Coach's Functional Experience
  • Entrepreneur
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer – Non-profit
  • General Management
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Sales Officer 
  • Regional Business Development
Coach's Industry Experience
  • Consumer goods
  • Luxury
  • IT
  • Education
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Services

Danny Yong

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Danny has over 25 years of corporate experience including an 8-year stint in the world’s no.1 luxury company LVMH. He has some 12 years of Asian experience with expatriation to Singapore and HK/Macau as well as regional roles covering North & South East Asia. In his career, he has stewarded more than 40 brands – among them 8 world no.1 brands – and was responsible for P&L up to HKD200million.


Coaching Approach

Danny connects easily with his clients, creating the space required for authentic sharing that facilitates achievement of clients’ goals. Always forward facing, he firmly focuses on progress as the aim. He does this by leveraging his 25 years multi-faceted corporate experience gained from top global companies across Asia, as well as his rich life experience.


Business Coaching

Has coached over 60 entrepreneurs with Malaysian government incubators, Cradle Fund, and MDEC; and was voted top 3 coach with MDEC.

Areas of Expertise:

    •  Commercialisation 

    • Go to market 

    • Branding

    • Business Model Innovation 

    • Startups

    • Entrepreneurship 

    • Creative Problem Solving 

    • Stakeholder Management Career and Executive Coaching

Coach’s Certification

  • EMBA (Innovation management) – Helsinki School of Economics
  • Professional Certified Coach ID#009052017I – International Coach Federation
  • Certified Trainer (Cert# 4190) – HRDF
  • Certified Simplexity Facilitator – Basadur Applied
  • Creativity Canada 
  • Certified Basadur Profile Administrator – Basadur Applied Creativity Canada
  • University Teacher’s Permit PM/IPTS/2015/09/0659 – Ministry of Education of Malaysia


Danny currently resides in Ampang and is married. He cares for his aging parent, and enjoying being back in Malaysia. He is now an entrepreneur and have

  • a Singapore Maths Enrichment Centre teaching 4-12 year olds,
  •  Kini Academy, a JV with Malaysiakini, with media and innovation courses;
  •  Coaches Council, a coach services company, as well as
  •  a non-profit, WanitaBoleh, a portal that helps women get work, business and other assistance


Career and Executive Coaching

Has coached over 120 individuals.

Levels Coached:

    • Business Owners 
    • Entrepreneurs 
    • Professionals 
    • Head of Department 
    • High Potentials

Coaching Clients include

    • Intel 
    • Hewlett Packard 
    • Aker Solutions 
    • KLK Oleo 
    • Colgate Palmolive 
    • GE Alstom 
    • Hitachi Data System 
    • Cisco
    • Ensco 
    • General Electric 
    • XL Catlin 
    • Samsung SDS
  • Work Ready Programmes for Unemployed Graduates
  • Business Model Innovation with Business Model Canvas
  • Applied Innovation with Simplexity Thinking

Course(s) taught by Danny Yong


Kini Young Talent Holiday Camp

Publication / Gallery

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