AHMAD HANIF
Administrative Executive
Hanif is an administrative executive and completed his Degree in Record Management at UiTM. Previously he was attached to Vads Berhad as a Customer Support Professional.
AISYA SYAHIRA BINTI ZULKIFLI
Jr. Sales Consultant
Aisya is a top performer from Universiti Teknologi MARA. She holds a first class degree in Corporate Administration. Joins Launchpad Startups straight after completing her MBA.
ANNE JOSEPH
Associate
Anne has 11 years of working in Singapore (NUS) and was a research assistant at the High Commission of Canada prior to joining LaunchPad. She holds a Degree in Commerce in Management from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. She focuses on LaunchPad's marketing efforts.
ARSEN TOBAGULOV
Junior Product Manager
Arsen has graduated from Teesside UK University in Accounting and Finance. Previously was working in Al Maali Consulting Group (U.A.E. - Dubai) as a Project Manager.
ASIM QURESHI
CEO
Asim began his career as an investment banker with Barclays Capital, London and then moved to Morgan Stanley. There, he became a Vice President in the ABS group, and structured US$5bn of assets before joining Credit Suisse. In 2006, Asim founded AIQ Global and co-founded Malaysia´s 2nd largest property portal, ThinkProperty.my which was then sold to iProperty.com in 2010. Asim has a Physics degree (M.A.) from Oxford University.
BEHNAM ANJOMRUZ
Back-End Developer
Behnam holds a master degree in socioeconomic systems engineering and a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science. He has 10 years of experience in big data processing, image processing, and application development.
CAMMI NG
Jr. Sales Consultant
Cammi holds an honours degree in International Business Management from University of Nottingham. Previously active as part of sales and marketing team at Albatross Exim before joining Launchpad as a consultant. Striving to go the extra mile.
CLAYTON NEILSON
Senior Venture Builder
Clayton started his career as a lawyer and telecommunications executive. He has 15 years experience in big legal and big corporate in various legal, regulatory and business roles at Telstra Corporation in Australia. As an entrepreneur he established and operationalised Look@MyBaby® as Co-Founder and CEO, which is now running in hospitals across Australia and SE Asia. At LaunchPad he works on identifying new opportunities and consulting to our Venture Builder teams.
DANIEL JOSHUIA
Venture Builder
Daniel is a qualified commercial pilot, graduating from the Asian Institute of Aviation where he won the Top Gun Award. He was previously part of the operations team at Sterboul, an ultra luxury property developer. Daniel is also an ex-state squash player, debater and public speaker, regularly participating in national competitions.
DHINESH DEV
Sales Manager
Dhinesh has 11 years experience in Retail Banking and Wealth Management under his belt. He began his career with HSBC Cyberjaya,then spent the next 9 years in Singapore with Citibank and Standard Chartered. He finds joy in tinkering with engines of all sorts and often feeds his need for speed on the track.
EMIR
Sales Engineer
Emir holds a Diploma in Technology specializing in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology from UniKL Malaysia France Institute. He has 14 years of working experience in HVAC/R and Outdoor Cooling System industry prior to joining Prospek Baru.
EUNICE CHEOU
Venture Builder
Eunice graduated from McMaster University with a B.Eng in Chemical and a M.Eng in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She has worked with multiple technology-based startups in product development and strategic business planning.
FAISAL AIMAN
Senior Analyst
Aiman is an administrative executive and holds a Diploma in Accountancy from MARA University of Technology. He was awarded the Best Student title twice during his tertiary studies.
FARHEEN QURESHI
Advisory Consultant
Farheen is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant who started her career at PwC. She later qualified as an Insolvency Practitioner. Farheen obtained a First Class degree in Statisitcs from UCL and a Masters from University of Oxford.
FARZAN POURANPIR
Senior Associate
Farzan oversees all technology operations. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering. He previously worked at Noxel, an automation company, for 3 years as a systems engineer, and prior to that he worked as systems support in Soft Solvers.
FAWAD AKRAM
Senior Venture Builder
Fawad runs a successful UK independent game development company (BigWig.com), founded in 2003. BigWig previously run a browser game site with 5 million unique visitors a month, and developed and published the hit desktop game "The Scruffs". Their current portfolio of mobile games attracts over 500k monthly downloads.
HENRY WEE
Partner Account Manager
Henry graduated with a MEng in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, worked as a project manager for a renown property developer in Malaysia before joining the team. Currently a Partner Account Manager, bringing Payroll Panda to the next level.
HITESH PATEL
Venture Builder
Hitesh is a seasoned entrepreneur and Internet marketing expert. He is CEO of SEO.co.uk, a leading UK based Internet marketing agency. Hitesh has helped shape the online profiles of hundreds of companies including brands such as HSBC, BMW, WorldPay, Ebookers and Stella McCartney.
ISABELLE STERBOUL
Chief Financial Officer
Isabelle manages all tax related issues in PayrollPanda. Isabelle is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant. She also holds a postgraduate diploma in law with commendation and a Classics degree (M.A.) from the University of Oxford.
JESSICA URBAN
Senior Analyst
Jessica is a Certified European Secretary (also known as Foreign Correspondent) in the languages German, English, French and Spanish. She has 6 years of Customer Service and Account Management experience in Germany, UK and Malaysia.
