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Hello, I'm Ivan Teong,
a product manager
based in Sydney.

About Me

I'm passionate about innovative technology and intuitive design.

Profile

I've shipped platform and product experiences at scale, automated hybrid cloud infrastructure and led a startup's development from idea to launch.

CAREER

Atlassian Product Manager
January 2018 - Present

Atlassian develops products that unleash the potential of teams. Shipped cross-product experiences to Jira and Confluence. Currently working on next-gen projects, the reimagined Jira built for modern software teams.

SolveXia DevOps Engineer
December 2015 - November 2017

SolveXia is an enterprise process automation platform for clients in finance, insurance and travel. Designed and automated cloud systems infrastructure, researching and experimenting with new cloud technologies.

TradeSumo Co-Founder
January 2014 - August 2016

TradeSumo is eBay for trading, a marketplace for trading 2nd hand goods in local communities. Led 3 software engineers and 1 designer to develop web app with < $1000 and built user communities of 1000+ before launch.

EDUCATION

University of New South Wales Master of Information Technology, e-Commerce Systems

Achieved 1st of 182 students and awarded $1000 for The WiseTech Global COMP9321 Prize. Achieved 1st for team project and awarded $1000 for The WiseTech Global COMP9323 Prize.

University of New South Wales Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Finance

Awarded by University of Florida's Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Entrepreneur Club Member of the Year. Achieved 3rd in prototyping competition and awarded $500 for the Inventure Prize.

Blog

I love to share my learnings from working in product and technology.

Feel free to reach out if you enjoy my posts.

  • Film-making

    What I learnt at film school about making good products Learn More

  • Product Management - Art or Science?

    Is product management more of an art or a science? Learn More

  • Cloud Computing Technologies

    Understand SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, CaaS and FaaS in Cloud Computing Learn More

Snapshots

Snapshots of my wanderlust and memories.

Europe

Poland

Some of the wonderful friends whom I met in Poland... great memories!

America

Chicago

Who doesn't want to snuggle under the bean in Chicago?

Hong Kong

Atlassian User Group

Presenting at an Atlassian user group for the first time and overseas in Hong Kong!

Europe

Rome

1st snowstorm in 20+ years! The whole city's traffic was down!

Korea

Jeju

When my brother tries to stand on my hand in Jeju Island...

Japan

Kyoto

I should return to Japan sometime to visit this temple made of gold!

AIESEC

UNSW

Once an AIESECer, always an AIESECer!

America

San Francisco

The red bridge connecting the city to Oakland.

Sydney

Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS)

Learning how to make a film - it is very much like making a software product, only higher risk as you can't iterate on it after release.

Jervois Bay

Sandboarding

Boarding down sand dunes in Jervois Bay!

California

Marty Cagan

Finally got to meet author of "Inspired", Marty Cagan!

Prague

Snowski

First time snowski in Prague mountains - I got lost while returning to base!

Thailand

Death Railway Train

Steam locomotive used during World War 2 that commemorates the construction of the Death Railway between Thailand and Myanmar.

Vietnam

Saigon

Vietnamese love sitting on low tables and chairs outside the restaurant. It definitely took me a while to get used to it!

Startup Weekend

TradeSumo

My first startup was born at a Startup Weekend. My co-founder and I decided to continue after the hackathon.

Sydney

Skydiving

Right before my first skydiving!