- MichaelTeoh.comSpeaker, Trainer & Coach, 2010 - present
- Entrepreneurs.myManaging Editor, 2012 - present
- Monad InternationalPartner & Director, 2011 - present
Michael Teoh is an entrepreneur, trainer, author and coach, specializing in grooming emerging talents in companies and government agencies to be more entrepreneurial and innovative to make meaningful contributions to business and social communities today. He is often invited to speak, coach and consult organizations in the fields of Motivation, Maximizing People Potentials, Youth (Emerging Talent) Development, Communications and Strategy (Focused on Youth Engagement).
Throughout his passion to share and guide others to achieve their Potentials through his practical examples and easy-to-follow strategies, Michael has been invited to speak to young employees from organisations like MSC Malaysia, the Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Youth & Sports, several Malaysian banks and multinational companies across the region. For students, he has devoted his time to address crowds as far away as in Stanford University, Manchester University, Nottingham University, Institute Technology Bandung, Nairobi University, Auckland University to local institutions like UM, USM, UKM, INTI University and many others.
Prior to returning to Malaysia in 2012, Michael won the world’s largest social entrepreneurship competition among 45,000 people from 168 countries in the UK, called Your Big Year where he ventured to 22 countries in 2011 working with NGOs and companies on humanitarian and environmental projects. He was also awarded the prestigious World Youth Traveler Awards at the World Youth Travel Awards in Barcelona, Spain and was recognized as one of the world's leading enterprising youth by the Global Entrepreneurship Week in 2011.
Locally, he was awarded Malaysia’s Most Enterprising Youth of 2010 by the Deputy Prime Minister and as the Country’s Youth Icon by the Malaysian Achievement Awards before being inducted into the Malaysian Achievers Hall of Fame in 2012. His nomination for the Perdana Youth Awards by mid of 2012 was also endorsed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, himself.
He is a columnist for the nation’s daily newspaper (The New Straits Times) on Youth Development topics, while also serving his role as the Managing Editor for Entrepreneurs.my, a Malaysian entrepreneurship resource website serving 30,000 readers monthly from SMEs to Students to Investors.
His thoughts about the emerging potentials of youths have been featured on CNN and Mashable while his speeches had echoed through the halls of the United Nations in New York, Nairobi and Geneva. His work has carried various recognition including a written testimonial by the New Zealand Prime Minister, to even a special mention by the Malaysian Prime Minister, to name a few. He was also elected as the representative of Asian youths to multiple global conferences, engaging in high level policy and youth discussions (One Young World in London & Zurich, the World Youth Parliament in Nairobi, the World Youth Summit in Colombia and the Global Entrepreneurship Week initiative in the UK and Malaysia).
He shares and connects with people virtually at www.michaelteoh.com and is a regular for TV shows, discussing about talent development especially among the youths. He is on track to inspire 1 Million Youths to Realize their Potentials to Succeed by Year 2020 through his local and global speaking and coaching engagements.
- INTI International College Penang, MalaysiaBusiness, 2005 - 2006
- Auckland University of Technology, New ZealandMarketing & International Business, 2007 - 2008
- Stanford UniversityShort Course in Entrepreneurship via Stanford Summit, 2010
- INSEADEntrepreneurship via Ultimate Startup Competition, 2010
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