Singapore, Friday, 11th March 2022 – TechStorm, Southeast Asia’s fastest growing and de facto largest media community for esports, gaming and tech enthusiasts, announces the appointment of three new members to their Board of Advisors. These advisors will leverage their collective thought leadership and expertise to provide guidance to the company’s executive team as it fortifies its presence in the metaverse.
“There’s a bigger play for the future here. Web 3.0, the metaverse convergence with esports, gaming and tech verticals will intersect to unlock explosive entertainment value for TechStorm’s core community of potential 90 million young males aged under 35-years-old esports, gaming and tech enthusiasts across 11 territories in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.”
“There is a symbiotic relationship between esports, video games and the metaverse space. We have tracked our content engagement metrics very closely and found content gaps on trending topics online around the metaverse and what life in the future Web 3.0 will look like.”
“In this light, we’re delighted and honoured to welcome our newly appointed Advisory Board members who are passionate veterans in this space to shape content around these subject matters. I’m honoured to have Daniel Lee, Kau Yi Ming and Lau Yin Cheng join our Advisory Board alongside Reed Manville, our star Advisory Board member from Hollywood in the United States. TechStorm has surpassed meteoric growth milestones in the past two years with over 400% growth rate in some territories our next goalpost will be to get us IPO ready by 2024’’, comments Debbie Lee, Founder and CEO of TechStorm.
Daniel Lee, former Head of Business and Listing at DBS Digital Exchange. Daniel is a highly regarded financial veteran with over two decades of banking, digital finance, digital exchanges, electronic trading, ETF Business portfolios and is one of Southeast Asia’s most reputable thought leaders in the space of digital tokens, virtual currencies and Decentralized Finance (Defi). He is a much sought after key opinion leader and an expert speaker on subject matters of DAOs, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and Decentralized Finance (Defi).
Kau Yi Ming, former Managing Director of GrabRentals at Grab, is a tech leader with two decades of tech start-up experience and direct-to-consumer mobile engagement. Most recently, he was a key management team leader with Grab leading up to its billion-dollar SPAC IPO listing on NASDAQ. Yi Ming joined Grab in 2016 to launch and grow GrabRentals into the largest private-hire-vehicles (PHV) fleet in Singapore by harnessing Grab’s immense data capabilities and employing a sharp focus on people and customers. He has in-depth operating expertise in both early stage and growth stage tech companies with a broad spectrum experience across multiple industries such as military, finance, consulting, and creative arts.
Lau Yin Cheng is a strategic advisor to C-level executives, start-ups and boards. He has two decades of experience in deep tech, telecommunications, hospitality, transportation, and supply chain management sectors across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. He has held senior Human Resource & Organizational Development leadership positions at ComfortDelGro Corporation, Singtel, The Ascott Group, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (now IMDA and GovTech), SembCorp Logistics and Ministry of Manpower. He is an early blockchain enthusiast, investor and advisor to several blockchain gaming project launches in Asia.
TechStorm is newly inducted Corporate Member of the Blockchain Association of Singapore (BAS).
And is widely available on the region’s leading, dominant platforms including: Robi Axiata’s Binge OTT, Banglalink’s Toffee OTT in Bangladesh, Cellcard TV OTT, SingMeng TV Channel 251 and Splus mobile TV in Cambodia, Cable TV Channel 610 in Hong Kong, First Media Channel 333 and FirstMediaX, Genflix OTT, Telkom’s IndiBOX OTT, Telkom IndiHome TV SD Channel 209 / HD Channel 947 and UseeTV GO, Telkomsel’s MAXstream, Transvision Channel 302 in Indonesia, Sirius TV Channel 10, Telekom Malaysia’s unifi TV Channel 505 and unifi PlayTV in Malaysia, SkyNet HD Channel 39 in Myanmar, Cablelink Channel 311, Cignal TV Channel 148, Cignal Play and SkyCable Channel 212 in the Philippines, Singtel TV Channel 260 / Channel 18, Singtel TV GO and Singtel CAST in Singapore, Dialog TV Channel 62 and Dialog ViU in Sri Lanka, 4gTV Channel 109 and GtTV OTT in Taiwan, AIS PLAY Channel 251 and AIS PLAYBOX in Thailand and via Omnicontent Management Inc. across 99 leading MSOs and provincial cable systems including Converge Vision Channel 45 and GSAT Channel 55 in the Philippines.