Kurtis Kildew

CEO
Kurtis Kildew

Kurtis has over 10 years of experience in sales, marketing, management, and client relations. His role at MWI is to ensure all clients and MWI team members work together to form long-term partnerships. He oversees all account and project management. Kurtis lives by the motto “Make It Happen.” When he’s not bending over backwards for clients, he enjoys traveling, working out, and watching the stock market.

Michelle Payne

COO

Michelle graduated with a degree in Computer Science but a passion for project management was evident. Michelle is known by our partners for her willingness to help and reliability. No matter the challenge, Michelle is ready and willing to rise to the occasion. She has over 10 years experience in web development and agile workflow which makes her an excellent fit for heading up project management, our agile workflow and the development life cycle. Her expertise in agile process and development workflow have proved an invaluable part of the MWI team. She enjoys reading, arts and crafts and spending time with her family.

Dan Hartman

Chief Growth Officer

As our Chief Growth Officer, Dan is passionate about finding new clients that mirror our culture and growth mindset. He truly believes in the Win-Win mentality and building mutually beneficial partnerships. He has over 20 years experience in Sales, Marketing and Executive management. He works diligently to ensure that our core values of communication, goal setting, execution and accountability are in line with new client expectations. Dan is an avid college sports fan and enjoys spending time traveling and being in the outdoors with his family.

Jason Wong

Managing Director, HK
Jason Wong

Jason is the managing director for the MWI HK office. With over 8 years of experience in sales, digital, creative technology, recruitment and team management, he currently oversees the digital business for top start-ups, E-Commerce & MNC clients within the region. He is dedicated to his clients and building long-term and win/win partnerships. Prior to joining MWI, Jason spent over 3 years in the digital & IT recruitment industry. He speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English. In his spare time, he loves wakeboarding, hiking, singing karaoke, and backpacking.

Joshua Steimle

Founder
Josh Steimle

Josh founded MWI in 1999 while a college student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In 2013, he moved from Salt Lake City to Hong Kong to open MWI’s first international office. He works with Corey to handle overall management of the company. Josh is the author of Chief Marketing Officers at Work: How Top Marketers Build Customer Loyalty , a TEDx speaker, and presents regularly at marketing and business events. He has written over 200 articles on marketing and entrepreneurship for publications like Mashable, TechCrunch, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and Time. He’s also a husband, father, skateboarder, Dinosaur Jr. fan, junkie of politics and economics, and Mormon. He holds a Masters of Information Systems Management from the Marriott School of Management at BYU.

Corey Blake

President
Corey Blake

As President at MWI, Corey focuses each day on not only the growth of our business but also the satisfaction and success of all employees and clients. He oversees all MWI offices around the globe, with a special focus on offices growth and sustainability. His main goal every day is to help the teams at MWI find true fulfillment in their work, and to build win-win partnerships with amazing MWI clients. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University – Hawaii, and finds his greatest joy in life at his most important role; that of a husband and father to his family.

Kelly Lai

Head of Operations

Kelly’s years of experience managing e-commerce and digital product teams have helped her develop the soft skills required for dynamic leadership and the hard skills necessary for building an efficient team and driving business growth. She is passionate about what she does, which shows through her strong work ethic and quality results. Whenever she isn’t working, Kelly can be found jet-setting around the world while watching her favorite horror movies!

Ann Baker

Director of Client Services
Ann Baker

Ann has over 10 years of international experience spanning digital marketing, branding, and design. Ann has worked in Australia, London, and is enjoying setting up life back in the States. As the Director of Client Services, Ann identifies strategic win-win opportunities for her clients, and works closely with the account management team to bring value to all working relationships. When she’s not thinking about quarterly strategy development and checking off her to do list, she enjoys building networks, traveling with her husband, and hiking with her dog, Alan Alda.

Tracy Valencia

Director, Paid Media
Tracy Valencia

Tracy is MWI’s paid media manager and brings over 12 years of experience in advertising, marketing, digital & print. Her position with MWI requires much knowledge of the digital world and brings the digital ads alive between all the different platforms: Google, Bing, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Pinterest, and many others. She is certified in Google Adwords and Analytics and Bing Ads. Before coming to MWI Tracy worked for Google, specially trained in the PPC industry. When Tracy isn’t focusing on ad performance, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.

Daniel Delgado

Paid Media Manager
Daniel-Delgado

Daniel brings years of experience in marketing, sales and real estate. Daniel’s passion is working with startups and building long term relationships with his clients. Before MWI, Daniel was an Account Strategist for Facebook. There he gained his vital experience with Facebook + Instagram tools to help SMB’s succeed in the digital world. When Daniel isn’t scaling accounts, you can find him out taking photos or spending time with his kids.

Alex J. Martinez

Web Developer

Alex has over 15 years of business experience. Alex is an enthusiast, about life, working and learning. He has over 10 years of web development experience in multiple platforms along with graphic design acumen.

He loves sports and believes that sports can teach life lessons, professional and personal. Alex loves soccer, football, hanging out with his son,  hiking, strong beers and fishing.

Matthew Johnson

Paid Media Manager

Matt graduated from Arizona State University in the spring of 2020 with concurrent degrees in Finance and Marketing. Starting at MWI as an intern during his time as a student, Matt has found a passion for the Paid Media industry and has since joined the MWI team as a Paid Media Manager. His love for data crunching has led him to gain certificates in Business Data Analytics, Google Analytics, and Google Ads. When Matt isn’t focusing on growing client accounts, he enjoys playing video games, traveling the world, and cheffing it up in the kitchen.

