Alex Kong, a serial technology entrepreneur and University of Hawaii graduate with a degree in Travel Industry Management, has made a name for himself in the e-commerce, IT, payment gateway, and business solutions fields. Founding AsiaTravelMart in 1997 in Kuala Lumpur, his company became one of Asia's leading travel sites, implementing advanced technology infrastructure with instant credit card processing capabilities. His next company, AFOOFA Solutions, produced computerized reservation systems (CRS) that powered the Internet Booking Engine of various airlines, hotels, and cruises.
With TNG Wallet his latest project, launched to the public in 2013 and considered the most accepted e-wallet with the largest user base in Hong Kong by its users. TNG has successfully amassed 300,000+ active users within its first few months and is now accepted at 500+ retail outlets. Alex's ability to think outside the box, self-discipline, and technical skills gained throughout his career is what sets him apart as a visionary leader.
Alex has won numerous awards, including Ernst & Young's Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2002 and being named Best Netpreneur by @my2000 Malaysia Internet Awards. He strongly believes that technology changes the rules and that being open-minded, creative, and innovative in technology is key to success.