Director Team

Our company is led by a team of experts who are highly passionate about data security.


Chief Executive Officer

Desmond founded Fast And Safe Technology in 2001.  He obtained his degree in Electrical and Computer System Engineering from Monash University, Australia in 1992. Desmond started his career as a Product Engineer with Seagate, a US hard disk manufacturer. He then moved to Temic Telefunken, a German semiconductor manufacturer as the Sales and Application Manager. Before he started Fast And Safe Technology, Desmond was the General Manager of a Hong Kong based company which designs telecom products. Desmond has 25 years experience designing electronics product, 17 years for the security industry.



Alex has more than 28 years of experience in the electronics industry, holding several executive roles in reliability engineering, project management and business development.   Alex started his career from ASTEC – a power electronics company and is currently the General Manager of Speedy-Tech Electronics Ltd Singapore.  Alex obtained his degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering from The University of Birmingham in England and an MBA from the Warwick Business School.

Advisor Team

Our company is advised by a team of experts from diverse industries. 

DR DAVID BT TAN Patent Advisor

Dr David Tan left National University of Singapore (NUS) to head the Technology Development Department at Singtel in 1996. There he managed technology programmes including ADSL and video-on-demand. In 2000, Dr Tan joined Mediacorp as VP for technology and business development. He was also the CTO for 1-Net, a Mediacorp subsidiary. From 2004 to 2006, Dr Tan headed NUS Venture Support, a unit which incubates and funds many start-ups from NUS. Dr David Tan received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1987.


Professor Robert Deng received his Ph.D. from the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, in 1985. He was Principal Scientist and Manager, Infocomm Security Department, Institute for Infocomm Research. He has 26 patents and more than 150 technical publications in the fields of computer networks, network security and information security. Professor Deng is a Professor in the School of Information Systems at the Singapore Management University.

DR JOE GP QIAO Technology Advisor

Dr Joe G Qiao co-founded Fast And Safe Technology with Desmond Hsu in 2001.  He was the security and cryptography Project Manager at Kent Ridge Digital Lab., the research institute of Singapore A*STAR. Dr Qiao did his post-doctoral research at the National University of Singapore, where he worked on the efficient implementation of cryptographic algorithms. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Chinese Academy of Science in 1993.

TENG FAI HO Business Advisor

Teng Fai has more than 23 years of experience in financial services sector. He started his career as an equities analyst in Nikko Securities in Tokyo, Japan before moving onto roles in investment advisory and subsequently up to senior roles in relationship management in private banking while working at Merrill Lynch, HSBC and DBS in Singapore. He graduated from International Christian University in Tokyo Japan with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics.

SAM SH LIM Business Advisor

Sam has more than 20 years marketing and business development experience.  He stared his career as a product engineer with Texas Instrument, a US semiconductor manufacturer. He is now Director of the famous Singapore brand noodle, KOKA, selling to all countries of the worldwide market.  Sam obtained his degree in Electrical and Computer System Engineering, as well as MBA from Monash University Australia in 1992.