May 2013, was founded by singer/songwriter Atilia Haron. Starting with only one studio in Damansara Perdana, it has now grown to 10 studios all over Klang Valley. Referring to YOTIW as a hippie yoga studio, Atilia's objective for the company is to create a fun and free-spirited environment where young and old can practice yoga, not only to improve overall fitness but to strengthen mind, body and soul.
Jiun Ee Teoh decided to step out of his comfort zone and venture into building an online business, together with his co-founder. That was how Carsome was born. They are now currently leading the automotive service portal in Southeast Asia in 4 countries with more than 130 employees.
Rozita Che Wan or famously known as Che Ta, is an actress, model, TV producer, numerous brands spokesperson and a mother of 3. With millions of followers on social media, there is no doubt that Che Ta is one of Malaysian Social Media Elite. On 2nd February 2016, RCW Worldwide was incorporated with a line of products focusing on beauty and health created mostly for women. Main marketing tool for RCW Worldwide's product is through online and offline. Focusing social media platform as online tool while on ground sale in carnivals for offline marketing, RCW Worldwide is currently operating with 3000 stockists and growing.
Pinky Tham currently works on Malaysia Small & Medium Businesses at Facebook as a Partner Manager. Pinky has worked extensively with small medium businesses and partners at Facebook as well as at Google. Prior to Facebook, Pinky has extensive experience in digital advertising and always has a passion to help small medium businesses to grow through different digital platforms.
Padzilah Enda Sulaiman, the founder and designer of Siti Khadijah Apparel Sdn. Bhd, was once a full-time Stay-at-Home-Mum. Before delving into the designing and production of women prayer outfits (telekung), she had a two-year stint in interior design through a partnership with Chantique Hias from 1996 to 1998. Padzilah is currently the Founder and Director of Srikandi, a tailoring college, and has been serving as a Director of ARZ Services Sdn. Bhd since 2008.
Dianah Goh, is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of Incube Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. Some of the more interesting work she does is in working with her clients in creating their own branding and identity, from conceptualising to branding until coming out with a digital marketing plan.