Our Authors Jonha RichmanAuthor Jonha Richman is a business strategist and author. She has over 8 years of experience developing digital marketing strategies for tech and FMCG companies such as IKEA, RebelMouse, Dove, Panasonic, among others. She interviews CEOs and CMOs for Career Advice series on The Huffington Post. Her works are published on Business Insider, Entrepreneur and Fast Company. Patrick LintonAuthor Patrick Linton is a Singapore-based entrepreneur, writer and advisor to fast growing organizations looking to expand their talent footprint in emerging Southeast Asian markets. He is the Co-Founder & CEO of Bolton Remote, an offshore staffing & outsourcing platform whose mission is to connect incredible emerging market talent with world-class businesses - all remotely - and in turn, help these companies become more competitive, profitable, and nimble. Patrick runs Bolton Remote from Singapore, the Philippines and the United States.Lisa SuttonAuthor Lisa Song Sutton, J.D., is a real estate investor and entrepreneur, holding ownership interests in companies in the real estate, tech, retail and food & beverage industries, including Sin City Cupcakes. Lisa currently writes about entrepreneurship and business. She hosts a business television show called "Live With Lisa through Cox Communications". Lisa is actively involved in her community as a former Miss Nevada (2014), serves on the advisory board of the Las Vegas Children’s Foundation and has volunteered for numerous charitable causes. Find more about Lisa at www.lisasongsutton.comSteve FeinerAuthor Steve Feiner is Singapore based CEO and Founder of a local eCommerce startup. Prior to founding his own startup in October 2015, Steve held multiple positions in Google taking on the role of Problem Solver and Senior Associate across both San Fransisco and Singapore's office. He is also a regular contributor to Huffington Post and Forbes. During his free time, he enjoys connecting to people and expanding his social networks. Nathan MillardAuthorPreviously a tech journalist, Nathan Millard founded G3 Partners (g3Partners.asia) in 2015 to help tech startups communicate with press and key stakeholders more effectively, across borders. G3 now has offices in Seoul, Singapore and Malaysia and supports clients from across the region and the USA. An entrepreneur at heart Nathan has lead overseas acceleration programs for startups, helped organise Korea’s biggest startup event, was a guest lecturer on Entrepreneurship at Yonsei University, has written over 250 articles about tech startups in Asia and he serves as a Mentor at Google's first Campus in Asia. He loves connecting with startups and you can reach him by email ([email protected]) LinkedIn or Facebook.Rachit KhoslaAuthor Rachit Khosla, a strategy consultant at heart, is the founder of Conquerem - world’s first marketplace of market research and boutique strategy consulting firms focused on Emerging Markets. Rachit is an alumnus of Manchester Business School (United Kingdom) and the former Country Manager and Director of Solidiance. He has rich experience of advising Fortune 500s and large conglomerates on Asian Market entry and growth strategies. Rachit has been the most viewed writer on Quora for topics such as “Market Research”. Rachit has lived in three countries till date and has set foot on more than 30 nations. When not working, he is busy planning his next trip. Soham AmatyaAuthor Soham is a writer, a blogger and an online entrepreneur from Kathmandu, Nepal. He helps businesses and online enterprises with content and digital marketing. When he’s not working, he’s probably talking science and spirituality with his friends at some café around the corner. Varun ChandranAuthorVarun Chandran is the founder and CEO of Corporate360, A Marketing Data Cloud Software Company. A national footballer turned entrepreneur, he is an avid traveller who spends most of his time in data science and entrepreneurial ideas. Varun lives in Singapore. He can be reached on twitter @varunc360.Wong Xun-LinAuthorXun-Lin holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Singapore Management University School of Law. Following her graduation, she decided to go off the beaten path to pursue her interests in e-commerce and entrepreneurship. She is now learning the ropes as a Content Manager at ShopBack (https://www.shopback.sg), a cashback shopping e-commerce start-up. Dr Gan BoAuthorDr Gan is the Founder and Lead Trainer of SECLab, which focuses on holistic education and emotional energy management training. Dr. Gan specializes in mental and emotional wellness training based on the state-of-the-art emotional energy tools. Dr. Gan obtained his PhD from Nanyang Technological University and a MBA from The University of Adelaide, Australia.Marion NeubronnerAuthorMarion is a leadership and development coach, entrepreneur, writer, and angel investor. She has over 20 years of experience in coaching, teaching, mentoring, training, and investing. