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Leadership is harder than it looks. Jeremy Au, proven founder and Harvard MBA, interviews courageous entrepreneurs, executives and investors every week. He also shares his frontline experiences, coaching insights and own professional development journey. If you're stepping up as a new leader, founding a startup or venturing into the great unknown, this is the podcast for you. For show notes and transcripts, go to www.jeremyau.com

Leadership is harder than it looks. Jeremy Au, proven founder and Harvard MBA, interviews courageous entrepreneurs, executives and investors every week. He also shares his frontline experiences, coaching insights and own professional development journey. If you're stepping up as a new leader, founding a startup or venturing into the great unknown, this is the podcast for you. For show notes and transcripts, go to www.jeremyau.com

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Leadership is harder than it looks. Jeremy Au, proven founder and Harvard MBA, interviews courageous entrepreneurs, executives and investors every week. He also shares his frontline experiences, coaching insights and own professional development journey. If you're stepping up as a new leader, founding a startup or venturing into the great unknown, this is the podcast for you. For show notes and transcripts, go to www.jeremyau.com

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English


Episodes

Eddy Chan and Indonesia-Only VC, SEA Turtles & Doing Less Better

3/3/2021
Eddy Chan is a founding partner of “Indonesia-only” independent early-stage venture capital firm Intudo Ventures, that acts as the Indonesia beachhead strategy for dozens of leading institutions, VC/PE/hedge funds and family offices from the United States, North Asia and Southeast Asia and supports the “digital transformation” strategy of dozens of Indonesian conglomerates. Intudo portfolio companies include Xendit, Halodoc, TaniHub, Kargo, PasarPolis, BeliMobilGue, Yummy Corp., and...

Duration:00:59:26

Southeast Asia Tech: Rise of Domestic Travel, Future of Work and Transformation of MICE Industry

2/28/2021
In this episode, founders and VCs shared their predictions for Southeast Asia’s travel tech scene for 2021 such as the rise of domestic travel, future of work and transformation of the MICE industry. If you are interested in joining us on our next episode of SEA Tech Clubhouse, sign up now at jeremyau.com. Nominations are limited and approved on a rolling basis. You can self-nominate or nominate someone who you think would fit the bill. You can find the episode's transcript in the podcast...

Duration:00:41:43

Brent Liang on Co-Founding with Justin Kan, Weekly Moonshots, and Vulnerability in Leadership

2/24/2021
Brent Liang is a 3x founder ($1M ARR), recording artist, and the co-founder & executive producer of The Quest podcast along with Justin Kan, co-founder of Twitch. Born in New Zealand, raised in Shanghai and currently completing his law studies in Australia, Brent started his entrepreneurial journey at 18 making mini podcasts. He built his first company facilitating bail assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in 2018, through the LawWithoutWalls program. He then...

Duration:01:17:49

Chris Sirisereepaph on SE Asia VC Dynamics, Thought Leadership Via Investment Thesis & Sharing Your Secret Sauce​

2/17/2021
Chris Sirisereepaph is a partner at Saison Capital, a FinTech-focused venture capital fund, that has done especially well in emerging markets like Southeast Asia and India. Their direct investments include Grab, Southeast Asia's largest startup and super-app, as well as ShopBack, Southeast Asia's largest shopping and cashback rewards platform. Their limited partner investments include global funds like Better Tomorrow Ventures, Quona Capital and Antler. This year they invested in companies...

Duration:00:45:17

Jan Gliszczynski on Brick-and-Mortar’s Knife Fight With Amazon and Omnichannel Retail

2/10/2021
Jan Gliszcynski is a Senior Project Manager and Implementation Leader at IKEA, an MNC of Swedish origin that is famed for its innovative and modernist flat-packed furniture. Jan has over ten years of experience working in the retail and logistics sectors and has led project teams in almost a dozen countries across three continents. He is currently leading a global programme to digitally optimise the workflow of over 10,000 employees and exploring a number of innovative technologies in the...

