Welcome our CTO, Mathew Yap!

We are happy to announce the addition of our CTO, Mathew, to the Cynopsis and traceto.io team!

Mathew has over 20 years of working experience in a variety of roles particularly in software engineering, support, testing product management and business development. Prior to management, his engineering roles covered a good spectrum such as lecturer, evangelist (pre-sales), developer, solution and software architect​.

With close to two decades of hands-on experience in Silicon Valley or US companies such as Equinix, Savi, ATG and Creative, Mathew managed a number of software development teams for 15 years mostly in MNCs (such as Equinix, Savi Technology) where he has been instrumental in delivery and being heavily involved in crystallizing innovative projects in the emerging technologies.

During his term at Equinix, Savi Technology, he was heavily involved in big scale projects where he managed the Product Engineering team in Singapore and acted as delivery manager for projects in India in Equinix to establish multiple platforms to enable customers (e.g. enable them to place online orders, interconnect, minimize wastage, increase up time, etc). He also acted in various mix of roles from tech lead to project manager in customer projects with Mindef, Dow Chemical, and various departments in US DoD Savi Technology​. He also managed the 24x7 Continued Engineering team in Equinix and Sustaining team in Savi to provide code level support for live projects​.

Mathew was also involved in the early stages of Cynopsis in building our core Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and has been our Advisor since the early days. Now, he has joined us formally to help the company grow its technology and engineering functions including the subsidiary, traceto.io.​

Besides his day job, he is also the Co-founder in Sakae Fintech Pte Ltd, Workspoon Pte Ltd and AlternateMedia International Pte Ltd. Mathew graduated from National University of Singapore with MSc in Computing and a BSc in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University where he published 3 papers and was offered A-Star studentship to study for PhD. He is also a Certified SCRUM Master and Project Manager and Certificate in Higher Education issued by Singapore Polytechnic.

With the rich experience that Mathew brings to the Cynopsis and traceto.io team, we are confident to scale greater heights and be a step closer to our vision of regulatory inclusion for all.

Stay tuned to the exciting future developments ahead where we seek to revolutionise the Anti-Money Laundering / Know-Your-Customer (AML/KYC) space!