Prior to clickTRUE, most of the founders have had over a decade of experience each in online marketing, web development and growing online communities. That's easily over 40 years of digital best practices in total!

Management

Jackie Lee, JACKIE LEE, Managing Partner

Jackie Lee is the CEO of clickTRUE and gives the overall strategic direction of clickTRUE, managing clickTRUE's fund-raising activities and driving clickTRUE's expansion plans into the Asia Pacific region forward. He is also the project manager of joint ventures and strategic partnerships. On top of that, Jackie champions innovations and R&D projects within clickTRUE.

Prior to clickTRUE, he founded Hardware Zone, which is the No.1 Technology Portal in Singapore, and HWM, the No. 1 Technology Magazine in the Southeast Asia region. HWM is published and distributed in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines. HWZ also publishes the following titles: GameAxis.com, GameAxis China and GameAxis Unwired Magazine, as well as PVi (Photo/Video magazine). HWZ was later acquired by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

With more than 12 years of experience managing the digital and publishing businesses across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and China, Jackie later started clickTRUE, having developed a deep interest in performance marketing.

Jackie sits on the Main Advisory Board of NUS Business Incubation of Global Organisations and was nominated as a Member of Partner Connection Fund Evaluation Panel at Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, Singapore.

His other Honours include the following: Winner of Genesis Award (Technology) for the 2nd Entrepreneurship Awards by NUS Business Incubation of Global Organisations in 2007; Nominatation for Singapore Youth Awards (SYA) – The Highest Youth Accolade in Singapore in 2003; and nomination by the Association for Small and Medium Enterprise (ASME) as Entrepreneur Finalist in 2001.

JEREME WONG, General Partner

Jereme Wong is the Chief Operating Officer of clickTRUE Pte Ltd. He oversees the daily operations and takes on a hands-on approach in leading the sales team on pitches and marketing the company's competencies and services. Determined to grow clickTRUE as a dynamic company with a flat hierarchy, he gathers feedback from the ground to build a culture that promotes idea generation and open communication.

Nominated by Marketing Magazine as one of the top 25 rising stars from Singapore's marketing, advertising and media community, he is a strong advocate for digital marketing and analytics. Participating in regular industry forums and events as a speaker, he is an active evangelist on Search and Social Media marketing to help businesses increase their brand visibility online. Classified as a true "net-breed", he is also passionate about upcoming trends online and shares his knowledge openly via Twitter.

Prior to clickTRUE, Jereme co-founded Hardware Zone Pte Ltd in 1998, a dot-com turn publishing company that published content for the popular technology website and magazine, www.hardwarezone.com and HWM respectively. He was responsible for developing both publications from inception, overseeing the back end production to marketing. Subsequently, as a Media Director, he leveraged on his intimate product knowledge to craft out sales strategies and helped propel the company's overseas operations in Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. He was credited as a key driver in transforming the company into a profitable, multi-million publishing business to become one of the few successful home-grown companies in Singapore with an online business model. The company was sold to SPH Magazines Pte Ltd in 2006. clickTRUE Pte Ltd was subsequently founded, and later incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of SPH Magazines before a management buyout in 2010.

ADRIAN TAN, General Partner

Adrian is part of the founding team of clickTRUE Pte Ltd, a former subsidiary of SPH Magazines. He spearheaded the company's efforts to receive accreditation as a Google Analytics and AdWords Certified Partner and is now focused on expanding the local and regional Online Marketing Services operations. A regular speaker in the region, Adrian advocates Search Engine Marketing / Optimisation and Web Analytics as a necessity for any organisation.

Prior to this, he played a pivotal role in establishing the Search Engine Marketing (SEM) division in Hardware Zone and handling the sales, marketing and account management of the division. Working closely with Google Singapore, Yahoo South East Asia and media agencies to develop the capabilities of the division, he managed to yield profits in just a year.

Adrian's experience crosses into the public sector as a Policy Officer with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. At IDA, he specialised in modelling technical and business feasibility of telecommunication projects in the country as well as engaging and liaising with foreign counterparts on policy issues at the regional level.

His background as a Project Engineer at Keppel Corporation, where he served his tenure as a scholar, also helped honed his expertise in managing projects, handling tendering processes and dimensioning of regional telecommunication network infrastructure projects.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (1st Class Honours), Minor in Law, from the National University of Singapore. He was on the Dean’s list for two consecutive years and graduated as one of the top students in his faculty. Adrian specialises in areas of Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Web Analytics, Advertising & Marketing, Product Management, Project Management, Workflow Conceptualisation, Policy Making, Government Liaison. He has been accreditated as a Google Analytics Authorised Consultant, Certified Google AdWords Professional, Yahoo Ambassador, Microsoft AdExcellence Member and SEMPO Member.

