Entrepreneur, Online Strategist and Youth Advocate, Malaysia
Jan founded OpenMinds in 2012, a MarTech company, to provide strategic solutions, data analysis, technology development, consultancy & training programmes and a venture division to assist startups. OpenMinds managed to acquire world class brands and renowned agencies as clients. In just 4 years, OpenMinds grew to a valuation of USD5 million and features itself with amazing workplace culture.
He worked with different startups, spoke at various entrepreneurship and marketing technology events, workshops and 6,000+ pax regional conferences and has spoken on more than 300 stages globally. He is a mentor for multiple startup communities including Techstars Global and the NEXT50 Singapore initiative; and a corporate innovation mentor for Nestle and Vinda Group in Malaysia.
Jan has been featured on media such as the Forbes, The Star, BFM, Malaysia SME and The Edge on his entrepreneurship journey, digital media expertise, and the SME industry. As a regular contributor on BFM and 3-time TEDx speaker, he is recognized as one of the top 10 new generation businessmen to watch in 2020, and was listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2017 list.
All CLAP 2022 Speakers
IEEE Region 10 Director
IEEE Vice President, Member and Geographic Activities
Dr. Jessica Bian
President, IEEE Power & Energy Society | Vice President of Grid Services at Grid-X Partners.
Prof. Vincent Lee
Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at Curtin University, Malaysia
Chair, IEEE MGA Student Activities Committee | Cyber Security Program Manager, Victoria University
Chair, IEEE Region 10 Women in Engineering Committee | HR Specialist, Ricoh IT Solutions
IEEE Publications Services and Products Board & WBAF Senator
Dr. Sasha Nikolic
Head of Students (UG Eng), University of Wollongong, Australia.
Prof. Rangika Halwatura
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Founder of Michele Ross | Online International Career Coach. REA - Partners in Transition
Dr. Panchami V
Head of the Department, Cyber Security Dept at IIT Kottayam, India
Dr. A. S. Abdurrasheed
EPIC Mentorship, Malaysia
Dr. Sambit Bakshi
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NITR, India
Entrepreneur, Online Strategist
and Youth Advocate,
Almeer Ahsan Asif
Project Lead, Senior Manager & Head of Skills and Training Development,
Dr. Aishwarya Bandla
Professional Activities Chair, IEEE Singapore section | Regional R&D Manager, Paxman Coolers Ltd
Chair, IEEE Young Professionals Sri Lanka | Associate Technical Lead, Maturify (EdTech Startup)