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Meet our Esteemed
Panel of Judges

Anna Ratala (Singapore)

Anna is the CEO and co-founder of Zvook, the first smart platform to match brands with podcasts based on brand alignment and relevancy. Zvook’s mission is to help audio storytellers monetize and help brands reach out to a broader target audience through podcasts. Before Zvook, Anna was heading a regional tech startup event Slush Singapore.

Bill Poorman (Singapore)

Bill Poorman is a podcaster, journalist, writer and editor, audio and video producer, communications teacher, and English coach. Yeah, that’s a packed portfolio, but it all revolves around media and language. Bill has lived in Singapore for five years. Prior to that, he lived in the US Midwest.

Danny Koordi (Singapore)

Danny is an independent podcast producer who started his own show, the Economical Rice Podcast, back in 2017. Since then, he has gone on to launch a different series, the Podcast Spotlight, as well as created the local community Podcast SG for Singaporean producers. Moving forward he is focusing on a specialised producer role, and is currently helping several entities produce their own podcasts.

Dave Visaya (The Pilippines)

Dave helps over 50 podcasters consistently release their shows with great quality over his 7 years experience as a podcast producer and consultant. He and his team at Podcast Engineers use the best podcast production practices and top applications to deliver the utmost results to their valued clients.Aside from keeping big brands and companies like BiggerPockets’ show going, he also has a podcast of his own — The Big Picture Philippines. He is passionate about podcasting and he believes everyone should share their message to the world!

Ling Ling, Tai (Singapore/Malaysia)

Since 2005, Ling Ling has been in corporate training, learning and development for Fortune 500 companies in the technology, travel and not-for-profit and across 21 different countries in America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. She currently runs an intercultural consulting firm called Culture Spark Global.

She founded Southeast Asia’s leading podcast show on professional and organisational development, called Leaders of Learning. She garnered top interviews with Gary Vee, Andrea Edwards, Gina Romero, Dr Oberdan Marianetti and many more. With listeners from over 130 countries, her podcast show reached #1 in Vietnam, Laos, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia and Cambodia, Top 2 in Singapore the Philippines in the iTunes Top Podcast Charts. Her podcast has recently reached 100k downloads in 1 year.

Nikolaj Groenewag (Singapore)

Nikolaj is an entrepreneur, AI engineer and podcaster. He’s the co-founder of Cryptogenes, a market research company focused on emerging trends in Fintech. His podcast French Tech Asia Pacific explores and promotes the French entrepreneurial ecosystem of Asia Pacific.

Norman Chella (Malaysia)

Norman is a freelance podcast copywriter and consultant for podcast companies. Through his company, ThatsTheNorm Media, he runs Podlovers Asia, a show covering the Asian podcasting scene, and Tempered Fables, a short story narrative podcast, with more shows coming out soon. Find out more at

Raven Lim (Singapore)

Raven is an award winning creative producer who has worked for international broadcasters such as SPE Networks, CNBC and Endeavor.

Back in 2013, she co-founded Tomboy Tirade, Asia’s first comedy chat podcast, which broke barriers during its 4-year run as it featured an all-female panel with Asian women as producers and co-hosts.

In 2018, she launched Freelance Creative Exchange, Singapore’s first podcast for creative freelancers.

She is currently the co-host of The MeaVox podcast, a show about podcasting in bite size episodes. Raven is also the co-founder and Chief Podcast Consultant for MeaVox Live.

Rindo (Singapore)

Rindo is a podcaster based in Singapore, hosting the show “Livin’ it up in Lion City!” since 2018. He also does art on “Hot Garbage Comics”.

Sheena Yap Chan (Philippines/Canada)

Sheena Yap Chan is a blogger, podcaster, author and speaker whose sole purpose, drive and passion is to help women live a better life. She currently inspires women everyday through her podcast called The Tao of Self Confidence where she has interviewed over 700 women and counting about their inner journey to self confidence.

Sheena has been featured in Mindvalley, Mumbrella, Sitebeat and in over 30 podcasts and publications. She was also featured as the top 47 Filipino Professionals to follow on LinkedIn.

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