Chris Daniel Wong | Rise of ASEAN Conference

Chris Daniel Wong

Secretary General of Asean Retail-Chains Franchise Federation (ARFF)

Wong at the present moment is the Senior Group Director for Dawood Holdings Sdn. Bhd. a conglomerate company that owned Agensi Pekerjaan People Source (M) Sdn. Bhd. (a professional recruitment agency); MY Events Sdn. Bhd.; The Leaders Magazine; Dawood Tours and Travels Sdn. Bhd; and Ping Technology Sdn. Bhd. He is also the elected Secretary General for ASEAN Retail-Chains & Franchise Federation, an association under the purview of ASEAN Business Community and patron by Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. Previously he is also served as the National Exco Member for the Malaysia Parents-Teachers Association which is patron by Dato’ Sri Ali Rustam and he is the Charter President 2011 for the Junior Chamber International, E-Metro KL Chapter. Formerly Wong is a student activist serving as the National Treasurer for the Malaysia National Private College Student Association.

Wong has worked in numerous MNC company prior to becoming an entrepreneur. His previous project was with Bumiputra-Commerce Bank launching the first CIMB Bank in Star Hill, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur where he develop the business plan for the transformation of the bank. Prior to that he was the Higher Education Programme Director with Informatics Resources Corporation (M) Sdn. Bhd. a leading world-renowned education provider in higher education programme and professional adult learning. He also setup the international student department for Informatics College and recruited thousands of foreign student into the college and is a consultant to many companies in foreign labour and professional recruitment. Currently he co-owns a cooperative in Kuala Lumpur that has a financial institution license, a 4-star rated SPA by Tourism Malaysia and is an invited news panelist with Bernama (Malaysia News Agency) and Astro Awani.

He graduated with a bachelor degree in the field of business administration with dean commendation from Ottawa University, USA. He also holds an advanced diploma in electrical-electronic engineering validated by Wigan & Leigh College, UK, UK equivalent to Higher National Diploma and is also a certified e-Business Technologies from University of California Berkeley, USA. Wong has years of experience in the field of executive search, event management, magazine publishing, and training, and also specialises in new product development. In his past time he writes article and opinions on current issue for main and non-main stream media. Wong frequently gets invited to speak in major and local international conference and he organised numerous international conference on his own, and is a much sought after speaker.