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.

  • C-LEVEL
  • MANAGEMENT
  • SPECIALISTS

Lim Hoong Teng

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
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 & Co-Founder
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.

UMAIR SIDDIQUI

Co-Founder
Extensive background in traditional banking including Citi and Standard Chartered Bank, Umair co-founded BitOrb to change the financial landscape.

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.

Lim Hoong Teng

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
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 & Co-Founder
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.

UMAIR SIDDIQUI

Co-Founder
Extensive background in traditional banking including Citi and Standard Chartered Bank, Umair co-founded BitOrb to change the financial landscape.

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.

Eduard Shangareev

Head of Software Development
Ed is an experienced Lead Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry and a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Engineering from Ufa State Aviation Technical University. He is extremely skilled in Scrum, JUnit, XML, MongoDB, and Design Patterns.

Elina Nasution

Marketing Manager
Elina was the Public Relations Director & Head of Media Relations for Taylors University associations and worked in Malaysia's top magazine house to expand their digital presence. She held the position as Marketing Specialist and Project Manager to lead digital marketing projects for Fortune 1000 companies in the United States’ IT industry at 2X Marketing Agency.

PRIYA SUBRAMANIAM

Customer Service Manager
Priya began her career 7 years ago and is building her way up on her experience and expertise in the customer service sector. She has experience handling customers in the telecommunication, logistics and services sector and she also firmly believes that customer service can make or break a company!

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.

Eduard Shangareev

Head of Software Development
Experienced Lead Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Scrum, JUnit, XML, MongoDB, and Design Patterns. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Engineering from Ufa State Aviation Technical University.

Elina Nasution

Marketing Manager
Elina was the Public Relations Director & Head of Media Relations for Taylors University associations and worked in Malaysia's top magazine house to expand their digital presence. At 2X Sdn Bhd, she was the Marketing Specialist and Project Manager to lead digital marketing projects for Fortune 1000 companies in the United States’ IT industry.

PRIYA SUBRAMANIAM

Customer Service Manager
Priya began her career 7 years ago and is building her way up on her experience and expertise in the customer service sector. She has experience handling customers in the telecommunication, logistics and services sector and she also firmly believes that customer service can make or break a company!

Artem Slugin

Senior Frontend Developer
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.

Chloe Lim

Graphic Designer
Chloe graduate in TARUC Bachelor's Degree in Creative Multimedia and she had more than 1 year's working experience in graphic design. In the past 1 year, she gains experience in the investment industry and now she joins in the trading and cryptocurrency field.

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.

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 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

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 was exposed to fintech projects such as launching startups, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance.

Ming Hoe

Algorithmic Trading Expert
Ming is in 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.

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. 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.

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.

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%

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.

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.

Chloe Lim

Graphic Designer
Chloe graduate in TARUC Bachelor's Degree in Creative Multimedia and she had more than 1 year's working experience in graphic design. In the past 1 year, she gains experience in the investment industry and now she joins in the trading and cryptocurrency field.

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.

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.

Ming Hoe

Algorithmic Trading Expert
Ming focuses on Forex, Equities & Commodities Trading while also making headway into Algorithmic Trading research. 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.

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.

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.

Arif Siddiqui

Blockchain and Innovation Advisor (UAE)
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.

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.

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%

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 where he is experienced in the listing, pricing, and trading of local options.

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.

FAIR

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 PARTNERSHIPS

JOIN OUR TEAM

We are 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 journey.

JOIN OUR TEAM

We are 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 journey.