Daryl Manning

+65 8315 0747
Hong Kong


I build tech products, teams, and companies. Mission-critical product, platform engineering, and machine learning in fintech, cybersecurity, travel, gaming, and campaigning.


VP Product & Acting VP Engineering

Blackpanda · Hong Kong · Apr 2023 - present

Asia’s leading cybersecurity, incident response, and cyberinsurance startup, building resilience capabilities for SMEs across APAC. Team launched 4 new products in DFIR (Digital Forensics and Incident Response), Attack Surface Management, and Cyberinsurance to keep APAC companies safer online while meeting their compliance, business continuity, and regulatory requirements.

Global VP Data

Delivery Hero · Berlin/Singapore · Oct 2020 - Dec 2022

World’s 3rd largest food delivery company: €30B+ annually, 74 countries, 4 continents, and 6M+ daily orders. Owns such recognized regional brands as Foodpanda, Woowa, Glovo, Talabat, PedidosYa, and Yemesepeti etc.

VP Data

Traveloka · Singapore/Jakarta · Oct 2017 - Jun 2020

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

Managing Director, APAC

Pivotal Labs APAC (Neo Innovation) · Singapore · Sep 2013 - Jun 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 CTO overseeing global Software Engineering, DevOps, Corp IT, NetOps, and Field and Secretariat Support.

Directeur Technique

Michel Dyens & Co · Paris/New York · Apr 1999 - Dec 2002

France’s 5th largest private M&A bank. Headed tech for bank and its VC incubator.

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


Lang Level Frameworks
Go ■■■■□ Fiber, Echo, gorm, various data science libraries
Python ■■■■□ FastAPI, Prefect, Airflow, most data + scientific libraries
Ruby ■■■■□ Rails, Sinatra, Padrino, Hanami
Typescript ■■□□□ Nest, Node, Vue, React, some Svelte

Volunteer Experience

Institute for Astronomy · University of Hawaii · 2023-present

Built NASA-funded system for consolidating worldwide comet and asteroid scientific data.

Amphibian Ark International · Australia/USA · 2013-2023

Built global coordination system for amphibian species’ survival and reintroduction programs.

DataKind · Singapore · 2014-2016

Co-founded DataKind global hub in SG. Director of Operations.


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


English native, French advanced, Spanish proficient, Indonesian intermediate