Araya Noon Hutasuwan

Araya is the Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at Snapcart Group, an award winning, global Disrupt 100 list startup that analyses and predicts shopper behavior through machine learning and big data analysis. In her role, she is responsible for finance, fundraising, business strategy, and backbone operations ensuring the group produces profitable revenue and driving growth of the business. In her spare time, she angel invests across Southeast Asia as part of Monk’s Hill Ventures scout. Prior to Snapcart, she has more than 7 years’ experience in Investment Banking and Venture Capital. She started her career at Thailand’s top investment bank, Phatra, and was responsible for a couple of notable M&A and public offering transactions. She then embarked on her first entrepreneurial journey expanding a garment factory to Myanmar and launched a couple of clothing brands in Thailand. Given her passion in technology and entrepreneurship, she later joined Ardent Capital, a VC based in Bangkok with 16 portfolio companies across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Araya holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Thammasat University.