Chak Kong Soon
Managing Partner, Stream Global Pte Ltd
Chak has been in the ICT industry for more than 30 years. His passion in building and nurturing organizations led him to collaborate with several prominent individuals to start Stream Global Pte Ltd with the objective to invest, partner and assist entrepreneurs in realizing their optimal potentials. In order to achieve this, Stream Global assigns relevant partners / associates to work hand-in-hand with the entrepreneurs in every investment.
It is with his practical approach that Chak was the Managing Director of E1 Studio, an Asian interactive digital media company. Chak continues to mentor many other ICT organizations in the region. Prior to this, he founded and ran companies including Finesse Software, Finesse Alliance, Fuziq Pte Ltd and Elcom Software amongst others. In addition to being a Board Member on various technology companies in the region, he also serves as a Board Member of e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and Institute of System Sciences of the National University of Singapore. He was the President (2012 – 2014) and one of the 18 Honorary Fellows in the Singapore Computer Society.
Chak is passionate about entrepreneurship and start-ups; information technology especially in the areas of interactive digital media and financial services. He is also passionate about the ICT manpower development in Singapore. As such, he volunteers his time in several education institute and non-profit organisations related to the ICT professional and manpower development.