YCM CEO Series 63 - Leong Foong, General Manager of Uber Malaysia

Dear YCM members,

We are are proud to announce that we will be hosting Leon Foong, General Manager at Uber Malaysiafor our 63rd CEO Series.

Seize this exclusive opportunity to listen to Leon speak about Uber's experience in Malaysia, his journey to become GM of Uber Malaysia and to answer your questions.

The event will be held as follows:-

Date: 15th August 2016 (Monday)

Time: 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

Venue: InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, 165 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(Tip: if you are taking the LRT, please disembark at Ampang Park LRT. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is just 5 minutes within walking distance)

Registration is required and is free-of-charge!

Register here



Leon Foong is the General Manager of Uber Malaysia and has spent the last two years scaling the business from a relatively unfamiliar name in South East Asia to one of the fastest-growing recognizable tech companies in the world.

Educated in Oxford with a B.A in Economics and Management, Leon has been key in growing and optimizing Uber Malaysia’s business and operations, which is now operating in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, Ipoh & Kota Kinabalu. In addition to introducing Uber to major cities in the country, Leon is also a pioneer in the ride-sharing space, launching the first of its kind uberX low cost offering that has given Malaysian consumers the beauty of choice and the option of getting picked up in a Perodua MYVI or Proton Saga under five minutes.

Leon is no stranger to championing new technologies to Malaysians. Prior to joining Uber Malaysia, Leon spent over two years at YTL to successfully bring WIMAX solutions to the masses and 4G connectivity to schools across the nation. In his spare time, Leon has aspirations of being a food entrepreneur and has previously dabbled in supper clubs, pop-ups and has co-founded local start up GoGet.my.