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Roy Wang


Data Scientist | Predictive Analytics | Digital Marketing


Big believer in the "permanent beta" mindset, fast learner, and passionate about continuously reinventing myself


Running Enthusiast | Avid Reader | Green Tea Lover

[email protected]
+886-961-221-502
Taipei, Taiwan

CORE COMPETENCIES

Data Analysis

Digital Marketing

  • A/B Testing, Ads Optimization, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing,
    E-Commerce Operation

Web Analytics

  • Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager

Business Planning & Strategy

VC Investment Terms & Agreements

Customer Relationship Management

Corporate Finance & Accounting

EXPERIENCE

Co-founder & Chief Financial Officer at GHOSTAJun 2015 - Apr 2017

  • Managed GHOSTA Facebook fan page: copywriting of all fan page posts, responding to comments, questions, and feedback, customer support, etc.

    • 2016/09/01 - 12/04: Handled all support tickets, responded to people's various comments and questions on GHOSTA Facebook fan page throughout GHOSTA's 2016 crowdfunding campaign on Zeczec

    • 2017/02/28: GHOSTA Facebook fan page reached over 10,600 likes organically in less than 6 months (zero ad dollars spent promoting the fan page)

  • Managed all GHOSTA Facebook ad campaigns: properly setting up, organizing, A/B testing, and optimizing Facebook ads for the most cost-effective conversion results within limited budgets

  • Managed GHOSTA website's web analytics: Installed, deployed, and monitored Facebook Pixel, Google Analytics, and Google Tag Manager to analyze web traffic and visitors' behaviors

  • Managed GHOSTA mailing list via MailChimp: collecting and organizing subscriber lists, sending out monthly and ad hoc GHOSTA newsletters

  • Managed CRM and customer support: Set up a makeshift CRM system to manage and support over 1,300 pre-ordering customers, organized and updated data on customers' personal information and purchase orders, responded to all customer inquiries, prepared and sent out survey questionnaires, and processed refund requests 

  • Applied to and pitched at startup contests

  • Wrote up and revised 4 different versions of GHOSTA business plans (in Chinese and English), financial forecast, and pitch decks from 2015 through 2017 for GHOSTA's seed round and pre-A fundraising

  • Drafted investment agreement documents for GHOSTA's fundraising

  • Prepared and submitted applications for 2 Taiwan government startup grants and delivered presentations to reviewing committees

  • Recruited 2 colleagues

    • 2016/05: Liaisoned back and forth with 6 headhunters, arranged interviews with job candidates, and completed the recruitment of the company's industrial design contractor, Ray Kung

    • 2016/06: Handled and completed the recruitment of the company's UX designer, Justin Wu

  • Drafted privacy policy and terms of use for GHOSTA website

  • Cashflow and working capital management

  • Accounting and day-to-day bookkeeping

  • Miscellaneous operational tasks

Equity Research Analyst at Fuh Hwa Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd., Aug 2014 - Jun 2015

  • Covered 150+ stocks in China A-shares and Hong Kong H-shares across real estate, steel, coal, cement, and metals sectors

Graduate Analyst at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Jul 2012 - Aug 2014

  • Recruited through Deutsche Bank Group’s 2012 Global Graduate Training Program and was the only Taiwanese recruitee of that year

  • As the product manager of DWS Invest Convertibles, successfully persuaded the company's sales team to heavily promote the fund, which had been previously overlooked and poorly understood, and provided comprehensive sales support. The fund later became the firm’s #1 selling product in 2013 2H, with Taiwan investors’ subscription amount increasing more than sixfold within five months to over 2.4 billion NTD

  • Handled all product-related demands, including fund factsheets, sales presentation decks, FAQs, supplementary one-pagers, product flash, market commentaries, investment reports, peer comparison analyses, joint sales calls, regular product training and updates, monthly fund performance ranking reports, quarterly in-house macro views, documentation for distributors’ product reviewing process, strategizing the selection and promotion of quarterly focus funds, active communication with offshore fund management teams, ad hoc client/distributor requests, etc.

  • Handled the application and reviewing process for DWS Invest Convertibles to obtain a waiver from offshore funds' limit of "40% non-hedging derivative exposure," which ensured the growing revenue from the fund's management fees (Oct - Dec 2013)

  • Supported all marketing activities, including website updates and maintenance, addressing media queries, supporting materials for marketing campaigns, etc.

  • Regularly assisted with Taiwan financial regulators’ surveys and application for regulatory approvals

  • Collaborated with colleagues on reviewing and expanding product pipeline each quarter

  • Researched and produced reports on niche product ideas

  • Independently carried out 2 CEO-assigned strategic projects to streamline the firm's back office operations 

Trainee at Advanced Training Program for International Elite Talents, Financial Supervisory Commission (R.O.C.), Oct 2012 - Apr 2013

  • Finished the 288‐hour intensive training program designed to develop cross‐disciplinary international professionals for Taiwan capital markets

  • Completed all training courses covering a wide range of major topics, including industry structures and trends (biotechnology, high‐tech industry, cloud computing, green/alternative energy, cultural and creative industry, agriculture, healthcare, tourism, international trades, asset management, venture capital), patent registration and management, intellectual property management, Taiwan capital market development, derivative trading and settlement, macroeconomic analysis, M&A analysis, adoption of IFRS accounting principles, business contracts, trade negotiation, ECFA impact on Taiwan economy, business e‐mail, presentation skills, etc.

CERTIFICATIONS


Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation


R programming at DataCamp

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Finance
National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

  • Successfully entered one of Taiwan's top 2 business schools with zero finance background and just 6 months of intensive preparation

  • 2011 Graduate Student Scholarship

Master of Arts in Linguistics
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature
National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Sep 2000 - Jun 2004

  • Graduated 2nd out of 41 students

  • 2004 Research Creativity Award, National Science Council; research was published in 2006 

  • 2002 Excellent Student Award

  • 2001 & 2002 Excellent Student Scholarship

  • Served as Head of Academic Division at the English Society of NTNU from 2002 to 2003

  • Served as English interpreter providing real-time interpretation to foreign guests at Kiwanis and ICHPER·SD events in 2001 and 2002

LANGUAGES


English


Chinese

  • 1st native tongue
 

Japanese

  • Basic proficiency with reading and writing

FAVORITE QUOTES


"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

— Mark Twain

"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purposea point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye." 

 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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