Co-founder & Director of Education, Governmental and Overseas Partnerships of Fungjai & Co-founder of Bangkok Music City
- Piyapong Muenprasertdee holds a MS and B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA focused in entrepreneurship, and was a Sustainability and Climate Change consultant specialized in carbon footprint accounting and LEED green building certification in one of his past professional lives. However, his true passion was always in music – especially DIY and indie music – therefore, sustainable development in the music industry has now become his lifetime goal.
- Currently, he is the Co-founder & Director of Partnerships of Fungjai – a music-technology startup based in Bangkok, Thailand with a goal of contributing to the sustainable development of the music industry and helping the independent musician become a sustainable career. Fungjai connects artists and fans via various online and offline platforms, including a music streaming platform; an online magazine; social media channels; a concert organizing unit; an education activities unit; a live musician booking platform for events and parties, etc. It also has a music marketing agency/consultancy unit that works with brands to utilize the power of music in marketing campaigns.
- Apart from being well connected in the Thai independent music scene, he is also connected with music communities and professionals all over Southeast and East Asia. In addition, he has spoken at several international music conferences including MaMA Festival & Convention in Paris, France; Seoul Music City Connection in Seoul, South Korea; GMA and Taiwan Beats in Taipei, Taiwan, etc.
- He also has teaching experience teaching Music Marketing Strategy at the Faculty of Music of Silpakorn University – one of Thailand’s leading music education institutions; and at the Concert Engineering & Multimedia department of Srinakharinwirot University.