Bringing transparency to the supply chain

Perfect Information

Access to real-time data available to optimise decision making and reward value creation

Empower Consumers

Discover the origins of purchases and enjoy an offline-to-online integrated shopping experience

Level the Playing Field

Opportunities for SMEs to access modern financing solutions not available before

State of the Art Technology

DIMUTO is the application of the best available technology across industries and geographies

Sustainability

Enabling participants along the supply chain to embrace sustainability and create a better world for the future generations.

The Founders

Gary Loh Hock Chuan

Gary Loh Hock Chuan

Founder & Chairman
Gary's Bio

Gary is the Executive Chairman of First Alverstone Capital, a private equity group focusing primarily in Asian oriented opportunities. He also serves as the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SunMoon Food Company [SGX: AAJ]. Gary was the white knight in the revival and flourishing of SunMoon Food (then named FHTK Holdings). Upon taking up the reins in 2007, he revitalised the business with a series of radical changes that were seen as risky back then but genius on hindsight.

Selena Cheng Koh Min

Selena Cheng Koh Min

Managing Partner
Selena's Bio

Selena is the Managing Director of First Alverstone Partners, a private equity group focusing primarily in Asian oriented opportunities. From 2001 to 2003, she served as Associate Director at UBS with portfolio size of US$300m. She acted as a Senior Banker at Citibank with portfolio size of US$200m from 1998 to 2000. From 1995 to 1998, she was a Financial Consultant at Merrill Lynch International Bank dealing and structuring financial products. In 1992, she graduated from the National University of Singapore with BA and majors in Statistic and Political Science.

The Team

Jong Kai Jie Tylor

Jong Kai Jie Tylor

Operating Partner
Tylor's Bio

Tylor started his career in investment banking where he worked on deals in the Shipping and Agriculture industries at KPMG and Daiwa Capital Markets respectively. Subsequently, Tylor joined Oliver Wyman as a management consultant where he was involved in refining one of Southeast Asia Largest Bank’s corporate credit scorecard model. Tylor was also solely tasked to explore a machine learning approach to the credit scorecard model for Oliver Wyman. In another project, Tylor was staffed to the logistics team of a digitization project for one of Malaysia’s largest telecommunications provider. Tylor is currently the co-founder and CFO of TreeDots, a wholesale F&B distributor that tackles the problem of food waste in the upstream of the F&B supply chain.

Lim Jia Xian Nicholas

Lim Jia Xian Nicholas

Operating Partner
Nicholas' Bio

Nicholas started in the compliance industry formulating new systems for a local bank to better their anti money laundering and tax evasion. He then went on to the treasury department of a commodities trading and shipping firm to develop a model to smoothen hedging and financing solutions. After which, at Philip Morris, he implemented a standardised pricing mechanism to maximise economic gains through statistical analysis. Most recently at UBS, he helped pioneer and automate the entire regulatory framework following the changes to financial regulation in Singapore. Nicholas is now the co-founder and COO of TreeDots responsible for client acquisition and new market expansion.

Jiacai Lau

Jiacai Lau

Operating Partner
Jiacai's Bio

Jiacai graduated from NTU with a bachelor degree in Accountancy and worked in PwC, one of the big 4 audit firms, for 1.5 years. During his time in PwC, other than his role as a financial services auditor, he was also part of the newly initiated PwC Fintech team and was heavily involved in the business development aspect. Previously, he was an IT advisory consultant from Ernst & Young. He is also a self-taught programmer and works as a freelance web and app developer in his free time. Currently at TreeDots, Jiacai is in charge of all tech related development of the business.

Quah Zheng Wei

Quah Zheng Wei

Operating Partner
Zheng Wei's Bio

Zheng Wei started his career in BNP Paribas Investment Banking where he worked on corporate finance deals in the Energy and Natural Resources team. He later joined a FinTech start-up and helped them grow from 120 to 2000 clients within 12 months. Zheng Wei’s interest in blockchain brought him to join Lykke AG, a Switzerland based Cryptocurrency exchange with a dual role as the Global Head of Field and the Managing Director of Asia. Since inception, Lykke has attracted more than 90,000 users and has seen a daily highest trade volume of more than US$20m. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Ceito, an integrated ICO platform.

Edmund Chew

Edmund Chew

Operating Partner
Edmund's Bio

Edmund’s passion in global macroeconomics and geopolitics has provided him an opportunity at an investment fund where he was a research analyst for about two years. After being introduced to blockchain, he now spends most of his days and late night enthusiastically learning more about its disruptive potential. His broad-based education together with his ability to write concisely and clearly are great assets to our clients when translating their visions into words. Edmund is currently the co-founder and Chief Research Officer of Ceito.

Shaun John Cheetham

Shaun John Cheetham

Operating Partner
Shaun's Bio

Shaun has always possessed a curious mind for new technology. His unquenchable thirst for the latest digital innovations led him to the world of blockchain in 2010. At only 17, Shaun bought his first bitcoin. Realising the enormous potential of blockchain, Shaun decided to embark on a self-directed journey to master the development of smart contracts on the Ethereum and Stellar networks – knowledge he now uses in his daily work for Ceito. Currently, Shaun masterminds the blockchain infrastructure that powers the cryptocurrency aspects of Ceito’s solutions. Shaun is the co-founder of Ceito, and serves as its Chief Information Officer.

