hello my name is Joshua. after finishing my masters in business administration at the James cook university Singapore in 2006 I did a small stint at credit Suisse helping their recruitment drive and later worked at Singapore airlines managed travel as a tour operator. The following year I worked for Senate Records a BMI, American Label as a project manager for their Music projects.
Shortly after returnining back to Singapore I was moving into the start up and mobile space and was mentored by Gary, a chan of Nokia Asia,in 2009 under nokia asia we incorporated Oliveapps which was a subcontractor for mobile application projects. Our first project led us to be funded by the Ministry of Malaysia, the first non malay startup to do so.
Handling bespoke projects for nokia sia we continued to take on major projects that were International. Shazan Entertainment found out about us and appointed me to be their exclusive regional consultant for south east asia. This experience engaged me to work with corporate music industry veterans and retailers. I also have worked with Destination indus, India's premier travel and tour operator for charter operations.
In the following year I came back to Malaysia and got attached to Plug and play Tech centre in cyberjaya (the California office satellite), Under MDEC we were called to be part of Silicon Valley comes to Malaysia.The immersion with VCs and angels got me interested in the start up culture and to help, innovate start ups in Malaysia. After most VC's shifted their focus to Singapore, I represented and helped starts ups and got them ready for VC pitching etc.I was appointed by Dropstuf LLC to revive their company business model.
Worked with member of Parliament,India and partnered with Railtel-Indias largest ISP.
Currently approved by Enterprise Singapore and MoM approved my Entre work pass to work in Singapore. Set up Matchable PTE with my partners in Singapore and appointed a team under my direction.
Worked along side Moa Creative Auckland and oliveapps to deliver location based technology for Dropstuf LLC, U.S Managed development team, project management until delivery and headed marketing and sales.
Partnered with Moa creative in New Zealand to help start ups build mvp applications for their client base -Rolled out retail and fast moving consumer goods mobile application for local brands and stores -rolled out apps for midsize hotels to fascilate bookings
- managed projects for nokia asia with sub contractors in Malaysia - project led team to get government funding and award for nokia project Tune Me -partnered with start ups to close delivery determine sales strategies - fasciltated various development companies in india and south east asia for hiring. Project details at www,oliveapps,com