Turochas “T” Fuad is the CEO and co-founder of travelmob – an online social stay marketplace that connects global travellers with hosts in Asia Pacific who have unique accommodations and experiences to offer. A seasoned entrepreneur, T’s background has spanned across various industries, which include enterprise software, mobile, and consumer Internet services
T most recently served as the Managing Director for Skype Asia, responsible for its business expansion and partnerships across the Asia Pacific region. During his time there, T led and launched a mobile partnership with KDDI to make Skype available to the second largest mobile network in Japan. T also led the team that broadened key partnerships in China, Australia, Taiwan and Korea.
Prior to joining Skype Asia’s headquarters in Singapore, T was responsible for all business aspects of Yahoo!’s Mobile business unit across the Southeast Asia market. T grew Yahoo!’s mobile operator partnerships in Southeast Asia from 3 to 12 within the first year and orchestrated the deployment and distribution of Yahoo! Mobile services and mobile advertising across the region.
T started his career at Yahoo! running its global Mobile Music business and partnerships.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, T served as the President and co-founder of WUF Networks, a convergence software company in the U.S. which Yahoo! acquired in 2005.
T is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.