Here are the faces working behind and in front of the scenes. Your trainers, mentors and possibly your future best friends— Get to know our trainers as they guide you through your learning journey at OpenAcademy!

Jan Wong

With years of marketing and analytics consulting experience under his belt, Jan is a seasoned entrepreneur and online strategist. Listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2017, he’s been featured on various media, an accomplished speaker in digital marketing and entrepreneurship, a catalyst partner with organisations like Global Entrepreneurship Week, TechStars, and SGNEXT50 to continuously mentor and speak at regional workshops, events and conferences.

Daryll Tan

Daryll’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 21. He has since founded more than 5 other businesses and was recognised as the Top 10 Visionary Leaders on Beyond Exclamation 2018. He has consulted international brands across industries and is a frequent speaker on digital marketing, leadership and entrepreneurship, a mentor at YCM and various startup communities, a part time Digital Marketing lecturer and a subject matter expert at BFM Radio.

Celine Ting

Celine currently manages OpenAcademy, the brainchild of OpenMinds™. She has led digital projects across various industries assisting brands in developing digital strategies, understanding digital media and also up-skilling digital competencies ; now furthered in her role to scale the education arm of OpenMinds with OpenAcademy. She speaks at various events held by universities, startup events and is also a panel consultant on The Business Radio Station (BFM).

Xien Puo

XP currently runs DriveFunnels, a digital performance agency, with the goal of creating and optimising digital customer acquisition journey for brands. Currently, he supports multiple digital agencies to help plan and execute successful digital acquisition campaigns for their clients. His goal is to empower marketers through training by distilling digital acquisition into structural frameworks that will be handy and applicable for various marketing challenges.

Jeffery Ng

At OpenMinds™, he oversees the technological business aspect in ensuring all tech developed achieves its business objectives. From SMEs to public-listed companies, his passion in marketing combined with his experience in web development, server architecture and search engine optimization has allowed him to work on technology driven projects as a consultant. Jeffery also leads the proprietary product business tech development team.

Ryan Ng

Ryan Ng is driven by a strong passion to excel in the fast-paced digital industry. He has worked alongside brands from the Telco, F&B, FMCG, healthcare, education, hospitality, and retail industry. He is actively involved in the consultation and development of digital ecosystem and social media advertising process. Currently he supports digital agencies to help plan and execute successful digital acquisition campaigns for clients across the region.

Brian Siew

Having close to 10 years of working experience in the creative industry. As the Creative Director; Graphic Design, Photography, Videography, Augmented Reality, 3D Graphics are just a few of the platforms where he has been pushing the boundaries of creative implementation in Digital Marketing. This experience has seen him embark on various range of the creative landscape in Malaysia and in Hong Kong with clients from various industries.

Lee Xin

A graduate from Universtiy of New South Wales, Lee Xin started as a solution architect in Sime Darby to design and implement innovative IT solutions for the company. He has worked on projects across industries using technology stacks with experience ranging from developing award-winning mobile applications to building mission critical enterprise solutions. Lee Xin is also a freelance tutor to computer science students and a mentor at Startup Weekend KL.


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