Our Leadership Team
Kronologi’s leadership team is committed to working hand-in-hand with our customers and partners so we may better understand how Kronologi innovation can help them conquer the many challenges they face – as they create, catalog, store and distribute video, rich media, IoT and other data.
Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Edmond Tay, a Singaporean, aged 48, is our Executive Director cum Group Chief Executive Officer, appointed to the Board on 1 April 2019. He founded Quantum Storage (India) Pte Ltd (“QSI”) in 2012 after spanning about 8 years in building a successful Quantum Storage South Asia business. He is responsible for running all facets of QSI business and in 2016 became part of the management team pursuant to the merger of QSI and the Company.
With a proven executive management track record over 22 years for driving growth and sales in the technology industry, Mr Tay began his career in Hudson Holdings Group in 1994, rose to the rank of Executive Director in year 1997. Guided by passion and entrepreneurship for business, Mr Tay did a management buyout of his first business at the age of 27 in the form of an Information Communication Technology infrastructure integrator.
He formerly sat on the Information Technology Standardisation Board with Info-communication Development Authority of Singapore on e-payment and security chapter as well as Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation.
Mr Tay has no other public company or public-listed company directorship.
Mr Tay has attended training course conducted by Singapore Institute of Directors and as well as Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery courses conducted by the Business Continuity Institute. He pursued an uncompleted BSc Management (Econ) with University of London and hold a level 2 accounting qualification from Institute Of Singapore Chartered Accountant.
Tan Jeck Min
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Tan Jeck Min, a Singaporean, aged 49, is our Executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 19 October 2015, overseeing the daily operations and finance of the Group. He has been instrumental in the growth and development of Quantum Storage (South Asia) Pte. Ltd. in the early years since its inception in 2003 until September 2013.
Mr. Tan brings with him a wealth of Information Technology (“IT”) experience having worked for a Hong Kong listed IT firm and US-based 3Com – both in their Singapore operations.
Mr. Tan has no other public company and public-listed company directorship.
Mr. Tan holds a Computer Engineering degree from the Nanyang Technological University and is a veteran in the IT industry with over 20 years of IT and operational related experience.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Philip Teo, a Singaporean, aged 51, is our Chief Technology Officer. Mr Teo continue to lead and manages the overall technology development as well as oversees the technical operations of our Group.
Mr. Teo graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of San Francisco, California, United States in 1987 and he holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Singapore Institute of Management.
With over 20 years of experience in data storage solutions, software programming and network architecture, he has worked with customers across the globe. During his tenure in the Group, he has been instrumental in developing our Group’s presence in the ASEAN countries and had established sales and technical support offices across several countries in ASEAN including Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.
Mr. Teo has no other public company or public listed company directorship.
Managing Director, Kronicles & Sandz Solutions
Henry Velasco, a Filipino, aged 62, is our group Managing Director. He is a strong advocate of Software Defined Technology and Cloud services. He is leading the group solutions in offering as-a-Service around a storage-centric business model with specific use cases for on-premise storage-as-a-Service, DR and Business Continuity services, and archiving.
Mr. Velasco has an engineering background and started his professional career as a field engineer in mid 80s. He founded his own company Questronix Corporation in 1987 and drove the company to be a market leader during the peak of the Open-Systems era. He then joined a leading B2B company in the late 90s to early 2000. He then was hired by IBM with a task of building channels capacity and capability to deliver IBM’s product portfolio and services.
He has over 30 years experience as an Information Technology entrepreneur, and had successfully transformed Sandz Solutions Inc, from a distribution company to systems integration and currently added a strong managed service. His new role in the Kronologi group is to lead Sandz and Kronicles as the Managed services arm of the group and he will continue the transformation of both companies to focus on higher value services such as hybrid cloud, Microservices, and platform-as-a-service on specific verticals.
Mr. Velasco has no public company or public listed company directorship.
Corporate Group Finance Manager
Mr. Chris Chan, a Malaysian, aged 38, is our Corporate Group Finance Manager (“GFM”) where he oversees and coordinates the finance and accounting functions of the Group. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2009 and became a member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants in 2013.
Mr. Chan began his career in 2002 as an Accounts Executive at Excelsec Management Services Sdn. Bhd. He joined SH Tan & Partner and left as an Audit Senior Associate in 2003. He joined Baker Tilly Monteiro & Heng (formerly known as Monteiro & Heng) in Kuala Lumpur as an Audit Senior Associate and left in 2007. Subsequently, he joined Mazars Malaysia (formerly known as Moores Rowland) and left as an Audit Manager in 2010. He later became Finance Manager at Central Asia Mineral and Exploration Ltd. in Mongolia in 2010 and left in 2013. He was the GFM for DGB Asia Berhad (formerly known as DSC Solutions Berhad) before joining Kronologi Asia Berhad on 11 February 2014.
Mr. Chan brings with him over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting.
Mr. Chan has no public company or public listed company directorship.
Ms. Rachael Lai, a Malaysian, aged 38, is the Group Finance Manager of Quantum Storage (South Asia) Pte. Ltd. (“QSA”) where she manages and oversees the finance and accounting function of QSA, including Quantum Storage (India) Pte. Ltd.，Quantum Storage (Hong Kong) Ltd and Kronicles (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. She is an affiliate of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and became a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants in 2013.
Ms. Lai began her career as an Audit Semi Senior at Adrian Yeo & Co in 2004. Prior to joining Kronologi Asia Berhad group of companies, she was an Audit Senior at Baker Tilly TFW in Singapore in 2006. She joined QSA on 10 May 2010 as an Accountant and was later promoted to her current position as Finance Manager on 1 January 2012.
Ms. Lai brings with her over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting.
Ms. Lai has no public company or public listed company directorship.