Adlin Yusman, Managing Director of Endeavor Malaysia, shares his life story e.g. launching 2 failed startups and now, building the Malaysian startup ecosystem.
Business & Entrepreneurship
A list of all the episodes you will find in the So This Is My Why podcast that features people with an entrepreneurial background, including show notes, links and other episodes that you might find interesting.
Terence Lee is the editor-in-chief of Tech in Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading tech business media, events, and jobs platform. Our goal is to build and serve Asia’s tech and startup community.
As a journalist, I seek to hold up a mirror to society and digest emerging trends. As a tech enthusiast, I enjoy harnessing it in my work, while also making sense of it from various angles. And as a leader, I combine talent, strategy, and tools to build a cutting edge organization.
I lead an editorial team that delivers investigative journalism, data, analysis, and timely reporting to thousands of paying subscribers and hundreds of thousands of readers each month.
I’ve been involved in all aspects editorial operations: from high-level strategic planning to shoe leather reporting to tinkering with no-code tools and APIs. I track a wide range of industries, from ecommerce to crypto to AI.
In 2001, Charlie Todd founded the comedy collective Improv Everywhere, a New York group that pioneered large-scale surprise public performances, long before anyone had heard of the term “flash mob.” Charlie was one of the original YouTubers, and Improv Everywhere was one of the very first comedy channels on the platform in early 2006. To date the channel has over half a billion views. With viral hits like the legendary Grand Central freeze and the absurdly silly No Pants Subway Ride, Improv Everywhere has created iconic projects that have entered the zeitgeist and spread to all corners of the globe. Charlie’s success with Improv Everywhere has led to a career in television, recently serving as executive producer and director of the Disney+ series “Pixar In Real Life.”
Alejandro Navia is the co-founder and president of NFT Now, the premier source of NFT news and analysis. As an advisor, coach, and early supporter of web3 and the creator economy, Alejandro has helped numerous founders and creators scale their communities and raise over $97MM in funding.
Prior to NFT Now, Alejandro held leadership positions at startups and enterprises in AI, aerospace, and media, including Verizon, where he led Content Strategy and Acquisitions, and Elite Daily, which he helped lead to a $50MM acquisition.
Alejandro currently lives in Miami, where he pursues interests in psilocybin research, spirituality, and mental health.