Joel Neoh is the Founder of Fave, the leading loyalty and rewards platform in South East Asia that offers rewards across multiple categories including food and beverage, beauty and wellness, services, activities, leisure and travel. Their mission is to help offline and retail businesses across South East Asia success through customer acquisition and increase revenue through mobile commerce. For consumers, Fave is driven to provide everyday rewards at their favourite places.
remember the first time I met Joel, I was an
Pacific, running 12 countries with thousands of
intern at Groupon Malaysia and he was the CEO
and I thought to myself: “Wow! This is one very
Not one to settle down, Joel then left his high-flying career at Groupon to become an entrepreneur
But that couldn’t be further from the truth. I may
once again through KFit and now, Fave. It’s hard
have only been an intern, but he treated me like an
to start all over again but Joel makes it look easy
equal, listened to my sometimes-insane ideas and
(even though it really isn’t).
even mentored me. Despite being well-accomplished, Joel’s belief in Joel even trusted me enough to be the public voice
the importance of learning is no doubt one of
of the company through the company’s social
his biggest advantages. He firmly believes in hiring
media channels. Imagine an intern was essentially
people who are smarter than him whom he can
the social media lead for one of the world’s fastest
learn from. He’s also an avid reader and that is in
growing company at the time!
spite of his busy schedule.
That internship with Groupon Malaysia and the
Joel, you are not just my colleague, you are my
opportunity to work directly with Joel played a
mentor and my friend. Thank you for everything
huge part in shaping my views towards my own
that you have done for me and I look forward to
seeing your career go upwards and onwards.
I’ve now known Joel for eight years and he has
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never failed to impress me with his constant hunger for learning and achieving more.
Head of Special Projects and Strategic Communications Fave
From being one of the youngest CEOs in Malaysia, I have personally witnessed Joel’s career rise to eventually becoming the Head of Groupon Asia
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