about bitorb

BitOrb is an innovative crypto derivatives exchange that offers perpetual contracts for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) while aiming to provide a fair, transparent and easy-to-use exchange to cater to all level of traders. 

3,432

pre-registered users

4,932

social followers

8

regional BitOrb reps

MEET THE TEAM

The BitOrb team of experts are united from diverse backgrounds in cryptocurrency, trading, banking, soft developers, martech and operations to build the number one cryptocurrency derivatives exchange and bring forth new opportunities to the market.

  • FOUNDERS
  • PARTNERS
  • SPECIALISTS

lim hoong teng

Chief Executive Officer

JEREMY FRANCIS FERNANDEZ

Chief Technology Officer

MUHAMMAD UMAIR

Chief Marketing Officer

Lim Hoong Teng

Chief Executive Officer
Hoong-Teng (aka H) started out as an Aerospace Engineer in 2002, working on CFM56 turbojet engines and designing parts for the Airbus A380. H got into Bitcoin in 2016, and started with mining operations, then crypto trading and investments.

Jeremy Francis Fernandez

Chief Technology Officer
Jeremy has 15 years of experience in consulting, IT strategy and project management, including large-scale enterprise CRM system deployments across a myriad of industries. He has also been involved in the cryptocurrency industry as an investor and is an avid blockchain enthusiast.

Muhammad Umair

Chief Marketing Officer
Umair has 7 years of experience in the banking industry. Initially working in marketing for three years, at which time he transitioned into corporate and transaction banking for the remainder of his tenure in banking. He has been involved in investing and trading cryptocurrencies since 2016.

Joel Ives

Chief Financial Officer
Joel is a chartered accountant (CAANZ), well-versed in audit and assurance and has vast capital markets experience, with experience in structuring, capital raising, mergers & acquisitions. Joel has held positions as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for public listed and private companies.

Lee Tuan Khoon

Head of Product Development
Tuan Khoon began his career as an actuarial analyst and then he moved to investment banking where he gain his derivatives knowledge and experiences. Serving as a licensed derivatives trader, he was responsible to price, trade and risk manage various equity derivatives products for investment bank.

Christian Li

Corporate Strategy Partner (Mauritius)
He's a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has over 25 years of experience in commercial environment, Corporate & Private Wealth and Private Equity Fund services. Christian is the Founder and CEO of the CKLB Financial Services Group, and a member of the board of directors of the Intercontinental Grouping of Accountants and Lawyers.

Elina Nasution

Marketing Manager
Elina was the Public Relations Director and Head of Media Relations for associations at Taylors University and worked in Malaysia's top magazine house to expand their digital presence. She took on bigger roles at 2X Sdn Bhd as a Marketing Specialist and Project Manager to lead digital marketing projects for Fortune 1000 companies in the United States’ IT industry. In BitOrb, she supports the CMO and manages the overall marketing and PR.

Thomas Siew

Developer
Thomas is a self-taught business major turned Software Developer with a passion to code. He enjoys writing tech-related article in his free time on medium. Being in the industry for more than 5 years and are well knowledgeable in overall full-stack development in both Javascript and Python.

Artem Slugin

Developer (Russia)
Artem is a front-end developer with a total of 6 years experience. He has experience in building complex SPA applications from scratch to production, develop complex client-side algorithms of data analysis as well as experience in working with an internationally distributed team.

Najla Taufek

Quantitative Analyst
Najla is a recent graduate with Masters of Science in Engineering Mathematics from UTM, Johor Bahru. Her passion lies in numbers and specializes in data analytics. She chose cryptocurrency derivatives industry as her career starter and is eager to explore more about the market.

Adeline Low

Admin and Finance
Adeline is a professional accountant holding an ACCA certification in Accounts and Finance. She has at least 13 years of experience in accounting for a variety of companies such as the Nanyang Group Sdn. Bhd, 1Month Kiara Mall, Tong Gardens and more. Adeline contributes to BitOrb in her role of admin and finance as part of the team.

Jolene Lee

Social Media and PR
Graduated from HELP College of Arts & Technology in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Jolene is armed with some of the sharpest skills in writing. That coupled with her background in editorial, Search Engine Optimised Writing is her forte - bringing content which is most readable and relatable. Jolene is responsible for curating content across the website's News and Campus sections, and across all social media platforms.

