Michael Teoh is passionate about Talent Development and a global speaker whose ideas have been featured on CNN, BBC World News, the United Nations and many more, he is regarded as a strategist and thought-leader in grooming talents in companies and universities internationally. He served clients like Microsoft, Intel, various government ministries and universities across 30 countries in talent development training and initiatives.
He received his education from New Zealand, before furthering his studies to Stanford University and INSEAD on entrepreneurship. Recognized as a Malaysia Book of Records Holder for having led a global expedition to 22 countries and impacting more than 300,000 lives through his humanitarian and social entrepreneurship projects with governments and companies in 2011, Michael is also honored as Malaysia’s National Youth Icon by the Prime Minister and has had his work endorsed by the New Zealand Prime Minister during his university days.
He currently serves as a Board Member in the National Student Volunteers Foundation owned by the Malaysian Ministry of Education and he is an awardee of PRESTIGE’s Top 40 Under 40 Awards for Malaysians. He is also a columnist with the New Straits Times and Kowng Wah Yit Poh, where he shares about strategies for talent development.
Now a serial entrepreneur with businesses in the digital publishing, training and project management fields. Michael sits on the National Youth Consultative Council appointed by the Minister of Youth & Sports, the Founding Curator’s Team for TEDxKL in Malaysia, advisor to the World Youth Government in Geneva and the Executive Chairman of the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum from France in Malaysia.