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Soe Wai Wai Thein

Soe Wai Wai Thein

Young Expert at BoPInc BoP Innovation Center - Myanmar
YEP period 2020 - 2022, batch 20

YEP Role

I am a Project Manager for Marketing & Distribution at BoPInc Myanmar. I manage marketing and distribution projects targeted at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) with partners in Myanmar. I am currently working on the Smart Move Project which aims to improve the lives of factory workers in Yangon’s peri-urban industrial zones through peer networks and improved supply chains, enabling the availability of nutritious foods, such as fortified rice. I help to design innovative propositions and marketing and distribution for fortified rice, manage partner relationships on the ground and work with private sector parties.


  • Engineering and Innovation, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service and Engagement
  • Before joining BopInc, I had an extensive experience in engineering and marketing fields, having worked in multinational companies (MNCs) for almost seven years in Singapore where I provided technical and marketing support for various electronic products, establishing close relationships with key customers

Nationality: Myanmar

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Sunderland 
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic 

Experience before YEP

  • Project Manager (Marketing & Distribution) at BoP Innovation Center, Myanmar
  • Senior Field Application Engineer at Juz Electronic, Singapore 
  • Field Application Engineer at Murata Electronics, Singapore 
  • Associate Engineer at Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd, Singapore
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Organisation: BoPInc BoP Innovation Center
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