Judging Panel

Vice President, Techtronic Design

Techtronic Industries Company Limited

Hong Kong

Leon Yoong, joined Techtronic Industries (TTI) HK headquarters in 2004 and over the past 13 years has led the successful transformation and growth of Techtronic Design Asia. This team of over 60 multidisciplinary innovation researchers, designers and engineers in Hong Kong and China, support TTI's $US7B brand portfolio of MILWAUKEE®, AEG®, RYOBI®, HOMELITE®, HOOVER®, VAX®, ORECK®, DIRT DEVIL®, HART® and EMPIRE®. His teams have won over 50 local and international design innovation awards across the power-tool, outdoor garden equipment and home appliances categories.

Prior to TTI Leon worked for Philips Design, Black & Decker and DEWALT® and has over 20 years of product development experience in major corporations designing for across consumer, trade, retail and industrial segments.

Educated in Australia, Leon studied his Bachelor of Arts Industrial Design at RMIT Melbourne and in 2012 was awarded an Executive MBA at Kellogg's - HKUST in Hong Kong.