Our Management Team
Nay Aung Founder & Chairman
Nay Aung brings along global business best practices and deep online and payment product management experience from top Silicon Valley establishments. Nay started his career at Blue Lithium, a well-known online advertising start-up which was later acquired by Yahoo! and then spent 4 years at Google’s HQ at Mountain View.
Nay was an early member of Google Wallet Product team – an online payment system for Google Products and next joined the Business Strategy and Operations group at Google (an internal consulting group). Post Google, Nay took up the Director of Product Management’s position at leading cloud services provider Saba Software.
After growing up in Myanmar, Nay pursued education abroad and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Economics from the University of Arizona, a Master’s in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master’s in Management from Stanford University.
Alok Kumar Chief Executive Officer
Alok Kumar is the CEO of Oway Group, Myanmar’s largest travel company. Prior to Oway, Alok has held several leadership positions across telcom & consumer businesses in emerging markets. Alok has long standing experience in running startups incubated in large corporate houses. He started his Myanmar journey with Telenor back in early 2014 and has gained rich experience over last 5 years being part of setting up team of Telenor Myanmar as the dominant entrant.
He gained in depth understanding of Myanmar consumer segments, trade challenges, channel dynamics and vast geographical ethnic diversity, Alok enjoys being here and has traveled length and breadth of Myanmar over the last 5 years.
Tun Tun Linn Chief Technology Officer
Tun Tun is responsible for technology strategy, development, engineering and IT operations. He has twenty years of experience working for innovative organizations such as VMware, HP, and Wells Fargo in various engineering and management roles.
Prior to Oway, Tun Tun was the Country Manager of VMware Myanmar managing engineering, business development, channel and operation teams in the country. He was previously based in the U.S, and he relocated to Myanmar in 2015 to lead VMware’s market entry into the country. In this role, he has contributed to successful digital transformation and cloud initiatives at many organizations in Myanmar including leading banks, telecommunication, internet service providers, distribution, retail, and mobile payment companies.
Before relocating to Myanmar, Tun Tun worked at VMware and Hewlett Packard headquarters in Silicon Valley. He holds Master’s and Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University. He completed post-graduate studies for Advanced Software Systems at Stanford University, and for business management at Santa Clara University.
Aagu Chaudhary Chief Marketing and Operations
A business manager by training and Product & Marketing specialist by profession, Aagu has held growth portfolios in organizations like 3M, Vodafone, Jio, Telenor Myanmar and Oway group.
He brings along expertise in Marketing, GTM and techno-commercial operations across verticals and industries in emerging markets, covering the entire spectrum of traditional and digital consumer space.
Aagu is passionate about digital transformation play on Myanmar consumer segments and its related dynamics.
Heang Chhor has served the top management of large international companies whose businesses span a range of industries, with a particular focus on consumer goods and retail. In the past 20 years, he has supported several international consumer goods and retail companies in Europe and Asia on restructuring, organization and growth-oriented topics.
Heang has co-led the McKinsey Global Institute's latest research effort on the future of the Myanmar economy. The Myanmar report, due for release at the end of May 2013, is designed to make a contribution to the discussion about Myanmar's economy in the next 10-20 years, and offer useful insights to leaders of the public, private and social sectors – both within Myanmar and the international community.
Teruhide ‘Teru’ Sato is an investor with a difference. He is a serial entrepreneur with an enviable track record in building businesses from scratch, and then taking them to public markets.
Teru started his first venture in 1997, a joint venture with Softbank and Cybercash, and then BEENOS (formerly Netprice), one of the biggest Japanese conglomerates, which has its fingers in the pies of e-commerce, marketplace, and payment, etc. in 1999. Both companies went public, and then he went on to head BEENOS..