Speaker: Michael Dang MMH ’07, Chairman & Founder
Anpha Holdings & M.I.K Corporation
Michael is Chairman of Anpha Holdings and Founder of M.I.K Corporation – two leading luxury product trading, real estate development and consultancy firms in Vietnam. The companies & affiliates successfully developed thousands of luxury condominiums, villas and landed homes in Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar and Singapore. In 2014, Michael added more than 500ha of beach-front land, which is now developing resorts under brands of IHG, Melia, and Movenpick. He also set the unparalleled benchmark for expat’s luxury living by developing awarding The Ascott Limited, the world’s largest serviced residence owner-operator, to manage its landmark waterfront building in Ho Chi Minh City. In addition, Michael was Senior BOD’s Advisor of Hoa Binh Corp., the largest private construction company in Vietnam with international operations. His interest in wine collection made his French wine import business the largest in Vietnam.
Before leaving for Vietnam, Michael was exposed to investment and operation over 125 cities in 25 countries with CapitaLand Group and Philips Electronics in Singapore. At 27 years old, he was CEO / President of Sacomreal – a leading real-estate developer and agency in Vietnam. He was concurrently a member of BOM of Sacombank Group – the largest financial group in Vietnam. Michael then led FutaCorp, a USD $2.5 billion worth of asset real-estate group and owner of the largest fleet of 1500 long distanced luxury coaches across Vietnam. In hospitality, he was Group CIO of Tuan Chau Group operating in hospitality, tourism, entertainment, and cruise-line in Halong Bay.
As an ASEAN scholar, Michael graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a first-class honors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He was awarded “Best Student of the Nation” by the Vietnam President and he also won the International Young Inventor Award. Michael received the inaugural Philip Yeo CapitaLand scholarship for his Master of Management in Hospitality at Cornell University before. Michael now embarks on Ph.D. study at Singapore Management University as a part of his lifelong learning journey.
Michael is strongly supported by his broad knowledge and business network. Michael is now a member of BODs in several companies. He was also representative of UNESCO – Vietnam and the host of the famous “Properties Talk” series on the FBNC – Vietnam Financial Business News Channel. Michael is a guest speaker of BlackRock Inc., and several academic institutes namely Yale University, East Carolina University, Cornell University – USA, NTU Business School – Singapore, and CUHK University – Hong Kong. Michael is Case Sponsor, Case Writer and Judge for Cornell’s International Real Estate Case Competition in Asia. Michael is a pioneer in Smart City Development and Application of I.O.T in the property development industry.