Daryl Manning

dwm@wakatara.com
+65 8315 0747
Singapore

Summary

Engineering, data science, and startup exec: 20 years, 7 countries, 4 continents. I build tech products, teams, and companies. Mission-critical software and platform engineering, machine learning, and analytics in ecommerce, fintech, travel, online gaming, and campaigning.

Highlights

Notable Experience

Global VP Data

Delivery Hero | Berlin/Singapore | Oct 2020 - present

World’s 3rd largest food delivery company: €30B+ annually, 74 countries, 4 continents, and 6M+ daily orders. Lead 3 continent team (EUR, LATAM, APAC) covering our global Data Mesh and streaming Bus, Core Data Platform, DWH and BI, Experimentation, Product Analytics, Incentive Fraud, Customer Science, Marketing Technology, and Machine Learning platform.

Vice President, Data

Traveloka | Singapore/Jakarta | Oct 2017 - Apr 2020

SE Asia’s travel unicorn: 10M+ monthly customers, 8 countries, 17 businesses. Led Data Science, Data Platforms, Economics, Marketing Science, DWH and BI, Analytics, and Machine Learning. Built new data products and capabilities to make better decisions faster, create long term competitive advantage, and a more data-driven, evidence-based, decision-making organization.

Managing Director

Pivotal Labs APAC (Neo Innovation) | Singapore | Sep 2013 - Jan 2017

Neo was Pivotal Labs APAC’s lauded venture builder practice acquired by Dell in Feb 2016. Led pre-acquisition turnaround: $10M+ USD in ARR, industry leading margins and utilization rates in under 2 years.

Director of Information Technology

Amnesty International - International Secretariat | London | Oct 2006 - Oct 2009

AI is the world’s largest human rights NGO. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 7M+ members and 70+ offices worldwide. Led global technology and acted as CIO overseeing Software Engineering, DevOps, Corp IT, NetOps, and Field and Secretariat Support.

Directeur Technique

MDIB | Paris | Apr 1999 - Dec 2002

MDIB is France’s 5th largest private M&A investment bank. Headed technology for bank and its VC incubator.

Managing Director
, Wakatara Heavy Industries | Hong Kong/Sydney | 2010-2013
Director of Online Campaigning and IT
, GetUp! | Sydney | 2009-2011
Director of Analytics and BI
, Lancashire Finance | Vancouver | 2003-2006

Technologies

Lang Level Frameworks
Go ■■■□□ Fiber, Gin, some Bud, some Ebiten, various data science libraries
Rust ■■□□□ Rocket, some Amethyst
Python ■■■□□ Flask, extensive data science and scientific libraries
TS/JS ■■□□□ Node, Express, React, some D3, some Svelte
Ruby ■■■■□ Rails, Sinatra, Padrino

Volunteer Experience

Amphibian Ark International | Australia/USA | 2013-2020

Built global system to coordinate zoo and conservation organizations’ species survival programs to save or reintroduce endangered amphibian species.

DataKind | Singapore | 2014-2016

Co-founder of global hub for DataKind, the data-science-for-good NGO. Director of Operations.

Education

MSc Information Technology, University of Liverpool, 2003
BA Honours Economics and Political Science, Western University, 1992

Languages

English native, French advanced, Spanish proficient, Indonesian intermediate