James has been an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and public servant at organisations he formed or was a part of, such as Abakus Southeast Asia, Silicon Straits, GreyOrange, Neoteny Labs, Walden International, SG Innovate and Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore.
James has a broad range of experiences in economic and industry policy formulation and implementation, product, strategy, business development, finance and operations.
Chief Design Officer
Graduating from Stanford University, Xianyi has deep experience in product creation from concept to production at d.light, GreyOrange, WeCash, ranging from solar power solutions, robotics, and fintech solutions.
He has led regional design teams in Shenzhen, Vietnam, Indonesia, and India creating products that blend both hardware and software.
Co-Founder and COO
Joel was previously COO and co-founder at Scorpio Electric in 2017, a company which built Singapore’s first electric motorcycle concept.
Prior to making his foray into sustainable mobility and the tech startup space, Joel spent most of his 12 years in the automotive industry as CEO of a BMW dealer group, having built up its operations in Singapore and China from scratch.
Chris Lee Riether
Chief Vehicle Officer
Prior to joining ION Mobility, Chris was the CTO and co-founder of Evoke Electric Motorcycles, a China based startup that designed and produced high performance electric motorcycles, electric vehicle battery systems and powertrain systems.
Having lived in China for over 20 years, Chris has had a front-row seat to the industry as China grew into the EV capital of the world.