Michael Teoh

Founder, CEO and Head of Faculty
  • International Certified Trainer
  • Malaysia’s National Youth Icon
  • Microsoft Global Advisor (Youth Spark)
  • Fellow, Royal Commonwealth Society, UK
  • Radio D.J with IM4U.FM 107.9
  • Board member, Student Volunteers Foundation, Malaysia
  • Special Advisor, National Youth Council
  • Past TEDKL Co-Curator

Work Experiences:

  • Mercatus Group
  • Alpha Catalyst Consulting
  • myHarapan Bhd, Malaysia

Academics Historics:

  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University

 Julian Yong

General Manager and Co-Head of Faculty
  • International Trainer
  • Online Learning Proccesses & Interactivity
  • Human Resources Software Project Engineer
  • Internet Marketeer
  • A lifelong member of the prestigious T. Harv Eker’s Quantum Leap programme
  • Startup Mentor

Academics Historics:

  • Swinburne University of Technology


 Elisha Yeo


  • Creative Content Producer
  • Experiential Learning & Engagement Lead
  • Mass Communications & Public Relations Expert
  • TEDx Speaker

Academics Historics:

  • University of West England

Reeve Yew


  • Thriving Talents Protege’ Year 2015
  • Currently a Student with King’s College London, U.K., topping the 1% of his entire Course
  • Pioneering platform & web developer for Thriving Talents’ TalentLinkz.com platform
  • Recipient of the prestigious ‘Apple Scholarship’ to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference
  • Winner of the HackTrain Showcase, HackLondon, Dropbox London Hackathon, Oxford University’s OxHack and Global Hackathon (South East Asia)

Sharmaine Lee


  • Thriving Talents Protege’ Year 2016
  • Online Millennials Talent Matching Expert Project Manager of TalentLinkz.com
  • ASEAN Young Leader recognized by ASEAN4U during the ASEAN Summit 2015

Lim Shin Yin


  • Thriving Talents Protege’ Year 2016
  • Currently, the Creative Designer of Thriving Talents
  • Accomplished Student in BA (Hons) Graphic Design from The One Academy

Fong Kai Yee


  • Thriving Talents Protege’ Year 2014
  • Currently a dedicated Resource Partner to Thriving Talents, in Videography & Photography (Events)
  • Professional Photographer and Videographer with Fong K.Y. Studios
  • Produced Thriving Talents’ signature training videos for clients like General Electric, SONY, Intel and many more
  • Photographer for Miss Malaysia World and Miss Petite Malaysia pageants

Austin Wong


  • Thriving Talents Protege’ Year 2014
  • Currently, Certified Associate Trainer with Thriving Talents (On Startups & Youth Entrepreneurship)
  • Axiata Young Leaders Recipient, Class of 2015
  • Founder of UniSTAY, a startup funded by TM Accelerator Programme and showcased in USA, Germany and across Asia Participated in 10 international startup & entrepreneurship competitions
  • Alumni of Stanford University’s programme for young entrepreneurs, the Stanford Summit



Karmen Lee


She loves working with the teens and believes that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to explore their passion and realize their dream regardless of their academic achievements and career choice. As the founder of Teenedge Malaysia, she works closely with teens and aspires to equip them with practical industrial skills so they can bring their passion to life!

Academics Historics:

  • University of Central Oklahoma, USA

Lian Xun


Xun regards himself as a Software Ninja, having began his freelancing programming career at age of 16, and is already an industry expert majoring in programming frameworks like NodeJs, ReactJS, Amazon Web Services, iOS Development and Cloud Computing. A shining example of starting young and going global, Xun has amassed his experiences, consulting and developing programmes for more than 10 startups, from Malaysia to Australia, United Kingdom and the United States. With his long track-record, Xun fondly recalls his most memorable contribution was to help PhD lecturers in universities in their research work while he was only in his Third Year of studies, while being offered to study PhD himself in University Malaya. Xun is passionate in consulting tech startups about blockchain, system architecture, wireframing and product development.


Alvin Teh


Alvin Teh is a graduate with a Masters in Statistics who is passionate in educational innovation. With over two years of experience lecturing in Oklahoma State University, Alvin has gained a vast interest in exploring various methods to deliver effective education in Malaysia. He strongly believes that applied statistical knowledge is the key to succeed in today’s fast-changing world which decision-making is driven by Big Data. The hands-on experiences Alvin has accumulated teaching statistics in one of the top 100 public universities in the U.S. serve as valuable tools for him to innovate effective methods to teach applied statistics.  Currently, he is an innovation consultant with Alpha Catalyst Consulting firm (whose founder, Mr. Azim Pawanchik is also an adviser of Thriving Talents)

Academics Historics:

  • Masters in Statistics, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Actuarial Science, Central Oklahoma University, USA


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