Allan PhangAllstars Engagement and Internal Branding and Team Manager of AirAsia Allstars Esports Club
Allan is on his fifth year with the World's Best Low-Cost Airline voted by Skytrax for 9 consecutive years! He loves engaging with people and is currently on his sixth portfolio with AirAsia – Allstars Engagement & Internal Branding under People and Culture. His previous portfolios include Regional Ancillary Income, Regional Marketing (India and Philippines), Group Partnership and Business Development and Regional Corporate Culture.
He was part of the working commitee that organised AirAsia's first ever regional hackathon - AirAsia Airvolution 2017 which was hosted in AirAsia's global headquarters, RedQ, and saw the participation of 100 participants across 9 countries Before taking a leap of faith into the world of aviation, he was a college drop out turned accidental entrepreneur. He ventured in the paintball industry (an extreme sport); started the paintball business with an initial capital of MYR60K with two partners, thereafter achieving an average annual revenue of MYR4million with less than 10 employees.
Since joining AirAsia, Allan has been known amongst his peers as an intrapreneur; an entrepreneur within a large firm, who uses entrepreneurial skills. Intrapreneurs are employees within a company who are assigned to work on a special idea or project, and are instructed to develop the project like an entrepreneur would.
He has won the ‘Take Ownership Award’ by AirAsia Group People and Culture for driving esports awareness amongst fellow colleagues with the assistance from Allstars (AirAsia employees) and living the brand by using social media to promote AirAsia as part of their Employer Branding initiative.