Shazil Imri

Cybersecurity Engineer
Ten years of experience employed with CyberSecurity Malaysia, Shazil Imri Bin Mohd Hizam whose certified in Certified E-Business Associate (Security)v1 (C|EA), Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE-JAVA) from EC-Council and GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (SANS-GWAPT) is one of security professional with extensive experiences in various kind of information security area. At BitOrb, he has a chance to ensure the security of BitOrb services being at the high level to avoid from the legacy as well as current trend sophisticated threats.

Khairulddin Che Mazlan

Quality Assurance Engineer
Khairulddin Mazlan began his banking career 4 years ago in digital banking. Within 4 year services in digital banking areas, Khairul has experience as Functional Analyst that responsible to lead manual and automation testing for new digital banking platform project in AmBank Berhad. After project go live, he took a career move as MIS Analyst and PMO. During his tenure as MIS Analyst and PMO, he responsible for data analytic, Bank Negara reporting and project management.

Victor Lai

Quality Assurance Executive
Victor had been working as QA in banking industry for pass three years. He been participated in CIMB (VN) and CIMB (PH) project. Meanwhile, he also explore to equity trading as his personal interest. Victor contributes to BitOrb in his role of Quality Assurance as part of team.

Ming Hoe

Algorithmic Trading Expert
Ming is currently with a family office fund in Singapore focusing on Forex, Equities & Commodities Trading while also making headway into Algorithmic Trading research. He is also one of the few market makers for OTC rubber futures options and is working together with SGX to have them listed on exchanges. He has a Merit in MSc Quantitative Finance from CASS Business School London & First Class Honors in BSc Electronics & Electrical Engineering from University of Edinburgh.

Lim Ming Wang

Business Strategy Consultant (Singapore)
Ming Wang is a former practicing lawyer currently working with a private equity firm as the head of channel development. Whilst working as an investment manager, he has gained a plethora of experience in Fintech projects - from launching startups, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. Ming Wang is instrumental at BitOrb where he assists the core team in setting up the basic strategy for the company and the product, overseeing the procurement of a legal team and facilitating the team in structuring the capital raises for the Group.

Peng Fei Lang

Futures and Options Expert
Peng started his career in corporate finance, advising and executing fund raising and mergers & acquisitions deals. He is currently involved in Equity Derivatives in Malaysia and has been doing so for approximately 5 years, where he is experienced in the listing, pricing, and trading of local options.

Dr. Rand Low (PhD)

Economics Advisor
An Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland with professional experience as a quantitative researcher for BlackRock and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York, USA. He has led research teams in the development of capital models, securitized products and factor models in both equities and fixed income asset classes. He has represented the financial institutions in their use of bespoke modelling approaches with copulas for capital reserve requirements to US regulators. Rand has several academic publications in cryptocurrency, portfolio management, systemic risk & quantitative trading

Arif Siddiqui

Blockchain and Innovation Advisor (UAE)
Arif has a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry for nearly 28 years. Skilled in Innovation, Digital Transformation, Banking Operations, Digital Banking, Credit Cards, Financial Technology (Fintech) and Open Banking. In his last role, he was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Standard Chartered Bank in Malaysia and Group CIO of Islamic Banking Standard Chartered for nearly 10 years. In addition to this, he has consulted several companies and reputable banks in areas of innovation specifically related to the blockchain technology, robo-process automation and digital transformation.

Dr. Hooi Eng Phang (PhD)

Governance and Strategy Advisor (Canada)
Eng Phang is a special adviser at the Toronto Centre. Her work includes advising and assisting the CEO in the design and implementation of leadership programme along with strategy development, project planning and overseeing the quality of programme delivered. Before starting at the Toronto Centre, she was the Executive Director responsible for the effective management of 12 countries in the Southeast Asia Voting Group at the International Monetary Fund. At BitOrb, she has played an instrumental role in advising the team on regulatory interactions overseeing the applications made to the regulators in our jurisdictions.

