Mark is an experienced leader of technology, content and marketing led businesses. Prior to joining iflix, he served as CEO of Nine Entertainment Co’s digital arm Mi9, where he was responsible for the company’s SVOD investments and portfolio of start up ventures. Previous to that, Mark was the General Manager of Microsoft’s Consumer and Online business for Asia Pacific. During his tenure with the company, Mark was instrumental in expanding Microsoft’s consumer and Internet businesses into Southeast Asia India, China, Japan and Korea. Mark holds a diploma in Law from LPAB.
As someone who has built, and continues to build, ‘attacker’ businesses and lead teams from start-up to IPO, Azran passionately believes that organisations and corporations can deploy similar structures, focus and creativity that single-minded entrepreneurs have used to create break-through business models and innovative products and services. He brings real-life hands-on experience in revolutionizing traditional ‘old economy’ industries and developing ‘new economy’ media and technology businesses and shows that world-beating breakthrough innovation need not be high tech or complex. He shares practical ideas to infuse an entrepreneurial spirit and an innovator’s mindset to any organization.
As Group CEO, Chairman and major shareholder of Catcha Group, Patrick Grove has co-founded, built, raised money for and publicly listed a number of highly successful media and internet-based businesses in Asia over the past ten years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from University of Sydney, Australia and he is also a chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in the corporate finance division and specialised in mergers and acquisitions in high growth, media, new media and technology environments. He resigned from Arthur Andersen in 1999 and co-founded Catcha.com Limited later that year. Patrick is the Chairman of ASX-listed iProperty Group Ltd, iCar Asia Limited and iBuy Group Limited, and Director of Bursa Malaysia-listed REV Asia Berhad (formerly Catcha Media Berhad).