Tag Archives: Australia

Gemma Manning, Founder of YoungGems

Gemma Manning is a serial entrepreneur and strategic marketing professional. She has successfully established two businesses with international reach and is expanding across the Asian market. What’s your story?I discovered the world of entrepreneurship after an initial stint in corporate marketing where I first started my career. After having my …

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Linda Tang, Co-Founder of WeBarre

A marketer by training, Linda has always been a fitness fanatic. She took the plunge and started her own business, a barre studio. Barre brings together ballet technique, yoga, pilates and strength training in an invigorating workout. What’s your story?I’m an Australian born Chinese, residing in Singapore over the last …

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Yann Hamon, Managing Director of why innovation!

Organisations are facing increasingly complex and frequent innovation challenges. Yann Hamon founded why innovation! to help tackle these challenges. What’s your story?My career started in the 1990s when I completed my PhD in Computer Sciences. My paper on was “AI application to software engineering” – one could say it was …

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Andrea Clark, Trichologist at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

With over 30 years in the beauty industry, Andrea Clark specializes in Trichology, the science of hair and scalp, helping those who suffer from hair loss. What’s your story?I have been in the hair and beauty industry for over 30 years. Originally from Melbourne Australia, I am a stylist, educator, …

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Linh Podetti, Founder of Outsourcing Angel

Linh Podetti, founded Outsourcing Angel to help businesses outsource work to full-time and part-time Virtual Assistants. They reinvest their profits to provide food supplies and job opportunities for people in developing countries. What’s your story?I became a single mum at the age of 20 and went through family and life …

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Karen See, Co-Founder of Embrace Worldwide

Karen See is a big believer in mentoring and coaching, she is committed to helping people be happy, confident, successful and better versions of themselves. Karen has lived in Sydney, London, New York and is currently based in Hong Kong. What’s your story? Formerly Chief Communications Officer at an International …

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Uma Panchapakesan, Founder of i.BeyondBliss

Uma is an award-winning personal & business coach specialised in transformational coaching. She helps her clients to overcome challenges and achieve a holistic lifestyle. What’s your story? iBeyondBliss Personal & Corporate Wellness Wellness was born out of my self-need for a personalised and accessible natural way to balance my emotions, …

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Helene Ang, Founder of KBEN & HOL

Founded by Hong Kong-based Helene Ang, KBEN & HOL preserves the highly skilled artisanship of traditional Cambodian weaving. What’s your story? After working many years in corporate marketing in large multinational companies, I wanted to pursue my passion for creating artisanal textiles and handcrafted goods. Many people might not be …

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Amra Naidoo, Co-Founder of Accelerating Asia

Amra Naido has worked at various levels to create and execute high-impact marketing and communications strategies within the commercial and social sectors. She is the co-founder of Accelerating Asia, a regional startup acceleration program and corporate innovation consultancy. What’s your story? I always knew that I wanted to combine social …

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