Chris Xue

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I am COO and Co-Founder of Novelship. We are an auction marketplace for sneakers and streetwear. We use experts and technology to make sure what you receive is authentic. I'm a Sneakerhead and I enjoy solving problems. My goal is to give buyers absolute peace of mind on authenticity when buying products. On top of that, I want to connect buyers and sellers globally.

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Work experience

Nov 2017 - Present


Chief Operations Officer

Novelship is an online Buy and Sell Marketplace for Sneakers and Streetwear. We connect sellers with buyers worldwide and make sure nobody gets a fake.


Aug 2016 - May 2017


Chief Product Officer

AthenaDesk is a simple online contextual support software for online businesses. We enhancing traditional online user support by making help contextual for users when and where the problem arises. Help content is tucked into our widget and displayed on parts of the website that has the most enquiries made.


May 2015 - Aug 2015


IT Consulting Intern

1. Identified growing trends in IT consulting and applied them to existing clients with use cases in the Insurance and Offshore marine industries 2. Conducted IT software workshop with the Institute of Banking and Finance to familiarise use of ZAP (business intelligence platform) to expand client oversight capabilities 3. Facilitated client prospect meeting, demonstrating Business intelligence and Data mining solutions resulting in secured business deal 4. Engaged with IT solutions partner Tagetik for collaboration in offering holistic IT solution to customers; solution encompass statutory and management consolidation, risk management and controls designed to facilitate internal audit

Feb 2015 - Aug 2015

Sales Representative and Events Assistant

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Hilti South-East Asia

Finance and Accounts Intern

Internal Audit & Risk Compliance 1. Took charge of audit follow-up projects in Jakarta, Indonesia, ensuring full compliance within one quarter 2. Spearheaded an internal audit for Singapore operations with team of 3 members finishing before deadline 3. Identified weaknesses in processes and provided recommendations that were implemented with positive outcomes on follow-up 4. Volunteered in a global-directed risk management project by documenting risks from all departments and analysing near-misses I was tasked with performing these tasks in the Marketing Organizations (MO) under Hilti's South-East Asia offices including MO Indonesia to conduct follow-up exercise for previous internal audit findings and advice on process improvements. My role also involved auditing some priority compliance issues highlighted by our corporate Headquarters. Examples of issues include Anti-corruption, Business continuity, Crisis Management, Safeguarding of Assets and IT security.

Apr 2010 - Apr 2012

Singapore Armed Forces

Administrative Section In Charge

Section IC of Personnel Administration. Chief responsibilities included: 1. Competed in the Work Improvement Teams (WITs) competition at the division level and emerging victorious with project on manpower allocation efficiency 2. Inspected and processed service injury reports between all levels of oversight and approval authorities with zero lapses and clearing of 3 years backlog within service period 3. Planned and executed battalion and sister unit internal audits resulting in 1st grade results 4. Processing of serviceman ORD, recruitment application, citizenship processing with zero lapses As the inaugural members of the PersNode division, I also took initiative to participate in high-level meetings between divisions in the drafting of official documents and directives in the Personnel Administration and General Administration areas specifically. Because of my involvement in a wide area of the administrative function, I took charge of a WITs (Work Improvement Team) project with a total of 5 other colleagues. We went on to present in the final rounds of the WITs project competition and managed to win the division best WITs project.

Dec 2009 - Apr 2010

T.G.I. Fridays

Station Chef

1. Headed the saute and frier stations with team of 3 in record breaking revenue month 2. Exemplified team work and dedication to win Best Employee of the Month I was the station chef for the Frier, Plate Nacho and Saute stations. Took charge of cooking, restocking and preparation of raw materials. After my tenure with TGIFriday's, my passion in cooking grew. Whipping up dishes feels like the perfect merger between gastronomy and relaxation.


2012 - 2016

National University of Singapore

Bachelor of Business Accountancy, Accountancy, Finance

2012 - 2016

National University of Singapore

University Scholars Program, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General

2004 - 2009

Hwa Chong Institution

A Levels, Pre-University Education

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