Roger’s passion for online, interactive media and mobile businesses has been a cornerstone of his 30 years of sales, marketing and operations experience in the interactive media industry.
Prior to founding Clozette, he held senior executive management positions with Ziff-Davis & ZDNet (a SOFTBANK company), CNet Networks (now part of CBS Interactive), NEC Computers International, Packard Bell and Acer Inc. as VP Asia Pacific of Smart Handheld Business.
Roger has a proven track record of innovating new businesses and bridging cultural borders. He continues to be fascinated by how technological innovations can change the way we live, work and play - evident in his entrepreneurial ventures. Roger was a co-founder of e-Cop, which pioneered the first 24×7 Managed Security Services in the world. e-Cop was acquired in 2007 by a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. He is also a board member and seed investor of Brandtology, a leading innovator in social media and online brand intelligence, recently acquired by a global media company Media Monitors. Roger is also serving as a Councilor of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation, and the Chair of its Start-up Platform.
Roger has extensive knowledge in Asian markets (conducted business in China and India markets since 1984), travels widely, well verse in bridging cross-cultural barriers.