Zipmex is a digital asset exchange that is focused on providing retail and institutional investors the ability to invest securely in cryptocurrencies.

"Our mission is to provide an exceptional cryptocurrency trading experience for all users."

We are in the business of supporting the nascent growth of the global cryptocurrency industry. Together with a suite of advanced trading features and charting tools, our platform provides users with access to a liquid market for a wide selection of cryptocurrencies.

Our strategy focuses on providing 24/7 support, tools, and innovation for all users globally. Underpinning this strategy is our emphasis on robust security throughout the platform, ensuring an exceptional trading experience through and through.

To fulfil our mission to our users, we have assembled a team of talented professionals and advisors with multi-disciplinary expertise.

Our Management Team


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Marcus Lim
CEO and Co-founder

Marcus is the co-founder and CEO of Zipmex. He oversees the entire global
expansion and development of the exchange ecosystem.

He was previously the founder and CEO of Oneflare.com.au, Australia’s fastest
growing marketplace for local services, which was partially acquired by Fairfax
Media to form part of the Domain Group (ASXLDHG). 

He was also the winner of the Anthill Entrepreneur Award and Deloitte APAC Fast
500.

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Ken Tabuki
CFO

Ken previously worked with Marcus at Oneflare as COO and Head of Analytics. 

Under his guidance, Oneflare grew 60x and was Australia's fastest growing
marketplace for local services. Ken brings to the team unrivalled experience in data
analytics and big data, developing algorithms to understand consumer behaviour as
part of formulating business strategy and user experience.

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Lawrence Lin
COO and Co-founder

Lawrence is a digital marketing professional with over 10 years of experience
converging tech with targeted users. He has managed regional digital projects for
brands like American Express, Adidas and Unilever, winning several marketing
awards such as Marketing Excellence and Dragons of Asia.

He led the technology and marketing for an e-Commerce start-up that held an IPO in
Australia within 3 years before moving to Standard Chartered Bank to manage key
global digital initiatives.

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James Tippett
CTO

James is a technology leader and entrepreneur. He started mining Bitcoins and
exploring blockchain technology in 2013.

He was previously the Head of Engineering at AirTasker, and was responsible for
API design and development, along with other back-end infrastructure and systems
design.

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Akalarp Yimwilai
Chief Legal Officer and Co-founder

Akalarp was the Executive Director at AECS, a securities and investment bank in
Thailand. He previously spearheaded the company's strategic evaluations and
recommendation in funding structures for both the capital markets and new asset
classes.

Akalarp is trained as a lawyer and has worked in finance for 10 years. He is well-
versed in compliance procedures and makes sure that the company adheres to the
specific rules and regulations.

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Nicholas Chan
Community Manager

Nicholas worked as a Business Analyst for Tata Consultancy Services. He was
introduced to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in 2017. 

Realizing the future of blockchain technology, he took up an operations and
community role in Huobi Global, one of the top ranking cryptocurrency exchanges in
the world handling user growth and managing communities for Southeast Asia.

Our Strategic Advisory Board


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Prof. Dr. Chaiya Yimwilai
Advisor

Prof. Dr. Chaiya is currently the Vice Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, as well as the Director and Chairman of Executive Committee AEC Securities Public Company.

Dr. Chaiya brings to the board of advisors a wealth of experience in public service having also served in positions in the Thai Senate as well as SET-listed Charoen Pokphand.

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Dr. Sathit Limpongpan
Advisor

Dr. Sathit is known for his expertise in finance, economics, law, and public
administration. Dr. Stathit currently leads the charge to transform Thailand’s
economic landscape as the Chair of the Committee of Economic Reforms.

Dr. Sathit was also the former chairman of the Stock Exchange of Thailand,
Krungthai Bank, the Thai Government Pension Fund amongst others.

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Paddy Tan
Director and Advisor

Paddy is the CEO and Founder of InterVentures Pte. Ltd.

He advises business leaders on strategic planning and positioning, helping them to increase profitability and pivot their business to gain a competitive advantage in their respective industries.

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Jeff Ward
Advisor

Jeff Ward is the Head of NEX markets in Asia at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
(CME). He is a successful executive with extensive financial experience, both
domestically and globally, covering a wide range of customers including large
corporates, middle market, banks, broker/dealers and fund companies. 

Jeff has a track record of successfully developing and growing markets/relationships,
building sales teams, and developing internal relationships.

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Ritchard Lim
Advisor

Ritchard is the Head of Regional Operations at Electronic Brokering System (EBS) in
South East Asia. He is one of the pioneers in network engineering and
telecommunications in Singapore. 

He has extensive experience operating and managing technology implementation of
electronic broking systems in Asia that sees over US$10 billion of FX transactions a
day.

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Ryan Lye
Advisor

Ryan is the founder of CryptoGrinders, a cryptocurrency media company that
believes in financial inclusion for all. The company strives to educate their audience
about cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, decentralized applications and
trading. 

He is also an established influencer in the space and shares his opinions and
knowledge on various online platforms during talks at related conventions. Prior to
this space, he was a relationship manager in banking for 6 years, handling clients’
investment portfolios and providing financial advice.