vietnam regional round


  • Regional Heats Location: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside, 17 Ton Duc Thang st., District 1, Ho Chi Minh city
  • Registrations Open: 1st of June 2018
  • Registrations Close: 27th of June 2018
  • Case Release: 8am 28th of June
  • Submissions Due: 29th of June
  • Vietnam National Finals: 1st of July 2018




Head of National Operations, Uber Vietnam


Daphne Pham is the Senior Operations Manager at Uber in Ho Chi Minh City. She was the first to join Uber in July 2014, before which she worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in New York City for Deutsche Bank. She had also worked for IT and M&A consultancy companies.

Daphne is an M.B.A. candidate at Harvard Business School. She has a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics at Mount Holyoke College.

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COO, Maison

KyNam is a serial entrepreneur, and expert in management restructuring. KyNam began his career in IT at LSI Logic in 2004 before co-founding Indian Lunchbox, VoterBLOC, Black Card Circle Foundation, and working to grow Reppify.

KyNam is COO of Maison Retail Management International, bringing top fashion brands to Vietnam: Topshop, Havaianas, Coach,  and many more. 

KyNam is from San Jose, California, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Management Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 



Discipline Lead of Entrepreneurship in RMIT's Department of Management of the School of Business & Management

Gary obtained his PhD in marketing from Florida State University. Prior to his appointment at RMIT University Vietnam, Gary was the Director for the Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program at Stetson University. 

Gary is a consultant certified by SAP, and has numerous publications regarding entrepreneurship, behavioural interviewing, channels of distribution, and creativity and innovation.