Mr. Chin Jit Pyng (JP Chin) was professionally engaged with IBM for more than thirteen years, where he was responsible for a number of strategic project implementations, including projects for the national telecommunications company as well as the biggest commercial bank in Malaysia gaining specifically, in-depth knowledge of electronic banking services and branch automation and generally, knowledge on the banking and finance applications software sector.

He leveraged that knowledge to form a start-up IT company, Global IMP-ACT in 1996, which went on to become the top IBM Business partner for mainframe business area at that time. He eventually teamed up with Mr Goh Peng Ooi, the founder of Silverlake, to make Global IMP-ACT the most successful system integration company in the financial industry IT solution provisioning in Malaysia. Global IMP-ACT was later renamed to Silverlake Innovation Partners Sdn Bhd and became part of the pubic-listed Silverlake Group of Companies. The Silverlake Integrated Banking System (SIBS) is the core service and product offering of the Silverlake Group since its inception in 1986. From a humble beginning in Kuala Lumpur with a small group of pioneers, Silverlake is now the pride of Malaysia at 1,200 strong with clients and offices in many countries. Close to 100 leading financial institutions are currently powered by Silverlake’s SIBS to deliver their banking services to the end consumers, making Silverlake undoubtedly the most successful Banking IT company in this region. 40 percent of the top 20 largest Banks in South East Asia uses Silverlake.

Silverlake Innovation Partners Sdn Bhd, helmed by Mr JP Chin has successfully implemented business solutions to key users in Malaysia, notably recently in clients such as KWSP Malaysia, AffinBank, and Bank Islam. The system implementations have brought about highly noticeable improvements in customer service delivery and business performance for these institutions.

Other than his passion for motorsport, Mr JP Chin is also very passionate with the property industry. He currently serves as a director on the Board of Symphony Life Berhad, one of the oldest and most established property developers in Malaysia. Being a hands-on person in everything he does, in Symphony Life (formerly known as Bolton Berhad) he created and spearheaded the development of 51 Gurney, a luxury condominium with the ‘First Ever Car Port in the Sky’. Being a supercar and motorsport enthusiast, the concept of 51 Gurney integrates a state-of-the-art car lift and driveway that allows residents to drive and showcase their cars within their own homes. This 68-unit development situated 1.2 km from the Petronas Twin Towers, offer spacious living ranging from 3,000 to 5,000 sq ft.

Driven by a five-star luxury living lifestyle, 51 Gurney offers 24-hour concierge service, contemporary interior as well as rooftop facilities such as elevated jogging track and an infinity design swimming pool with a stunning view. It also has alliances with MM2H, a customised motorsports Program in relation to the government’s Malaysia My Second Home program for foreigners.