Phuriphat Dejsuphong

Phuriphat Dejsuphong (James)

I was born in June of 1982 in Bangkok, Thailand. I was educated at Virginia Tech, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Pamplin College of Business in Blacksburg, VA. HTM was ranked as the #2 program in the United States and the #6 program in the world by QS World University Rankings.

I was involved with TEDxBKK - the first TEDx event in Thailand - as a curator and principal organizer between 2010-2014

I co-founded two companies: Ready Office, a tailor-made CRM software house, and Nettree Data Center.

My time in politics includes serving as an assistant to MP Anik Amranand between 2011-2013, she was a Deputy Chairman of the Energy Commission during that period.

My startup experiences include working in full-time management positions for Uber, Go-Jek, and OYO. All Decacorn with valuation over $10 billion.

I have had my fair share in journalism world, my byline includes stories about The Corona Virus, The Nakhon Ratchasima shooting, and The Tham Luang cave rescue.

My hobbies include: Ham Radio (Callsign KI4TEQ/E23PHO), listening to podcasts (Planet Money, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, This American Life, Startup, Serial, Radiolab). I have a 7 year old Toy Poodle named Santa's Little Helper. I also volunteer at Make-A-Wish Foundation.

You can contact me via email at myfirstname -a-t- gmail d0t com | my PGP public key can be found here. My twitter handle is: @underexpose My LinkedIn can be found here.