CEO & Executive Director
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.