about us

Smile API is the one trusted source for employment data in Asia.

Smile provides end-user-authorized access to valuable employment and income data from HR, payroll and more. The Smile API helps fintech lenders to make better credit decisions as well as background checkers and employers to hire faster and more effective.

We believe in using technology to make financial services accessible and affordable for everyone.

Our Mission

Be the one trusted source for employment and income data in Asia

Give Secure and Easy Access

We want to create a future where every individual has the power to unlock their full potential through secure and easy access to their personal data, especially their employment and income information.

Create New Opportunities

We serve as the bridge connecting the custodians of this valuable information to those who seek to utilize it, creating new and meaningful opportunities for all.


By revolutionizing the way employment and income data is collected, processed, shared and utilized, we strive to create greater inclusion, transparency, equity and opportunity for everyone.

Our Vision

We believe that ownership over one's own data is a basic right, that is why we are committed to empowering individuals by giving them access and control over their own data. By doing this, we are helping individuals turn their data into a valuable asset that they can use to get access to better opportunities and a brighter future. By doing this, we are also creating a society that is more inclusive and equitable for everyone.

Our Team

Our team includes experienced professionals dedicated to empowering individuals with access to their data. Together, we've revolutionized the way employment and income data is collected, processed, shared, and utilized in Asia. Our employment verification solution cater to a wide range of professionals, including lenders, credit risk managers, developers, and HR professionals.

Jerome Eger

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to Smile, Jerome Co-Founed Ginmon, a digital wealth management platform active in Germany and China. Jerome worked at The Boston Consulting Group in Frankfurt Germany on projects in asset management, investment banking as well as retail and corporate banking. He holds a masters degree of economics and finance from Frankfurt University, and studied Chinese at Peking University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is fluent in Mandarin and has over 10 years of experience in China.

Bond Chen

Chief Technology Officer

Bond has 15 years of experience in software development. As a senior architect and R&D lead at Huazhu he led 50+ developers and pushed architecture evolution for dozens of systems. Gang also headed the architecture and devop teams at Vermeg, counting over 100 developers. Gang is a certified AWS solutions architect, he holds a bachelor degree in statistics and receives his MBA from Tongji University in Shanghai.

Jan Pabellon

Chief Product Officer

Jan has more than 10 years experience in Product Management. He was a Chief Technologist at DXC, a global Systems Integrator. Prior that he was Head of Product at Salarium, a venture funded Philippine fintech. He was also Director of Product Management at Oracle NetSuite, where he led product development and strategy for the Asia Pacific region. Jan holds a degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of the Philippines, and a Master’s Degree from the Asian Institute of Management. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Join us in our mission to empower individuals with access to their data. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you turn data into a valuable asset!

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