CEO & Co-founder, Travelmob
Turochas “T” Fuad is the CEO and co-founder of travelmob – an online marketplace that connects people who are looking for a place to stay with those who have places to rent.
T most recently served as the Managing Director for Skype Asia, responsible for its business expansion and partnerships across the Asia Pacific region. During his time there, T led and launched a mobile partnership with KDDI to make Skype available to the second largest mobile network in Japan. T also led the team that broadened key partnerships in China, Australia, Taiwan and Korea.
Prior to joining Skype Asia’s headquarters in Singapore, T was responsible for all business aspects of Yahoo!’s Mobile business unit across the Southeast Asia market. T grew Yahoo!’s carrier partnerships in Southeast Asia from 3 to 12 within the first year and orchestrated the deployment and distribution of Yahoo! oneSearch, Yahoo! Mobile, as well as mobile advertising across the region. T started his career at Yahoo! running its global Mobile Music business and partnerships.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, T served as the President and co-founder of WUF Networks, a convergence software company in the U.S. which Yahoo! acquired in 2005. T’s background has spanned across various industries which include enterprise software, mobile and consumer internet services.
Born in Indonesia, T is delighted to be home again in Asia after spending close to 20 years in the United States. In his free time, T enjoys scuba diving, golf and searching for the next culinary adventure.