Cross The Pacific Ltd.

Team

Experienced.
Responsive. Effective.

CEO

Doug Irwin

Doug has over a decade of career experience as both an entrepreneur and senior level executive. After exiting his business to a multi-national corporation, Doug started Cross the Pacific in November of 2014. Fluent in Mandarin, Doug has spent his entire career in Hong Kong and built a network of clients and strategic partners from all over the world including Europe, North and South America and of course Asia. Doug has a proven track record of consistently driving growth in both his own ventures and those with whom he has worked. Through effective management of complex supply chains for consumer and enterprise products, Doug has gained a reputation for solving problems pertaining to anything and everything hardware. 

Education

FUDAN UNIVERSITY
Mandarin, 2008

QUEENS UNIVERSITY
B.A.H., 2006

Affiliations & Past Positions

Chain of Things, Co-Founder

Connected Lab, General Manager Asia
Primex, Director of Asia Operations
Dracco Company, Category Manager

 

 

CTO

Andy Ketskes

Andy bio

Education

BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY & ECONOMICS
M.Sc. Computer Science, 2007

Affiliations & Past Positions

BodyTrace, Inc., CTO
 

 

 

HEAD OF DESIGN

Brandon Ricci

An innovative multidisciplinary industrial designer with 8 Years of experience in electronics and consumer product development, Brandon's focus is on delivering innovative consumer products based around cutting edge technology and user experience. He has led business planning and development, directed teams of designers and engineers, created start-up businesses, and managed relationships with investors and strategic partners.

Education

INSTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN
B.A., Transportation Design, 2008

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
Industrial Design, 2005

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY
Automotive Designer, 2003

Affiliations & Past Positions

Antidigm, Managing Director
Deep Space Ltd., Managing Director
The Q, Co-Founder, VP Product
Heartwork, Co-Founder, Product Director
DORO Design, Founder, Designer
D+ Design Studio, Product Design

 

 
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HEAD OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Danny Wong

Experienced in mobile electronics design, implementation, qualification and production. Experienced in embedded software implementation in a diverse range of applications. Adaptive programming skills in multiple languages – C/C++, Java, Javascript, Python. Knowledgeable on IoT from endpoint devices to cloud back-end. Founder of multiple start-ups and named inventor in patents. Committed, loyal, and hard-working with excellent communication and teamwork skills

Affiliations & Past Positions

Gene Onyx, Team Leader (EE)
iTech (Hutchison), Assistant GM, Engineering
WE3 Technology, Lead Developer (MMI)
Nota Bene, Engineering Consultant
Panasonic U.K., System Engineering Manager
 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
M.Sc., Engineering Management, 2000

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
B. Eng., Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1998

 

 
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LEAD PROJECT MANAGER, ELECTRONICS & HARD GOODS

Tom Allen

Experienced in mobile electronics design, implementation, qualification and production. Experienced in embedded software implementation in a diverse range of applications. Adaptive programming skills in multiple languages – C/C++, Java, Javascript, Python. Knowledgeable on IoT from endpoint devices to cloud back-end. Founder of multiple start-ups and named inventor in patents. Committed, loyal, and hard-working with excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Affiliations & Past Positions

Guava Pass, Asia Expansion Team
Head Entrepreneurs, Founder
Easylink Industrial, Marketing & Business Dev

Education

NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
M.B.A., International Business, 2015

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
B. Mgmt., Management & Globalization, 2011

 

 

LEAD PROJECT MANAGER, Toys

Eythan Fresque

Eythan has played an integral role in the development and management of client relationship responsibilities across various industries. He has acquired a wide range of knowledge and skill sets relating to brand and product development. Eythan's career experience ranges from small business to MNC.

Affiliations & Past Positions

Guava Pass, Asia Expansion Team
Head Entrepreneurs, Founder
Easylink Industrial, Marketing & Business Dev

Education

NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
M.B.A., International Business, 2015

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
B. Mgmt., Management & Globalization, 2011

 

 

Mechanical Engineering

Kelvin Lam

Eythan has played an integral role in the development and management of client relationship responsibilities across various industries. He has acquired a wide range of knowledge and skill sets relating to brand and product development. Eythan's career experience ranges from small business to MNC.

Education

NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
M.B.A., International Business, 2015

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
B. Mgmt., Management & Globalization, 2011

Affiliations & Past Positions

Guava Pass, Asia Expansion Team
Head Entrepreneurs, Founder
Easylink Industrial, Marketing & Business Dev