migme has a highly regarded and credentialed board of directors with in-depth knowledge, experience and relationships in the digital media and capital markets sectors.
Mr Andi Zain (Non-Executive Chairman)
Mr Zain has a Bachelor of Business Administration from GS Fame, Indonesia and a Master of Business Administration and Post Graduate Diploma in International Finance & Law, both from Monash University in Victoria. He has 15 years’ experience in building Internet and mobile businesses in South East Asia and launched the first content provider and ringtone service in Indonesia. Mr Zain is a former board member of the publicly listed SkyBee Tbk (IDX:SKYB). Currently, he is a director of several technology-based companies and runs Ideabox, a tech start up incubator in partnership with Indosat, a leading mobile carrier in Indonesia. Mr Zain is also a founder of MobileMonday Indonesia, a networking forum of 400 mobile centric companies in Indonesia.
Mr Steven Goh (Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer)
Mr Goh is the CEO and co-founder of migme, a leading social entertainment services company for emerging markets. The company was founded in Australia, built up in Silicon Valley with top tier venture capitalists and then moved to Singapore.
Steven has extensive experience in developing and commercialising compelling Internet services for consumers, in addition to fundraising. Over the past 20 years, Steven has also founded Sanford Securities (Australia’s first online stockbroking company and a leader in its time), established Bell Direct (one of Australia’s largest online wealth management companies), advised a number of startups, been involved with a number of incubators, and many other organisations (ranging from stock exchanges, investment banks, to consumer Internet businesses) throughout Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA.
Steven has worked professionally in chartered accounting, stockbroking, investment banking and in consulting, with a wide range of financial institutions in Australia, Asia and Europe. He maintains an avid interest in a range of computing languages and systems architecture. As consequence of his professional experience, he has also been involved in a few hundred capital issues and transactions for over US$1 billion, including raising over US$100 million for companies that he has founded and led.
Steven has won numerous professional and business awards. He has extensive private and public board experience, is a frequent speaker at conferences in Silicon Valley, Europe, Asia, Australia and has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Australian Financial Review, CNBC, Financial Times, the Economist, Bloomberg and many others.
Mr Yen Chang (Charles) Pan (Executive Director ad Chief Strategy Officer)
Mr Pan has had an 18 year business career and is currently the special assistant to the Chairman and Chief Investment Director of FIH Mobile, part of the Hon Hai Group which is the leading global manufacturing service provider in the 3C (computer, communication and consumer electronics) industries.
Prior to joining FIH Mobile, Mr Pan was General Manager between 2008 and 2012 of Orange Capital, part of France Telecom. Mr Pan has a Master of Business from the University of California and is currently based in Shenzhen, China.
Mr John Lee (Non-Executive Director)
Mr Lee holds a degree in Finance & Operations Management from the New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan. He is currently CEO of a mobile games platform company based in Singapore. He has previously had multiple executive roles in privately held and publicly listed games companies in both the United States and Asia. He also was a venture capitalist at Softbank Venture Capital and has had consulting roles with McKinsey & Company and Deloitte & Touche in their technology services divisions.
Dr Yichin Lee (Non-Executive Director)
Dr Lee is currently managing partner of FCC Partners Inc. and was previously the Senior Advisor and Taiwan Chief Representative of Booz & Co. He was formerly CEO of GigaMedia Limited, a NASDAQ listed company and remains a Director of several NASDAQ listed companies. Dr Lee has over 20 years of strategy management and corporate experience across China and has a Master of Science and PhD from Stanford University.
Mr Stephen Llanwarne (Non Executive Director)
Mr Llanwarne is a technology professional with over 30 years of commercial global experience across commercial systems, global investment banking and in the last 10 years, the mobile investment space. Mr Llanwarne has held senior roles with Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust and Merrill Lynch in their technology divisions. Mr Llanwarne was also a founding partner and CIO of Zurich Capital Markets Asia. Mr Llanwarne received his Bachelor of Business in Information Technology from Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.
Mr Mike Higginson (Company Secretary)
Mr Higginson is the holder of a Bachelor of Business Degree and was a Non-Executive Director for the period 31 August 2011 to 8 August 2014. Mr Higginson was appointed Company Secretary on 12 June 2009.
Mr Higginson was formerly an executive officer with the Australian Securities Exchange and has, over the last 27 years, held numerous company secretarial and directorship roles with a range of public listed companies both in Australia and the UK.