Alec Van Noten

Digital Marketing Advisor
Alec moved to Southeast Asia after 4 years of working in digital brand building & accelerating businesses and startups in Europe. Specialized in digital strategy, implementation and intelligence. Packed with experience in steering these projects from non-existence to idea

Pieter Van Den Eynde

Digital Marketing Advisor
Pieter have been involved in Marketing for multiple companies across different industries for at least 7 years. He is the founder of a marketing technology consultancy that is serving clients across the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

Devtar Singh

Cybersecurity Advisor
Devtar pioneered digital innovation practice in PETRONAS and led a team of enterprise architects across a diverse portfolio of strategic digital projects. He is involved in Bitcoin Lightning Network development and was a judge for KPMG Malaysia blockchain competition in 2018. He was a mentor for Google Summer of Code programme in 2019. He successfully completed Stanford CS229: Machine Learning with 96.1%

Elina Nasution

Marketing Manager
Elina took on roles in Public Relations and Marketing for over 4 years. In 2X Sdn Bhd, she was a Marketing Specialist and Project Manager who led digital marketing projects for Fortune 1000 companies in the United States’ IT industry. In BitOrb, she supports the CMO and manages the overall marketing and PR.

Thomas Siew

Developer
Thomas is a self-taught business major turned Software Developer with a passion to code. He enjoys writing tech-related article in his free time on medium. Being in the industry for more than 5 years and are well knowledgeable in overall full-stack development in both Javascript and Python.

Artem Slugin

Developer (Russia)
Artem is a front-end developer with a total of 6 years experience. He has experience in building complex SPA applications from scratch to production, develop complex client-side algorithms of data analysis as well as experience in working with an internationally distributed team.

Najla Taufek

Quantitative Analyst
Najla is a recent graduate with Masters of Science in Engineering Mathematics from UTM, Johor Bahru. Her passion lies in numbers and specializes in data analytics. She chose cryptocurrency derivatives industry as her career starter and is eager to explore more about the market.

Adeline Low

Admin and Finance
Adeline is a professional accountant holding an ACCA certification in Accounts and Finance. She has at least 13 years of experience in accounting for a variety of companies such as the Nanyang Group Sdn. Bhd, 1Month Kiara Mall, Tong Gardens and more. Adeline contributes to BitOrb in her role of admin and finance as part of the team.

Jolene Lee

Social Media and PR
Graduated from HELP College of Arts & Technology, Jolene is armed with some of the sharpest skills in writing. That coupled with her background in editorial, SEO Writing is her forte - bringing content which is most readable and relatable. Jolene is responsible for curating content across the website's News and Campus sections, and across all social media platforms.

Shazil Imri

Cybersecurity Engineer
Shazil has more than 10 years of experiences in cyber security and is certified in Certified E-Business Associate (Security)v1 (C|EA), Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE-JAVA) from EC-Council and GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (SANS-GWAPT). He has assisted with various public and private sector in resolving their information technology security issues.

Khairulddin Che Mazlan

Quality Assurance Engineer
Khairul began his banking career 4 years ago in digital banking where he grew as a Functional Analyst that's responsible to lead manual and automation testing for new digital banking platform project in AmBank Berhad. He then became a MIS Analyst and PMO, where he is responsible for data analytic, Bank Negara reporting and project management.

Victor Lai

Quality Assurance Executive
Victor had been working as QA in banking industry for pass three years. He been participated in CIMB (VN) and CIMB (PH) project. Meanwhile, he also explore to equity trading as his personal interest. Victor contributes to BitOrb in his role of Quality Assurance as part of team.

Ming Hoe

Algorithmic Trading Expert
Ming focuses on Forex, Equities & Commodities Trading while also making headway into Algorithmic Trading research. He is also one of the few market makers for OTC rubber futures options and is working together with SGX to have them listed on exchanges. He has a Merit in MSc Quantitative Finance from CASS Business School London & First Class Honors in BSc Electronics & Electrical Engineering from University of Edinburgh.

Lim Ming Wang

Business Strategy Consultant (Singapore)
Ming Wang is a former practicing lawyer currently working with a private equity firm as the head of channel development. He has gained a plethora of experience in Fintech projects - from launching startups, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. He assists BitOrb in basic strategy for the company and the product, overseeing the procurement of a legal team and structuring capital raises for the Group.

