Over the past quarter, the e27 Memberships team has been working tirelessly to bring onboard a prestigious list of Experts onto the e27 platform. These Experts come from varying areas of expertise from different industries and verticals.
The goal of the e27 Experts Program is to create a platform for mentors and coaches to share knowledge with their fellow peers and members within our e27 ecosystem through private 1:1 sessions.
We hope to equip every aspiring individual with relevant mentorship, useful feedback and open up more partnership opportunities for everyone to up-skill themselves and attain their individual goals.
Check out these 5 verified Experts that you can connect with for advice, mentorship, and other partnership opportunities:
General Partner at Haitao Capital
Advisory Boards | Principals & People | Strategic Architecture
Geoffrey is the General Partner of early-stage, cross border investor, Haitao Capital. He is also an EiR at SOSV’s Chinaccelerator (#2 angel & seed-stage investor globally – Crunchbase) and a 5x founder with multiple exits including 2x IPO & acquisitions.
Widely known as an early mobile visionary and published thought leader, he was the Global Board Director & Secretary of Mobile Marketing Association & Founding Director at AsiaPac Chapter. Some of his achievements include being listed under Entrepreneur.com’s Brightest 10 List, Gartner’s Mobile “Ones to Watch”, and W3C Mobile’s Most Influential.
Founder & CEO at OpenMinds
Branding | Bootstrapping | Digital Marketing
Jan Wong is an entrepreneur, youth advocate, and founder of OpenMinds; an 8 year old bootstrapped, data-driven martech company based in KL, Singapore and Hong Kong. Starting at the age of 17, he has ventured into eight businesses, a part-time lecturer at the Asia Pacific University (APIIT / APU), a certified e-commerce consultant, published an academic journal during his Master’s degree, sits on the Academic Advisory Board of KDU, Sunway College and Sunway University, a regional keynote speaker in events and conferences, a mentor for multiple startup communities including Techstars Global and NEXT50 Singapore, a regular contributor on BFM radio, a 2-time TEDx speaker, recognised as one of the top 10 new generation businessmen to watch in 2020, listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2017 list and recently published his first book on Building Your Digital Net Worth.
Counsel at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP I CEO of Founders Doc
Legal Advice for Startups I Legal Services I Consultancy Services I Legal Templates
Rachel graduated from King’s College, London (LL.B.) in 2013 with First Class Hons. Since then, she has worked as a corporate M&A lawyer in leading international law firms such as White & Case LLP, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee and Allen & Gledhill LLP in Singapore and London. She is also a committee member of The Law Society of Singapore (Corporate Committee and the CPD Committee).
Whilst helping one of the founders in their series fundraising process in Singapore, she was impressed by how ‘founder-friendly’ certain venture capital funds and law firms in Silicon Valley were – in particular, Founders Fund. She also felt that the legal community in Singapore could do better in providing more robust legal support for the growing startup community in South-east Asia, whilst taking into account the cultural nuances and trends in this region. With this in mind, Founders Doc was born in 2021.
Founders Doc collaborates with Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, where she spearheads the Corporate Practice, to ensure that founders in South-east Asia get the full support that they need. Founders Doc is, in essence, an in-house legal service provider; whilst the law firm arm serves to support companies in more complex transactions.
Managing Director at Tech JDI
Investment | Scaling Tech Teams | Vietnam Markets
Frank is the Partner at TNF Ventures and Founder at Tech JDI.
In TNF Ventures, he manages all aspects of company operations, and portfolio management.
Till date, TNF Ventures has a total of 20 portfolio companies.
On the other hand, Tech JDI is a venture studio building startups and providing venture support services to help fast scaling Series A/B/C tech companies grow their 2nd tech teams in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He manages numerous teams, and has operations in 3 offices between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang.
Head of Asia Pacific, OMFIF
Following a decade in the United Kingdom and two years in Hong Kong, Tamara returned to Singapore in 2012. A multi-disciplinary Business Manager, her experience spans energy, financial services and fund management, covering trading floors in London, New York, as well as across Asia. Tamara recently departed GIC Pte Ltd, Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, to embark on a portfolio career as the Head of Asia Pacific for the Official Monetary & Financial Institutions Forum, whilst also fulfilling demanding commitments as a dedicated mother, Coach and Consultant. Tamara is a member of the UNDP’s Private Sector Advisory Group and UNESCAP’s Infrastructure Financing and Public-Private Partnership Network of Asia and the Pacific. She also works with industry groups to drive the adoption of solutions to reduce common challenges within the finance ecosystem and is currently experimenting with the roll-out of a purpose-led virtual community for anyone interested in gender inclusion.
Tamara has degrees in Law and in Applied Accounting, and attained an Executive Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD whilst pregnant with her second child, which she cites as being “efficient but not necessarily recommended”. Tamara is involved with organisations and causes that are focused on equality and education, including sitting on the Board of Conjunct Consulting, South East Asia’s first social change consultancy. She coaches clients including accelerators, social enterprises/not-for-profits and corporate decision-makers.
e27 Memberships Team
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