U Htun Htun Naing, managing director Blue Ocean
|U Htun Htun Naing in Blue Ocean's Yangon call center. Photo: Hans Hulst|
Entrepeneur U Htun Htun Naing has been an information technology pioneer in Myanmar for nearly 15 years. His adventures in IT began in 2001 when he launched BEE Cyberland, a firm that focussed on animation and software development. In 2003 Etrade was born, a portal that provides information about commodity prices. U Htun Htun Naing’s big success story began in 2009 when he founded Blue Ocean, Myanmar’s leading call centre provider. Mizzima Weekly’s Hans Hulst spoke to U Htun Htun Naing about trail blazing in a frontier market and the growth potential for call centre services.