Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2nd National Youth Entrepreneurs Convention 2009

Youth '09 would be held from 9th to 11th January 2009 at PWTC.

As part of the Youth '09 events, it would be the 2nd National Youth Entrepreneurs Convention 2009 on 10th January 2009.

There would be 14 speakers, from 3 categories:-

For more details, go to here


Henry Goh, 27
Co-Founder & COO of Macro Kiosk BhdHenry Goh, founder of Macro Kiosk won the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2006. Macro Kiosk was awarded MSC Status and an ASP Class license from the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) a year after he earned his Executive MBA via a long-distance study programme from the States. Henry is currently at the helm of a regional multi-million dollar business with operating offices in 10 major countries across Asia.

Aidan Aquinas Chew, 25
Director - TRAFFIXED
Winner Nescafe Kick-Start, Season 1Aidan bagged the grand prize for Nescafe Kick-Start's Season 1 and has since then brought innovation into life. He is the founder of Traffixed, providing innovative systems to help drivers look for parking faster and easier, thus saving time by guiding them to empty parking bays.

Ricky Wong Shee Khai, 27
Founder & CEO of Asia Media Sdn BhdRicky Wong is the founder and CEO of Asia Media Sdn Bhd, a media powerhouse that reaches 1.5 million viewers daily. Educated at Lancaster University in UK, he obtained a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with First Class Honours and was awarded the ‘best academic student’ by the faculty in 2003. Ricky, known as a “hands-on” manager leads a workforce of 70 employees with four subsidiaries and four regional office and under his stewardship, Asia Media’s growth has been exceptional and unparalleled in the industry.

Ganesh Kumar, 30
Founder & CEO of MOL Access Portal BhdGanesh ventured into the IT industry at the age of 15. In 2000, he co-developed an innovative first-mover business model for the global affiliation of cybercafes, the rapid success of which led to the listing of MOL Access on the MESDAQ, making him the youngest CEO of a listed company in Malaysia.

Jeffrey Ong, 30
Marketing Director of MarctensiaJeffrey Ong started with gaming professionally, dominating local gaming scene. Now, he has three full scale companies from various industries as he is a believer that one should venture into various business opportunities. He, and his partners, shaped Macera Technology, a mobile game and application company securing business deals locally and internationally. Amongst his other ventures includes Marctensia, a company that concentrates on full scale events and Global Asia Concepts, a hotel and restaurant tableware trading company.

Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

Joe Flizzow, 29
Founder of Kartel Records & Kartel ClothingBorn Johan Ishak, Joe is one of the Malaysian hip-hop duo, Too Phat. He founded Kartel Records, a recording label as well as the PhatCap clothing line and the State of Mind imprint on Kartel Clothing.

Ninie Ahmad, 26
Founder of Be Yoga SanctuaryNinie have successfully established herself as Malaysia's most known Yoga Instructor. Ninie first published Malaysia's first yoga magazine at age 24, and is the official yoga ambassador for Adidas Malaysia. As a finalist of Nescafe Kick Start, Ninie founded Be Yoga Sanctuary of which she is the director and principal teacher

Shan Tan, 25
Founder & Managing Director of Rockin’ ReptilesShan was a 23-year-old barrister at law of Gray’s Inn London when she founded Rockin’ Reptile International Sdn Bhd. Undeterred by the fear of failure, she launched Rockin’ Reptile’s very first collection in October 2005 to an overwhelming response. Rockin’ Reptiles now has presence in United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and has flagship retail and concessionaire outlets in Malaysia.

Anna Rina Rahim, 28
Photography EntrepreneurAnna-Rina worked as an Advertising & PR Senior Executive for a global sports brand. After deciding that life was too short to be second guessing herself, she took the big leap and left her high flying job to pursue one of her greatest passion - photography. Ever the optimist, Anna-Rina dedicates time and energy into pursuing her dreams and making those close to her happy.

Fiona-Jane Gomez, 25
Founder & Director of Talent HubSince she was a teenager, Fiona has been a learner of Latin dance, and not long after she became a teacher of the art itself. Graduated with a Degree in Marketing and Management, Fiona created a business proposal to set up a studio for something that she is passionate about. That is when Talent Hub was born, a place to learn dance, drama, music and martial arts for fun.

Media Entrepreneurship

Joyce Wong, 25
Blog Entrepreneur & Founder of Tongue In ChicJoyce is one of Malaysia’s top blogger and is fondly known as her screen name, KinkyBlueFairy. Joyce also the founder and Managing Editor of the fashion blog Tongue in Chic.

Aimann Faiz, 24
Co-Founder of Don’t PanicAimann is one of the founding members of Don’t Panic Asia. Starting in September 2006 with only one goodie bag in hand, no background, no experience, and honestly no clue about the advertising and media industry, Aimann, together with his partners shaped and led Don’t Panic Asia to carve a niche for itself as a ‘Youth Marketing Agency’ supporting campaigns by major international clients such as Nike, Levi’s, Petronas and Sunburst KL International Music Festival.

Khailee Ng, 24
Co-Founder of YouthSays.comKhailee co-founded the local indie music promoter Project Bazooka and socio- political webzine as a college student. His projects have won him various awards, including the KLue Blue Chilli Award and the Asian HSBC Young Entrepreneur Award 2006. A firm believer in the potential of young people in Malaysia, he now focuses on developing Malaysian youth communities, leading the technology and community building in through

Joel Neoh, 25
Founder of YouthMalaysia.comJoel Neoh started his first entrepreneurial venture at the tender age of 21. Coupled with the high zeal and passion to inspire young Malaysians to excel. Joel founded, an award winning NGO which promotes the empowerment of youths. In addition, Joel emerged as the winner of Malaysia's first corporate reality TV show, The Firm.

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