Mr. Jimmy Tao
Mr. Jimmy Tao is a serial entrepreneur. Before joining Vitargent International Holdings Limited as the Managing Director & CEO, he has founded 5 companies over the past 10 years who grew the businesses from scratch and one of the companies, Novanic Electronics was acquired by Shenzhen Riland Industry and later listed on SHE (Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China).
He feels very fortunate to work in Vitargent, a company that has the privilege of empowering the lives of millions of consumers each and every day to choose safer products. All of us at Vitargent put our purpose and passion to work every day. Our mission is to make the world a safer, healthier place by protecting the environment and families from everyday exposures to unsafe chemicals in personal care products, food and water.
His personal interest and motivation has always been in working with innovative technologies and bright minds to make a world a better place. He is a guest lecturer in universities sharing his experience as a seasoned entrepreneur and mentoring over 20 international students who want to start their businesses with social missions all over the world. His interest is actively involved in outreach activities to raise awareness of problems associated with the endocrine disruption attributable to synthetic chemicals found in the consumer goods and general environment.
It’s his joy and passion to inspire and guide motivated teens, parents and educators to get ahead and succeed in any endeavor. Inspired & enlightened approximately over 50,000 audiences as a guest speaker frequently invited to and featured at numerous influential private & professional events in local & global theatres.
He received his BSc from UMIST and holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Engineering from University of Cambridge. He is also a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment Scholar and selected as 1 of 14 Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific Program leaders by Barclays.