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Trang Dang is a Founder and CEO of Ru9, a live-better company with a mission to bring the most affordable, accessible, and best sleep experience to Vietnam! Through insightful research, product innovations, thoughtful designs and unrivalled customer service, Trang is aiming to bring the value of a good sleeping experience to this market, where good sleep is still a luxury.


After graduating from the University of Melbourne, Trang came back to Vietnam and spent her 5 years of experience in the advertising industry working for Fortune 500 clients, focusing primarily on account management and marketing strategy for branding and customer acquisition. 


In 2018, after leaving a successful career in the advertising industry, Trang appeared on Shark Tank Vietnam and officially brought the concept of foam mattresses as well as sleep as an experience to Vietnamese consumers.



Ella Trinh runs Vulcan Augmetics - an award-winning medtech startup based in Vietnam that develops and manufactures AI-enabled robotic arms and other assistive tech. Ella is the national and regional winner of many tech and social impact competitions including SXSW, She Loves Tech, Blue Venture Award,...

Ella studied Business in London, UK and has been coaching, mentoring, inspiring the younger generations and startups in SEA and around the world through her dedicated work in bringing health accessibility to the underserved and disadvantaged community



Irene Ohler founder of LightPath Leadership, is passionate about leadership development and women’s empowerment. Irene has more than 20 years of international experience in HR development, having worked with Fortune 500 corporates and governments in Europe, China, Brazil, New Zealand and Vietnam as an executive coach and consultant. Her mission is to ignite leadership and support organisations to nurture talent, through executive coaching and delivery of programs designed especially for female executives.

Since her arrival in Vietnam in 2012 Irene has become a sought-after expert in Vietnam for her work to promote women leadership. She is the co-author of a best-selling book on Vietnamese women leaders, BaTrieu’s 21st Century Daughters. Stories of Remarkable Vietnamese Women. She also curates the unique live event series, the the Women’s Storytelling Salon in Hanoi and HCMC. 

Since 2014 Irene has organised almost 30 Women's Storytelling Salons in Hanoi, HCMC as well as tailored events for Flinders University's Women's Leadership Development programmes. 

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