Consultant & Executive Producer, Endemol Shine Group, Asia
Derek Wong, with over 20 years of television content production experiences, is responsible for some of the most successful television formats ever produced in Asia.
Wong has produced more than 30 television shows in the region and received numerous awards and recognitions. His projects include “The Amazing Race Asia” series, “Apprentice Asia”, “Asia Got Talents”, “Minute to Win it” and “Cyril Simply Magic”.
Wong started his production career in Hong Kong focusing on short form content production. After his stints with Television Broadcasts Ltd (TVB) and STAR TV in Hong Kong, Wong moved to Singapore and joined Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia in the year of 2002. Wong started up the commercial production services unit for Sony’s flagship channel AXN, providing creative production solutions for advertising clients. In 2004, Wong started exploring long form entertainment content and started up the original production division for AXN and led the channel to be one of the very first pioneer English cable & satellite channels in original production within the region. By the time Wong left Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, he was the executive director of production.
After servicing Sony Pictures for 14 years, Wong decided to leave Sony Pictures in early 2016 and started consulting and executive producing for Endemol Shine Group, Asia.
Wong has also been judging for a number of awards within the region over the years, including the International Emmy Awards.