Roy Quek Named Senior Advisor
Sjoerd De Clerck Appointed Vice President, Sales
Venti Technologies, the world leader in autonomous supply chain logistics, has appointed two senior leaders to power growth. Roy Quek is advising the company on its market expansion and fast-build strategies. He brings a proven track record as a South East Asian government and business leader, successful private investor, and valued advisor to major private equity and venture capital funds.
Sjoerd De Clerck joins the company as Vice President of Sales. De Clerck will harness his 30-years of experience leading and managing high tech B2B global businesses to build a strong sales network in the logistics industry to accelerate Venti’s growth.
“I am delighted that Roy and Sjoerd are bringing their global leadership experience and deep business insights to Venti Technologies. These appointments, coupled with our intense recruitment drive for technology staff and technology breakthroughs, will help Venti cement its position as the world leader in autonomous supply chain logistics,” said Dr Heidi Wyle, Venti Founder and CEO.
Mr. Quek is Chairman and Founding Governor of St Joseph’s Institution International, one of the top private international schools in Asia. He also chairs the board of a major private specialist medical group in Singapore (SOG Health) and sits on the board of Mediacorp, Singapore’s national media network.
Mr. Quek was previously a senior member of the elite Administrative Service in Singapore. He served with distinction in Ministries including Defence, Education, Community Development, Youth and Sports, Health, Home Affairs, and the Prime Minister’s Office.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Venti Technologies and excited by its mission of providing the world’s safest and fastest goods transportation through AI-powered logistics. It is an honour to work with Venti’s MIT-rooted team, as we move forward with our cutting-edge business solutions and technologies,” said Mr. Quek.
Mr. Quek earned a BS degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Peking University.
Sjoerd De Clerck
Mr. De Clerck’s responsibilities include developing Venti’s go-to-market strategy, building a strong global sales network, and growing revenues.
Prior to joining Venti, De Clerck was VP, Corporate Synergies at ST Engineering iDirect, and VP Asia Pacific at Newtec where he led a fourfold growth of the APAC business. His success is underpinned by three decades of experience in Barco, where he rose through the ranks and held leadership roles including Global Director, Barco Capital and Director, CRM Deployment.
“The transformation of supply chain logistics using self-driving vehicles is happening right now. Venti is the leading provider of autonomous supply chain logistics – the productive and cost-effective solution for the new logistics era. I could not be more excited to be joining Venti and helping our customers realise their potential – and achieve more – in this exciting era,” said Mr De Clerck.
De Clerck, a Belgian national, graduated with a MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ghent.