Rong

Rong

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CEO @ShowwcaseHQ | Maximising career opportunities for developers globally.

@tianrongliew

Joined Jun 2020

Global

About

Hi 👋🏼,

I'm Rong Liew - Cofounder & CEO working on Showwcase.

Showwcase is a professional network built for anyone who codes to connect, share knowledge, and find new opportunities. Our mission is to maximise the career opportunities for tech workers. We are focused on achieving this via great developer representation, fostering a great community, and opening up access to new job opportunities.

You can follow me on Twitter, LinkedIn, and of course Showwcase.

People I've previously collaborated with

My speciality

Software Engineering

Founder

Crypto Enthusiast

Developer

Builder of things

Investor

Caught fire coding

Languages I'm fluent in

English

Chinese

Experiences

Showwcase

Showwcase

3yrs 9mos

CEO

Sep 2020 - Present

3yrs 7mos

San Francisco, USA

Sep 2020 - Present

3yrs 7mos

San Francisco, USA

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• Showwcase is network built for coders to connect, build community, and find new opportunities in the tech community. • Cofounder & CEO that built, manage, organised, and conceptualised the idea from start. Managed the team across all functions, business, and fundraising.
JavaScript

JavaScript

AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda

React

React

Redis

Redis

Serverless

Serverless

TypeScript

TypeScript

NodeJS

NodeJS

Software Engineer

Jun 2020 - Present

3yrs 9mos

San Francisco, USA

Jun 2020 - Present

3yrs 9mos

San Francisco, USA

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• Led a team of 6 engineers to build the web app on a lightweight server-less architecture on AWS. • Implemented the front-end micro service in ReactJs, Sass, CSS, Webpack, and ReactBootStrap. • Integrated the front-end logic to AWS API Gateway using AWS Amplify and REST API paradigms. • Adopted industry best practices for component re-use, used React Hooks and React Lifecycle methods. • Optimised the AWS lambda functions with load testing and memory size configuration in NodeJs. • Hosted code logic for functions in API Gateway and used AWS Cloudfront as a Content Delivery Network. • Designed the schema of the SQL Relational Database and NoSQL Dynamo Database. • Automated the build, test, and deploy phases using AWS CodePipeline to enable agile feature updates. • Iterated and brainstormed ideas of UI/UX on Figma, Zeplin, and Invision.
AWS

AWS

React

React

Bootstrap

Bootstrap

MySQL

MySQL

Pencil People

Investment Analyst

Pencil People

Aug 2016 - Apr 2017

8mos

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Aug 2016 - Apr 2017

8mos

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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• Streamlined the deal flow pipeline and standardised a collaborative investment decision making process. • Lead all term sheet negotiation efforts and due diligence exercises with potential venture companies. • Evaluated target company business models and examined ASEAN competitor footprint. • Identified Pencil People value propositions and documented investment proposals to targets. • Industry focus: education; consumer goods; software-as-a-service; e-commerce, travel.
EcoWorld London Group

Business Development Associate

EcoWorld London Group

Oct 2014 - Apr 2015

6mos

Oct 2014 - Apr 2015

6mos

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• Assisted the joint venture structure to acquire 75% of Ballymore central London residential sites. • Liaised with Deutsche Bank advisors to refine financial model to achieve target Internal Rate of Return. • Qualified property valuations on a portfolio and individual site basis by collecting data on similar market offerings to finalise site acquisition prices. • Analysed the global demand for UK residential properties and quantified potential customer interests with pre-launch campaigns to define product designs, country unit allocations and marketing budget roadmap. • Achieved global sales of £500mil in 6 months through Asian and European sales channels.
Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Equity Analyst Intern

Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014

1mo

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014

1mo

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• Reviewed brokerage analyst reports for stock pitching to clients for greater portfolio risk spread. • Researched the implications of shadow banking in China to Asian equity portfolios.
EcoWorld Development Group Bhd

Corporate Assistant Intern

EcoWorld Development Group Bhd

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013

1mo

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013

1mo

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• Case studied corporate exercises and assisted reverse take-over of EcoWorld into a public entity. • Listed EcoWorld Development Group with a market capitalisation of RM3.65bn.
Ambank Bhd

Equity Analyst Intern

Ambank Bhd

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

1mo

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

1mo

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• Compiled company public records post analyst briefings for brokerage report write ups to present. • Calculated forecasts on valuation multiples of portfolio equities.

Tech Stack

Featured
JavaScript

JavaScript

Expert

Java

Java

Senior

MySQL

MySQL

Senior

React

React

Senior

Python

Python

Mid-level

Databases
MongoDB

MongoDB

Senior

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL

Senior

Virtual Machine Platforms
Docker

Docker

Mid-level

OpenVZ

OpenVZ

Beginner

Task Processing
AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda

Mid-level

Twilio Functions

Twilio Functions

Mid-level

AWS Firecracker

AWS Firecracker

Beginner

Azure Functions

Azure Functions

Beginner

Machine Learning
scikit-learn

scikit-learn

Mid-level

TensorFlow

TensorFlow

Mid-level

Cross-Platform Mobile
React Native

React Native

Junior

Create React Native App

Create React Native App

Junior

Email Marketing
Mailchimp

Mailchimp

Junior

Klaviyo

Klaviyo

Beginner

Fastmail

Fastmail

Beginner

Javascript UI
Vue.js

Vue.js

Beginner

Jumpsuit

Jumpsuit

Beginner

Certifications

University of San Francisco

Masters in Computer Science

University of San Francisco

August 2017 - May 2020

ID: 2020

University College London

Bachelor's of Science in Economics

University College London

September 2012 - May 2016

Marlborough College

A Levels

Marlborough College

August 2010 - August 2012

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