Duration:00:16:40

Ryan Chew on COO Skills, Order in Chaos for Blockchain and Army vs. Startup Leadership

2/3/2021
Ryan Chew is a second-generation serial entrepreneur and COO of Tribe, a deep technology innovation, talent & education platform supported by the Singapore government. Tribe’s ecosystem is supported by some of the world's leading organisations including AXA, BMW Group Asia, Citibank, Enterprise Singapore, EY, IBM, IMDA, Intel, MAS, Nielsen, PwC, R3, SGInnovate, Temasek, Ubisoft, WeBank and other partners to build up a neutral and hyperconnected innovation platform. Prior to Tribe...

Duration:00:30:17

Patty Smith on Perfect Job Candidates, Harvard MBA Mentorship & Nurturing Human Potential

1/27/2021
Patty Smith is the CEO and Co-founder of Managerie, a platform connecting hiring managers to professionals looking to advance their careers on the basis of their professional growth goals and aligned company mission, setting up potential connections for a future hire. Managerie has attracted over 400+ candidates to support the delicate construction of high-performing teams, which balances a genuine human connection with a laser focus on dynamic professional growth. Managerie is advised by...

Duration:00:33:13

Southeast Asia Tech: 2021 Predictions, VC Sentiment & Post-Pandemic Recovery By Verticals

1/20/2021
In this episode, founders and VCs shared their predictions for Southeast Asia’s tech scene for 2021 such as what investor sentiment would be like, as well as the industries to watch in their recovery phase. If you are interested in joining us on our next episode of SEA Tech Clubhouse, sign up now at jeremyau.com. Nominations are limited and approved on a rolling basis. You can self-nominate or nominate someone who you think would fit the bill. You can find the episode's transcript in the...

Duration:00:48:55

Stefano Virgilli on Southeast Asia vs. Europe Culture, Cross-Border Communication and Surprisingly Common Touch Points

1/13/2021
Stefano Virgilli is the Marketing Director of Mitigram, the world’s largest marketplace for Trade Finance. Founded in 2015 in Sweden, Mitigram supports network creation and expansion for corporates and financial institutions; comprehensive automated quotation workflows; audit trail, analytics on asset pricing and activity data across multiple trade finance instruments. It currently facilitates more than $2.5Bn worth of transactions per month and has spearheaded over $55Bn transactions,...

Duration:00:31:06

Laura Huang on Finding Your Edge, Harvard Research on How Investors Pick Founders and Turning Adversity Into Advantage

1/6/2021
Laura Huang is an associate professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior Unit, Harvard Business School. Prior to joining HBS, she was an assistant professor of management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Huang’s research examines early-stage entrepreneurship, and the role of interpersonal relationships and implicit factors in the investment decisions of financiers such as angel investors and VCs. Her work studies the subtle signals and cues...

Duration:00:34:22

Jaime Ng on Founding Asia's First Podcast Advertising Platform, Leading Incumbents vs. Startups & Catalyzing Change

12/30/2020
Jaime Ng is the Founder and CEO of MatchCasts, Asia's first audio podcast advertising and analytics platform for brands. Founded in 2019, Matchcasts is funded by Entrepreneur First [EF], a global talent investor, supporting the world’s most ambitious individuals. EF is backed by some of the world’s best investors, including the founders of LinkedIn, DeepMind and PayPal. MatchCasts makes audio podcast discovery, analytics and advertising simple for brands. It helps brands and podcasters take...

Duration:00:38:01

Su-Ren Neo on Trusting Your Gut vs. Uncertainty, Leading Across Geographies and Sharpening Your Marketing Play

12/23/2020
Su-Ren Neo is currently the Senior Director for Marketing, for Twilio in the Asia Pacific and Japan region, where she is responsible for driving Twilio's marketing and brand strategy. Twilio is an American cloud communications platform, as a service company based in California. Twilio allows software developers to programmatically make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, and perform other communication functions using its web service APIs. Su-Ren has over 20 years of...

Duration:00:31:23

Bryan Pham on Founding Asian Hustle Network, Beginner's Mindset and Transforming Cultural Dogma

12/15/2020
Bryan is the founder of Asian Hustle Network (AHN), Crushing it in Real Estate (CIIRE), HateIsAVirus, and a venture partner at Outlier Fund. He is passionate about bringing together communities of like-minded individuals through growing AHN to over 65,000 members in a little over 10 months and managing an active CIIRE group of over 2,000 investors. Managing a team of 25 people, Bryan seeks to uplift Asian entrepreneurs around the world with the goal of having better representation in...

