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Resume of Andrew Chow, the Brand Strategist

  1. 1. Andrew Chow Business Owner, Brand Strategist, Speaker Summary Andrew Chow founded IDEAMART (S) PTE LTD since 1994. He is a certified Life Coach, Serial Entrepreneur, Speaker/Author and Modern Match Maker. He won the Spirit of Enterprise Award in 2008 and the Successful Entrepreneur Award in 2010. Graduated from Thames Valley University, Andrew is also a WDA-Certified Trainer, Assessor and Developer. Andrew had more than 50 interviews and features about him or his business since 2005. During the same period, numerous valuable experiences are drawn from managing the press and media (Channel News Asia, News 8, 938Live, Business Times, Zao Bao, Berita Harian, Today, The New Paper, My Paper, STOMP, FEMALE, HER WORLD, PEAK, SHAPE, Lifestyle, etc) Andrew is also one of the choice interview candidates for Singapore lifestyle among foreign media like Canadian TV, Swiss Radio, German TV, AFP, National Geographic and Discovery Channel. Andrew is fondly called “ideasandrew” in all his social media connections in platforms like Facebook, Linked, Flickr, etc. He has also founded four of his own social networking portals for business or social groups with over 10,000 profiles. a. Social Networking - Facebook - - Plaxo - Linkedin - b. Media Sharing - Flickr Collection - - Youtube Channel - - Slideshare - - Podomatc - c. Blogging / Micro-blogging - Twitter - - Wordpress – d. Social Bookmarking Page 1
  2. 2. - Delicious - e. Social Collaboration - Wikipedia - - Meet up - Specialties Forging of Strategic Alliance Sponsorship Management Creation of new business models Strategic Marketing & Sponsorship Management Certified Exhibition Organiser Certified NLP Practitioner & Life Coach - Enneagram Profiling - Hypnotherapy - Timeline Intervention Public Relation Practitioner Media Management Training Seminar Organisation & Planning Trade Show Management Life Coach Creation of Social Networking Portal Experience Managing Director at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd 1994 - Present (16 years) Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd is provides Intergrated Marketing, Brand Management and Media Consultancy. 7 recommendations available upon request Co-Founder at Table For Six LLP 2009 - March 2010 (1 year) Table For Six LLP is a premium boutique Personal Dating Agency for singles who are looking for long-term meaningful relationship with like minded singles 1 recommendation available upon request Managing Agent at Romancing Singapore 2005 - 2007 (2 years) Romancing Singapore was re-branded from 2005 to 2007 from a government campaign to a single social networking portal. 4 recommendations available upon request Page 2
  3. 3. Researcher at Mindef November 1987 - November 1993 (6 years 1 month) Education Thames Valley University BBA, Business Administration, 1998 - 1999 Anderson Junion College (Pioneer) 1984 - 1985 Activities and Societies: Table Tennis,Swimming,Debate Honors and Awards Top 5 Worldwide Reseller, XTRALITE Display Systems, 2000 Member of SACEOS, 2004 Most Innovative Marketing Initiative 2008 (STB) - Finalist Spirit of Enterprise 2008 Successful Entrepreneur Award 2010 Interests NLP, People Watching, Table Tennis, Swimming, Reading (Enneagram Personality Profiling) High Speed Networking, Opportunity Networking, Ideas Networking Page 3
  4. 4. Andrew Chow Business Owner, Brand Strategist, Speaker 12 people have recommended Andrew "Andrew is a gifted teacher and mentor. Not jus because he has many years of experience in Social Media,but he knows a variety of creative teaching methods to teach and you couldn't just miss anything he taught. he is always encouraging and positive to me. I appreciate his time to share with me on certain marketing ideas and conceptualization." — Lucretius Goh, Regional Channel Sales, INQ Mobile, was with another company when working with Andrew at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd ""Andrew strikes me as a passionate, visionary and philosophical entrepreneur, who is dead-set to create a new thrilling era for the dating industry, which has been a taboo subject for a long time. I could feel his excitement and sincerity as he shares his vision and mission and charts a roadmap of true love for any single that looks for him." Victor Tan Suan Howe - Spirit of Enterprise Award 2008" — Tan Suan Howe Victor, was Andrew's client "Andrew is a creative and very enterprising and these shows in his work. He is also proactively trying to improve on the job / project which is very helpful for me as a client. Great guy to work with." — Pin Kee Lam, was Andrew's client "I worked with Andrew before, he is a pleassant, knowledgable and trustworthy partner." — Frank Amptmeijer, Owner, Mac Pacific, was with another company when working with Andrew at Romancing Singapore "Andrew is a great connector, who really knows how to deliver innovative and personable services that puts him far ahead of others. He shows great dedication to his work and warmth and care towards the clients he has. Always a charming host, you can expect to meet a knowledgeable, charismatic, entertaining and trendy businessman with good business acumen and fine taste in wine." — Wai Hong Ho, was Andrew's client "It is a great pleasure to work with Andrew, and I am delighted to make this recommendation. For Page 4
  5. 5. there are three words that aptly described him: creative, passionate, generous. His willingness to share ideas with people despite his workload says alot about the person that he is. Indeed, Andrew is the go-to Ideas person." — Ange TEO, Owner, e2m - expat etiquette mentoring, was a consultant or contractor to Andrew at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd "Andrew has consistently demonstrated his self-motivation and enthusiasm on whatever business ideas and projects he wanted to promote and deliver over the years that I have known Andrew. Andrew is an extremely sharp, bright, positive and creative businessman whom people will feel GREAT to work and to associate with, in both business and social occasions." — Jason Chan, Regional IT Technical Consultant, Sun MIcrosystems Incorporated, was a consultant or contractor to Andrew at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd "Andrew is one of the most creative business person I have ever met in my life. He can come up with great and exciting ideas for social events to the PR and marketing for our companies in just a heart beat. Despite his busy schedule of running his own businesses as well as accepting other free lance projects in PR and Marketing, he still finds time to be a mentor to a few of us. His guidance for the past one and a half years in not only the dating business but how to manage a business has inspired me grow into a more confident and driven entrepreneur." — Jasmine Cheong, Owner, Ardor LLP, worked directly with Andrew at Ardor LLP "Andrew is an incredible media person with great network of contacts. A never say die attitude person who can get things done in a ziffy. He has been a constant adviser and mentor to me. Way to go, Mate !" — Satheesh Paddolker, Vice President - ASEAN, MindNeurons, was with another company when working with Andrew at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd "Great time with his activities" — Cindy Ng, was Andrew's client "Andrew is a professional marketers and entrepreneur with many years of experiences. He is dedicated to transforming the life of others around him and consistently demonstrated sharp sense of business. He is good at seeking out complementary collaboration between people and maintain high level of focus in adding values to his customers." — Yew Chor, Gary Khoo, Co-Founder, Knowledge Mastery Pte Ltd, was with another company when working with Andrew at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd "I have know Andrew for many years. He's the one that delivers his promise & prompt in his action. With service excellence. I highly recommend him for any projects you may given to him." Page 5
  6. 6. — Ben Ng, Creative / Managing Partner, Foto88 (Foto & Grafics 1973-2007), was with another company when working with Andrew at Ideamart (S) Pte Ltd Contact Andrew on LinkedIn Page 6