Marcus is co-founder and president at Carousell. Since the launch of Carousell in August 2012 together with co-founders Quek Siu Rui and Lucas Ngoo, he has been deeply involved in product design, brand, and community, and build the app’s first interface as a self-taught designer. His role has since expanded to encompass many operational aspects of the organisation. Today, he focuses on developing Carousell’s Culture and People, helping to direct the growth and development of employees, and the company culture.
Prior to Carousell, Marcus spent a year at Oracle as a consultant. He’s also spent some time as a product manager at Wikinvest, and has held various marketing roles at DDB, Yahoo, and Coca Cola. Marcus read Business Administration and Entrepreneurship at the National University of Singapore and Stanford University (Under the NUS Overseas College Program in Silicon Valley, California). In his free time, he loves photography and plays football.
With over 158 million listings, Carousell is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplaces in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and is backed by Rakuten Ventures, Sequoia India, 500 Startups, Golden Gate Ventures, DBS and EDBI.
Marcus 為 Carousell 旋轉拍賣的共同創辦人兼現任總裁。2012 年 8 月與共同創辦人Quek Siu Rui 及 Lucas Ngoo 創辦 Carousell 後，便全心投入產品設計、品牌經營與社群發展。Marcus 自學研發應用程式的第一代介面，隨後他的角色開始圍繞在公司的營運上。Marcus目前專注於發展 Carousell 的人本文化，帶領職員們成長並培養企業文化。
Marcus 創辦 Carousell 前，曾於 Oracle 擔任一年顧問，在 Wikinvest 擔任產品經理，並在 DDB、Yahoo 和 Coca Cola 負責行銷工作。Marcus 在新加坡國立大學和史丹佛大學主修企管和創業。閒暇時喜歡攝影和踢足球。
Carousell 線上平台已有超過一億五千八百萬個產品，在東南亞、台灣和香港的市場中是世界上最大且成長最快的企業之一。Rakuten Ventures、Sequoia India、500 Startups、Golden Gate Ventures,、DBS 和 EDBI 都曾資助 Carousell。