Amanda Goh founded Chasm United for corporates, brands and entrepreneurs looking for independent advisors in corporate reputation and public affairs, executive positioning and coaching, organizational transformation, crisis and risk management.
Amanda brings two decades of global consulting experience with sector expertise in technology, tourism and financial services. She has lived in Singapore, Malaysia, New York, Australia and London. She has held a variety of leadership roles as Practice and Sector, Geography and Client Management with global marketing and communications agencies Edelman, Grayling and Porter Novelli.
Amanda spent 17+ years with Edelman. Her last tenure was Vice Chair, Asia Pacific for large clients and sectors growth with a focus in SEA, China and India. She previously served as Singapore CEO for Edelman and led the transformation of the business to a communications marketing advisory with strategic planning, data and analytics, creative, brand and digital at its core. Her other global tenures include Senior Vice President, Corporate and Financial Communications and was based in New York for four years.
She is an International Women Forum Leadership Fellow 2016/2017. She is a non-executive Board Director for Special Olympics Asia Pacific.
Jon Goldberg is the founder and Chief Reputation Architect of Reputation Architects Inc., a strategic communications and management advisory firm focused on building, protecting and restoring reputations in a world of diminished trust and unprecedented stakeholder power.
Jon founded Reputation Architects in 2009 after more than 25 years as an advisor to corporate executives and boards, a senior leader at some of the world’s most prominent communications firms and a front-line spokesman for major corporations and non-profit organizations.
Before founding Reputation Architects, Jon was partner and director of the Corporate Affairs practice of Porter Novelli, the international communications consultancy. Earlier, he was executive vice president, general manager and national director of crisis and litigation communications at Edelman, served in senior client management roles at J. Walter Thompson, and was a principal media spokesman for The Prudential Insurance Company.
Jon is a frequent speaker, author and commentator on reputation risk management, crisis communications and corporate leadership. Trained as a journalist, he holds a BA degree in journalism as well as an MBA in finance, both from New York University.
A global marketing & communications specialists with 30 + years experience, Andres has worked for some of the world’s most innovative companies in the technology, consumer, gaming, luxury, and CPG industries.
He has held senior in-house marketing roles at Forbes 500’s – Microsoft, Sony, Unilever. Headed up and drove profitable transformation & client growth at international marketing consultancies – Edelman and Interpublic Group’s DeVries Global; provided advisory counsel to global C-Suite at Tencent, Starbucks, P&G, & IHG; and lead brand & social media campaigns for J&J, IKEA, Rosewood Hotels, New Balance, Audi, and Tesla
With this breadth of brand experience and a zeal to create culturally savvy, original and impactful marketing he launched his independent marketing consultancy – Cali17 – to connect brands to consumers and communities
Based in Hong Kong, his international markets consulting specialises in APAC – China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia
A seasoned leader, C-suite advisor, entrepreneur and business builder, Rob offers broad experience in integrated marketing, sales, organizational structures, finance and corporate/consumer communications platforms across emerging and developed markets. In 2019, Rob founded Swing LLC, which focuses on communications and operational consulting. Career highlights:
- Lived/worked in the US, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, India, the UAE
- Global Chief Business Officer for a US-based software development startup;
- Regional CEO for a large marketing services firm covering South Asia, the Middle East and Africa (SAMEA) – managed acquisitions (3), market entries (4) partnerships (12+);
- For the same firm:
- grew the India business from 50 people in 2 cities to 480 in 11 cities with an 11-fold revenue increase over 4½ years;
- tripled the UAE business over 3 years (making it the largest in the region);
- Founded and built a US-based consumer products company, achieving distribution in 1,000 US retail locations and 6 international markets before selling to a private equity firm.
Based in Los Angeles, Rob is a native English speaker, speaks fluent German, conversational Italian and French, some Hindi and has studied Arabic. He holds a BA from Cornell University, and an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of International Studies (SAIS).
He acts as special advisor to the fluid collective.