About Razer

About Razer

About Razer

Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services.

Razer’s award-winning hardware ranges from high-performance gaming peripherals (for the PC and console platforms) to the Razer Blade gaming laptops. Razer’s software platform, with over 50M users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher). In services, Razer zGold is one of the world’s largest virtual credit services for gamers. Razer Pay is the e-wallet designed for youth and millennials, and Razer Game Store is the only games download store that offers rewards for gamers.

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer has 15 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).

Accolades

Best Of CES

Razer has won the Best of CES for an unprecedented seven years in a row, including People’s Choice Award, Best PC, Best Gaming Device and Best Concept, among others.

Mice

Razer’s Mice have won numerous awards over the years from renowned publications including Best Wireless Gaming Mouse, Best Mouse for Gaming, Most Popular Mouse, Best Overall Mouse and numerous Editor’s Choice Awards.

Keyboards

Razer’s range of gaming keyboards have been receiving recognition from publications including numerous Editor’s Choice awards, Best Gaming Keyboard, Best Mechanical Keyboard and Best Keyboard for Gaming.

Audio

Razer’s audio products have been winning awards across the board, such as Best Gaming Headset, Best Soundbar for Gaming, Platinum Award for Speakers, Speaker of the Year, Top Headset and numerous Editor’s Choice Awards.

Systems

The Razer Blade family of gaming laptops and ultrabooks have been winning awards for innovation and quality, including Best Laptop, Best Innovation, Best Ultraportable Laptop and numerous Editor’s Choice Awards.

Gaming Lifestyle

Razer’s Gaming lifestyle products such as the Leviathan Mini and The Nabu Smartband have won awards from prestigious tech publications such as Stuff Magazine, Engadget and Tweaktown.

History


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  • Razer Chroma, the world’s largest lighting ecosystem for gaming devices expands beyond Razer devices through strategic partnerships with Philips Hue, MSI, NZXT, AMD, and many more to enable a unified gaming experience.
  • Razer acquires and integrates MOL, bringing its global office footprint to 15.
  • Razer Pay e-wallet service launches in Malaysia.
  • Razer launches its digital Games Store, rewarding customers with zSilver loyalty rewards credits for any purchase.
  • Razer launches the world’s smallest 15.6-inch gaming laptop, the Razer Blade 15, featuring GTX1070 graphics and a 144Hz screen.
  • Razer Phone 2 launches with latest flagship components, thermal cooling solutions, and Razer Chroma.
  • Razer launches new flagship Huntsman gaming keyboard line featuring Razer’s groundbreaking Opto-Mechanical™ Switch.
  • Razer launches new THX certified Nommo speaker line, providing full range audio immersion for movies, music and gaming.
  • Razer takes home over 20 “Best of CES” 2018 awards combined for its Project Linda mobile computing prototype, and new wireless HyperFlux mouse and mat technology.
  • Global This is Esports brand campaign launches with all Team Razer athletes and teams.

Management Team

Min-Liang Tan
Founder, CEO

Mr. Min-Liang Tan was designated as an executive Director and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board on June 21, 2017. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Tan is the co-founder and Director and has served as the Chief Executive Officer since September 2006. He also served as the Creative Director since September 2006 and is responsible for directing and overseeing the design and development of all products of the Company.

Mr. Tan also holds positions in other members of the Razer Group, namely as a director of Razer (Asia-Pacific) Pte. Ltd., Razer USA Ltd., Razer (Europe) GmbH, Jook, Inc., Razer Everglide Pte. Ltd., Razer Taiwan Co., Ltd., Razer Chengdu Pte. Ltd., Razer Korea LLC, Razer Online Pte. Ltd., OUYA Global Pte. Ltd., OUYA Publishing Inc., RazerVentures Holdings Pte. Ltd., ZVF2 Pte. Ltd., THX, THX Holdings Limited, ZVMidas Pte. Ltd., Razer Pay Singapore Pte. Ltd. and Razer Pay Holdings Pte. Ltd., and the chief executive officer of Razer USA Ltd., OUYA Publishing Inc. and THX.

Prior to the founding of Razer in 2005, Mr. Tan was an attorney at Rajah & Tann, a law firm in Singapore.

Mr. Tan obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from the National University of Singapore in August 2002.

Khaw Kheng Joo
Executive Director

Mr. Khaw Kheng Joo was appointed as an executive Director on June 21, 2017. Mr. Khaw has served as the Chief Operating Officer since June 2012. From October 2009 to November 2009, Mr. Khaw served as the interim Chief Executive Officer, and from February 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Khaw served as the consultant and interim Chief Operating Officer.

From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Khaw was the president of Omni Electronics (later acquired by Celestica Inc. in 2001), a large electronic contract manufacturer in Asia. After the acquisition, Mr. Khaw served as senior vice president of Celestica Inc. until 2002. Mr. Khaw previously spent 26 years at Hewlett-Packard Company developing extensive experience in both technology and manufacturing operations. From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Khaw served as the chief executive officer as well as a member of the board of directors of MediaRing Ltd, a mobile VoIP, voice, data and computing services company. From 2005 to 2011, he served on the board of directors of SATS Ltd. Since 2011, Mr. Khaw has served on the resource panel for Credence Partners Pte. Ltd. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Khaw served on the board of directors of Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc.

