Ricky was born in Fu Jian Province, China, and grew up in Hong Kong. He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003, with a Bachelor in Engineering, E-commerce and Financial Engineering. He served as an early employee and then Senior Business Manager of Yahoo Asia – Yahoo! Search Marketing. After that, he spent more than 10 years and accumulated extensive experience in digital marketing and entrepreneurship by founding iClick Interactive and i-house.com.
iClick Interactive Asia Group, one of the largest digital advertising platforms in the Greater China area which counts Baidu and Tencent as some of its major clients, was co-founded by three experienced Internet professionals, Sammy Hsieh, Ricky Ng and Tang Jian in 2009.
They developed the business with the goal to redefine the digital marketplace with data, insight, and innovation. iClick assists domestic and international marketers to reach target audiences in China. The company provides marketing technology to help marketers identify, engage, monitor, and create content for potential customers. The company operates in eight locations with offices in Asia and London. iClick Interactive has a 98% internet user reach in China, with 720+ million internet users in China anonymously profiled on the company’s platform. The platform now generates an annual revenue of RMB 1 billion.
Chairman and Founder of I-house.com &I-house Token (IHT), the first blockchain real estate cloud platform worldwide.
September 2014: Established a house sharing business with models similar to Airbnb and Wework.
July 2015: Created a new model for sharing apartments under the brand of iRoommate.
October 2016: Established a community called Job-In, offering services to more than 100 million foreign students and young people in China.
May 2017: i-house.com was launched, with the integration of blockchain technology.
August 2017: i-house.com positioned itself as a decentralized property and asset investment platform September 2017: i-house launched its initial coin offering (ICO). Its tokens are named IHT.
January 2018: i-house Token secured USD 30m in investment from strategic investors around the world, including Blockchain Ventures, Collinstar Capital, Tangle Capital, Badwater Capital, OEX International and Draper Dragon.