61: Leong CheeTung on people efficiency, digitalisation struggles and uncovering the true problem statement

Leong CheeTung is the CEO of EngageRocket, the fastest-growing Asian people analytics tech company that helps businesses improve talent retention and productivity.

Before becoming an entrepreneur, he was Regional Director of Gallup in Southeast Asia. He read Economics at the University of Cambridge and has an MA in Political Science from Columbia University under the Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Scholarship (SAFOS).

CheeTung is a Generation T honoree for Asia Tatler, awarded to young leaders shaping the future of Asia, and was listed by Prestige Magazine as one of their β€˜40 under 40’ business leaders.

EngageRocket has been named one of 20 Hottest Startups by the Singapore Business Review and has been featured in multiple outlets like Forbes, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Channel NewsAsia, Tech In Asia, The Straits Times, The Business Times, NewsRadio 93.8, Money FM, Berita Harian, e27, DealStreet Asia, and others.

What I discussed with CheeTung:

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