Founding & Managing Partner
Mike Mastroyiannis, hong Kong
Mike is innovation management consultant as well as business & management coach specializing in transformational leadership, innovation, team breakthroughs and transformations. He has served 3x as CEO of global business units in multinationals (Philips Electronics, Siemens), he founded and/or lead 3 technology start ups and has 3 decades of leadership experience with at least 3x fast turnarounds. He worked in both B2C and B2B industries (consumer electronics, digital communications, energy efficiency and digital lighting solutions), has created and lead innovative scalable global portfolios and systems, he is reinventing, simplifying, automating, growing effectively and leveraging the community as well as external assets. He has 3 university degrees, has lived in 6 countries in Europe and Asia and now lives in Hong Kong.
Dr Weiguo wang, Singapore
Weiguo brings 17 years of telecom system integration, mission critical system engineering, and deployment experience with two global multinational corporations as well as nine years of applied research and innovation experience in IT and communications at a public research lab in Singapore. He has a good appreciation and understanding of technologies from chip level, circuit board level, hardware/software product level to systems and enterprise levels. He has extensive business engagement with telecom & cable TV operators, railway, oil & gas construction and operating companies, government municipalities, law-enforcement agencies, airport operators, and etc. He has successfully built and managed different types of teams in various cultural, organizational and geographical settings.
Peter Tin, Hong Kong
A Six Sigma black-belt hands-on executive with over 25 years of experiences in all aspects of technology integration, disruptive innovation transformation, quality management, industrialization operations, from startup to billion dollars class companies. Proven track records in global operations management, project management and people leadership in fast time-to-market, for MNC's in the silicon valley and APAC. Capable of engaging and collaborating with company board members on fast growth initiative, strategy setting, and turn-around executions.”
Wilson Chim, Hong Kong
Wilson is a seasoned business leader and product innovation expert, having served over 20 years in leadership capacity in high technologies MNCs (Philips, Siemens Osram and Belkin) and startups. He possesses wealth of B2B and B2C experience across diverse industries including Consumer Electronics, Telecommunications, Digital Lighting, Energy Saving, Mobile Apps and FMCG, with proven track record in creating innovative global product portfolios with market leadership positions, as well as to propel businesses with exponential growth.
BAS FRANSEN, Hong kong
Bas is a seasoned high impact and hands-on global C-suite executive with a high-tech commercial background. He has proven track record in product and portfolio development, global partnerships, marketing, sales, and growth strategies for Fortune 500 technology companies (Philips, IBM, and ASML) and successful technology start-ups. Charismatic with exceptionally strong leadership skills and a passion for people. Prior to Hong Kong where Bas is based, he lived and worked in Singapore, Japan, Taiwan and the Netherlands, his home country.
DAN COHEN, canada
Dan Cohen is an experienced business strategist with a deep background in several science and technology disciplines. With an outstanding track record of early innovation and creative strategies, Dan has been a leader or advisor for more than forty growing enterprises. Dan has a notable track record in early-stage venture capital transactions, technology transfer and iconoclastic business models. Most of Dan’s work is concentrated in areas where innovation has a tangible impact on the world in education, the environment, health care or sustainable development.
YIP YEW SENG, SINGAPORE
Yew Seng has over 25 years of experience as a technical, regulatory, management, investment and system engineering professional in the telecom/ ICT, electronics, defence and engineering industries. He has proven track records in leading organizations to provide successful collaboration and investment ventures, cost-effective products and services and sustainable operations, with superior results and often within tight time frames and limited budgets. His specializations include project management, product development and management, technology commercialization and investment, R&D, systems engineering (including lifecycle support), intellectual property management, market study and technology intelligence, regulatory and standards etc., having worked in blue-chip MNCs, GLCs, government, start-ups and academia in Singapore, USA, UK, Israel, China and Cambodia. He currently serves as the President of INCOSE Singapore and the Honorary Secretary of Association of Telecom Industries of Singapore. His qualifications include Master degree, certified PMP and CSEP (INCOSE), and a CFA member.
Avijit dutta, india
Avijit has over 23 years in executive positions across APAC and proven track record of leading complex & disruptive initiatives, in alignment with ecosystem partners. Growth catalyst with the experience of building profitable & high value digital businesses from scratch (PCCW, Tata group, Bakrie group), by providing strategic direction, diverse perspectives & positive leadership. Motivational team leader, who is at ease in navigating through diverse multi-cultural work environments. Avijit specializes in SaaS strategies and global alliances, and is currently a technology accelerator in Indi
andrea livOTTO, HONG KONG
Andrea is director of Clarity, a company based in Hong Kong creating custom web and mobile applications for startups & other businesses in Hong Kong and beyond. He is active in the start-up community as co-director of Hong Kong’s chapter of Founder Institute, an early-stage startup incubator and global launch network that helps entrepreneurs create meaningful and enduring technology companies as well as advisor and former CTO of Spacebox, a startup providing on-demand valet storage to households and businesses in Hong Kong. He has worked as investment product structurer at Brevan Howard and Credit Suisse in London and he studied mathematics at the University of Oxford.
ANGELO TRAAS, SHENZHEN CHINA
Senior Executive with 25+ years of international Business & Operations experience in the Electronics Industry (B2B and B2C), both for MNCs (Philips Electronics and Flextronics) and for start-ups in ChinA / HK. Specialized in Value Creation through M&A and aggressively expanding China Business Operations. NPI-expert and Certified Auditor for Corporate Social Responsibility compliance. Practitioner Member of the Asian Transformation & Turnaround Association (ATTA). Inspiring team-builder, thoroughly experienced in Business Operations & Finance, R&D, NPI, Supply Chain and Manufacturing. He has a masters degree in Robotics (cum laude) and has been based in Shenzhen China since 2001.