Our Team

Our Team

Board Of Directors
(Parent Co.)

Derrick De Souza

Non-Executive Director

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Dato’ Lawrence Teo

Managing Director

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Jeffrey Lee

Non-Executive Director

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Board Of Directors
(International Subsidiaries)


Dato’ Lawrence Teo

Chairman

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Datin Kelly Lau

Executive Director

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Ong Yew Chee

Non-Executive
Director

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Dato' Mohammad Yazid
Bin Daud

Director -
Chief Executive Officer

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Will Ong

Director -
Chief Business Officer

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Lennon Chu

Director -
Chief Operations Officer

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Mohd Najmi Bin Mohd Sulaiman

Director

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Hj. Isharizat Bin Ibrahim

Director

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Mohd Hafiz Bin Che Rose

Director

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Leadership
Team


Sam Kuan

Chief
Financial Officer

Koh Shuk Huay

Chief
Information Officer

Ray Lee

Chief
Technology Officer

Muhammad Dayan
Bin Md Nor

Chief
Strategy Officer

Ong Poh Seng

Head of Marketing

Jolini Jothi

Human Resource
Manager

Mavis Wong

Finance
Manager

Muhd Hibatul Muqlis

Head Of
Shariah Department

Daniel Chew

Head Of
Affiliate Operations

Norizan Khamis

Affiliate Operations
Manager

Nazrudin Ismail

MSS
Operations Manager

Ryan Wong

Customer Service
Manager

  • Derrick De Souza

    Non-Executive Director

    Derrick De Souza has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Singapore (1976) and has successfully completed the Executive Development Year program run jointly by the Institute of Corporate Managers, Secretaries and Administrators and the University of New South Wales (1989). He has also completed the 2 year post graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment of the Securities Institute of Australia recognised by the Australian banking and finance industry and the Post Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) recognised by the financial planning and wealth management industry in Australia. Derrick is an associate member of CPA Australia.

    Derrick is a consultant to businesses for the past 17 years and his work experience includes working in various capacities in accounting, Australian and international taxation, auditing, international banking, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring for stock market listings, valuations and strategic planning and financial advisory. He has worked in banking and finance in Singapore, Malaysia, London, Korea, Hong Kong, and Australia. He advises Asian clients on in-bound Australian investments and Australian clients on out-bound off-shore business investments.

    From 2006 to 2013 Derrick was the Managing Partner of a mid-tier Accounting practice in Sydney. He is currently a non-executive director of Timah Resources Limited (ASX code: TML) and of Actcelerate Investment Group Ltd (NSX code: AIG) and several private companies in Australia and has listed company board experience. Derrick is a Registered Tax Agent with the Australian Tax Agents Board and also holds a New South Wales Real Estate Licence.

  • Dato’ Lawrence Teo

    Chairman/Managing Director

    Dato’ Teo Chee Hong is a man of determination and perseverance who has overcome various hurdles and obstacles along the journey of success spanning over 20 years, arming him with sharp business acumen and experiences beyond his years. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Technology, Malaysia.

    An innovative entrepreneur, driven by performance and passion for business, Dato’ Teo possesses excellent leadership and management skills with experience in managing and developing all aspects of business. He is the visionary founder of iSYNERGY Group, a pioneer in offline and online affiliate marketing in Malaysia since 2008. Through his passion and strong business acumen he has grown iSYNERGY from a small, Malaysian grown company into an international group of companies which is currently listed on Australia’s main board stock exchange, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: IS3) since March 2017.

    Despite significant presence in the business industry, having been featured on various national and international media outlets and accomplishing numerous success, he is still active and aspires to bring his company to greater heights and to reach new success. He envisions his company to the frontrunner of global digital innovation and is keen to forge synergistic and strategic collaboration with selected organisation to bring and create value for the community at large, as a way to give back to society.

    Socially, Dato’ Teo is an avid golfer and is a member of various prestigious clubs, namely TPC Kuala Lumpur (aka. KLGCC), Tropicana Golf & Country Club and Royal Selangor Club. Golf is to him not just a mean of exercise but it is also a way to maintain sharpness and focus, as the sport requires dedication, focus and perseverance; all of which is not only executed on the golf course but also implemented in his daily life. The various prestigious awards over the years is testament of his outstanding leadership, achievements and business excellence:


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    Top Nominee for Emerging Entrepreneur Category of EY Entrepreneur of The Year™ (EOY) Malaysia Awards 2014.


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    Top 10 in Junior Chamber International (JCI) Creative Young Entrepreneur Award 2014.


