FOUNDER & chief executive officer
Derek Toh is the Founder and CEO of WOBB, a mobile job search platform that helps employers hire young jobseekers (Gen Y and Z). 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 a partner with Linkedin and is one of the few Malaysian startups funded by Cradle Fund, a government-linked body incorporated under the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia.
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 has been on a debate moderated by BBC World News and speaks at corporate, government and startup conferences, sharing his thoughts on entrepreneurship, innovation, and the future of work.
He completed the Stanford Entrepreneurship Program in 2014, where he learned from top mentors in 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.