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.
Jimmy Chen - VP of Sales
Jimmy comes with over 25 years of experience in the EDA industry. Starting his career in IC design, Jimmy then moved on to technical support positions at Cadence. Jimmy further expanded his role into sales and marketing, and held various business management positions at Synopsys, Artisan Components and Synplicity covering a wide range of ASIC and FPGA design products. Before joining Plunify, Jimmy was Director of Solution Sales at Synopsys leading a multi-product sales team in Asia-Pacific. Jimmy holds a MSEE degree from San Jose State University in California USA.
Poh Heng Lau - Chief Architect, Product Engineering
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 movment to deploy IPTV solutions on a Linux platform and was tasked to make sure Broadcom chipset works with whole eco-system. 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 solution.
Joe Rouse has over 15 years’ experience in venture capital, operations management, governance and consulting. Most recently a General Partner with Pioneer Capital, Joe was a founding partner of iNovia Capital, a venture fund that invests in companies associated with three Canadian universities. He has made early and expansion stage investments in technology and the life sciences, co-investing with venture funds, corporates and angels. Joe has also held senior marketing and business development roles in hardware and software companies in North America, that either went public or were successfully acquired.
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.