SCOTT POH, General Partner

Scott Poh is the Director of Conversions & Optimisation at clickTRUE and leads the design and web-development team, specialising in conversion optimisation. Scott started programming from the age of 13, and majored in Computer Science and Engineering. With more than 20 years of experience in IT, he applies his knowledge and analytical skills in the current job scope like it's second nature.

Before taking up the role of Director of Conversions & Optimisation, Scott was the Director of Technology in clickTRUE, leading a team of developers in supporting the parent company – SPH Magazines which publishes more than 100 titles in Asia, in rolling out and maintaining the entire network of magazine websites.

Prior to clickTRUE, Scott was one of the co-founders of Hardware Zone Pte Ltd. He was the Chief Programmer and was responsible for implementing many key features of the popular IT portal. Subsequently, with the maturing of the portal and the launch of its flagship magazine – HWM, Scott took up new challenges as the Circulation Director, managing road-shows and marketing of the magazine and other subsequent print titles until the company was sold to SPH Magazines.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering (2nd Upper Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore. He specialises in Programming & Web Development, Conversion Optimisation, Web Analytics, Search Engine Optimisation, Project Management, Project Consulting, Content Management Systems, Print Circulation & Marketing.

Advisors

LOW HUAN PING, Executive Vice-President, Information Technology, SPH

Mr Low is the Executive Vice-President, Technology. He has been with the Group for 23 years. Mr Low is also a director of MobileOne Ltd and iFast Corporation Pte Ltd.

Mr Low started his career at the Ministry of Defence, where he subsequently headed various IT departments. Mr Low holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Master of Arts from Cambridge University, where he read Engineering and a Master of Science from the University of Singapore. He also graduated from Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

LOH YEW SENG, Chief Executive Officer, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Mr Loh was appointed Chief Executive Officer of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd in June 2006. He joined SPH in July 2001 and was Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the magazines business group before his current appointment.

Mr Loh began his career in 1994 with Arthur Andersen and held notable corporate finance and financial analyst positions in Banque International à Luxembourg, Van der Horst Limited and Visa International. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy, Honours (Second Class, Upper) from Nanyang Technological University and has been a CFA charterholder since 1999.

Entrepreneur In Residence

STEFAN LIM

Stefan Lim is the CEO of noisycrayons, a digital creative company that is focused on helping brands think, deploy and manage their marketing programmes on digital and social media platforms. Stefan specialises in adapting technology to create experiences, content and internet-based applications to activate communities and facilitate peer-to-peer recommendations.

Prior to the founding of noisycrayons, Stefan was the Director of Strategy for a boutique social media agency and was responsible for conceptualising social media campaigns for major consumer brands, retail establishments and public sector organisations.

Stefan also has 8 years of M&A and management consulting experience. He was a Consulting Manager of the strategy and consulting groups at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young. During his tenure, he advised business and public organisations on go-to-market strategies, commercial business feasibility and new media initiatives.

Stefan also founded lifestyle portal Funkygrad.com and is the co-author of ‘e-Government in Asia’ (Times Editions, 2003 and 2005). His work has been quoted at UNESCAP workshops and Public IT Policy programmes at J F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

VINCENT MORELLO

  • CEO, The French Cellar
  • Key founding steps: design of the project, partnership with Nicolas, honorary sponsorship with Lur Saluces
  • Full time on The French Cellar since the end of the 1st month of the company; in charge of strategy, wine selections with the sommelier, marketing, partnerships, social media content
  • 30 years old, 3 years in Singapore
  • PhD in Biochemistry, MBA ESSEC Business School
  • 1 year experience in strategy consulting (Publicis Healthcare Consulting, Paris), 3 years experience as strategy and partnership manager for Moleac Singapore
  • Former Secretary of ESSEC Wine club

 

ERIC JOUBERT

  • COO, The French Cellar
  • Part time on The French Cellar, finance, logistics, marketing, web-development
  • 30 years old, 4 years in Singapore
  • HEC Paris Management School
  • 2 years experience in strategy consulting (Roland Berger, Paris)
  • 4 years experience running online services at Ubisoft Singapore
  • Member of the HEC Wine club ('Grand Cru')