Allan is on his fifth year with the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline voted 9 years in a row! He loves engaging with people and is currently on his sixth portfolio with AirAsia – Allstars Engagement & Internal Branding under Group People and Culture.
He was part of the working committee that organised AirAsia’s first ever regional hackathon – AirAsia AIRVOLUTION 2017 which was hosted in AirAsia’s global headquarters, RedQ, and saw the participation of 100 participants across 9 countries Before taking a leap of faith into the world of aviation, he was a college dropout turned accidental entrepreneur in the paintball industry.
Allan has been known amongst his AirAsia peers as an intrapreneur; an entrepreneur within a large firm, who uses entrepreneurial skills without incurring the risks associated with those activities. Intrapreneurs are employees within a company who are assigned to work on a special idea or project, and are instructed to develop the project like an entrepreneur would.
He has won the ‘Take Ownership Award’ by AirAsia Group People and Culture for driving esports awareness amongst fellow colleagues with the assistance from Allstars (AirAsia employees) and living the brand by using social media to promote AirAsia as part of their Employer Branding initiative.
AirAsia is now a proud sponsor of the Mineski Dota 2 Pro Team, one of the best teams in Southeast Asia and Top 10 globally, who recently won champions in a Major – The Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018. AirAsia recently acquired a majority share in AirAsia Saiyan, a mobile esports team and we’re keen to explore the esports space further in Southeast Asia, Asia and globally.