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University.Paul HoAuthorPaul holds an a B.Eng(Hons) Aberdeen University (UK) and a Masters of Business Administration from a Macquarie Graduate School of Business (MGSM) Australia and has distinctions in finance and economics. He also serves as current President of Macquarie University Alumni Association of Singapore. He is founder of www.iCompareLoan.com and very passionate about helping people enhance their wealth and in making money work harder for them.Raj PallapothuAuthorRaj is an International Industry veteran with Business & Technology Management expertise in Wireless Telecommunications, Internet of Things [IoT], Electronics, Smart Health, Connected Cars and Smart Cities initiatives. He lived in 12 countries and donned many senior roles in reputed global conglomerates across last 18 and odd years. Shirley SoodenAuthorShirley Soodeen is an expert business coach and development specialist who specialises in creating high-performance cultures in the luxury fashion industry for some of the leading brands in the world. She has helped thousands of managers and employees understand how to implement performance management in their day-to-day activities. Shibei DingAuthor Shibei Ding is a digital journalist and a researcher in the communication field. Her interest include gender, race, social media and e-commerce. She has experience in multimedia reporting as well as investigative journalism. After two years study in mass communication at the University of Florida, she is now seeking to start her career at the crossroad of journalism and research.Anthony CoundorisAuthorAnthony Coundouris manages global partnerships at ApexPeak Media Ltd, a firm that provides new capital to small and medium size enterprises directly and those transacting on electronic invoicing networks. He is a consummate writer and speaker on the subject of supply chain finance and receivable purchases. Over the last ten years he has been an entrepreneur, co-founding Futurebooks.Brian FrissynAuthorBrian is a business owner of Hotels.tv Singapore and helps companies to manage their event and travel logistics more efficiently through the use of technology and personalized services. He has more than 15 years of experience in event management, sales and strategic marketing. Brian is a true global citizen who has lived in different continents and this unique personal background provides affinity in conducting businesses without boundaries. Callum LaingAuthor Callum Laing has started, built, bought and sold half a dozen businesses in a range of industries across two continents. He is the owner of Fitness-Buffet a company delivering employee wellness solutions in 11 countries and he is also the CEO of Entrevo Asia, a company that runs 40 week Growth Accelerator programs.Hari GanapathyAuthorHari is the co-founder of PickYourTrail - a unified platform for personalised vacations. His passion for travel and the belief that travel can change the way we perceive the world is what led to PickYourTrail. Hari is a part of the global shapers community and loves to play cricket to unwind. An MBA from IIM Bangalore, Hari is currently 5 countries short of his goal of 30 by 30.Omar KeyaniAuthorOmar Ali Keyani specializes in intraday trading strategies and fundamental analysis on a broad range of financial instruments, such as currencies and commodities. Omar studied Economics and Politics at Kent University and later on achieved the Capital Market Programme, from the CISI institution of finance. Previously he has worked for the Agricultural Bank of China, in its financial leasing division and Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC).Pacharee Pantoomano-PfirschAuthorAn international marketing and communications professional with over 20 years’ experience, Pacharee delivers winning solutions for some of the world’s most influential brands. From brand management to direct marketing to internal communications and community relations, Pacharee’s proven expertise and solid grasp of market communications come together with stellar results – leading-edge marketing strategies for her clients around the globe. Amar DelonAuthorAmar Delon is a CEO / Creative Director of Ad Access Worldwide. His expertise is Performance Optimization, specializing in business growth, strategic marketing, performance enhancement, holistic personal development using NLP methodologies. His first book is titled “Have You Found Yourself Yet?”