Gen.T List 2022: Facts You Might Not Know About Some Of The Honourees

By Chong Seow Wei

Every year, Gen.T honourees never fail to surprise us with their hidden talents and interests. Here are some facts about this year’s batch of young leaders and their companies that you probably won’t find anywhere else

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Vincent Low

Co-founder and CEO, Potato Play

Before starting his mobile game publishing company Potato Play, Vincent Low was a professional wushu athlete who won numerous gold medals at local and international competitions.

Dorothy Lam

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Dorothy Lam (Photo: Affa Chan)
Above  Dorothy Lam (Photo: Affa Chan)

Co-founder and chief catalyst, Dream Impact

Dorothy Lam has shaved her head twice in her life and plans to do so every seven years, as a form of artistic expression, a challenge to the traditional feminine image and a reminder of her mother’s journey with cancer.

Read more: These Are The 16 Unicorn Founders On The Gen.T List 2022

Yassine Bel Mamoun

Co-founder and chief technology officer, Manatal

When Yassine Bel Mamoun was 17, he participated in the national championship for high jump in his home country of Morocco and won the top prize.

Annabelle Hutter

Founder, Born on Saturday and global product director, Säntis Textiles

Contributing to positive change was in Annabelle Hutter’s blood growing up. At age 17, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for cancer research.

Mark Kennedy Bantugon

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Mark Kennedy Bantugon
Above  Mark Kennedy Bantugon (Photo: Wesley Villarica)

Founder, Pili Seal

Many know about Mark Kennedy Bantugon’s passion for sustainability, but not so much his passion for acting.

Warren Chan

Co-founder and CEO, ParkEasy

Warren Chan can solve a three-by-three Rubik’s Cube in under 40 seconds.

Read more: The Gen.T List 2022 In Numbers: Asia

Edward Booty

Founder and CEO, Reach52

When Edward Booty visited the Philippines to launch his healthtech business Reach52, he was abducted for two days.

Chia Yee Hui

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Chia Yee Hui (Photo: Darren Gabriel Leow)
Above  Chia Yee Hui (Photo: Darren Gabriel Leow)

Founder and CEO, Idea Ink

When Chia Yee Hui finds time away from their work, they write bilingual rap songs for fun.

Joshua Agusta

Executive director, Vertex Ventures

When Joshua Agusta was younger, he studied and played the violin for 12 years, and would also perform in concerts up to eight times a year.

See more honourees from the Gen.T List 2022.

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