CATCHPLAY executive team consists of successful veterans from media, entertainment and technology industries.

Harvey Chang

Chairman, CATCHPLAY Group

Mr. Harvey Chang is the Chairman of TVBS Media Inc., which is the leading television channel in Taiwan and also the Chairman of Catchplay Media Holding Company. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Chang was President and CEO of Taiwan Mobile from 2003 till end of 2010 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) from 1998 to 2003.

During his career, Mr. Chang served in Taiwan’s financial service community for 20 years. He was awarded as one of the four “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year, 2009 Taiwan” as well as the “Excellent Contribution Award” by CFA Taiwan Society in 2008; Mr. Chang is also the winner of the 2006 “ Outstanding Management Award” presented by China Times. In addition, he is recognized by Finance Asia magazine for three consecutive years(2001-2003), in its Annual Best Asian Companies Survey, as “the Best CFO in Taiwan”. Other citations to accredit him include “Achievement in Best Practice Award 2001” (CFO Asia Magazine), “Best Investor Relationship Officer Asia 2001” (Investor Relations Magazine), and the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship in 2002.

Mr. Chang received his MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1977; and B.S. degree from National Taiwan University in 1973.

Harvey Chang

Chairman, CATCHPLAY Group

Timothy Chen

Founder & Chairman, CATCHPLAY Inc.

Timothy is the founder of CATCHPLAY Inc., the distribution arm of the CATCHPLAY group. Timothy began his career at VIA’s Taiwan headquarters in 1996. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of California Berkeley.

Also a board and advisory member at a number of technology companies, Timothy is involved in social ventures, social media, premium content providers, hardware companies at the semiconductor & system level, and is a hobbyist angel investor. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

Timothy is also responsible for VIA worldwide business development and strategic partnerships for VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator of PC silicon and platform technologies. In addition to presiding over VIA’s Global Sales & Marketing, he serves as the CEO of VIA China.

Timothy Chen

Founder & Chairman, CATCHPLAY Inc.

Daphne Yang

Chief Executive Officer

Daphne joined CATCHPLAY in 2012 as Executive Director. She oversees the full array of businesses at CATCHPLAY starting from content acquisition, cinematic distribution and licensing. Observing growing opportunities in the digital world, Daphne took the initiatives and led CATCHPLAY to embark on its expansion into the digital content industry in 2015 and successfully launched the CATCHPLAY On Demand service in Taiwan, Singapore and Indonesia in 2016. Daphne has also extended the company’s reach upstream into co-production and investments. The recent projects include The Revenant (2016) and Assassin’s Creed (2016) with Hollywood Studio New Regency and Silence (2016), director Martin Scorsese’s passion project shot completely in Taiwan.

Prior to joining CATCHPLAY, Daphne had extensive experience in international advertising agencies followed by nearly 8 years in the telecom industry as the Vice President of Marketing at Taiwan Mobile.

Daphne Yang

Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Chen

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Before joining CATCHPLAY, Cathy has about 9 years of working experience in Telecom industry (5 years with KG Telecom and 4 years with Taiwan Mobile), and 7 years of working experience in Financial industry (2 years with Citibank Taipei Branch and 5 years with Taiwan Life Insurance Co.). Cathy received her MBA degree from National Chengchi University and her bachelor degree from National Taiwan University. She is a Certified Public Accountant of Washington State, USA.

Cathy Chen

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Jimmy Yang

General Manager, Distribution

In 2015, Jimmy Yang joined CATCHPLAY as General Manager, in charge of movie theatrical release, TV broadcasting movie channel and physical home video distribution. With the team of the strongest and most ambitious independent distributor in Taiwan, his focus is: generating the best creative films around the world and introducing them to the audiences.

Jimmy’s career has been centered in the entertainment industry. He began working for Spring International and Buena Vista International Taiwan as marketing executive. In 2005, as the co-founder of SERENITY INTERNATIONAL, not only on film distribution but also he worked his way explored film making world as producer and set up co-production office in China from 2007.

Jimmy’s tenure at SERENITY INTERNATIONAL has been recognized as one of leading distributors in film industry, where he oversaw the film distribution business in Taiwan and China, developed film production, television properties and publishing business and guided the merger between Cineplex CINEMA 7 and SERENITY International in 2013.

Jimmy has been named on the Screen magazine’s as “FUTURE LEADERS” (2012).

Jimmy Yang

General Manager, Distribution

Jonathan Liu

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Jonathan Liu held a number of senior technical management positions at Yuanta Financial Holding, Citibank, Polaris Securities and Bank of Oversea Chinese in Taiwan. Prior to his financial industry journey, he has a strong IT background and served several senior engineering positions at TrendMicro, MetaEdge and Microsoft.

He joined CATCHPLAY in 2013 as Chief Technology Officer to spearhead the foundation of its technology stack with a strong team to support research, development, operation and customer service.

He is a certified IT professional holding myriad of certifications, which include amongst others; IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Software Architect of WWISA, and Project Management Professional (PMP).

Jonathan Liu

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Roy Soetanto

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Roy began his marketing and communication career some 24 years ago. His early years were spent working exclusively on P&G business where he developed his strategic skills and the foundations of consumer marketing.

Before joining CATCHPLAY in January 2016, Roy led Publicis Communication Shanghai and DDB Taiwan Communication Group as Managing Director where he successfully grew and transformed both agencies from mainstream creative agencies to multi-disciplined operations. Roy holds a BA and MBA degree in Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino.

Roy Soetanto

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Karen Tang

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER, TAIWAN/SINGAPORE

Karen Tang is the Chief Business Officer of Singapore and Taiwan at CATCHPLAY , focusing on regional marketing and building strategic partnerships. Karen had multiple roles prior to CBO and has extensive experience in all aspects of the business from film acquisition, licensing, TV channel, to OTT platform management. Prior to CATCHPLAY, Karen worked at Taiwanmobile, one of Taiwan’s biggest telecommunication companies for 10 years as the leader of Customer Acquisition and Price Plan, which brings her solid perspective as to how an OTT service could collaborate with telcos.

Karen Tang

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER, TAIWAN/SINGAPORE