Jessie Tang

Co-Founder & General Manager at AkoCommerce

I have professional experience in project management, strategic partnerships, and business development, managing multiple projects and helping stakeholders align high-level strategies.

  Taipei, Taiwan   

Work Experience

Co-Founder & General Manager

AkoCommerce  •  2021 - Present  •  Taipei, Taiwan

Business partner of Shopify in Taiwan. Click here for more information.

General Manager, Malaysia

FunNow  •  Oct 2019 - 2021  •  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Manage business operations at the Kuala Lumpur office and lead a team of 13.
  • Execute daily operations, project management, budget control (P&L), and partnership development.
  • Retain and maintain the relationship with major partners.
  • Execute the company's M&A strategy for local market expansion.

Market Expansion Manager

FunNow  •  Oct 2018 - Sep 2019  •  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Developed strategic and collaborative partnerships in SEA. Including Grab, UOB bank, Maxis, and 15 more corporate partners.
  • Led and managed the Account Management team of 3.
  • Internally led strategic projects from planning, coordinating, scheduling, evaluation, and working with stakeholders cross-functionally to achieve 450% GMV growth and increase 500% of SKU.

Business Development

Bitmark Inc.  •  2017 - Oct 2018  •  Taiwan

Bitmark is the property system for the digital environment that allows people to record and transfer the property rights to their digital assets and data using the blockchain.

  • Research on the potential industry can adapt to Bitmark blockchain.
  • Pitch, maintain and manage key accounts, understand their needs, and advise professional solutions.
  • Plan and build up blockchain protocol/applications for key accounts, work with a cross-company and cross-functional team, and generate 90% of the company revenue.

Cases - MUZEUM

The Muzeum Protocol is a public-domain database and decentralized copyright tracking framework for the creative community that Bitmark co-develop with KKFRAM (KKBOX group).

Business Development, Startup Community

Taiwan Startup Stadium  •  May 2015 - Sep 2017 •  Taiwan

Jessie handles the recruitment of startups and assists entrepreneurs to reach global markets through Taiwan Startup Stadium. She is an experienced event planner and coordinator.

Business Development & Project Manager

Taiwan Startup Stadium  •  May 2015 - Sep 2017  •  Taiwan

  • Business Development:
    • Initiated TSS membership system and successfully selected ~100 early-stage startups to become premium members of TSS, offering overseas training programs.
    • Conducted outbound business development and reached more than 300 startups since 2015.
    • Developing and working with a number of accelerators/ VCs/government.

  • Customer and Community Management:
    • Managed TSS members, online community, and organized more than 30 small to medium-sized community campaigns.
    • Increased community engagement rate from 30% to 85% by analyzing customer business model and behavioral pattern.

  • Project Management:
    • Planned and organized 4 large-sized international business forums.
    • Planned and led 32 startups to attend 4 international tech/startup conferences. Contributed to more than 61 global media coverage and helped match more than 190 business meetings and 115 investors meetings since 2016.

Event Coordinator

滾石文化  •  Mar 2014 - May 2015 •  Taipei, Taiwan

  • Initiated 2014 DigiAsia - the leading online marketing conference in Taiwan with over 500 attendees and 16 international speakers.
  • Organized pitch events for 15 startups to attend.
  • Organized several advertisements and creative campaigns such as 《AAAA Award》、《Taipei International Digital Advertising Festival》、《Golden Melody Awards & Festival》


Chung Yuan Christian University

Business Administration/ Commerce Design  •  2010 - 2014

Extracurricular Activity: Basketball Team Leader 2011'~2012'