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.
Mr. Yoong, is currently the Vice-president of Techtronic Design Asia. He joined Techtronic Industries (TTI) HK in 2004 and over the past 13 years has led the successful transformation and growth of Techtronic Design. This team of over 60 multidisciplinary innovation researchers, designers and engineers in Hong Kong SAR and mainland China, support TTI's US$5B+ brand portfolio of MILWAUKEE®, AEG®, RYOBI®, HOMELITE®, HOOVER®, VAX®, ORECK®, DIRT DEVIL®, HART® and EMPIRE®. His teams have won over 70 local and international design 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 and industrial segments.