Daniel R. Michener, Chief Executive Officer
Our management team is led by our founder, Daniel R. Michener, an American with over 25 years of experience in high technology finance and operational management in the Silicon Valley and Southeast Asia. Mr. Michener has lived in Myanmar for over four years having served in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer of Redlink Communications and in advisory roles for other local companies in the Financial Services, Oil & Gas and Market Research industries. Dan currently serves as the CEO and CB0, where he is in charge of all aspects of business and administrative functions of Burst.
Dan received his Bachelor degree from Arizona State University and his Masters degree from the Thunderbird School of International Management. Mr. Michener is also received certification as a Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) from ETA International and is an Accredited Tier Specialist (ATS) as certified by Uptime Institute.
Wong Ka Vin, Chief Technology & Operations Officer
Mr. Wong recently joined Burst as Chief Technology & Operations Officer in charge of facilities operations and connectivity solutions. Ka Vin brings nearly 30 years of experience in data center operations and telecommunications to our organization having spent the past four years as the Managing Director of 1-Net Pte Ltd where he re-branded the organization from a marketing perspective and oversaw the expansion of the business headlined by the completion of 1-Net North in the Woodlands region of Singapore, a five-level,19,946 square meter facility that is MAS certified and Tier III “constructed facility” rated by Uptime Institute.
Prior to joining 1-Net, Ka Vin was responsible for extending CSF Group DC business into Indonesia through the formation of a JV PT Cyber CSF with KGN Group. That was Jakarta’s largest and newest Data Center designed for the Telecom and Banking Industry. Ka Vin spent 11 years in the Singapore Technologies Telemedia where he held key management positions. He was involved in the early days of ST Telemedia’s growth in the industry, working on M&A’s and tenders for Telco licences both in Singapore and the region. He headed the team that developed the successful proposal for Starhub Mobile. Ka Vin went on to be one of the 2 prime founder of i-STT data center which subsequently became Equinix, the world’s largest data center operator today.
Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom and completed the O and A levels at St. Lawrence College in Ontario, Canada.
Bryan J. O'Loughlan, Chief Accountant and Finance Director
Mr. O'Loughlan currently serves as our acting Chief Accountant & Finance Director, Singapore. Bryan is the the Principal of CFO Associates Asia Pte Ltd, a firm he founded to provide interim accounting and corporate finance services as well as provide corporate representation services in Singapore. Bryan has built his finance career in Asia over the past 18 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our business. Bryan is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, and is also a Director of Fresh Accounting Singapore. Bryan also sits on the Board of Directors for the Guide Dogs for the Blind in Singapore.
Mr. O'Loughlan holds a Bachelor of Business, Accounting from Federation University Australia.