"Tributers" is a chinese pop rock band that originated in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur. The group was formed in 2013 by 6 youngsters who have big dreams. The members of the band are:
Raiden : Vocalist / songwriter
Min : Keyboardist / songwriter
KS Du: Band Manager
Taiwan Springwave International Music Festival 2014 Finalist
Malaysia Music Tornado Festival 2014 Most Popularity Band Award
Dreaming big dreams is the starting point of achieving your goal of being successful. We dare to dream, and we dare to achieve it. Although we are suffering in reality, but nothing's gonna stop us to stepping on the road of chasing our dreams. ~Tributers
FOUNDER & CHIEF TRAINER , LavaBody Asia (2014)
DIRECTOR, Rotiboy International Pte Ltd (2004 - Current)
BUNTREPRENEUR (1998 - Current )
LIFESTYLE & WELLNESS COACH (2014)
YOGA INSTRUCTOR (2008 - Current)
A natural high achiever and thriving entrepreneur, Angel has been involved with local bakery icon "Rotiboy" since the very beginning in 1998 when she walked into the small traditional neighborhood bakery in Bukit Mertajam, Penang at the age of 15. That marked the beginning of a friendship with Hiro Tan, founder of Rotiboy, who eventually became her business & investment mentor. Taking on Hiro's advice to equip herself with business training and IT knowledge, Angel graduated from Campbell University, U.S with First Class Honours.
While considering her future career, Angel was sold into Hiro's vision of building an outstanding global brand through products, services and values. Working together in partnership as a team, Angel blazed the international markets of Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia and was part of the team that is responsible for the creation of over 200 Rotiboy stores in 6 countries over half a decade, creating a whole new bun industry that changed the lives of many, herself included. Her hyper accelerated lifestyle eventually caught up with her health leading her to a series of hospitalization as a result of compounded stress.
This led her to discover yoga where she experienced a major shift in her lifestyle thereafter changing her perspective and way of life. Her major breakthrough in this transformation process was the realization that all the wealth she created and her achievements mean nothing if she doesn't have her health to enjoy it. She began to delve deep into the 4000+ years old healing practice and eventually developed a strong affection for hot yoga. She went on to complete her 200-hours Hot Yoga Teacher Training Certification in Koh Samui, Thailand in 2008 and has since developed a schedule to teach 6 months in a year while still being involved in the growth and development of Rotiboy.
Her natural desire to share the importance of keeping check with your physical, emotional and mental health while aligning your goals and passion has extended her the opportunity to create a business with a vision to develop & maintain effectiveness in people especially seasoned and young entrepreneurs, high powered executives and those who lead an unpredictably hectic lifestyle.
Lavabody Asia was conceived to carry out Angel's current mission, which is to help you STAND OUT and STAY EFFECTIVE.
David Lai is recognized as the most widely covered Malaysian mentalist / magician to date ( 2012 ) and is featured in nearly every mainstream local/international media available.
David Lai has performed extensively around the globe, and was mainly based in the midddle east covering countries such as Kuwait, Qatar, Dubai, Egypt and Morocco. David however spends most of his time in Malaysia producing and consulting events that has magic based elements instilled into them such as corporate launches and niche VIP shows.
David Lai is the only Mentalist in Malaysia to be awarded the PRESTIGE TOP 40 UNDER 40 AWARD and he is also the winner of the PRESTIGE'S CREATIVE AWARD 2013, for his creative production works overseas and for making the country proud. Nobody in the entertainment line in the country has won both awards at the same time, and David Lai is the ONLY recipient to have ever done so.
He is also the only Mentalist in Malaysia to receive the prestigious Merlin Award in 2012 . This award is presented to magicians who have been honored by the International Magicians Society (IMS), the world's largest magic organization, and the presentation of award was witnessed and covered by almost every major mainstream media in the country . Past recipients of the Merlin Award includes David Blaine and Chris Angel.
Warren Mak Chin Kow
Vice President, Investor Education, Securities Market
Bursa Malaysia Berhad
Mr. Mak has over 21 years of extensive experience working in the banking, securities and derivatives markets. He joined Bursa Malaysia Berhad in 2002 as the Senior Manager of Risk Management. He served as the Head of Department for 5 different portfolio which include investor education, financial derivatives product development, business development, risk management and equity surveillance in regulation division.
Currently, his core functions include conducting investment seminar to university students who visit Bursa, setting up investor clubs in university, developing investor education materials in the form of comics and videos, and managing Bursa investor education seminars/workshops to the general public.
Prior to joining Bursa, he worked in Treasury dealer/trader in two local and foreign banks for 9 years. His work experiences include money market, fixed income securities, foreign currency, swaps, forwards, futures and options.
