Theo is a tech advisor, investor, and entrepreneur with over 20 years of silicon valley experience. Previously, he led the DevOps Engineering team at GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO), and consulted for Venrock venture capital (over $4B under management). Currently, he is advising and investing in early stage startups throughout Southeast Asia. His latest investment was with WisePass, a lifestyle membership app featured on Forbes online and Vietnam’s Shark Tank. He currently splits his time between HCMC and San Francisco
Tanveer Gill has 14+ years of experience across equity research, private equity and fund raising. He heads the investor relations function for a major Vietnamese business group and has helped build scale businesses across consumer categories and financial services.
Taro is a Colombian-born Japanese National with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing and has an MBA. Between 1995 and 2010, Taro founded two organizations focused on business automation and has worked with multinationals such as Ericsson working in the Telecom industry.
He is founder of MIAKI, with a mandate to create and accelerate startups that use ICT as a drive for change. In 2015 he founded Miaki Myanmar Ltd, with a target to become the WeChat of Farmers in Myanmar. His latest venture is the “Netflix of Games”, GOAMA www.goama.com a subscription based games platform for smartphones, focused on emerging Asian markets.