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Michael Yap

Michael Yap

Director, Engineering at Autodesk

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17 Years


Manager of Managers

Management Experience


Hi everyone! My name is Michael Yap and I am currently Director, Engineering at Autodesk, where I lead a team of 40 people. Looking forward to meeting you!

Sorry, I am not currently available for mentoring sessions.


Director, Engineering


Jan 2018 - current

Head of Product


Jan 2017 - Jan 2018

Stanza is redefining calendar as a new communication channel between businesses and end-users. By leveraging the intelligence baked into calendar data, our technology helps businesses personalize their content to fit seamlessly into their customers' lives.

Head of Product, Opera Arcade

Opera Software

Jan 2012 - Jan 2017

Product owner for Opera Arcade; taking it from conception on a napkin to a fully developed operator mobile solution ready for launch. Initially joined up at Opera to drive development for Opera's payment exchange engine as their Technology Lead for international integrations. Worked with major telecommunication companies around the world on technology integrations to facilitate mobile payments.


Joget, Inc.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2012

Joget (www.joget.org) is an open source application builder which makes it ridiculously fast and incredibly easy to build process driven web applications. Being a startup, the role includes everything from investor engagement, biz dev, technology evangelism and being a inspirational code cruncher.

VP Technology

TecForte Sdn Bhd

Jan 2009 - Jan 2010

Managed the technical evolution and development of a software development company. Deals primarily with J2EE technology in the niche of technology security.

VP Engineering


Jan 2000 - Jan 2008

Played a myriad of roles ranging from developer to managing the Research and Development division. Dealt a lot with scripting languages as well as developing low level web application development frameworks using J2EE technologies. Managed technology evangelism across borders and regions of the world and directed turn key projects.

Software Engineer

FAM Interactive

Jan 1999 - Jan 2000

Software engineer working mostly on the Lotus Notes platform. Involved in web application development using ColdFusion as well.


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