Masataka Matsumura
Masataka Matsumura
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), co-founder

Masataka is an experienced entrepreneur with a career spanning technology, design, and branding success. In addition to serving as CEO of noco-noco, Masataka sits on the Board of Directors for 3DOM Alliance, overseeing the global expansion and R&D growth strategies for both companies. Prior to this, he was the Creative Director and Representative Director of a Japanese fashion brand where he successfully led its entry into international markets. Masataka graduated from the American Intercontinental University in London.

Darren Ng
Chief Financial Officer (CFO), noco-noco Inc.
Darren joined noco-noco in September 2023 with over two decades of regional and global leadership experience across Fintech, Private Equity, and international banks including DBS, HSBC, Standard Chartered, and OCBC. He also brings hands-on start-up experience as the C-suite executive for Asia operations at a leading global Web3 fintech company. Darren holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and is an alumnus of the OCBC-INSEAD Flagship Executive Leadership Program.
Chee Leng
Chief Operating Officer (COO), noco-noco (S) Pte. Ltd.

Chee Leng has more than two decades of international working experience including in Europe and across Southeast Asia. She began her career start as a sell-side technology and process consultant at Accenture, before going on to assume managerial roles at the Singapore Land Transport Authority and a major regional bank. Chee Leng graduated with a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sydney in Australia.

Yuta Akakuma
Head of Business Development, noco-noco Inc.

Yuta started his career as a representative office head of a Japanese trading company in Thailand before going on to join the Boards of several top tier multinational automotive parts manufacturers, a Thai-originated conglomerate, and his own startup ventures. Prior to joining noco-noco, he was responsible for business development in the automotive industry, growing strategic partnerships for automotive OEM and its key tier 1 suppliers. Yuta holds a degree in Environmental and Information Studies from Keio University in Japan.