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Country Manager

Ematic Solutions







Hi there! Let me introduce myself.

Meet Josh Kong, Head of Insights at Ematic Solutions. With a background in Accounting & Finance, Josh got his start at Ernst & Young before starting branching out to several different industries. He has gone from building a business to joining Lazada and creating a global third party distribution channel before delving into the project management and the digital marketing industry in his current role at Ematic Solutions, a marketing intelligence company powered by A.I.

My skillsets include
My Working Experience
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Country Manager

Ematic Solutions

May 2016 - Current

Glasses Group Global – Project Management
♣ Website Optimization – UI/UX Improvements including design and implementation of Search Engine and Boosting Algorithms
♣ CRM Management – Implementation of tools, templates & reporting dashboards for E-mail Marketing & Pop-ups
♣ Corporate Partnerships – Partnerships with several local Universities and other Companies such as Accenture
♣ Business Intelligence / Database Analysis – Seasonal Trends Analysis, Purchase Mix Analysis etc.

Glasses Group Global – Head of Marketplace Development
♣ Recruitment & set up of Department will full P&L responsibilities
♣ Global Expansion to 13 Markets across APAC, Africa & Latin America
♣ Implementation of inventory management system linked via API’s to external Marketplace Platforms
♣ Revenue Stream Management & Growth
♣ Demand Forecasts & Investment Orders
♣ Weekly Finance Reporting & Reconciliations

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Sales Manager

Lazada Group

April 2014 - November 2014

Lazada – Sales Manager: Team Leader
♣ Closed priority merchants such as Elizabeth Arden, Guardian Pharmacy, Johnsons & Johnsons and Reckitt Benckiser
♣ Broke regional record for most Tier 1 & Tier 2 Merchants to join Lazada in a month (26 merchants).
♣ Designed the new joiners training manual for all Lazada Sales Departments across the region
♣ Managed a Team of 6 individuals which closed 90 Tier 1 and Tier 2 accounts per month
♣ Coached and motivated entire department on the job and through weekly learning sessions
♣ Conducted interviews and hired applicants for the Sales Team
♣ Drove transformational department that increased productivity by over 200% (100 accounts per month to 300 accounts per month)

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Self Start-Up

EyeCandy Malaysia

October 2013 - April 2014

Eye Candy Malaysia -
E-Commerce- import and retail of diffraction glasses
♣ Product analysis and market feasibility studies
♣ Sourcing contract manufacturers and managing supplier relationships
♣ Negotiating optimum buying terms and conditions with contract manufacturers/suppliers
♣ Implementation and management of e-commerce store
♣ Leading and scheduling business operations
♣ Fostering good working culture within the business team
♣ Negotiating partnerships with several event organizers such as Livescape Asia for FMFA 2014

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Audit Associate 2 -Assurance (TCE)

Ernst & Young (EY)

September 2012 - March 2014

Ernst and Young (Malaysia) - Assurance Technology, Communications & Entertainment
♣ Performed statutory audits on numerous high-profile clients, developing a strong understanding of business operations and strategies
♣ Analytical reviews of market trends and financial statements
♣ nalytical reviews of sales and revenue of multiple trading companies
♣ Regular adaptation to new clients and unfamiliar situations
♣ Managing and improving difficult client relationships
♣ Testing and reviewing operational controls
♣ Review of purchasing departments of several clients operationally and financially
♣ Analysis of company logistics operationally and financially
♣ Mentoring junior staff and interns in order to achieve optimum work output

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Summer Intern - Advisory (BRS)

PwC Consulting

June 2011 - July 2011

Summer Intern – Advisory – Business Recovery

My Education
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Accounting Business Finance & Management

University of York

September 2009 - July 2012

Who I can help mentor
  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Working Professionals
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