Born in Hubei, China, Bernie Xiong has extensive experience in the design and development of mobile phone software, web applications, backend infrastructure over the Cloud, and information security related products. Prior to Klook, he served at mobile payment company, MPayMe, and Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute. There, he successfully obtained two US patented technologies in the field of information security, which have been widely adapted by major technology companies.
Bernie co-founded Klook in 2014, and has been leading the engineering team to bring the fragmented tours and activities sector online, and optimize the consumer journey. The first version of Klook iOS App was recommended by the App Store in 14 regions in Asia and all in the first week of the launch. In 2015, Klook was awarded the "Best of 2015" recognition by both Apple App Store and Google Google Play.
In addition, Bernie spearheads the R&D team, including Klook's Merchant App, inventory management system and adapting various payment systems to accelerate the global expansion of Klook.