Ken has been empowering individuals make better informed career decisions in growth and transition since 2009. Started as an Education Counsellor, he worked his way up to a well-regarded Freelance Career Coach. He got his coaching certification in ICF and Aventis. Ken has appeared in 93.8FM radio as a guest speaker. He was also invited to talk about career planning in libraries, schools and community centres. Ken is a Career Guide for Nanyang Polytechnic and NTUC Todo Todo Youth Network. He was an in-house Advisor for an online career forum in Jobs Central whom was acquired by Career Builder for an undisclosed sum. As a Thought Leader, he writes independent career-related articles on his blog that's relevant in the new economy. For 10 years (and counting on), Ken has been giving face-to-face personal consultation and coaching to PMETs across multiple industries.
In his corporate profile, Ken has been a Deal Maker with 12 years experiences in Asia Pacific and Australasia. Currently, he is a Vice President of Business Development for a global US-based company.
Formerly a Senior Sales Manager in research companies covering Asia, he won the "Most Dedicated Salesperson of the Year Award" twice in consecutive years, chalking up an excellent track record in closing senior-level corporate agreements in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia - to just name a few. His specialty is in consultative sales techniques and cross-border negotiation. He was also a Market Development Manager for a US-based coconut water producer. He spearheaded the growth in Singapore from zero market share to 4th within a year. He championed the product success of the brand, winning the "Superior Taste Award" in Belgium. Ken is an Associate Member of Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) and an Advisor and Investor for Enlinea Sdn Bhd.
Ken will continue his lifelong passion in career coaching to individuals, looking forward to advance the best practices of this industry in Singapore.