Sean Chee has over a decade of experience in leadership and management of ELT enterprises – starting from managing the distribution of digital ELT resources to the private sector as well as the Malaysian Ministry of Education impacting all 10,000 primary and secondary schools. Sean later moved into ELS Language Centres, Malaysia (a franchise of ELS Educational Services, Inc. based in Princeton, NJ) where he focused on strategy and partnerships with universities – establishing the first on-campus ELS centre outside of the US in top-ranked Malaysian university, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Through its network of schools and pathways, ELS Malaysia teaches more than 3,000 international students annually and has since this year, been a newly accredited institution by NEAS.
Aspiring to learn more about AI and big data, Sean is also the CEO of a new EduTech startup called Sunago Education, which provides online English language tutoring to 5,000+ professional and university-bound learners in ASEAN. Sunago Education has recently signed a content partnership with Pearson and is recognised by the Malaysian Ministry of Human Resources. Lastly, Sunago Education is also a recipient of the Cradle Fund – a Malaysian Ministry of Finance grant that grows technology businesses.