Mr. Mak received his Master of Science, Finance from RMIT University, Australia in 2007 and a B.S. in Business Administration from the California State University, Fresno in 1993. He obtained the Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from US in 2003. He also passed MFORR - the Malaysia Futures and Option Registered Representative qualification in 1995.
In his leisure time, he participates in trekking and running events from 100 meters to marathon distance. He also has completed his 4th triathlon in Penang in March 2014.
Director of EquitiesTracker International Sdn Bhd
Head of Investor Education
ALVIN graduated from the University of Western Australia and has a degree in Accounting & Finance & a Graduate Diploma in Information Technology.
He is the creator of the current version of the EquitiesTracker.com Research Portal and the EquitiesPortfolioManager Portal, he also co-Author of the EquitiesTracker.com Value Investing and Portfolio Management educational series, which is the first and only structured course on Value Investing in the region. Equitiestracker.com currently provides fundamental data of Malaysian & Singapore listed companies to international data aggregators, investment banks and brokerages.
Alvin has served on a board of an ASX listed company and has experience in fund raising. Alvin is currently involved in tracking undervalued listed companies in Malaysia, Singapore & Australia and lectures extensively.
Alvin believes in long-term wealth creation via value investing and proper portfolio management techniques.
While most finance students were studying finance and investment in university, Jonathan Quek, an IT student was living it. From a Computer Science student, he went on to become a household name in the financial education arena in Malaysia. Today, Jonathan owns 3 multi-million dollar businesses in the area of precious metals trading, crude oil trading, and financial training.
According to Jonathan Quek, "The poor studies. The rich learns. I hate studying but I love learning."
Jonathan Quek is a dynamic, high-impact, and in-demand public speaker that has the unique ability to empower youths with practical strategies in the area of insurance, investments, money management, personal development and entrepreneurship. His work spans across 20 major universities in Malaysia including University Malaya, University Technology Malaya, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Taylors University, INTI International Universtiy, SEGi University Colege, Sunway University, Notthingham University, and many more.
He also works with clients ranging from government agencies and financial institution like Bank Negara Malaysia, AKPK Malaysia, Bursa Malaysia, CIMB Bank, Kenanga Investment Bank, CPA Australia, AIESEC, and Success Resources, to reach out to youths through his variety of financial education programs.
Jonathan is the author of his best-selling book "Why Gold? Why Silver? Why Now?" and subsequently co-authored two issues of "Keep Investment Simple & Stupid" Series titled "How to Invest like an Idiot & Trade like a Pro" and also "5 Elements of Successful Investors".
As a regular speaker on the conference circuit, Jonathan has also been invited to speak at financial institutions, corporate organizations, and education institutions across Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia and many more to come.
Benny Lee is a private trader, trainer, highly sought-after speaker and practitioner of technical analysis for 12 years. He has conducted investment analysis workshops, seminars and coaching for private and institutional investors in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam and Pakistan. He is also a CPE (Continuous Professional Education) recognized trainer for the Securities Commission of Malaysia. He is also the Chief Market Strategist for a local stock broking company providing trading strategies advice to a group of Elite traders.
He has also spoken in many international conferences such as GlobOil India, Rubber, Gold and Options conferences in Thailand (AFET), the Asean Rubber Conferences, Palm Oil Conference in Jakarta, Palm Oil Trade Seminar by MPOC/MPOB (Malaysian Palm Oil Council and Board) in India, Egypt and Kuala Lumpur, and many others. He has also presented in Exchange-organized events in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam and Pakistan. He has presented to a wide range of participants from a group of 10 people to a large audience of 500 people.
Mr. Lee writes articles, commentaries, analysis on investment and trading strategies for The Financial Edge Business Daily, Busy Weekly (Weekly Chinese-language financial newspaper) and Palm Oil Fortune (MPOC publication). He is a regular speaker for MPOC's events (www.mpoc.org.my). He appears regularly on BFM89.9 (Malaysia) for his views and commentaries on the financial markets and also appeared as guest on Channel News Asia (Singapore) and Pakistan Sun Business News.
He also has two educational videos published by NextView to help investors and traders in the investment sector called "5 simple steps to investment" and "Power Candlesticks Trading". He also co-authored to the Online Investment Made Easy: Five Simple Steps book published by NextVIEW.
He graduated in Business Administration and obtained the world's best paper in Financial Management from the Association of Business Executives, U.K.
