Chief Executive Officer, Director & Founder, Vaultex
Jeffrey Premer, CEO, Director and founder of Vaultex Pte. Ltd., a regulated security token and asset exchange and Manager and co-founder of ICO Capital Management Pte Ltd (“ICM”), a Singapore based private advisory firm and business development company.
Mr. Premer has extensive experience in finance and capital planning, software and hardware development, supply chain management, telecom services, satellite and fixed line trunking infrastructure, active and passive mobile network rollouts and power plant infrastructure development. Mr. Premer also has deep knowledge of all aspects of running a startup, including financing, team building, enabling strategic alliances, marketing, enterprise scaling and investor relations. Mr. Premer is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese, which he studied at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.
In addition to his roles at ICM, Mr. Premer is also President and co-founder of Baryon, Inc., a technology company startup with a focus on commercialization of disruptive energy efficiency technologies. Such technologies include applications that leverage thermodynamic energy savings realized through the Maisotsenko Cycle.
From 2017-2018, he served as Chief Strategy Officer and advisor to the CEO for Isotropic Systems, a technology company developing the world's first commercial application of transformation optics for millimeter wave RF antennas.
Prior to holding these roles, Mr. Premer was a founding director of Baryon Energy. Mr. Premer led the signing of a 500MW build operate and transfer wind project in Myanmar, and other smaller renewable projects throughout Southeast Asia. Mr. Premer also founded Meson Partners Ltd., a telecom tower services provider in Myanmar, of which he is still a director. Meson Partners installed thousands of telecom tower power systems across Myanmar. Meson also provides various O&M and managed services to telecom tower owners and operators across the country.
Mr. Premer was also a founding director of Sky Fiber Incorporated, the first large scale satellite capacity customer of O3B Networks, Ltd. (now a division of SES Networks). Sky Fiber was the first major customer to sign a framework agreement as a reseller of the revolutionary O3B network.
Mr. Premer has headed Diversitech Manufacturing in China which grew to over 50 million USD in revenues per annum in 5 years and is now known as Apollo Tools and Apollo Precision Tools. He also headed both Diversitech Labs in China and Aeon Digital Labs, which developed the first commercial set top box supporting real time encoding/decoding in Windows Media Video D1 or better format. Prior to those ventures, Mr. Premer founded and led Asia Specific Enterprises Ltd. in Taiwan, which under his leadership, experienced 8 years of solid growth in the 90's.
While holding the above roles, Mr. Premer has advised many companies, venture funds and family offices in Asia since 1992.