HarnHua Ng - CEO, Founder
Harn Hua has more than a decade of experience in FPGA and embedded systems design at Xilinx, Inc. in San Jose, California and later on, in mobile computing platform development at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and is proficient in English, Mandarin and Japanese.
Kirvy Teo - COO, Founder
Kirvy graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science. He has over 10 years in web and application development. He started out as a Systems Analyst in the Singapore Civil Service, learning and managing IT infrastructure. Later, he started a company developing a proprietary text messaging product in the early days of mobile growth, catering to the needs of mass SMS notifications. He speaks only English and Mandarin, but writes codes in 10 languages.
Nachiket Kapre, Phd - CTO
Nachiket Kapre is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Engineering at National Technological University in Singapore. He was a Junior Research Fellow at Imperial College London (2010-2012) and received his Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology in 2010. He was a consultant with Maxeler Inc. in London (2011-2012). He is broadly interested in understanding and exploiting the potential of VLSI technology for designing next-generation computer architectures.
Poh Heng Lau
Poh Heng graduated from Nayang Technological University with a Bachelors Degree in Applied Science. He is a certified Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and a Linux evangelist. Prior to Plunify, he was a senior consultant in NCS, a subsidiary of SingTel. He spearheaded the movement to deploy IPTV solutions on a Linux platform and was tasked to ensure the eco-system works with Broadcom chipsets. Poh Heng was also the Chief Engineer in Agis, a mapping and navigation company. He has developed APIs to enable Location Based Services using mobile cells and GPS technology. After Poh Heng graduated from NTU, he co-founded In Touch Systems that deals with Point of Sale solutions.
Jaco holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Prior to Plunify, he was a Field Application Engineer focusing on Xilinx's DSP portfolio at Xilinx, Inc. in Dublin, Ireland. After that, he joined the Counsel for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa doing FPGA design and hardware development on a Monopulse Tracking Radar. On the side, Jaco is a keen open source enthusiast and is his open source projects are used by multiple commercial customers as well as the open source community. He speaks English and Afrikaans, and is slowly but steadily learning Mandarin.
Mike Holt brings 25 years of experience in leading, managing and developing technology and innovation. Mike’s background ranges from incubation of technology companies, and leadership of start up technology companies to general management of $200M technology businesses. Mike continues to serve as Managing Partner of Get2Volume, a Singapore and Silicon Valley technology company incubation and advisory firm. Previously, Mike held engineering. Marketing and P/L product line management positions at Texas Instruments and Silicon Systems.