People Oriented, Strategic Minded and Result Driven – Johnathan has a diverse experience with 20 years of business development in various industries ranging from finance, healthcare, education and technology. He holds a Masters in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Commerce from Otago School of Business.
In the last 10 years alone, he has helmed several senior management roles – from helping a top government agency put Malaysia on the startup map globally, to starting his own healthcare startup, to heading business development for one of Malaysia largest public listed tech company, to building and fundraising for an early stage VC firm.
Now, Johnathan spends his time advising companies in the areas of innovation, growth and investment. He strongly believes that a combination of factors including a strong team, a good business model and proper execution, along with financial support are vital to grow a successful business.
Apart from his commercial acumen, Johnathan is a strong supporter of social innovation to solve the world’s growing environmental and social economic problems. Preferring to work behind the scenes, he has been volunteering and advising foundations, humanitarian organizations, non-governmental organizations and social enterprises.