Piyapong holds a MS and B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering and a MBA focused in entrepreneurship. Before a career in music, he was a Sustainability and Climate Change consultant. However, his true passion was always in music – especially DIY and indie music – therefore sustainable development in the music industry has now become his lifetime goal. Currently he is the Co-founder and Director of Community Education & Partnerships at Fungjai.com – a music-technology startup that connects artists and fans via various online and offline platforms, and music marketing agency based in Bangkok, Thailand. Apart from being well connected in the Thai independent music scene, he is also connected with music communities and professionals all over Southeast and East Asia. In addition, he used to teach music marketing strategy at Silpakorn University’s Faculty of Music – one of Thailand’s leading music education institutions.