Paranee Damodaran Head of Market Access & Venture Builder, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

Paranee specialises in market access and venture building where he helps tech companies penetrate the Southeast Asian markets, advises large corporates on digital innovation, develops outcome-based accelerator programs and matches investment deal-flows to venture capital firms. Over the span of 20 years, he has worked in a variety of roles in multiple countries – as a company founder, managing large telco and mining & rail projects, filmmaking and engineering. At the heart of it all, assisting companies with developing their go-to-market strategies and accelerating their market entry what he is passionate about. Paranee has a strong track record of establishing business partnerships and network across the Southeast Asian region and Europe. He also regularly speaks at local and international events such as RISE Hong Kong, Echelon Singapore and Techstar’s Startup Weekend.

Paranee specialises in market access and venture building where he helps tech companies penetrate the Southeast Asian markets, advises large corporates on digital innovation, develops outcome-based accelerator programs and matches investment deal-flows to venture capital firms. Over the span of 20 years, he has worked in a variety of roles in multiple countries – as a company founder, managing large telco and mining & rail projects, filmmaking and engineering. At the heart of it all, assisting companies with developing their go-to-market strategies and accelerating their market entry what he is passionate about. Paranee has a strong track record of establishing business partnerships and network across the Southeast Asian region and Europe. He also regularly speaks at local and international events such as RISE Hong Kong, Echelon Singapore and Techstar’s Startup Weekend.