Michael Teoh Su Lim @ Michael Teoh
- Global Award-winning Trainer & Speaker on Talent Development
- Advisory Board Member & Consultant to Companies & Governments
- Founding Partner @ Thriving Talents
- Co-Author @ Potential MatrixTM book & global movement
- Serial Entrepreneur
Passionate about Talent Development and a global speaker whose ideas have been featured on CNN, BBC World News, the United Nations and many more, Michael Teoh is regarded as a strategist and thought-leader in grooming talents in companies and universities internationally. He served clients like Microsoft, Intel, Bursa Malaysia, various government ministries and universities across 32 countries in talent development training and initiatives. He received his education from New Zealand, before furthering his studies to Stanford University and INSEAD on entrepreneurship. He is also an invitee to share his thoughts during his university days on the matters of international relations with Harvard University.
Recognized as a Malaysia Book of Records Holder for having led a global expedition to 22 countries and impacting more than 300,000 lives through his humanitarian and social entrepreneurship projects with governments and companies in 2011, Michael is also honoured as Malaysia's National Youth Icon by the Prime Minister and has had his work endorsed by the New Zealand Prime Minister during his university days. He currently serves as a Board Member in the National Student Volunteers Foundation owned by the Malaysian Ministry of Education with its patron, the Deputy Prime Minister. He is also an awardee of PRESTIGE's Top 40 Under 40 Awards for Malaysians. He was also awarded the prestigious World Youth Traveller Awards at the World Youth Travel Awards in Barcelona, Spain and was recognized as one of the world's leading enterprising youth by the Global Entrepreneurship Week in 2011.
He is also a columnist with the New Straits Times and Kwong Wah Yit Poh, where he shares about strategies for talent development and volunteerism. He is the co-author for the Potential MatrixTM book on the formula for achieving success, doing the things you love!
On a global level, Michael Teoh is also the Honorary Advisor for Youth In Economics & Entrepreneurship Development for the World Youth Parliament based in Geneva, Switzerland, and directly reports to the President- elect himself. He is also recognized as a Golden Key Honorary member for Malaysia, joining the ranks of other luminaries including several US-Presidents and renowned corporate figures in the global level. He is also listed on Speakers' Bureaus in Moscow and London.
He served as a Judge for Malaysia's social innovation competition (Challenge.my) organised by the Agency for Innovation (AIM) under the Prime Minister's Office, offering a startup capital of more than USD $50,000 for the development of social solutions to communities. He is also a Reality Show Judge on TV3 for the Big DRE1M by 1M4U (An initiative offering RM100,000 for Malaysians to implement social ideas benefiting the country).
Now a serial entrepreneur with businesses in the digital publishing, training and project management fields, Michael and his partners have worked with clients like Standard Chartered, Alliance Bank, The Star, Sime Darby, General Electric to name a few in their business ventures. Michael sits on the National Youth Consultative Council appointed by the Minister of Youth & Sports, the Founding Curator's Team for TEDxKL in Malaysia, advisor to the World Youth Government in Geneva and the Executive Chairman of the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum from France in Malaysia. He currently consults a few startups as well in the education, public safety, online media, food & beverage and tourism industries.
Michael shares and connects his ideas on talent development, youth engagement, success coaching for Gen-Y and volunteerism on air whom he co-hosts on BFM's "Raise Your Game" on a monthly basis. He connects with people virtually at www.michaelteoh.com and is a regular for TV shows, discussing about talent development for corporation and entrepreneurs. He is also active on social media with a combined following of 20,000+ followers.
Kelvin Long / The Dreamer
Kelvin left for America to pursue a career in skateboarding on the pretext of furthering his education. He studied graphic design, film, photography, advertising and finished up with industrial design.
Upon returning to Malaysia he worked in a corporate advertising outfit for 2 years, before leaving with a dream of raising the creative standards in Malaysia. In 2003 he founded Lucideas, and lead his team to pick up the young guns award in 2004, beating out 10 multinational agencies along the way. In 2010 Lucideas was the only local agency to win a gold and bronze at the Effie Awards, and in 2014 Lucideas was the only local agency to win a silver out of the 4 other multinationals.
LUCIDEAS NOW HAVE THE BRAGGING RIGHTS TO BEING THE ONLY HOME-GROWN MALAYSIAN AGENCY TO WIN A SILVER OUT OF A TOTAL OF 5 SILVERS WON BY MALAYSIA - ADFEST 2014
In 2007 he started Doof Industries, a bean bag company and today considered one of the top beanbag brands in Malaysia.
Always intrigued about the future, technology and entrepreneurship. Kelvin is always in search for the next idea to start up.
