Darren has a passion for all things tech and start-ups, Darren founded and ran two start-ups in the past. One of those ventures was Similan.com, a pan-Asian ecommerce venture owned by Lycos, QXL-Ricardo, Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation and Wearnes & Walden. Darren also spent a decade in product marketing at Apple and moved on to become the Head of Global Product Marketing for HTC. In the early 90's, Darren is credited for developing the first web-based help desk system for Microsoft Foxpro.