Erwin previously worked as strategic adviser for McKinsey & Company and is the founder of four global technology ventures funded by Rocket Internet. Erwin is based in South-East Asia since 2013 and has been operating in Myanmar for more than five years. After several years of consulting and building digital businesses for urban populations, Erwin decided to pursue his vision of developing a sustainable model for empowering millions of rural people. Through his engagements he has reached millions of users in frontier/emerging markets and has a strong network across the globe - in both the business and development sector.
Formerly a Manager at top-tier management consultancy Bain & Company, Tomo has considerable experience managing projects, designing and executing solutions, and developing teams and individuals. He has worked extensively with agribusinesses and smallholder farmers and also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Head of User Insights
Jennifer has been working in rural livelihood and value chain development over the past four years in Myanmar and Indonesia. Jennifer has extensive field experience working with smallholder farmers. Prior to moving to Southeast Asia, Jennifer worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland on providing low- and middle- income countries with guidance on monitoring health inequalities, addressing social determinants of health and health impact assessments. Jennifer received her PhD in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Kornkham Sengsawan (Sai Kwan Kham) is from Laihka, Southern Shan State. He is skillful in systematic research, analytical thinking and basic medical knowledge. Kornkham's parents are farmers and all his family and previous generations have traditionally been working in farming. Because of his background, coming from the farmer community, Kornkham knows how to approach to educate farmers with the best farming practices and improve their livelihoods.
Head of Business Development
Lion manages clients, projects and partners at Impact Terra. He leads the companies' efforts to bring financial inclusion to millions of rural farmers and the integration of satellite advice into the Golden Paddy platform. Lion studied International Business Administration at the Rotterdam School of Management, one of Europe's leading business schools. He is skillful in project management, product development and strategy.
Head of User Marketing
Sashidar handles all the user marketing related activities at Impact Terra. He studied engineering at SRM university and started his career with one of the technology heavyweights, Hewlett Packard. Passionate about entrepreneurship and solving problems, he has spent most of his career working with startups. He also holds an MBA from Grenoble Ecole de Management.
Social Media Executive
Von is in charge of managing the Golden Paddy Facebook Page, creating knowledge/visual contents for farmers, visualizing the home page of Golden Paddy Application in Playstore and communicating with our users through social media services.
He has prior experience in creating content for media broadcasting services and has experience in interpretation and translation sector. Von is well versed in using Adobe suite of programs, manipulating photos and videos.
Head of External Relations
Gerdien has a degree in International Business & Management and a degree in International Political Economy, both from the University of Groningen. She has an interest in social entrepreneurship and sustainable business development.
In addition to External Relations, Gerdien also is responsible for Human Resources and Office Management at Impact Terra.
Head of Markets
Henno is responsible for the market price information for the Golden Paddy users and our clients. Besides that is he working on the business intelligence to understand better the farmer's needs based on the user behavior. In his previous job was he implemented a national program in The Netherlands to strengthen the relationship between schools and local companies.
Nang Lao Ngin joined the Impact Terra team as Admin in January 2018. She has a B.A. in English from Taunggyi University in Myanmar.
Nang Lao Ngin previously worked for the Myanmar Red Cross Society.
Yu Tin Zar Htet has graduated from Yezin Agricultural University, studying Plant Pathology, as well as entomology, soil and water science, plant breeding, agronomy, agricultural economics and horticulture. Yuyu likes to listen to music, read books, and she is a great chess player, having won the 'best player' prize at Yezin University.
Phyu Ei has a degree in Computer Studies, she is passionate to learn about new technologies. As an expert in Ruby on Rails she supports Impact Terra's product development.
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