Theta has developed a strong senior management team comprising industry experts with vast experience in leading banks and large corporations.
Leong Kwok Hung
Founder and Managing Director
Leong Kwok Hung is the founder and chief executive of Theta. After a career in financial control and technology delivery spanning 20 years with global money centre banks and insurance companies in the UK and Malaysia, he founded Theta with a vision to build world class software from Asia. He assembled a team of ex-bankers and technologist in Malaysia and brought to market the first cross product loan origination platform for retail lending.
He charts the company’s strategy and is engaged in business development, building Theta’s partner relationships and mentoring Theta’s leaders.
He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computing and Economics from the University of East Anglia, UK.
Hew How Fong
Chief Technology Officer
Hew How Fong is responsible for the technology direction, architecture and technical skills development in Theta. He has more than 20 years hands-on experience in building large scale leading edge enterprise applications for wealth management and credit workflow for global tier-1 banks.
Partnering with leading banks in the region, he is fully engaged in the lifecycle for intellectual property creation, from business and system requirement study, technical conceptualization to development, and commercialisation to meet the fast-changing needs of our partner banks for digital banking.
He holds a 1st class honours bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University Malaya and Honourable Mention in the Malaysia Mathematical Olympiad Competition.
Yap Siew Lan
Yap Siew Lan is responsible for the product and solution direction and the upkeep of domain expertise of Theta. She has more than 20 years experience in branch operations and service delivery and back office processing in retail banking.
Leveraging on her vast experiences and constant engagement with senior client stakeholders and banking industry experts, she contributes her core expertise and knowledge across all our departments in the implementation of our loan origination solution, designing of new product modules and continuous upgrading of existing product to set us apart and keep us at the forefront of the competition.
Lau Chin Heng
Chief Operation Officer
Lau Chin Heng oversees project implementations and customer support. with the responsibility for incorporating our industry’s the best practices into daily operations. He has more than 20 years experience in delivering technology solutions in banking & financial services, managing application systems across different lines of business, including retail, corporate and transaction banking.
He works with his leadership colleagues in managing Theta’s resources and improving processes across departments. His priorities include improving Agile implementation methodologies, human resource capability, and productivity and quality improvements in order to deliver better to our internal and external clients.
Annie Tee Soo Chen
Annie Tee leads Theta’s greenfield product prototyping, design and commercialisation. She has more than 20 years experience in the banking industry specializing in market and credit risk management, business intelligence, and treasury operations.
Leading an exceptional and autonomous team, she spearheads new business solutions, creating intellectual property through research and discovery, market validation and commercialisation. This often results in unorthodox solutions that enable our clients to exploit niche situations to increase revenue while managing risk.