At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Hong Kong based CEO’ operating in the Human Resources space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Group CEO of GetLinks
Tech & Impact Investor | CEO of GetLinks Inc | Using his private and public sector network, knowledge in markets & players, disruptive technologies, finance, and partners-driven scaling spirit, Keenan is well endorsed to bridge the Opportunities, Talents, and Investment gaps between North Asia and Southeast Asia primarily through his GetLinks.co and AsiaStartups.com.
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About Aera VC, GetLinks: GetLinks is a platform and ecosystem connecting tech talents to opportunities across Asia.
Recruiter & CEO/CTO of Terminal 1
Edwin is currently CEO of Terminal 1, a startup bringing machine learning to recruitment. Previously, he was Data Science Head for Asia Miles and Product Manager at LinkedIn. Edwin has experience setting up big data platforms, creating personalized marketing campaigns at scale, and — most importantly — building successful data science teams. He hired over 20 talented individuals in his last 2 roles. Back in the States, he did software engineering at companies like Google/Yahoo and founded an international development consultancy (http://dsoglobal.org) now led by McKinsey consultants.
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About Terminal 1: Terminal 1 is a recruitment firm that hires software builders to both recruit and build automated recruitment tools.
Founder & CEO of Jobdoh
Xania Wong is a Founder & CEO at Jobdoh.
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About Jobdoh: Jobdoh is a location-based mobile platform for temporary job matching.
Co-Founder and CEO of Canopy
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About Canopy: Canopy is an online platform that pipelines candidates with proprietary algorithms, so companies can find potential matches on demand.
CEO of Jobable
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About Jobable: Jobable builds powerful HR software to create authentic experiences and help your company stand out from the crowd.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Neufast Limited
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About Neufast Limited: Neufast is an AI-powered multi-lingual multi-cultural video interviewing solution provider for faster and fairer talent assessment
CEO of Albert Technologies
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About Albert Technologies: Albert is a B2B data-driven mobile app that enables corporates to engage employees with personalised content and boost business performance.
CEO of Emotics
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About Emotics: Emotics is a RegTech company that measures engagement with online training to reduce the cost of compliance for highly regulated industries.
Co-Founder and CEO of Freehunter
HKU Graduate Previously worked in Swire Group, Wheelock and Company, CBRE Clarion Freelance photographer, videographer, graphic designer
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About Freehunter: Online Marketplace to hire freelancers – we’re in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore!
CEO of Frexity
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About Frexity: Frexity combines HR administration with insights into your team’s feelings and performance!
Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes
Co-Founder & CEO of MindSky
Elizabeth is the CEO and Co-Founder, along with Dave Hughes, of the Akilah Institute in Rwanda and Burundi. The institute, open exclusively to young women, issues diplomas in Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality Management, and aims to address the disconnect between the education system and employment needs of the private sector. Newsweek and The Daily Beast recognized Elizabeth as one of the 125 Women of Impact. She was recognized as one of the World’s Most Influential Female Social Entrepreneurs by Forbes Magazine. Elizabeth received the Woman of Peace award from the Women’s Peace Power Foundation in 2009. Akilah has been featured in Marie Claire, Town n’ Country magazine, the Wall Street Journal, GOOD Magazine, ABC News, the Council on Foreign Relations, Huffington Post, Hope Magazine, the Tampa Bay Times, and more. Elizabeth was selected as a Praxis Fellow in 2014. Elizabeth moved to Rwanda shortly after graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2006.
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About MindSky: MindSky is an online platform connecting current university students and graduates with employment opportunities.