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Joel Neoh Overview
Joel Neoh General Information
Mr. Joel Neoh is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at First Move Fund. He serves as Managing Director at CircleDNA. Mr. Neoh serves as Chief Consumer Officer at Prenetics. Mr. Neoh was a Co-Founder of Fave and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He is the Co-Founder of Youth Asia, where he serves as Executive Director. He is the Co-Founder of SAYS. Mr. He is the Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at KFit Asia. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at Groupon Malaysia. He is also the Founder of the company. He serves as Advisor at GoGet. He is currently the Head of Groupon Asia Pacific and is listed as one of Asia's Top 10 young entrepreneurs. In 2012 he won the Ernst and Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year. Born to a family of educators, He started his first company at age 20 while studying engineering in university, won Malaysia's version of 'The Apprentice' at 23 and has built and exited 2 tech companies; Groups more to Groupon in 2011 (E-commerce) and merged Says with Catcha Media in 2013 (Digital Media). Passionate about technology, he has also invested in a string of technology venture capital funds and startups across Asia. Being one of the founding members of the Groupon business in Asia, he has been instrumental in the establishment of the fastest-growing business model ever (by Forbes) throughout the Asia Pacific, a multibillion-dollar region for Groupon in just under 5 years. With thousands of employees across 12 countries including Japan, Australia, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; He is a big believer in building a world-class work culture, where the organizations he led have won the WorldBlu Most Democratic Workplaces in 2013 and Best Place to Work by Glassdoor in 2012. He sits on the board of publicly listed Rev Asia, Monash School of Business, and AIESEC the world's largest student organization. He was also recognized by the Prime Minister of Malaysia with the Malaysian Service Medal, listed as Top 40 under 40, and was named to the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Alumni. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Monash University. He is Founder and CEO at Fave.