Scaling your startup across borders: How to get started on building your remote team

About this event

While it's an exciting step for your company, it can be a daunting one as well.

What would your team look like? How many people do you need? What do you watch for? Where do you even find these people?

Join us to know the answers to these questions and more!


Dara Lee - HR Manager, CloudMile

Sanghee Lee - Country Manager for Korea, Sendbird

Abhinav Krishna - Head of Expansions - APAC, Deel

Moderated by:

Meltem Kuran - Head of Growth - Deel

Specifically, they will discuss:

- Creating a manpower plan

- What characteristics should you be looking for in your first remote team members

- Red flags to watch out for during the recruitment process

- Tools, platforms, and resources to use to recruit and hire a remote team

By the end of this panel, you will get a practical tips and advice on the things you need to know when building a remote team.


Dara Lee - HR Manager @CloudMile

Dara is the HR Manager of CloudMile, a leading AI and cloud service company that empowers enterprises by utilising machine learning, big data, and Google Cloud services. Dara is a cross-field HR with a financial background. With over 5 years of experience in the HR field, she once served as a recruiter for a large foreign bank and HR Manager for a startup company. Her main focus is on the execution of HR strategy for start-ups with the goal of assisting its growth rapidly.

Sanghee Lee - Country Manager for Korea @Sendbird

Sanghee is the Country Manager for Korea at SendBird, Inc., the world's leading chat & messaging platform as a service in addition to voice and video. He is employee #1 of Sendbird, where he has grown the company from a revenue of $59 into millions with $120 million of funding from the top Silicon Valley VCs (up to Series B). Prior to Sendbird, Sanghee was a consultant at McKinsey and Senior Manager for Business Strategy at Ticket Monster Inc.

Abhinav Krishna - Head of Expansion - APAC @Deel

Abhinav is the Head of Expansion - APAC for Deel. Deel helps companies with international payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance and is newly crowned UNICORN. Previously Abhinav founded an Enterprise Healthcare platform OurHealthMate with clients like Airbus, Colgate, Sony etc. Abhinav graduated from National University of Singapore and loves tech start-ups and South East Asia. In his free time he loves to bike, run, swim and cook.

Meltem Kuran - Head of Growth @Deel

Meltem leads the Growth organization at Deel since 2020. Deel helps companies with international payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance and is newly crowned UNICORN, and has grown to 170+ employees in just 2 short years. Meltem previously led Marketing at Bench Accounting after graduating from UBC. When she's not growing all things international hiring, she enjoys traveling and listening to podcasts.