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Management Team

Thumrong Tosukhowong,
Managing Director

Thumrong brings to the role more than 19 years of leadership experience in software development and consulting. His experience spans across product research, application development, engineering tools, and user experience. Prior to FirstBit, Thumrong had spent 15 years in senior consulting roles at NCR, where he was responsible for driving the company solutions and services across various industry sectors from financial services, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, telecom, and technology services industries.  He earned a Computer Engineering degree from Chulalongkorn University with an EMBA degree from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration.

Donna Chaisriha,
VP of Operations & Business Development

Donna brings over 19 years of industry experience in software product management, solution strategies, and business operations, where she spent most of her career in Sillicon Valley working with technology leading companies such as Informix (acquired by IBM), 3Com (acquired by HP), Wily (acquired by CA), Nortel Networks.  Prior to joining FirstBit, she served as the Windows business group lead at Microsoft where she was responsible for all aspects of driving the Windows business in Thailand.   Donna holds a BA in Business Administration degree from Seattle University & University of Washington with an EMBA degree from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration.

Padcha Tiptus,  VP of Marketing

Padcha has over twenty years of marketing and management experience covering channel management, marketing communications, retail services, and consumer marketing.  She has worked with leading companies from hi-tech to consumer driven industry such as Nike, Samsung, Nokia, Microsoft. Padcha is also a lecturer at Thammasart University. Most recently, Padcha worked at Microsoft overseeing the retail services for Thailand consumer channel market. Padcha earned a bachelor degree in Marketing from Thammasart University and a MBA from the University of Denver.

Barbara Phongsuraphunt,  VP of Sales 

Barbara has spent the majority of her career in the hospitality industry with an exceptional record in driving complex sales negotiations for major hotels.  Recently, she spent the last 7 years at prestige Hilton Millennium Bangkok Hotel where she was responsible for driving sales revenue and delivering sales strategies to maximize profitability for the hotel.  Barbara earned a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Assumption University and a master degree from University of Kent at Canterbury from the UK.