.Andrea LoubierAuthorAndrea Loubier is the CEO and co-founder of Mailbird, an email tech startup based in Bali building the most creative platform for email innovation ever. As a "third culture kid" obsessed with travel and a strong passion for spicy food, Andrea is a firm believer in the strength of women in the world of tech.Dato Joey YapAuthorDato’ Joey Yap is the leading Feng Shui, BaZi and Qi Men Dun Jia consultant in Asia. He is an international speaker and bestselling author of over 160 books and trainer in Chinese Metaphysics. He is also the Chief Consultant of Joey Yap Consulting Group and founder of the Mastery Academy of Chinese Metaphysics – one of the world’s largest and most successful Chinese Metaphysics academy. Rehan PonchaAuthorRehan Poncha is an entrepreneur and one of India's finest swimmer. He has competed at the Beijing Olympics, Commonwealth and Asian Games and is a multiple Gold Medallist. Through his SwimSmart Clinics, he wants to give back to the sport he got so much from.Lakshmi RebeccaAuthorLakshmi Rebecca is a filmmaker and anchor. She owns Red Bangle, a film production house that’s made over 300 films including Ad Films, Corporate Films, Web Films and Animated Films.Felix MaAuthorFelix Ma is a fitness entrepreneur, who's fascinated by the relationship between brain, body and business. The goal is to share his continuing journey on how to live a life with optimal health through training and nutrition without any dogmas attached. His passion also lies in exploring the mindset and ways to maximize productivity. Join the #fitpreneurlifestyle.Joshua HonAuthor Joshua Hon, Founder and Team captain at Tern Bicycles and BioLogic. Tern is an award-winning leader in urban bicycle development and started in 2011. A sister brand, BioLogic, focuses on urban cycling accessories and some of its most popular products include iPhone bike mounts and a top-rated iPhone cycling application that has over 100,000 users.Khurram ZafarAuthorKhurram Zafar is currently the Executive Director of the LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship. Prior roles include CIO at Lahore Stock Exchange and founding board member of Plan9 and innovation fellow at the Pakistan Innovation Foundation.Shawn LimAuthorShawn Lim is a journalist at heart. He started his career in the Advertising/Media industry, as a Social Media Community Manager. Writing, fitness and managing the digital/social aspects of business are his passions.Vijay AnandAuthorVijay Anand is a young serial entrepreneur and an Angel Investor. He currently runs The Startup Centre, a space that runs residential program including funding and mentoring to tech and digital startups. Vijay has been a founder and advisor for several other startup companies. He also founded In50hours.Fred MouawadAuthorFred Mouawad is the founder of Taskworld, a task management application that improves the performance of teams. Fred is also a global citizen, serial and portfolio entrepreneur, and founder of Synergia One Group of Companies. An Alumni of the Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.Thai NguyenAuthorThai Nguyen is a Professional Re-inventer: Thai's a 5-Star Chef, International Kickboxer, and Mindfulness-Meditation Coach. If you are ready to stop dreaming and start living your Utopian Life, get connected with Thai today at The Utopian Life.Ninh NguyenAuthorNinh Nguyen is an artist based in Modesto, California of Vietnamese origin. Some of his artwork is shown in nguyensart.com . With his art Ninh wants to show what he and the people he is influenced by is about and what he can do.Saeid KhorshidiAuthorSaeid has been working in the digital industry for many years. He strongly believes what we see now is nothing compared to what we are going to witness on digital's ROI and outcome in the near future.George HarrapAuthorGeorge Harrap is the founder and CEO of Hong Kong based bitcoin startup Bitspark. George has a background in Electronics Engineering and he is now focused on bringing finance to ‘the next billion’ through bitcoin- the world’s first decentralised, peer to peer digital currency.