Hugh MasonCEO JFDI Asia | TwitterLinkedIn
Hugh Mason is a successful entrepreneur, mentor and investor. Born in the UK and now living in Singapore, he connects people, communities and cash to make ideas real.
Hugh relocated to Singapore full time with his young family in January 2009. There, he co-founded JFDI.Asia, a seed accelerator that takes groups of new digital entrepreneurs from startup to seed investment in 100 days.
Hugh is visiting Cambodia especially for Startup Weekend!
Stefan KornManaging Director - WebFund | TwitterLinkedIn
Stefan has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and an MBA in international business. During his corporate career with companies like HP, Oracle and InterContinental Hotels Group Stefan managed large scale eCommerce platforms and Business Intelligence systems.
In 2007 Stefan founded private incubator WebFund to leverage his experience in building online transactional businesses and help take web-based Kiwi startups to the world. Over the last 5 years Webfund has established itself as one of the leading incubators in NZ.
Stefan is visiting Cambodia especially for Startup Weekend!
Dr Marcus TanCEO Future Health | Twitter
Based in Perth Western Australia, Marcus is the Managing Partner of Future Health Ventures, an angel fund investing in Health Technology Startups.
With both a medical and management background, Marcus works actively with Future Health's portfolio companies, currently acting as the CEO and Medical Director of HealthEngine, Australia's largest online medical directory and health appointment search engine.
Marcus supports the tech startup eco-system as an organiser of Startup Weekend Perth, Silicon Beach West, Aurelius Digital (an angel investor dinner series) and is the founder of Sync Labs, Western Australia's first tech startup community co-working space.
Marcus has experience as a management consultant, and sits on several private and not-for-profit boards which supports his interest in venture philanthropy and social enterprise.
Dr Tan is visiting Cambodia especially for Startup Weekend!
Steve PatersonCoordinator of McKinsey Mekong Business Plan Challenge | Google+
Coordinator of McKinsey Mekong Business Plan Challenge - Lecturer - University of Puthisastra (UP) - Phnom Penh
Shirley FongEngagement Manager, Emerging Markets Entrepreneurs.
Shirley is actively involved in Emerging Markets Entrepreneurs (EME), a business incubator in Cambodia. In addition, she is promoting the growth of women-owned enterprises in Cambodia and Vietnam through the Mekong Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge, a program funded by infoDev (World Bank). Shirley stems from a background in finance, starting her career in investment banking and subsequently working in private equity for a sovereign wealth fund. She maintains particular interest in the role that private sector plays in the sustainability of emerging and developing economies.
Sam has started and managed 3 high growth businesses in the last 8 years.
As the co-founder of Optimal Usability, Optimal Workshop and Optimal Experience he understands the practical realities of running global businesses. With a passion for working with smart people on interesting projects, Sam went from sharing a desk with his co-founder to becoming the 27th fastest growing business in New Zealand.