Fondly known as Matt, he is an entrepreneur with interest in Management, Biotechnology and Informatics. Founded INFOVALLEY in year 2000 and since has held the position of Chief Executive Officer of INFOVALLEY Group focusing on incubating a number of highly innovative technologies in Life Sciences. iGene, an initiative born out of INFOVALLEY has offices in Malaysia, United Kingdom and Australia. iGene Global is structured with Management Headquarter in Kuala Lumpur and Global Business Office in Sheffield. It has broad interest in forensic medical sciences and technologies, continuously generating new ideas and translating it into meaningful technologies and services with high impact applications. His current passion is in finding a framework that will bring the best of management, science and technology in innovation and business value creation.
During his employment years, Matt served METACORP BHD. as the Research and Development Chemist in 1992 and held many other senior positions before being promoted to the position of Factory Manager. Subsequently, Matt worked as the Regional Business Manager (Chemical Sector) for Peregrine Direct Investment, Hong Kong. During his tenure with Peregrine, he was based in a few international locations serving Peregrine’s interest. His last position as an employee was with UCB Chemicals Asia Pacific as the Regional Manager for specialty chemicals business units.
Matt received the Inventor of the Year award in 1995 for leading a team of scientists from METACORP and PETRONAS Research and Scientific Services for research and development of a zinc-based catalysts for natural gas treatment. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry & Chemistry.