Steven Yap co-founded M800 and continues to lead the company as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Steven oversees the overall strategic direction of M800.
Starting with the long-established telecommunications services, Steven revolutionized the company in 2013 by rolling out the mobile internet solutions - providing multi-communication solutions for today's businesses. He successfully piloted M800 to serve over 1000 clients from all over the world in various industries including leading financial institutions and top brands.
Under his leadership, M800 has won numerous awards and recognition as a promising private venture and for product innovation. The awards include the Red Herring's Top 100 Global Award, Red Herring's Top 100 Asia Award, the China Unicom's Great Wall Award and Best Product Innovations Award.
Steven has over 26 years of sales and operation experience in the information technology and telecommunication businesses. Prior to M800, Steven served as Director Of Commercial of CITIC 1616 Holdings Limited (now known as "CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited"), where he was in charge of the global mobile value added services. He was the key person to launch the SMS hubbing solution, prepaid roaming services, and single SIM multiple numbers solution to the industry. Steven also played a key role for the company to have a successful IPO.
Early in his career, Steven was Director of Product at Nortel Networks Corporation (Canada) and was appointed to be in charge of North Asia market, where he has spearheaded the technical, sales, marketing and product divisions. Prior to that, he was a scientific researcher at Bell-Northern Research, Canada.
Steven was the President Scholar in Mathematics and Computer Science (Honors) from University of Windsor, Canada, and holds a Master of Science degree from Simon Fraser University, Canada.