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    Winner of Global Leadership Awards 2014: Master Class Entrepreneur of the Year.


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    Winner of Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award in Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award (APEA) 2013.


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    Winner ASEAN Outstanding Business Award (AOBA) 2013: Master Class Award – Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Jeffrey Lee

    Non-Executive Director

    Jeffrey holds degrees in law and accounting and has been a practising lawyer in Sydney, Australia for more than 30 years. He established the law firm of Comasters in 1994 and has been serving high net worth clients including major corporations, in the areas of corporate law, property law, litigation, immigration law, family law, probate and other legal areas. Jeffrey is also a Notary Public. Apart from English proficiency, he reads, writes and speaks Malay and Indonesian and speaks Hokkien, Mandarin and Cantonese. Jeffrey served for three years as president of the Australian Malaysian Singaporean Association. His interests include Asian history, health fitness and computer technology.

  • Dato’ Lawrence Teo

    Chairman/Managing Director

    Dato’ Teo Chee Hong is a man of determination and perseverance who has overcome various hurdles and obstacles along the journey of success spanning over 20 years, arming him with sharp business acumen and experiences beyond his years. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Technology, Malaysia.

    An innovative entrepreneur, driven by performance and passion for business, Dato’ Teo possesses excellent leadership and management skills with experience in managing and developing all aspects of business. He is the visionary founder of iSYNERGY Group, a pioneer in offline and online affiliate marketing in Malaysia since 2008. Through his passion and strong business acumen he has grown iSYNERGY from a small, Malaysian grown company into an international group of companies which is currently listed on Australia’s main board stock exchange, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: IS3) since March 2017.

    Despite significant presence in the business industry, having been featured on various national and international media outlets and accomplishing numerous success, he is still active and aspires to bring his company to greater heights and to reach new success. He envisions his company to the frontrunner of global digital innovation and is keen to forge synergistic and strategic collaboration with selected organisation to bring and create value for the community at large, as a way to give back to society.

    Socially, Dato’ Teo is an avid golfer and is a member of various prestigious clubs, namely TPC Kuala Lumpur (aka. KLGCC), Tropicana Golf & Country Club and Royal Selangor Club. Golf is to him not just a mean of exercise but it is also a way to maintain sharpness and focus, as the sport requires dedication, focus and perseverance; all of which is not only executed on the golf course but also implemented in his daily life. The various prestigious awards over the years is testament of his outstanding leadership, achievements and business excellence:


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    Top Nominee for Emerging Entrepreneur Category of EY Entrepreneur of The Year™ (EOY) Malaysia Awards 2014.


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    Top 10 in Junior Chamber International (JCI) Creative Young Entrepreneur Award 2014.


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    Winner of Global Leadership Awards 2014: Master Class Entrepreneur of the Year.


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    Winner of Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award in Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award (APEA) 2013.


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    Winner ASEAN Outstanding Business Award (AOBA) 2013: Master Class Award – Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Datin Kelly Lau

    Executive Director

    With over 13 years of hands-on experience in marketing under her belt, Datin Kelly has continuously affirmed her position as a key creative force in various successful business undertakings in the Asia Pacific region, specifically China, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia.

    Driven by her passion to be in a business environment that provides globally competitive challenges, she was entrusted by a multinational corporation to undertake a full spectrum of marketing activities from 2006 until 2012, including development of new range of consumer goods, brand strategy management, customer segmentation, pricing strategy, market research and market expansion. Among her notable achievements were the launching of a new product category that became the market category leader in Indonesia; being the key driver in propelling a company’s sales growth of over 60% in Hong Kong and the person in charge with setting up an export department as well the creation and development of both local and international key markets around the Asia Pacific region.

    She was also the person in charge in steering strategic business development and the formation of a marketing department for a reputable construction and development corporation.

    As the company’s Executive Director, Datin Kelly currently leads the planning and execution of business and marketing strategies. She ensures that core structures, systems, competencies and values are developed and implemented to achieve the company’s goals and strategies.

    Datin Kelly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (double major in marketing and international business) from Charles Sturt University.

  • Ong Yew Chee

    Non-Executive Director

    A strong believer in the importance of hard work, dedication, teamwork, effective communication and process improvements in the workplace, Mr Ong Yew Chee had served for more than 34 years in the Government. He joined the cream of the Civil Service, the Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 1986 serving for more than 13 years in the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) of the Prime Minister’s Department. Being in the EPU, he was involved in the formulation of the 6th. and 7th. Malaysia Plan covering the sectors of Information Technology, Science & Technology, Tourism and Mining. He was the desk officer involved in the formulation and development of Malaysia’s far sighted Multimedia Super Corridor project. His last post in the EPU was as the Principal Assistant Director at the Energy Section involved in the privatisation and development of the electricity sector in Malaysia. While in the EPU, he had the opportunities to undergo various training and attended many international meetings and conferences. He was awarded a scholarship by the Japanese Government to study in Japan for his Masters Degree in Economics in 1995.

