The BOARD

The Pycom board are individuals who in one way or another help us get to where we have set out to go. They have long-term deep expertise in their field and form an important part of our decision making process.

Pycom Board Chairman: cutting-edge tech entrepreneur

George W Fink

Chairman

George W Fink is a very experienced leader of public and private companies in the US, Europe and India. He has a strong operational and financial background with expertise in growing leading-edge technology companies. 

Over his career, George has successfully completed over 40 mergers and acquisitions. As president of COMSYS, he led the integration of 20 acquisitions, consolidated management teams and built an organisation-wide business model operating under one brand.

While President of Tele Atlas, a world leader in digital mapping, George was instrumental in realigning the global organisation, re-focussing the strategy and conducting a successful public offering – just over a year after raising venture capital. George then helped lead the sale of the company to TomTom for several Billion.

KO Chia

Director at Grace Financial Ltd.

KO is a tech and finance industry heavyweight with a exceptional mix of experience counting three decades in international business operations, technology pioneering, and private-equity & venture capital investments. Holding various roles with Hewlett-Packard including various manufacturing, product management and sales management positions he moved to do a stint at Apple Computer.

KO then went on to build Premisys Communications, Inc. a venture-backed hi-tech start-up and taking it to a successful IPO. Prior to becoming president of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association and joining Grace Financial’s executive management, he was Managing Director at Walden International, a US$1.6B, US-Asia private equity venture capital firm. There’s nothing KO doesn’t know about business.

KO Chia: Pycom Board: tech and finance industry heavyweight
KO Chia: Pycom Board: tech and finance industry heavyweight

KO Chia

Director at Grace Financial Ltd.

KO is a tech and finance industry heavyweight with a exceptional mix of experience counting three decades in international business operations, technology pioneering, and private-equity & venture capital investments. Holding various roles with Hewlett-Packard including various manufacturing, product management and sales management positions he moved to do a stint at Apple Computer.

KO then went on to build Premisys Communications, Inc. a venture-backed hi-tech start-up and taking it to a successful IPO. Prior to becoming president of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association and joining Grace Financial’s executive management, he was Managing Director at Walden International, a US$1.6B, US-Asia private equity venture capital firm. There’s nothing KO doesn’t know about business.

Fred de Haro

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Passionate about Start-ups and new technologies, Fred has spent many years building pre-IPO businesses and helping them secure high growth whilst remaining true to their original DNA. He is passionate about customers, team spirit and innovation. At Pycom he brings a culture of high performance and high integrity. Bilingual French/English and an avid football fan, when he’s not cooking or looking after the other crazy co-founders.

CEO, Co-Founder and Board Member: Fred de Haro
CEO and Co-Founder: Fred de Haro

Fred de Haro

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Passionate about Start-ups and new technologies, Fred has spent many years building pre-IPO businesses and helping them secure high growth whilst remaining true to their original DNA. He is passionate about customers, team spirit and innovation. At Pycom he brings a culture of high performance and high integrity. Bilingual French/English and an avid football fan, when he’s not cooking or looking after the other crazy co-founders.

COO and Co-Founder: Bettina Rubek Slater

Bettina Rubek Slater

Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder

Bettina is a Pycom Co-founder and a tech marketeer. She spent 20+ years in a variety of tech companies including major blue chip organisations and a handful of start-ups covering areas of consumer electronics, telco and network technologies. With a degree in Engineering and an MBA, she brings product marketing and operational strategy as well as tactical planning to the company’s board. She’s a multi-lingual Dane who speaks fluent English and French,but is happy to produce creative attempts at other Scandinavian languages as well as German.

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