Duration:00:42:15

Southeast Asia Tech: Emerging Trends, China vs. US as North Star & Startup-Building First Principles

12/9/2020
On 29 November, we talked to founders and venture capitalists on emerging technology trends in Southeast Asia. We learnt about which startups to join, emerging country and regional trends, and fresh takes on the latest founder, VC and investment news. Interested in joining us on our next episode of SEA Tech Clubhouse? Sign up on jeremyau.com. Nominations are limited and approved on a rolling basis. You can self-nominate or nominate someone who you think would fit the bill. You can find the...

Duration:00:46:45

Jimmy Ku on Transitioning from Founder to Executive, Leading Alongside Justin Kan, and Start-Up Myths

12/2/2020
Jimmy Ku is the COO of MixerBox , the premier provider of mobile media applications with over 300 million downloads and users who have spent over 120 billion minutes. MixerBox is backed by investors such as Y Combinator, Initialized Capital, Infinity Ventures, and more. Previously, Jimmy was the General Manager of Fundraise Concierge at Atrium where he helped startup founders with the process of fundraising. He spoke to over a thousand startups during 2019 and helped his clients raise over...

Duration:00:40:30

Shaun Hon on Corporate Venture Building, Compounding Relationships and Skin In The Game

11/25/2020
Shaun Hon is currently a Director at Rainmaking, a corporate innovation venture studio that has built, invested and accelerated over 900 ventures globally and has a combined portfolio value of more than USD2 billion. The team has worked with over 100 Fortune 500 leading organisations such as Allianz, Barclays, HSBC, IKEA, Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, Maersk, Visa to deliver technological innovation. The firm has a presence across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. Prior to joining...

Duration:00:28:00

Niels Wielaard on Fighting Deforestation with Satellites, Sustainability via Startups, and Landing Your First Customer

11/19/2020
Niels Wielaard is the Founder and CEO of Satelligence, a satellite-based forest, agriculture, carbon and water monitoring service provider based in the Netherlands. Founded in 2016, Satelligence has over 60 clients and partners, including Mondelez, Unilever, Bunge, the World Wildlife Fund, Rabobank, Robeco, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and others. Satelligence aims to aid stakeholders in agricultural commodity production in their progress towards sustainability...

Duration:00:33:47

Peter Gumulia on Success as Chief of Staff, GoPay & Indonesia Tech Talent and Restoring The Joy of Learning

11/12/2020
Peter Gumulia is currently an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School. Previously, he was Chief of Staff and VP of Strategy and Growth at GoPay, one of the largest fintech companies in South East Asia. Growing up in Indonesia, Peter experienced life as a cycle of “school, athletics, homework, and repeat." In his own words, "Discipline played an important role early on in [his] life.” This pushed Peter onto the national golf team when he was only sixteen years old. He then went on to pursue...

Duration:00:28:45

Chua Ee Chien on F&B Overcoming The Pandemic, Building Your Side Hustle, and Rolling With The Punches

11/4/2020
Chua Ee Chien is the owner of Jekyll & Hyde, one of Singapore's premier cocktail bars. The bar has been featured in various publications such as Channel NewsAsia, The Business Times and The Straits Times. He is also currently a Manager in the Investments & New Business team of Grab where he works on special projects for the Grab Financial Group. Ee Chien was previously the Head of Vehicle Solutions for Uber Singapore, driving the acquisition and retention of drivers. He started his career...

Duration:00:32:43

Shawn Low on Cofounding a Digital Mortgage Unicorn, Harnessing Leadership and Life’s Non-Negotiables

10/27/2020
Shawn Low is a co-founder at Better.com and part of the core leadership that built and integrated home ownership tech company (mortgage, real estate, insurance) from zero to over 500 million in annual revenues. Since its inception, Better has originated over 15 billion in loans and made home ownership more accessible for thousands of Americans. Better.com is backed by a story investor group, including Goldman Sachs, KPCB, Ping An,AmEx, Ally Bank and Citigroup. Better has been named to Forbes...

Duration:00:35:41