Rita is a finance sector expert who held senior business positions with Asian Development Bank, VP, Risk Management, National Securities Clearing Corporation in New York, Manager, Securities Exchanges Guarantee Corporation in Sydney and legal positions in Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Rita helps develop strategies to implement impactful social enterprise and social innovation programmes; and manage relationships with funding organizations and partners from private, public, and non-profit sectors, and linking with regional and global Impact Hub initiatives.
Klaus is an enthusiastic community developer and innovation specialist. He previously founded and worked for international development organizations on regional and global levels. His vision for Impact Hub is to become a driving force for making Myanmar a global leader in innovation
Yemin has been working with several companies in private sector and the main person to get the team together to create the backbone of what is to become IHY. He is the finance administrator and business development person to keep the team in align with financials and objectives. He has been the major connector with several overseas partnerships and looking for sponsorships in the community while building the network of the IHY to grow stronger throughout the operations in the region.
He is widely travelled and connected with several overseas entities while having established a strong relationships with Thailand C-Asean entrepreneurial and co-working giant.
Kyaw’s an entrepreneur who has great passion for marketing, advertising and technology. He has worked briefly 5 years at Singapore with some MNCs and returned to Myanmar in 2014 to start the exciting journey of entrepreneurship. Before he had co-founded an advertising agency in Singapore. After returning to Myanmar, Kyaw had co-founded Officecubed which is a modern co-working space in Yangon and also co-founded a tech startup called Foodie Myanmar which is the restaurant discovery and review platform for Myanmar. Kyaw will be supporting Impact Hub’s business development and event management as he’s currently managing the Officecubed’s events such as sundowner and also supporting and managing the digital contents/marketing to reach out to the prospective clients.
Kyaw’s vision about Impact Hub is to become a community space where people can work together, collaborate together, generate new ideas together and build a better eco-system and entrepreneurship to take part in supporting the country’s most exciting and booming economy.
Okka is a passionate tech entrepreneur who already started 2 companies. He is the tech and visually-creative mastermind of our team and greatly enjoys connecting with our growing community. Okka will be responsible for running our day-to-day operations and community development in the first phase of Impact Hub Yangon, which he is now already doing for our current co-working space by hosting weekly lunch talks and introducing new members and clients. He is very skilled at identifying opportunities and has been responsible for most of our current local partnerships.
Okka’s vision for Impact Hub Yangon is to create a place or a community where Myanmar people can connect to the open world. This will be the place where people will exchange ideas, get better opportunities, innovate, incubate and create new things that will positively impact on the Myanmar social environment, education system and economic development.
Yonn Myet Chae is a highly organized project coordinator in planning the community development forums and executing innovative project management solutions. Her assertive personality combined with great coordination skills, proactivity and a talented business spirit propelled her in the foreground of Impact Hub Yangon.
Su Yadanar is a space admin and event coordinator of Impact Hub Yangon. She successfully coordinate the outstanding customer service, maintaining an extraordinary sense of co-working community at all, running the day-to-day operations of the space, planning engaging new members or groups, overseeing and executing daily office operations.
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