The Team That You Can Trust

Towardstech was found in 2009 and was transformed into a private limited in 2012.






Nicholas Ooi
Business Lead / CEO

Nicholas is responsible for the operation, development, overall strategy and vision for the company.

Since the age of 16, Nicholas has obtained over 10 years of web development experience and a track record of winning international and national IT competitions with small and large teams. He enjoys organising events, networking, strategic planning, and embracing changes with technology.
  • 2015 - 1st Prize Award - Razer Nabu IDA Competition
  • 2012 - IT Youth Leaders Award - Singapore Computer Society
  • 2009 - Innovative Government Data Award - IDA App Venture Challenge
  • 2008 - Champion Award - Sun Microsystem JavaJive Competition
Nicholas Ooi graduated in ITE with a NITEC certificate in Information Communication Technology and in Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma in Information Technology specialized in Solution Architect.

He is currently an undergraduate in the National University of Singapore (NUS) and pursuing a degree with honours, majoring in Electronic Commerce. He is also pursuing short studies at the Stanford University under the NUS programme, minoring in entrepreneurship.


Eric Lee
Technical Lead / CTO

Eric is responsible for the technical, strategy, and overall IT development operation for the company.

Eric has an extensive experience of over 7 years in the field of Information Technology and also an avid technology enthusiast in the software development industry. He enjoys and loves to build software to empower users in their day to day activities. He also embraces changes and hope that technology can improve and change the lives of the people around the world.
  • 2012 - Outstanding Technology Award - Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • 2012 - EnterpriZe Award Scheme - Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • 2012 - CCA Gold Achievement - Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Eric graduated in Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma of Merit in Information Technology specialized in Solution Architect, a Gold CCA certificate of achievement, and is also a 2nd runner up among his peers in his cohort.

He is currently an undergraduate and pursuing a degree with honours in Nanyang Technology University (NTU) majoring in Computer Science.


Shou Yee
Creative Lead / CCO

Shou Yee is responsible for the UI design, branding, strategy, and marketing look and feel for the company.

Shou Yee holds 7 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. As a Solution Architect, he enjoys finding creative yet effective ways to solve problems, challenges, and bring convenience within reach. He believes that conventional methods need not be the best way and there could be alternatives, which can be achieved better.
  • 2012 - Outstanding Technology Award - Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • 2012 - EnterpriZe Award Scheme - Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • 2012 - CompTIA Security+ - CompTIA, License COMP001020402135
  • 2012 - Japanese-Language Proficiency - The Japan Foundation, License N5A026071A
Shou Yee graduated in Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma of Merit in Information Technology specialized in Solution Architect.

He is currently an undergraduate and pursuing a degree with honours in Nanyang Technology University (NTU) majoring in Computer Science.


Dr. Andrew Yoong
Independent Technical Mentor

Dr. Yoong is responsible for advising high level technical ideas, details and concepts for the company.

At SUTD, he is doing Active Learning research, which involves in hand rehabilitation research project, and in particular the user input and computer system aspect. Furthermore, he is working with SUTD students and secondary school students on robots for education.

His past research project with Towardstech, Mobile Assistant for the Elderly (MAE) also known as GoldenTrail was covered in ChannelNewsAsia (CNA) and a few local newspapers.
The latest version of the system was broadcasted by CNA in June 2014.

His current and past teaching topics include Java Computing, Python Programming and Problem Solving, State Machines, Linear Time Invariant System, and Operating Systems.
  • Yoong Cheah Huei, “Benefits and Introduction to Python Programming for Freshmore Students Using Inexpensive Robot,” in IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning 2014 (Accepted)

  • Yoong Cheah Huei, “Student Engagement and Learning using an Integrated Student-Lecturer Engagement Design Framework, in IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning 2014 (Accepted)

  • Yoong Cheah Huei, Thet Swe, Lee Zheng Xian, Neo Shou Yee,“Enterprise Mobile Tracking and Reminder System: MAE,” in International Journal Interactive Mobile Technologies,Vol. 6, Issue 3, July 2012, pp. 33-42.

  • Yoong Cheah Huei, Lim Chin Wee, Koh Zheng Kang and Nelson Chin Rong Jie, “Design and Implementation of Mobile and Internet Product Access Information and Its Administration System,” in International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER), Vol. 2, Issue 2, Feb. 2011, ISSN 2229-5518.

  • Cheah Huei Yoong, Hung Keng Pung, and Nikolai Krivulin, “Calculating the Approximate Blocking Probabilities in TDM Wavelength Optical Network with OTSIs and without WC,” Journal of High Speed Networks, Vol. 17, No. 3, Aug. 2010, pp. 129-145.

  • Cheah Huei Yoong and Hung Keng Pung, “Mini-slot TDM WDM Networks,” Journal of Photonics Network Communications, Sept. 2007.
  • Ph.D., National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • M.Sc., Iowa State University, USA
  • B.Sc., Iowa State University, USA

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