AIMAN HAIZAM BIN AZIZUL RAHMAN
Partner Account Manager
Aiman graduated with a Dual Major Degree in International Business and Management. He has worked with multiple companies in strategic planning and business development.
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.
CAN ULUDAG
Developer
Can lives in Turkey. He has a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and graduated in 2011 but he has been programming since high school. He is a fan of the Android ecosystem and currently working as an Android Developer. He has more than 5 years of experience on the platform. Also he is interested in Machine Learning and sees a huge potential on that field. He is not a barista but really loves trying and making different types of coffee.
CHRIS WITKO
Back-end Developer
Chris has 15 years of programming experience as a back-end developer. He works with multiple technologies including NodeJs and GoLang. Gym and running fill his spare time.
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.
ERWIN RAJ BIN IRUTHAYARAJ
Customer Success Executive
Graduated with a Bachelor with Honours in E-Commerce and Business Management, Erwin is passionate about giving exceptional customer service to the customers.
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 from Nottingham University. 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.
HERBERT KAGUMBA
Software Developer
Herbert Kagumba is a software developer from Kenya who is knowledgeable about both client-side & backend technologies. He studied Actuarial Science at University and has been involved in numerous data-intensive applications & dashboards projects. In his free time, he loves travelling with his family.
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.
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.
JOST SCHULTE
Developer
Jost holds an honours degree in Computer Science from FHDW Germany and has developed software for over 8 years. He focuses on web development at work and loves to make music in his spare time.
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.
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.
MAZNI BINTI ABD KARIM
Admin Assistant
Mazni has graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences (Hons) (Environmental and Occupational Health). She joined Launchpad after working more than 2 years in Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hills Resort Berhad as a HR Assistant.
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.
MUHAMMAD AMRI AZMI
Account Assistant
Amri joined Launchpad straight after completing his Bachelor Degree in Accountancy at UiTM Puncak Alam. Amri is also an ex-state football player and really active in many sports.
NESHALENEE KAIVALLIAM
Customer Success
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.
SAFINAH MD RASHID
Human Resouce & Admin Executive
Safinah was the Head of Administration at SkootJobs before she went to the retail industry to gain more experience in the HR field. Knowing that LaunchPad Startups is having a vacancy in HR, she chose to not miss the opportunity to be part of the great team again. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Office System Management from UiTM, major in Administration and minor in HR.
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.
SAMUEL IVAN SIM
Business Development
Although a graduate in Accounting and Finance and an ex-auditor, Samuel's passion for working with people has led him to join LaunchPad in business development. He loves adventure and is often found exploring new places and hobbies.
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 5 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.
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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