- Gold Young Guns MC2 2004
- Bronze Singapore Outdoor Advertising Awards 2005
- Gold and Bronze Effie Awards 2010
- A+M Bronze 2013
- Silver Kancils 2013
- Silver Adfest 2014
MAC Chung Lynn
CEO, Nando's Chickenland Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Nando's Chickenland Singapore Pte Ltd.
Mac Chung Lynn is the founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Nando's Chickenland Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Nando's Chickenland Singapore Pte Ltd.
Chung Lynn did her GCSE & A Levels in the UK. She then went on to graduate in Architecture (Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Bachelor of Architecture in Architectural Studies) from the University of Wales, Cardiff in U.K. After receiving her professional qualifications in the UK two years later, she returned to Malaysia and took up the challenge of running Nando's.
Nando's Chickenland Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Nando's Chickenland Singapore Pte. Ltd are both a joint venture partnership between Chung Lynn's family and Nando's Resources Ltd. Nando's Resources is the master franchisee of the South African based chain of Nando's restaurants.
Under Chung Lynn's direction, Nando's Malaysia started operations in 1998 and the company has since expanded to 56 restaurants throughout Malaysia and 9 restaurants in Singapore. Nando's specializes in PERi-PERi flame-grilled chicken, which is cooked to order and basted in a choice of four flavours. Served in an aspirational casual dining style restaurant, Nando's targets to open another 60 restaurants in Malaysia and 10 in Singapore over the next 5 years.
As the CEO of both companies, Chung Lynn is responsible for driving the business strategies of Nando's Malaysia and Singapore. Under her guidance, Nando's has achieved a number of awards including 'Best Media and Advertising in 2004' (Malaysia - Canada Business Council Award) and Gold & Bronze Effie Awards for the last two consecutive years. Nando's Malaysia was also awarded the '2010 Business of the Year' and 'Best Restaurant of The Year' for the Nando's Global awards in 2010.
On a personal level for Chung Lynn, some of her achievements include winning awards for 'SMB Women Entrepreneur 2005' in the SMI awards, Marie Claire's Woman of Style and Substance and more recently a winner for the Women's Weekly 'Great Women of Our Time' award for the category of Finance & commerce.
Chung Lynn is a mother of 3 children and her hobbies include travelling, cooking and reading.
Have you ever wondered how Bellum Tan became Rich Dad Asia™? Here is his fascinating story:
Bellum Tan started up as a turnkey contractor in marine and offshore engineering. He had always been entrepreneurial since he was nine. When he was young, he stayed in a kampong, or small village. His family owned about four acres of land and planted many fruit trees, such as rambutan, jackfruit, mango, etc. Often after school, together with his cousins, Bellum would pluck the fruits from the tree, put them in a basket, and roam around the kampong to sell them.
After college, Bellum gave himself five years to work for others as an Employee (E) to learn the trade. While working for others, he was very helpful and volunteered his service to other departments, as he wanted to learn the business as much as he could. Soon, he started his first company, a part-time business. Then success begat success and he became a successful contractor. He was already rich by the time he attended his first seminar with Robert Kiyosaki in 1992.
At that seminar, Robert asked the audience one question that Bellum said changed his life: What is the true job of an entrepreneur?
Bellum realized that working hard is not enough. He had built a business by working 18 hours a day. He practically had no time for anything else. And when there's a problem, he had to go and fix it himself. Like a typical entrepreneur, Bellum did everything himself because no one else can do it better than he could. As he said, it seemed that instead of his employees working for him, he was actually working for his employees. He was, in essence, Self-Employed (S).
In that seminar, Bellum learned that a true business owner should be able to leave his business for several months and come back and still find it running well. The secret to business is systems. Developing systems for all aspects of running the business is the main job of an entrepreneur. This way, he can hire and train employees who can run his business by following those systems.
Becoming a B and I
Today, Bellum's companies are being operated by his staff. Now, he has more time to run other businesses. In fact, his peers are always surprised he has all the time in the world to have long lunches with them while they hurry off to go back to their office. By understanding and applying Rich Dad principles, Bellum became a true Business Owner (B). With over 30 years experience in operating a group of companies, Bellum has successfully applied Rich Dad to attain financial, time, and location freedom.
Since meeting Robert in 1992, Bellum has since then practiced everything he learned by actively investing in real estate in the early '90s and has gone into investing with Robert and his team in providing seed funding for a few companies that have successfully gone public, including mining companies. Now, Bellum is classified as a Level-5 Investor as defined in Robert's book 'CASHFLOW® Quadrant', making him a true Investor (I).
He has honed his investment skills through businesses, real estate, and venture capital funding. So Bellum has successfully moved from the E (Employed) and S (Self-Employed) quadrants to the B (Business Owner) and I (Investor) quadrants.