Joe Lo

Digital Content Manager

With years of experience in different fields, including F&B, wine, publication, e-commerce & event management, Joe not only excels in content creation but also graphic design and video production. With her amazing creativity and vision, she has the ability to turn that vision into reality. Joe is inspired by mother nature and loves backpacking, hiking, swimming, kayaking, scuba diving, traveling, camping, basically everything outdoors! She is also a holder of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Award.

Eunice Sze

Digital Account Manager

A thinker with a cool, calm, and collected demeanor, Eunice has years of experience in managing clients in different industries, including hospitality, F&B, and event management. Away from work, Eunice is a sports enthusiast and loves to go outdoors. She is a foodie with a WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits and is always looking for new restaurants to try around the world.

Hon Lee

Assistant Manager - Digital Strategy

Hon started his own English tutorial center in Hong Kong when he was 16, worked as a freelance writer throughout his time studying, and has been volunteering as a guest lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University. All these experiences have helped hone his skills and transform him into an awesome communicator. Hon takes care of our clients’ strategic planning and English content. He is always looking for ways to innovate and insists on the authenticity and creativity for all his projects! Raised in the UK, Hon is a huge fan of football and has a wide range of interests, from fashion to food, music to movies!

Shirley Lam

Digital Creative Lead

Shirley is a storyteller. Her background in communication and years of experience in digital marketing has opened the door to limitless possibilities. From graphic design to animation, from character stories to video production, she believes that every project can go beyond existing formulas and reach their target audience in a creative and innovative way. She loves to travel, read, and volunteer and gets inspired by observing the city.

Tony Tsang

Digital Performance Manager

Tony is passionate about marketing and has worked in local as well as China-listed digital advertising companies. He is familiar with the digital media environment of Hong Kong and overseas markets. Combining paid media, social media, and marketing campaign planning, Tony develops tailored strategies and plans for brands that he works with. He has also been a guest lecturer at the City University of Hong Kong, Caritas College of Higher Education and other tertiary institutions, sharing his experience in digital marketing with over a hundred students.

Carrie Wong

Senior Digital Designer

Carrie believes happiness is in her own hands and hopes to bring joy and satisfaction to others through design. After graduating from Fashion Design, she decided to shift from wedding and handbag design to graphic design. In her years of experience, she has brought her unique touch to the world of graphic and helped bring to life eye-catching aesthetics that encapsulate the clients’ brand. Carrie is a chocolate lover who loves nothing more than a good movie with generous scoops of chocolate ice cream. She also has a passion for cooking and is a huge sports fan. Not only does she enjoy watching basketball and football games, but she also plays badminton and netball.

Emily Yip

Digital Content Specialist

Emily is a wordsmith. Before joining MWI, she worked in the cultural section as an event planner for the Cantonese Opera Troupe and later in public relations for an engineering consultancy. These experiences have helped her develop an eye for detail and equipped her with communication and crisis management skills. Currently, Emily is responsible for the Chinese content creation and optimization at MWI and is committed to improving the client’s website and social media pages performance through quality content. During her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing and swimming.

Jason Chow

Senior Performance Specialist

Jason has ample experience in a variety of SEM and digital marketing tools and platforms, including Google Adwords, Google Analytics, and SA360. He specializes in the setup, daily optimization, and management of SEM campaigns and other digital marketing campaigns. Jason is eager to acquire new knowledge and learn about innovations that help him stay ahead of the game and prepare for challenges ahead.

Lucas Tsui

Digital Designer

Lucas is an easy-going person who enjoys a good Netflix binge. When he isn’t glued to Netflix or Youtube, he is either taking care of his geckos, swimming, reading, or honing his imaginary master chef skills. Lucas is an entertainer at heart. With his background as a Disneyland cast member, he continues to spread joy in our MWI Hong Kong office. Lucas is currently our digital designer who has an eye for detail. He is able to take complex information and transform them into captivating visuals that tell a story.

Melissa Lam

Senior Digital Content Specialist

As a self-proclaimed foodie, avid people watcher, and occasional outdoorsy person, Melissa finds joy in having stimulating conversations about politics, culture, religion, or, most importantly, where to go eat and drink. Her passion for discovering the world has allowed her to work in cities like NYC and London as a fundraiser for various nonprofits. Her ability to communicate and write effectively in different styles and topics prepared her as she transitioned into MWI as one of their English content writers. She believes that in order to create successful content, brands have to understand their target audience and find ways to speak to them through localized and insightful content.

Rusty Chiu

Digital Business Consultant

Rusty looks quiet, but he loves a new challenge and learning about new things. His solid sales and customer management experiences have helped him not only develop his problem-solving skills but also his ability to analyze and understand problems. Rusty enjoys reconnecting with nature when he’s outside of the office. He is a sports lover and enjoys meeting new people. He used to be a surfing coach and relishes moments of calmness nature brings amidst his busy schedule.

Wrennie Shing

Senior Digital Content Specialist

A heavy tea-drinker, proud cat mom, amateur aerialist, sports lover and outdoor enthusiast, Wrennie enjoys everything from yoga, camping, hanging upside down from a pole, watching a rugby game with a pint in hand to reading a good book with a cuppa. Having worked in the event industry before joining MWI, she had organized major outdoor events and worked on an array of writing and communication projects for events from translation, subtitling to article writing. Now, Wrennie oversees the English content for accounts under the MWI portfolio. She embraces cultural uniqueness and believes localized content is how brands can truly engage their audiences.

Zoey Mak

SEO Content Specialist

Zoey is always looking for something new to explore and learn. During her university years, she took up internships in different companies and discovered her interest in marketing. She is currently in charge of SEO projects under MWI’s portfolio. Zoey is committed to supporting our clients’ business growth by bringing sustainable organic traffic and increasing conversion rates to their websites. Zoey indulges in a wide range of interests, from reading, writing, watching movies, hiking, yoga, to hanging out with friends. She also enjoys some alone time every once in a while.