WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO YOUR 18-YEAR OLD SELF LEAVING WELLINGTON?
Be prepared for real life by starting young on what you’re truly passionate about.
Built to last
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Dato’ Chevy Beh graduated from University of Virginia, US in 2007 with a double major in Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Economics and East Asian Studies. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). Upon graduation, he started his career in investment banking as an associate with Dominick & Dominick LLC, New York, and subsequently as an analyst with the Maxim Group LLC, New York in 2008.
He joined BP Healthcare Group in 2009 as Managing Director till 2013. He then left BP Healthcare Group in October 2014, and founded BookDoc, a mobile based platform that connects and unites patients and healthcare professionals.
He served as a Director on the Board of Directors of Pantai Hospital Ipoh from 2008 to 2013 before the said hospital became part of IHH Healthcare Berhad. He also served as a Director of Sunway-City Ipoh which is a JV with Sunway Group Berhad from 2006 to 2013.
Beh was awarded most promising Entrepreneurship Award at the 2012 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) and invited to be one of the participants at the panel discussion of the Forbes Healthcare Summit hosted by Forbes media editor-in-chief Steve Forbes in New York December 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. He serves as the Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) of National University of Malaysia (UKM), on Healthcare Innovation and Technopreneurship from 2015 to 2018, and a council member of Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA). In recognition of his entrepreneurship and his outstanding achievements, he was selected as the Top Nominee for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the preceding two consecutive years, namely, 2013 and 2014. He was also awarded as the Great Entrepreneur Brand Icon Leadership Award 2015 by the Brand Laureate, and been nominated Malaysia’s Most Innovative Young Leaders Award by UCSI Scholars’ Circle (U-Schos).
BookDoc is a multi-sided online & mobile platform that improves access to healthcare products and services starting from South East Asia. We allow consumers to discover and access healthcare providers anytime and anywhere bringing forth timely access, resource optimisation, and informed choices. BookDoc users can easily search and make appointments with healthcare professionals such as general practitioners, specialists, physiotherapists, dentists, and many more. We are backed by a committed and experienced execution team complemented by an active group of investors. The individuals, from entrepreneurs to seasoned professionals from the healthcare, insurance, banking, regulatory and ICT fields, provide much needed skill sets, knowledge and experience to build business while navigating through the unique healthcare value-chains across different markets in the region. To date, BookDoc users can find healthcare professionals in Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong at their fingertips.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
What is it about your business that interests you most?
Democratising the way health care is delivered and empowering patients to make more informed decisions.
Thank you Chevy!