JUAN PASSADORE
Web Developer
Juan is an experienced web developer with more than 10 years of experience. He worked in several start-ups in Europe and Asia. His team consists of a global team which include people from the US, Germany, Greece, Vietnam, Brazil, Argentina, Turkey, and Malaysia. He is a college dropout and makes amazing bolognese sauce.
KELLIE ONG
Creative Consultant
Kellie is an art director who has spent the last 6 years working in the world of advertising at global and local boutique creative agencies in Kuala Lumpur. With experience in 360° integrated campaigns and having worked with clients across various industries such as CIMB, HSBC, Heineken & Pantene to name a few, she is currently working as a freelancer with local startups and F&Bs in Malaysia.
KESHVINDER KAUR
Talent Acquisition Manager
Kesh has 12 years of overall working experience with 8 years in Recruitment and Talent Acquisition working on various positions across industries. She holds a Bsc degree in Finance and she began her career with Citibank in 2005 upon graduation. She is determined to succeed in her career and to start contributing towards the success of the organization. Her biggest motivation is her family.
KEYHAN A
Front-end developer
Keyhan is a front-end developer and designer at SkootJobs where he leads the front end team. Only 23 years of age but he brings a wealth of experience having worked on over 250+ projects in the past 6 years. He is currently pursuing his bachelor's in Information Technology.
M A BEG
Tech Partner
Web professional since the summer of '96, having worked with leading ad-agencies and numerous start-ups - highlights include Technical Co-founder of an Oxford University Incubator, and working in Silicon Valley California as acting CTO of a B2B for China trade, nearly the new Alibaba! Since 2006, he has set up offshore offices, together with partners to employ dozens of web experts.
MASLIZA ISMAIL
Senior Analyst
Masliza has 10 years experience in business management. She graduated in Business IT from Mara Professional College. Previously she was attached with Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad.
MICHAEL BOUKLAS
Senior Developer
Michael is a professional software engineer since 1999. He has worked on hundreds of projects in multiple languages/platforms including Node.js which is his platform of choice the past 4 year. In his spare time he practices the art of Starcraft which helps him to remain zen under pressure.
MIKHAIL KAFANOV
Lead Developer
Mikhail has 10 years of programming experience in mobile and web development. He worked on numerous browser, desktop and mobile games for BigWig.
MOHAMMAD REZA
Front-end developer
Mamo is Front-end developer at LaunchPad. He has 7 years of experience in web design and web development. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Computer Engineering. Besides his skills in web, Mamo is a talented violinist.
NESHALENEE KAIVALLIAM
Customer Success Executive
Neshalenee joined LauchPad as an Intern and now she is the people's person - as in she gets the right people into the right position. Nesha completed her Degree in Human Capital Management from the Management and Science University with Honours.
NICHOLAS LIU
Analyst
Nicholas graduated from Monash University. He went on to work in several different industries, eventually joining LaunchPad.
OMID A. HOSSEINY
Tech Partner
Omid leads a tech team at LaunchPad and has 12 years of programming experience. He is a full stack developer and possesses a Masters in Computer Science. He has worked on over 400 web projects in different countries over the years. Omid also teaches VR classes in universities.
ONG PEI CHIN
Venture Builder
Fueled with passion for entrepreneurship, Pei joined LaunchPad straight after completing his MSc degree in Technology Entrepreneurship from University College London (UCL). Pei also holds a Bachelor's degree from Imperial College London.
SAMMAD NAWAZ
Venture Builder
Sammad started his career as a Management Accountant after finishing his degree from Oxford in Mathematics. After a decade of working as an accountant he ventured into a limousine car service in UK which now is one of the largest and reputable in the area. Keen cricketer and loves sports in general.
SANI GOUW
Venture Builder
Sani comes from 5+ years of product & web experience. In his last role he was leading the Product Development team (APAC) for Lion & Lion Digital Agency in Kuala Lumpur. Prior to that he held the title of Product Owner at Blue Carpet - Smart HR & Talent Management Software (The Netherlands) while running his own e-commerce startup. He holds an MSc in Business Administration from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
TIFFANY TONG
Group Head of HR
Tiffany was project manager at AIQ Global before she joined LaunchPad Startups in the role of Group Head of HR. She holds a Higher Diploma in Private Secretaryship, a Diploma in Executive Secretaryship, from Stamford College, and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management.
TOINE VAESSEN
Venture Builder
Toine brings 3 years regional start-up experience. Prior to LaunchPad he was working as a business and venture developer in Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta for Lion & Lion the Digital Agency, part of Nova Founders Capital. He holds a MSc degree in International Management from Tilburg University.
USMAN HAIDER
Unskilled Labour Manager
Usman started his career as a marble tiling specialist and rose quickly among the ranks to project managing 60,000 sq.ft. of ultra luxury property development with 60 workers under his command. He currently manages the servicing teams in AirconHero.
WAN RITAELFERA
Partner Account Manager
Fera joined LaunchPad as a Partner Account Manager. She has a background in Chemical Engineering. She is a sales professional who performs a variety of duties aimed at managing company's client relationship, as well as developing new business from existing and new clients.

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