Analysing consumer behaviours through photos posted on social media networks. This young entrepreneur helps brands have a deeper understanding of their brands.
What’s your story?
Born and raised in Hong Kong, started programming at the age of 12. Trained as an engineer, but instead pursued a career in investment banking after graduation. After more than a decade in investment banking, I decided to leave the industry and start my company.
What excites you most about your industry?
It is new and innovative and moving at a very fast pace.
What’s your connection to Asia?
Born and raised in Hong Kong, lived in Singapore, now living in Japan
Favourite city in Asia for business and why?
Both Hong Kong and Singapore – low tax rate, relative low barrier to do business
What’s the best piece of advice you ever received?
Never lose your passion
Who inspires you?
What have you just learnt recently that blew you away?
CEO – Travis Kalanick @ FailCon
If you had your time again, what would you do differently?
I would have spent more time learning to speak more foreign languages when I was young.
How do you unwind?
Favourite Asian destination for relaxation? Why?
Bali – great beaches, excellent seafood, reasonable prices.
Everyone in business should read this book:
Sun Tzu, The Art of War
Shameless plug for your business:
We analyse photos to identify customer insights that will blow your mind. We analyse genuine consumer behaviour at the place and the time when the consumption took place.
How can people connect with you?
Thru email: [email protected]
This interview was part of the Callum Connect’s column found on The Asian Entrepreneur:
Callum Laing invests and buys small businesses in a range of industries around Asia. He has previously started, built and sold half a dozen businesses and is the founder & owner of Fitness-Buffet a company delivering employee wellness solutions in 12 countries. He is a Director of, amongst others, Key Person of Influence. A 40 week training program for business owners and executives.
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