Piyapong has a background in Industrial Engineering and worked as an environmental consultant, specializing in sustainability, climate change, carbon footprinting and Green buildings. However, his true passion was always in music, especially DIY and indie music, and was always in bands throughout his school years.
During his MBA degree, he interned for a music-technology startup that works closely with independent musicians in Boston, MA and continued to work there for another 8 months after graduation before returning to Thailand.
Currently, he is the Co-founder and Community Manager of Fungjai.com – a music-technology startup and music community connecting artists and fans on both online and offline platforms that include a music streaming platform, an e-commerce platform, an online magazine, concert organizing and hosting music business seminars. Apart from being well connected in the Thai independent music scene, he is also connected with independent scenes from all over Southeast Asia and East Asia. In addition, he is a lecturer at Silpakorn University’s Faculty of Music teaching music business strategies.
Lastly, he is the songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the band ‘Cigarette Launcher’, a Thai indie band active since 2007.