Lychee Ventures was started and is still led by Andreas Sigurdsson.
Andreas Sigurdsson is a Swedish entrepreneur that spent 10 years in the Greater China region, with experiences from Banking and Management Consultancy in addition to fluency in the Chinese language. Andreas also worked with Rocket Internet launching Groupon in China.
In 2012 Andreas launched Lychee Ventures to capitalize on the experiences from China and become a leading venture builder in Myanmar as the country opened up.
Government relations and professional capacity building is managed by Pyit Thiri Thaw.
Thiri is a Myanmar national but educated in Singapore. Thiri is also founder of Myanmar Certified Training Centers working closely with the JumpStart! Venture.
Innovation and digital marketing is the area of Marcus Sigurdsson.
Most recently Marcus was the Chief Digital Office at McCann Health during which they won Cannes Health Lions, network of the year three times, specialist agency of the year in Asia four years in a row and numerous other global and regional awards. In 2018, Marcus was also named a Top 10 global innovation catalyst by MM&M Magazine.
For the last 15 year Marcus Sigurdsson has been working in global and regional roles, helping brand and organisations to become more competitive in a rapidly changing environment.
His areas of expertise includes all aspects of marketing and transformation in a digital environment as well as innovation management and design thinking.
Brands he has worked with includes Pfizer, Guinness, Cathay Pacific, Sanofi, Reebok, GSK, Cirque De Soleil and many more.
Creative solutions and activations are passionately created by Mark Fernando
A filipino national Mark has spent 10 years working with activations for the biggest brands in Philippines. Now he is in charge of all creative across digital, print and event.s