Derrick Lee

Derrick Lee

Operating Partner
Derrick's Bio

Derrick started out as a programming enthusiast by developing private game servers at the age of 13. He then moved onto developing web pages for his corporate clients on a freelance basis. Derrick’s experience lies in assessing client needs and translating business requirements into technology solutions. He also helps to find viable solutions in redesigning business processes to help the business achieve both its short and long-term goals. Today, Derrick is an experienced full-stack web developer dedicated to streamlining processes and efficiently resolving project issues. Derrick is currently the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Ceito.

Operations Advisors

Jack Chong Chun Yao

Jack Chong Chun Yao

Operations Advisor
Jack's Bio

Jack started his career with Accenture and Oracle later where he worked on multiple key implementations for different clients such as a government agency and a consumer product company. He has been involved in project sizes ranging from $3 to $20 m in value in different regions. Experienced in digital implementation for traditional on-premise ERP and also cloud based ERP software. Currently, Jack is working with SunMoon to look after the integration of various business process to internal ERP, business process re-engineering and working with strategies vendor for automation.

Roger Chua Kiang Tat

Roger Chua Kiang Tat

Operations Advisor
Roger's Bio

Roger is the Managing Director of SunMoon Distribution & Trading Pte Ltd. He first joined the Company to revamp the Company sales operations, policies and procedures, as well as redesigning the technology architecture to execute the new business model. Subsequently, he has been involved in strategic merger & acquisition, human resource planning, overseeing technology implementation and overhaul Company’s financial backend system. He served as the director of SunMoon USA and Taian FHTK. Prior to joining the Company, he held several leadership positions in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), involving in military intelligence operations, special operations, national security operations, and multinational security operations.

Technology Advisors

Lim Chee Kean

Lim Chee Kean

Technology Advisor
Chee Kean's Bio

CEO of Ascent Solutions, an Electronic Cargo Tracking (ECTS) and IoT Solutions company and the CEO of a fully owned subsidiary Borderless Hub, a Unified and M2M Communications company as well as the CEO of an IOT Blockchain Trade Financing company iTrust Trading. Under CK’s leadership all have achieved disproportionately great business success and industry recognition. ECTS is used by Kenya, Tanzania, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and several other Customs; Ascent is the owner of several global patents and trademarks; both Ascent’s ECTS and iTrust’s IoT / Blockchain solutions have received astounding results from the International market. CK is also the Chairman of the Singapore Smart Nation Internet of Things Technical Committee that is responsible for IOT technical reference architecture for Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative.

Ong Hian Leong

Ong Hian Leong

Technology Advisor
Hian Leong's Bio

Hian Leong is the Founder and Managing Director of 1Citadel Pte Ltd, a blockchain-based company. Prior to this, Hian Leong was the Managing Director and Director, Technology of GIC Pte. Ltd., a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore for almost 18 years. He was responsible for the Global IT of GIC across 10 major cities. He was credited by the CEO of GIC for driving the GIC Digital Transformation and laying a solid foundation for GIC to be a world class technology-driven fund management company. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of WizVision Pte Ltd, Board IT Committee of Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), and the IT Advisory Committee of Singapore Republic Polytechnic. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) and was previously member of the ITMA Council, the Advisory Board to the SCS Executive Committee, and the Advisory Board to the Oracle Asia Pacific.

Strategic Advisors

Simon Schillebeeckx

Simon Schillebeeckx

Strategic Advisor
Simon's Bio

Dr. Simon J.D. Schillebeeckx is Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business of Singapore Management University (SMU) and Visiting Assistant Professor of Innovation at Aalto Business School in Helsinki, Finland. Prior to joining SMU in early 2015, Simon obtained a PhD in Management from Imperial College London, worked in sustainable innovation consulting, and read in Commercial Engineering (Bsc, MSc) and Corporate Social Responsibility (MA). Simon’s research focuses on innovation in sectors as diverse as finance and agriculture. He currently studies blockchain technology’s impact on the banking sector, the investment world, and manufacturing. In his research, he explores how technological and other shocks can disrupt incumbents, undermine value propositions, and how to make organizations more resilient.

Zakir Ahmed

Zakir Ahmed

Strategic Advisor
Zakir's Bio

Zakir is the Vice President and General Manager, Asia of Netsuite, a cloud-based ERP system under Oracle Corporation. Zakir is charged with building and leading the organization across NetSuite’s offices in Singapore, the Philippines and Hong Kong. Zakir has more than 20 years of experience in management, customer acquisition and retention as well as sales leadership across the globe, complemented by a strong understanding of the Asian market. Prior to NetSuite, Zakir was with TechnologyOne Corp, where he served as General Manager for a $50 million business unit. Before that he was with Salesforce.com, Microcell, CGI and Steltor (now Oracle).

James Prideaux

James Prideaux

Strategic Advisor
James' Bio

James is a world-travelled professional with over 30 years of international executive management experience in the Consumer Products and the Energy segment. He has extensive experience in successfully establishing and developing world-class businesses from the ground up in financial and operating management at the C-level for multinationals in both developed and emerging markets. He has spent the past 15 years based in South-East Asia with responsibility for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Before starting his career in Executive Search, James worked at global businesses such as KPMG, Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), and Dole Food Company.