Peng Fei Lang

Futures and Options Expert
Peng started his career in corporate finance, advising and executing fund raising and mergers & acquisitions deals. He is currently involved in Equity Derivatives in Malaysia and has been doing so for approximately 5 years, where he is experienced in the listing, pricing, and trading of local options.

Dr. Rand Low (PhD)

Economics Advisor
An Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland with experience as a quantitative researcher for BlackRock & Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York. He represented the financial institutions in their use of bespoke modelling approaches with copulas for capital reserve requirements to US regulators. Rand has several publications in cryptocurrency, portfolio management, systemic risk & quantitative trading

Arif Siddiqui

Blockchain and Innovation Advisor (UAE)
Arif has a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry for nearly 28 years. Skilled in Innovation, Digital Transformation, Banking Operations, Digital Banking, Credit Cards, Financial Technology (Fintech) and Open Banking. In his last role, he was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Standard Chartered Bank in Malaysia and Group CIO of Islamic Banking Standard Chartered for nearly 10 years.

Dr. Hooi Eng Phang (PhD)

Governance and Strategy Advisor (Canada)
Eng Phang is a special adviser at the Toronto Centre. Her work includes advising and assisting the CEO in the design and implementation of leadership programme along with strategy development, project planning and overseeing the quality of programme delivered.She was also the Executive Director responsible for the effective management of 12 countries in the Southeast Asia Voting Group at the International Monetary Fund.

Alec Van Noten

Digital Marketing Advisor
Alec moved to Southeast Asia after 4 years of working in digital brand building & accelerating businesses and startups in Europe. Specialized in digital strategy, implementation and intelligence. Packed with experience in steering these projects from non-existence to idea

Pieter Van Den Eynde

Digital Marketing Advisor
Pieter have been involved in Marketing for multiple companies across different industries for at least 7 years. He is the founder of a marketing technology consultancy that is serving clients across the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

Devtar Singh

Cybersecurity Advisor
Devtar pioneered digital innovation practice in PETRONAS and led a team of enterprise architects across a diverse portfolio of strategic digital projects. He is involved in Bitcoin Lightning Network development and was a judge for KPMG Malaysia blockchain competition in 2018. He was a mentor for Google Summer of Code programme in 2019. He successfully completed Stanford CS229: Machine Learning with 96.1%

our values

transparent

It’s important that users deserve the best protection against unfair or unscrupulous trading practices. Hence, BitOrb aims to be transparent and set an example of a safe and secured trading platform.

regulated

We are an exchange that chooses to be regulated. To stay transparent, our company will be regulated and audited occasionally by choice.

intuitive

With BitOrb advanced and simple modes, all levels of traders will be able to trade at ease.

Our Journey

1

Jul - Aug 2018

Product Planning

  • Requirement Listing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Execution Plan
2

SEP – DEC 2018

Pre-Seed Round

  • Prototype build
  • Office setup
  • Advisor appointments
3

JAN – MAR 2019

Seed Round

  • Exchange build
  • Talent acquisition
  • Marketing preparations
4

APR – MAY 2019

STO Preparations

  • Website goes LIVE
  • STO Portal Build
  • Licence Application
5

JUN - SEP 2019

Orbyt Token SALE

  • Digital Marketing
  • Roadshow and Events
  • Hedge Funds and Pools
6

Oct - Nov 2019

Exchange COMPLETED

  • Testnet
  • Bounty Programme
  • Referral Programme Launch
7

Dec 2019

Exchange DEPLOYMENT

  • Exchange goes LIVE
  • Orbyt Token ISSUANCE
  • Orbyt Token LISTING
8

2020

Exchange and Business EXPANSION

  • New Digital Assets Range
  • Innovative Products
  • Mobile Application
  • Licensing
  • Fiat On-Ramp & Partnerships
  • Regular Profit Share Payout

JOIN the bitorb team!

We are always looking for people to join our BitOrb team, whether it’s to expand your knowledge in the fitnech industry, show case your talent, pick up a new skill or even restart your career.

Below are the departments we are hiring for:

1. Customer Service

2. Marketing

3. Graphic Designer

4. Java Developers

Send us your resume via [email protected] and kick start your journey today!