Jason is the chief operating officer for the Algorand Foundation. He has held various positions with the NEM Foundation including vice president and board secretary, and as part of the executive committee, Partnerships & Strategic Alliances, and as expansion director since 2017. Based in Melbourne, he is also a board director for Blockchain Australia and advisory board member to the Blockchain Philanthropy Foundation. Recognised as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list-maker, he was a FinTech startup co-founder as well as ecosystem builder and wealth management executive with Standard Chartered Bank, having worked with partners across 30+ cities throughout his career.
Jason holds a master’s degree in international business and a bachelor’s degree in laws. He has completed the Cambridge Judge Business School executive programs on strategy, innovation, and creating high-performance teams. He is also an alumni of the Eagles Leadership Development Program.
Outside work, Jason volunteers as a board member with non-profits Lausanne Movement and Axx Global. He has also participated in medical mission trips in Thailand and community engagement activities and leadership empowerment programs in Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, Cambodia, and across Malaysia.
When Jason is not catching up with the latest breakthroughs in tech and life hacks, he enjoys trying out new cuisines and forming meaningful connections with people with unique perspectives and big ideas. He is blessed with a wife and two daughters.