    His next pinnacle in the Civil Service was when he joined the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Ministry of International Trade and Industry in October 2000. He was given the opportunity to be posted as Malaysia’s Trade Commissioners, firstly in Shanghai from 2002-2005 and thereafter in Sydney, Australia in 2006-2010. His last post was as the Senior Director, China & East Asia Section, International Partnership & Market Access Division entrusted to promote export opportunities in key markets of China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea. While in Matrade, Mr Ong Yew Chee had been actively involved in the formulation of export strategies and initiatives for various products and services like business and professional services, construction services and building materials, food and beverages. Many exporters had benefited from his service as the Trade Commissioner and also the various promotional efforts initiated by him in several important markets, especially in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

    Mr Ong Yew Chee’s exemplary service in both EPU & MATRADE had been duly recognized as he was awarded the Excellence Service Award by EPU in 1998 and MATRADE in 2009. He was also accorded with the Ahli Mangku Negara (AMN) and the Kesatria Mangku Negara (KMN) awards from His Majesty Yang Di Pertuan Agong in 2011 and 2019, respectively.

  • Dato’ Mohammad Yazid Bin Daud

    Director-Chief Executive Officer

    Dato’ Yazid is one of the premier affiliate marketing entrepreneurs in iSYNERGY’s affiliate marketing platform, Affiliate Junction. He has extensive experience in sales and marketing, with achievements of training and leading high-achieving entrepreneurs in the affiliate marketing field. His previous experience includes serving in the Shah Alam City Council from 2001 until 2008, reaching the position of an assistant director. Dato’ Yazid pursued his tertiary education in the field of Sharia & Law at University Al-Azhar in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Will Ong

    Chief Business Officer

    With over 8 years of hands-on experience in business operations and project development & management in various industries, Will is an all-rounder leader and goal achiever. He is experienced in developing and expanding new regional markets in South East Asia – including Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, and Thailand. Will is integral in leading the development of all the group’s subsidiary companies and execution of multifaceted business strategies.

  • Lennon Chu

    Chief Operations Officer

    Lennon has years of experience in both technology start-ups and listed corporations where he was the team leader in building several companies sales and marketing teams, as well as developing and coordinating their sales channels. Lennon plays the lead role in ISI as he administrates the company’s daily operations as well as formulates business strategies to oversee their executions.

  • Mohd Najmi Bin Mohd Sulaiman

    Director

    Najmi is a graduate of University Teknology Malaysia and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He has always been business-minded and was involved in various small ventures during university days, such as car rental and selling clothes and bags online. Upon graduation in 2012, Najmi started his venture in Affiliate Junction (AJ) full-time and never looked back. He has never worked for anyone but himself. Being a dedicated leader in AJ, he has contributed to nurturing more than 6,000 entrepreneurs in Malaysia and Indonesia to date.

    Over the years, he has achieved significant achievements in AJ, such as Umrah Challenge 2014, Istanbul Challenge 2015 and Annual Top 10 Regional Sales 2015 & 2016, to name a few. Today, he is an accomplished speaker and trainer in AJ and continues his contributions to guide aspiring leaders achieve more than him.

  • Hj. Isharizat Bin Ibrahim

    Director

    Isharizat is the pioneer affiliate marketing entrepreneur in iSYNERGY’s affiliate marketing platform, Affiliate Junction. With more than 10 years of experience in the field, he has developed an expansive business network consisting of affiliates and retailers, primarily in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia. Isharizat first began his career in the field of mechanical engineering from the year 2001 until 2006. His previous ventures also include starting a business in the F&B and education industries. Graduated in 2001, Isharizat has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia.

  • Mohd Hafiz Bin Che Rose

    Director

    Hafiz is one of the premier affiliate marketing entrepreneurs in iSYNERGY’s affiliate marketing platform, Affiliate Junction. He has hands-on experience in the banking and financial industries, and developed a forte in wealth management. With consistent top sales performance, he also performs as a prominent advisor, speaker and trainer in Malaysia’s affiliate marketing industry. In 2005, Hafiz graduated with a diploma in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic Dungun, Terengganu.