Zac Cheah

CEO & Co-Founder, Pundi X Labs PTE LTD

Zac Cheah

Speaker Bio

Zac Cheah is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pundi X, a company that makes web3 payment available to everyone by empowering blockchain developers and digital asset holders to transact at any physical store around the world.

In his current role, Zac is responsible for the company vision and overall strategy as well as for directing communications with key partners. He also focuses on the technical rollout of hardware and services with global partners from the Blockchain, Point-of-Sale, and Financial industries. The company has been listed as one of the top 50 innovative fintech startups in 2018 by KPMG and H2 ventures and Cool Blockchain Vendors by Gartner. Zac has received SFA's Top 10 Singapore Fintech Leaders award.

Previously, Zac was W3C Chair for the HTML5 Interest Group. W3C is the international body that sets the web standards everyone uses to go online. During his time with W3C, Zac was also Chair of the HTML5 Chinese group of more than 700 engineers.

Zac received an M.Sc Computing scholarship from Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology and an M.Sc Security scholarship from Norway's NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

Zac has spent 15 years working in technology. He is a sports fan from Malaysia who now lives in Singapore.