Mr. Min-Liang Tan - Executive Director
Mr. Min-Liang Tan is a co-founder and a Director of Razer and has served as chief executive officer since September 2006. Since September 2006, Mr. Tan has also served as the creative director and is responsible for directing and overseeing the design and development of all products of Razer. In June 2017, Mr. Tan was designated as an executive Director and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Tan also holds positions in other subsidiaries of Razer, namely as a director of Razer (Asia-Pacific) Pte. Ltd., Razer USA Ltd., Razer (Europe) GmbH, Jook, Inc., Razer Everglide Pte. Ltd., Razer Taiwan Co., Ltd., Razer Chengdu Pte. Ltd., Razer Korea LLC, Razer Online Pte. Ltd., OUYA Global Pte. Ltd., OUYA Publishing Inc., RazerVentures Holdings Pte. Ltd., ZVF2 Pte. Ltd., THX, THX Holdings Limited and ZVMidas Pte. Ltd., and as the chief executive officer of Razer USA Ltd. and OUYA Publishing Inc.
Prior to founding Razer in 2005, Mr. Tan was an attorney at Rajah & Tann, a law firm in Singapore.
Mr. Tan obtained a bachelor's degree in law from the National University of Singapore in August 2002.
Mr. Khaw Kheng Joo - Executive Director
Mr. Khaw Kheng Joo has served as chief operating officer since June 2012 and has also served as an executive Director since June 2017. From October 2009 to November 2009, Mr. Khaw served as interim chief executive officer, and from February 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Khaw served as consultant and interim chief operating officer.
From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Khaw was the president of Omni Electronics (later acquired by Celestica Inc. in 2001), a large electronic contract manufacturer in Asia. After the acquisition, Mr. Khaw served as senior vice president of Celestica Inc. until 2002. Mr. Khaw previously spent 26 years at Hewlett-Packard Company developing extensive experience in both technology and manufacturing operations. From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Khaw served as the chief executive officer as well as a member of the board of directors of MediaRing Ltd, a mobile VoIP, voice, data and computing services company. From 2005 to 2011, he served on the board of directors of SATS Ltd. Since 2011, Mr. Khaw has served on the resource panel for Credence Partners Pte. Ltd. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Khaw served on the board of directors of Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc.
Mr. Khaw obtained a diploma in electronic and communication engineering from Singapore Polytechnic in August 1973, a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from Oregon State University in June 1982 and a master degree in business administration from Santa Clara University in June 1987.
Mr. Chan Thiong Joo Edwin - Executive Director
Mr. Chan Thiong Joo Edwin has served as chief financial officer since June 2013 and was appointed as an executive Director in June 2017. Mr. Chan previously served as director of corporate finance from July 2009 to May 2011, vice president of strategy and corporate finance from May 2011 to May 2013, and Director from November 2012 to March 2015. Mr. Chan is also responsible for leading corporate strategic initiatives for Razer.
Mr. Chan also serves as a director in certain subsidiaries of Razer, namely RazerVentures Holdings Pte. Ltd., ZVF2 Pte. Ltd., THX, ZVFl Pte. Ltd. and ZVMidas Pte. Ltd.
Mr. Chan has over 15 years of experience in finance and capital markets and previously worked at global investment banks and a global hedge fund.
Mr. Chan obtained a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance with first class honours from the London School of Economics and Political Science in July 2001.
Mr. Lim Kaling - Non-Executive Director
Mr. Lim Kaling has been a founding investor of Razer since May 2005 and has served as a member of the board of directors since November 2012. In June 2017, Mr. Lim was designated as a non-executive Director. Mr. Lim worked at Slot Speaker Technologies, Inc. (formerly known as THX Ltd.) as the chief executive officer and chairman from June 2012, as a director from November 2002 and as an executive officer from November 2005.
