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Tran L.T Nguyen

Founding Partner - 4AGroup

Work experience

Feb 2016Present

Founding Partner

4A Group
  • 4A Group is a startup builder (venture builder) to build scalable and sustainable tech-based businesses.
  • For now, we have 5 businesses with a strong focus on education and ecommerce fields. 
Nov 2014Dec 2015

Co-founder/Product Management

Aevitas Solutions JSC
  • Aevitas Solutions is a technology-based startup which is born to build scalable and sustainable product which leverage the power of internet and mobile technologies
  • I'm in charge of overall product development and business development works.
  • We have developed a mobile POS app which got accepted into a startup programe called Ethos organised by World Bank Korea.
Jun 2011Nov 2014

HR Compensation & Benefits Consultant & Product Analyst

PayQ Consultancy Co. Ltd.
  • I specialize in consulting clients to setup HR Compensation & Benefits systems like Base salary system, Performance and Competency appraisal system.
  • I also serve as a Product Analyst to develop PayQ's web-based HR Compensation & Benefits application
Oct 2010Nov 2014

Marketing & Operation Manager

TruongTon Corporation
  • Building and leading the marketing team for a newly-established business.
  • Overseeing the back-office operation functions like accounting, HR and procurement.
Oct 2009Oct 2010

Executive Assistant to President.

Sacom Investment Joint Stock Company
  • Overseeing the overall business operation and performance of investee company in the sugar manufacturing industry.
  • Proposing and leading projects to improve business management and performance of investee company especially in the C&B function.
Oct 2007Oct 2009

Management Trainee – Marketing

British American Tobacco Viet Nam
  • Working as a key account executive  for key account/grocery channel managing two accounts: Speedy C-strore chain and Fivimart supermarket chain.
  • Working as a channel planning executive in head office trade marketing development division.

  • Working as a brand manager in Pall Mall brand team.
  • Brand monitoring and reporting using research data (Retail audit, GCS, brand tracking etc); proposing Research brief, activity & project brief.
Aug 2007Oct 2007

Management Trainee

Unilever Viet Nam

Working as a customer development executive in General Trade and Modern Trade Channel.

Jul 2006Apr 2007

General Manager assistant and Marketing team leader

FaceAsia Co., Ltd
  • Recruiting and setting up a web marketing team of 12 staff.
  • Leading web-marketing team and coordinating with other teams (design and programming) to execute various projects. Apart from daily marketing operational activities, I have successfully completed 2 web directory projects and a world news site project.


Sep 2003Jan 2008

Bachelor of Art, International Business.

Foreign Trade University

I was specially trained on various areas of hard-knowledge and skill-sets of international business during the 4 and a half year BA degree course.

Dec 2015Feb 2016

Ruby on Rails Application Developement

CoderSchool - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is a 8 week development course where students must pass a rigorous selection process to be admitted to any of 8 week classes. During the classes, engineers submit weekly projects for review and work with other top engineers and designers.

Jul 2015Oct 2015

Web Application Development

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing - NCR, India

Specialized Programme on Web Application Development using Open Source Tools for developing a web application in open source using either JAVA or PHP and mysql as database

Certifications & Awards

Jan 2015Feb 2015

World Bank ETHOS Entrepreneurship Training 

World Bank & SUNY Korea University & Nipa Korea - Incheon, Korea

ETHOS is a tech startup training program in Korea organized by World Bank & SUNY Korea University. I was one of the 20 selected candidates of the first batch to attend the training program and got selected for the final demo day pitching.

Sep 2012Sep 2012

m2Work Hackathon First Prize winner

infoDev - WorlBank Group

m2Work Hackathon is a mobile application hackathon organized in 5 countries by InfoDev - WorldBank Group in 2012. I was the team leader of THASA team which won the first prize for the mobile application for discovering counterfeit goods.

Aug 2008Sep 2009

"Institute of Potential Leaders" by Pace

PACE Institute of Management
This is a special entrepreneurship and leadership development course which is organized by Pace in corporation with 20 top Vietnamese established entrepreneurs. Only 36 trainees are selected out of a 5-round-competition to attend the course.
Aug 2007Nov 2006

“TalentDevelopment Hub” by PepsiCo and University of Economics

PepsiCo VN and University of Economics
I got accepted into a scholarship-based management course called “Talent Development Hub” held by PepsiCo Corp and University of Economics where I got trained with essential management and professional working skills.