Founder and CEO
Rubporn Sookatup Memoli (“Ponk”) is an architect, entrepreneur, and founder of ARCHiTRACKER app. She has a BArch from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok and she’s worked as an architect in Thailand before moving to the UK in 2014 to complete an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from University College London (UCL).
Ponk has over 10 years experience in architecture design. While working at IDIN Architects, her KA House and Choui Fong Tea Café projects won awards, including The American Architecture Prize 2017, the 2017 2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia & Europe, and Architizer A+Award 2017 Jury Winner. During her Msc, she co-founded ChaTale – an online, fine tea, subscription service winning the UCL Bright Ideas Award, China-UK Entrepreneurial Challenge, and UCL Advances Idea Accelerator Competition.
Ponk’s passionate about architecture: traveling the world in search of great buildings by famous architects. Her app, ARCHiTRACKER, launched 2 years ago, mapping great buildings around the world for architecture-lovers to discover and explore space nearby. Her love of architecture and natural drive has led her to organise Bangkok Bound in December 2019 –Thailand’s first architecture showcase event – created to celebrate architecture from Thai architects.