Joel Neoh is one of Asia’s most recognised and successful young entrepreneurs. With a passion for democratising technology to enhance the lives of millions of consumers across Asia, Joel is the Founder of Fave, Southeast Asia’s leading loyalty & rewards platform with presence in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. As a Kuala Lumpur native, Joel was one of the initial founders of the Groupon businesses in Asia, and headed up the Asia Pacific region for 4 years. He played an instrumental role in establishing the high-growth business model that propelled Groupon into a multi billion dollar business, with thousands of employees spanning across 12 countries.
Joel firmly believes in the importance of creating a world-class work culture to inspire employees. Under his leadership, his companies has been listed amongst WorldBlu’s Most Democratic Workplaces. Joel has co-founded several successful companies including social news platform SAYS.com, and invested in a string of technology venture capital funds and startups across Asia. In 2013, SAYS.com merged with Catcha Media and the company was rebranded as REV Asia. REV Asia was recently acquired by Media Prima for over RM100mil.
Joel has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Malaysian Tatler also awarded Joel Entrepreneur Par Excellence in 2018. Starting out young in entrepreneurship, Joel built his first company at age 20 while studying engineering at Monash University. Today, he remains as an advisory board member of the Monash School of Business and AIESEC, the world’s largest student organization. He completed his studies in Monash University and Harvard Business School and has lived in a number of Asia Pacific cities, including Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Sydney and Singapore.
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