Singapore's Entrepreneur of the Year Ian Ang runs his Secretlab company with life and death approach: Lunch With Sumiko Ep 26

  • 14 Apr 2021

Lunch With Sumiko Ep 26: Singapore's Entrepreneur of the Year Ian Ang runs his Secretlab company with life and death approach 5:02 mins Synopsis: The Straits Times' executive editor Sumiko Tan gets up close with newsmakers over lunch - and a selfie. In this episode, Sumiko Tan hosts Mr Ian Ang, the 28-year-old co-founder and chief executive of gaming chair maker Secretlab. He was named Singapore's Entrepreneur of the Year by professional services firm EY at a virtual awards ceremony on Nov 9, and he will represent Singapore to vie against entrepreneurs from more than 60 countries for the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year award in June next year. 1. How no entrepreneur starts out with guaranteed answers (1:56) 2. Surprise at his success and how non-gamers started using his gaming chairs (2:20) 3. Qualities of a good entrepreneur (3:10) 4. Why planning is only done 12-36 months ahead at any one time and not for longer (3:42) Produced by: Sumiko Tan, ST Video team and Ernest Luis Edited by: ST Video team and Penelope Lee Follow the Lunch With Sumiko Podcast and rate us on: Channel: https://str.sg/J6hQ Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/J6hM Spotify: https://str.sg/J6hA Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/J6hd  Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Read Sumiko Tan's stories here: https://str.sg/Jbhe --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Discover BT Podcasts:  http://bt.sg/podcasts Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.