Mr. Lim has over 30 years of experience in private equity and as a seed investor. Mr. Lim was a founding investor of Premisys Communications Inc., a company listed on NASDAQ that was subsequently acquired by Zhone Technologies Pte Ltd. Mr. Lim served as a director of Premisys Communications Inc. from 1990 to 1996. Mr. Lim was also the founding investor of Lucasfilm Animation Singapore Pte Ltd. and has served as a director in both companies since 2004. Currently, Mr. Lim is the chairman of his 100-year old family business, Lim Teck Lee Pte Ltd., of which he remains a director today. Mr. Lim also sat on the board of directors of a joint venture company with Volvo, NSK Bearings (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Singapore Electrical Steel Services Pte Ltd.
Mr. Lim obtained a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley in June 1983.
Mr. Gideon Yu - Independent non-executive Director
Mr. Gideon Yu has served as an independent Director since September 2014. In June 2017, Mr. Yu was designated as an independent non-executive Director.
Mr. Yu has held numerous financial and executive management positions in the technology industry, including chief financial officer of Facebook, Inc. a company which was subsequently listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Stock Code: FB)) from 2007 to 2009, as chief financial officer of YouTube, LLC from 2006 to 2007 (which was purchased by Google, a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Stock Code: GOOG)), and in various leadership roles at Yahoo Inc. (a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Stock Code: YHOO)) from 2002 to 2006, as treasurer and senior vice president of finance.
Mr. Yu also has wide experience in other sectors. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Yu was the chief financial officer of NightFire Software. In the period from 1993 to 1998, Mr. Yu held various positions at The Walt Disney Company (a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: DIS)), Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (also a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: HLT)), and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (predecessor of Credit Suisse Group (a company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (Stock Code: CSGN) and the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: CS), respectively)). In addition, Mr. Yu was a general partner at Khosla Ventures from 2009 to 2011.
Currently, Mr. Yu is the co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers football team, a professional football team in the National Football League, where he previously served as its president from 2012 to 2014 and as chief strategy officer from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Yu has served as the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of EVA Automation Inc., a privately held technology and media company since 2014. In 2016, EVA Automation acquired Bowers & Wilkins Group, Ltd., and Mr. Yu has served as its executive chairman since the acquisition.
Mr. Yu obtained a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University in June 1993. Mr. Yu also obtained a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in June 1999. In 1989, he received the First Place Grand Award in Environmental Science at the 40th International Science and Engineering Fair.
Mr. Chau Kwok Fun Kevin - Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Chau Kwok Fun Kevin was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in June 2017.
Mr. Chau began his career in 1982 with a U.S. bank in New York dealing in fixed income and derivative syndication and was posted to the bank's London and Tokyo offices. In 1990, Mr. Chau set up his own real estate investment company in California, the United States, investing in real estate projects in Texas and California. Since 1996, Mr. Chau has been an independent non-executive director of the Tai Sang Land Development Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 89)). From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Chau was the executive vice chairman of Sincere Watch (Hong Kong) Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 444)), during which time he was responsible for the overall development as well as the strategic planning and positioning and management of Sincere Watch Group's business. Prior to joining the Sincere Watch Group, he was a principal officer of an investment company in Hong Kong dealing in real estate and the food and beverage industry in the PRC from 1993 to 1996. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Chau served as director of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. Since 2012 and 2015 respectively, Mr. Chau has been the owner and principal of KRC Projects Limited, a private investment company, and a partner and director of Emagination Asia, a technology software company specializing in providing customisation solutions to businesses with ecommerce platforms.
Mr. Chau obtained a bachelor's degree in economics from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, the United States in June 1983.
Mr. Lee Yong Sun - Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Lee Yong Sun was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in June 2017.
Mr. Lee has extensive experience in banking, accounting and finance. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Lee was a non-executive director of Shangri-la Asia Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 69)). From 2000 to 2015, Mr. Lee was a director of China World Trade Center Company Limited (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 600007)). Mr. Lee was a director of Kerry Group Limited from 1992 to 2011. Mr. Lee has been a director of Kerry Holdings Limited since February 1976 and the vice chairman of Kerry Holdings Limited since December 1999.
Mr. Lee obtained a bachelor's degree in accountancy from the University of Singapore in June 1971. He has been a Fellow member of The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, CPA Australia and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since August 2004, December 2004 and April 2006, respectively.