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Our Management

Joseph Ong

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ong is a highly accomplished professional with a strong educational background in engineering and business. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from a US university and completed the Harvard Business School Management Program in 2011 for senior executives groomed to be CEOs. Additionally, he holds a diploma in Financial Planning and the requisite MAS-required license to provide financial advisory services as a representative of a financial adviser.

With a diverse career, Mr. Ong began as an engineer at Texas Instruments and swiftly advanced, ultimately achieving a leadership role. He played a pivotal role in Ellipsiz being listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange mainboard in the year 2000. Serving as President of the Fab Division until 2008. He oversaw business operations across multiple countries with over 300 staff under his direction and an annual revenue of more than $150 million.

After a substantial tenure in the wafer-fab industry, Mr. Ong transitioned to the financial services sector from 2008 to 2010, providing high-net-worth individuals with expert financial advice spanning taxation, investments, and risk management.

Returning to the wafer-fab industry in 2010, he assumed the role of Director of Logistics at Advanced Micro Devices (“AMD”), overseeing Asian operations with a team of more than 150 logistics professionals across Asia. Leveraging his 20+ years of experience in business management and advisory roles, Mr. Ong possesses insights into regulatory frameworks from both the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, acquired through his tenure at Ellipsiz and AMD.

In 2018, he co-founded Galilee Investment Management Pte Ltd, a MAS-approved Registered Fund Management Company, focusing on private equity and fixed income investments in emerging markets.

Lawrence Lim

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Lim has over 20 years of experience in business and operations management in different organizations ranging from multinational technology company to local leading-edge technology start-ups. He has a Bachelor (Honors) and Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from the USA.

Between 1999 to 2005, Mr. Lim participated in two different leading-edge technology start-ups as the Operations Manager and General Manager respectively. In the latter, Mr. Lim has full P&L responsibilities. Mr. Lim assumed various business management roles at the world’s #3 Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test (OSAT) company, JCET (formerly STATS ChipPAC Limited). As Deputy Director – Business Management, he was directly involved in the company’s strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&As) initiatives. In this role, he supports, for each M&A initiative, market research, competitive and strategic fit analyses, prospects scanning and cross-functional due diligence activities. Mr. Lim built business case, financial and valuation models with analytics, including accretion and dilution analyses, comparable company analysis, discounted cash flow analyses and KPI sensitivity analyses, that helped structured key transaction terms that led to multiple successful M&As deals, worth in excess of US$150M, for the company. 

Separately, he developed and deployed various management Dashboards tracking key performance indicators (KPI) that led to enhanced business pipeline health and performance for the various business units within the company. His last position held with the company was Director – Group Supply Chain Management.

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