Our management team has been instrumental in the growth of key mobile internet markets around the world. Their wealth of international expertise has not only grown BuzzCity - it has shaped policy, developed new solutions and implemented new technologies in the global mobile advertising landscape.
Dr KF Lai is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BuzzCity. Lai uses his entrepreneurial skills to spearhead BuzzCity’s strategy, leading the company’s engineering, product management and technology groups. Since its launch in 1999, BuzzCity has grown to be a leading global mobile advertising network.
Dr Lai is often invited to speak at global mobile and media events, providing insight on the evolving mobile ecosystem to affiliates, analysts and industry commentators. Prior to founding BuzzCity, Dr Lai worked as an applied researcher in laboratories funded by the Singapore government, specializing in pattern recognition and text retrieval.
Dr Lai graduated with First Class Honours in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and obtained his Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr Lai is also Adjunct Professor with the Department of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore
Andrew Lim is responsible for the operational strategy and management of BuzzCity. Prior to this role Andrew headed up BuzzCity’s office in China from 2002 to 2006, growing the operation to one of the major service providers in the country.
Prior to joining BuzzCity, Andrew gained significant experience in operations, management and business strategy working in the shipping industry.
Andrew holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, a Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Business Administration from the University of Bolton, and obtained both a Master and Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Australia.
Clifford leads BuzzCity’s engineering team in developing a scalable architecture and expanding the BuzzCity service. He oversees the strategic investments into research and development, and IT infrastructure.
Clifford's career spans from technical instruction to designing financial systems at Singapore Airlines to R&D work at Singapore's Kent Ridge Digital Labs (now known as Institute of Infocomm Research). At KRDL, Clifford was involved in landmark projects such as the Integrated Criminal Justice System Document Management Architecture, of which he was a principal designer.
Clifford holds a Bachelor Degree in Science and a Master of Technology, both from the National University of Singapore. His research interests included Mobile Computing and Artificial Intelligence, both important areas in the world of mobile and internet communications, and areas in which the company is developing its services. Clifford was also an Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University with the School of Information Systems in analytics for Business, Consumer and Social Insight.
Manish spearheads our global income generating activities and drives results across the entire revenue process. Manish has worked closely with Brands and Agencies in scaling their campaigns across South East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. His present remit includes developing best practise strategies for Brands to consolidate our business across the globe.
Manish’s inclusion to the team in 2007 brought broad experience in advertising and media sales having worked with India’s leading advertising agencies and mainstream print media. He was Country Manager, India where he developed the business from the ground and later as VP Sales he orchestrated sales across key markets to drive profitability.