Juhn Teo

Juhn Teo is the other half of the co-founding duo and Chief Executive Officer of Common Ground. Previously working in a traditional office environment, he came to realise his true calling from a chance conversation he had with his co-founder Erman on coworking spaces while at a site recce. Drawing on his experience and expertise in real estate, he focuses on the growth and expansion of the business, building a vibrant community and oversees the overall strategic operations of Common Ground.

Prior to founding Common Ground, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Guocoland Tower REIT Management Sdn. Bhd and also served in various positions in real estate development, investment management and business development for a breadth of companies in Australia, U.K. and Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Western Australia and Master of Business Administration degree from Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School. When he is not busy running his empire with co-founder, Erman Akinci, he spends his time collecting exotic fish and horse riding bareback under the moonlight.

My Sessions

Street Smarts: Rebooting Cities

Black Box

‘Smart city’ is the buzzword du jour, but what exactly is a smart city? It’s not just some castle built in the air – smart cities have been around for at least a decade. How can technology, data, and community come together to improve quality of life? Should we be concerned about privacy, control, and […]