Mr. Khaw obtained a diploma in electronic and communication engineering from Singapore Polytechnic in August 1973, a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Oregon State University in June 1982 and a master degree in business administration from Santa Clara University in June 1987.

Edwin Chan
Executive Director

Mr. Chan Thiong Joo Edwin Aged 40, was appointed as an executive Director on June 21, 2017. Mr. Chan has served as the Chief Financial Officer since June 2013. Mr. Chan previously served as the Director of Corporate Finance from July 2009 to May 2011, the Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Finance from May 2011 to May 2013, and Director from November 2012 to March 2015. Mr. Chan is also responsible for leading corporate strategic initiatives for the Company.

Mr. Chan also serves as a director in certain subsidiaries of the Company, namely Razer (Asia-Pacific) Pte. Ltd., RazerVentures Holdings Pte. Ltd., ZVF2 Pte. Ltd., THX, ZVF1 Pte. Ltd., ZVMidas Pte. Ltd. and ZVMidas Cayman Inc.

Mr. Chan has over 15 years of experience in finance and capital markets, including six years of financial reporting experience. Mr.Chan previously worked at global investment banks and a global hedge fund.

Mr. Chan obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance with first class honours from the London School of Economics and Political Science in July 2001.

Patricia Liu
Chief of Staff

Ms. Patricia Liu is Chief of Staff of Razer, responsible for leading the company’s strategic planning and overseeing large, cross-functional organization-wide projects and initiatives. In addition to being a strategic partner to the top management, Ms. Liu plans and directs all administrative, IT, eCommerce, and customer advocacy activities in Razer.

Ms Liu also serves as a director in certain subsidiaries of the Company, namely MOL Global Inc., MOL AccessPortal Sdn. Bhd., MOLPay Sdn. Bhd., and MOL Holdings (Thailand) Co Ltd.

Prior to joining Razer, Ms. Liu was the Managing Director of Omega Engineering, a precision instrumentation and controls company. In her tenure of 15 years in Hewlett Packard, she served in various positions including Vice President and General Manager of Sales Operations, Chief of Staff in the Asia Pacific Global Operations and Information Technology group as well as other leadership positions in Marketing, Product Management, Total Customer Experience, Quality Management, and Corporate Communications.

Ms. Liu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and an executive diploma in board directorship from the Singapore Management University.

Li Meng Lee
Chief Strategy Officer

Mr. Lee Li Meng is the Chief Strategy Officer of Razer, responsible for the development and execution of Razer’s ongoing corporate strategy, driving Razer’s strategic initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, partnerships and further penetration into broader entertainment segments, to advance buildout of Razer’s ecosystem of hardware, software and services.

Mr. Lee brings over 15 years of corporate finance experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital markets advisory and an invaluable network of contacts. Prior to joining Razer, Mr. Lee was a Managing Director at Evercore Singapore, the leading global independent investment banking advisory firm. He was part of the initial team as the Singapore office commenced operations in 2013, which was awarded The Asset Magazine’s “Best M&A House in Singapore” distinction for three consecutive years. Mr. Lee has been Razer’s trusted advisor over the years through his involvement in Razer’s fundraising efforts and as a key banker for Razer’s initial public offering in 2017. He previously held senior positions as Head of Singapore Debt Capital Markets at ANZ, Principal at CIMA Capital Partners, and Vice President at J.P. Morgan where he served for eight years.

Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Columbia University, New York.

Mike Dilmagani
Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing

Mr. Michael Dilmagani has served as Senior Vice President of Sales ad Marketing of the Company since March 2011. He also served as Vice President of Sales of the Company in the United States from October 2005 to October 2006 and as General Manager and Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Company in the United States from October 2006 to January 2011.

Mr. Dilmagani received a masters degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco in December 1983.

Choo Wei-Pin
Senior Vice President – Corporate Development and General Counsel

Mr. Choo Wei Pin is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel of the Company. He joined the Company in January 2015 as Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development, was appointed as Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel in April 2016 and was appointed to his current role in February 2017. Mr. Choo has also been Company Secretary of the Company since July 2015.

Mr. Choo also serves as a director in certain subsidiaries of the Company, namely RazerVentures Holdings Pte. Ltd., ZVF1 Pte. Ltd., ZVMidas Pte. Ltd. and ZVMidas Cayman Inc.

Mr. Choo was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore in May 1998 and has more than 15 years of experience as a legal practitioner. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Choo served as Assistant General Counsel at Singapore Telecommunications Limited (a company currently listed on the Singapore Exchange Limited (Stock Code: Z74) and previously listed on Australian Securities Exchange (Stock Code: SGT)). From 2012 to 2013, he was Senior Vice President, Company Secretary and Head of Legal and Secretariat of CapitaMalls Asia Limited (a company previously listed on both Singapore Exchange Limited (Stock Code: JS8) and the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 6813)), following which Mr. Choo served as Senior Vice President, Legal of CapitaLand Limited until 2014.

Mr. Choo graduated from the University of Leicester with a bachelor’s degree in law in May 1996 and completed the Master of Business Administration program at The Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles in June 2002.

ZVENTURES

zVentures is Razer’s corporate ventures arm and an integral component of Razer’s strategic investments activities. We focus on companies that have or will have a role to play within the larger Razer ecosystem. In addition to providing capital, we help our companies interface with Razer by allowing them access to Razer’s network of suppliers and OEMs, customers and investors, as well as allowing them to meet other stakeholders, industry leaders and influencers.