Bachelor of Business (Marketing) – 1997
Awards / Achievements
Nominated for the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council Awards – 2013
GEW Global Breakthrough Award – 2010
MSC Brand Ambassador Award – 2010
MITI Industry Excellence Award 2008 Winner – 2009
JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Award Winner – 2009
APEA Most Promising Entrepreneur Award – 2008
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year Winner – 2008
Red Herring 100 Asia-Pacific – 2008
MCBC Best Technology Company – 2008
Deloitte Fast 500 Asia Winner (#119)- 2008
CEO of the Year by Business Times (Finalist) -2008
APICTA Fastest growing Start-up – 2007
MR Industry ’50 to watch’ – 2007
Red Herring 100 Asia-Pacific – 2006
Golden Bull SME Award Asia-Pacific – 2006
Bob Chua is the founder, chairman and CEO of Pulse Group PLC which has been recognised as Asia’s leading Big Data and Marketing Analytics agency. As one of the fastest growing digital market research agencies in the world, Pulse Group has operating offices from Kuala Lumpur to London and New York.
Originally from Malaysia, he has lived and worked across Europe, US and the Asia Pacific region for most of his career and has held a number of significant roles within Fortune 500 organisations. Through his role at Pulse Group, Chua advises the Malaysian Government on policies and matters relating to technology, economics and innovation.
Chua is also Chairman of Virtuous Investment Circle (ViC), an independent non-profit organization focused on angel investing in Malaysia and Local Advisory Panel member for MSC Malaysia (by invitation from the Malaysian Government). He is also the proud winner of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Award 2008.