Derek Toh is the Founder and CEO of WOBB, a job search platform that specializes in creating an engaging experience for young talent (Gen Y and Z) to find the right employer. The platform has won multiple awards including Alliance Bank Bizsmart Academy Top 20, DIGI WWWOW Awards Mobile e-commerce Top 5, and featured on TechinAsia, The Edge, Focus Malaysia, The Star and BFM89.9.
WOBB is one of the few selected Malaysian startups funded by Cradle Fund, a government-linked body incorporated under the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia.
Derek is on a personal mission to make Asia a great place to build a career, and regularly shares his thoughts on company culture, Gen Y and Z talent and also digital and social media. He speaks at public conferences, on radio and has been on a debate moderated by BBC World News.
Derek is a mentor at McKinsey and Co’s Youth Leadership Academy, and has worked with some of the brightest young talent in Malaysia.
He completed the Stanford Entrepreneurship Program in 2014, where he worked with top mentors at Stanford University and Silicon Valley in developing the foundations of WOBB.
Derek was previously an Associate Director and Global Top Performer at Robert Walters, a top international recruitment firm. In his early career, Derek was a fellow of the ACCA and an auditor with Ernst and Young in the UK.
“Gen Y and Z are the future leaders of every organisation, and employers who plan for a future that includes them will outperform their competitors.” Derek TohView more
All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 January 2019 to 12 June 2019.
Cost per person is RM30 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ RM50 (General Participants) to support the event costs and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.
Dinner will be held on 19 June 2019 at 6:45pm.