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Chris Chua is a Microsoft Excel expert passionate in helping individuals like you increase productivity.

What I Do


I offer online classes and live workshops to get you from Excel zero to Excel mastery.


I'd love to speak about useful Excel tips at your company's event or seminar.


Send in any Excel questions you have and we'll discuss the "how-to" in the blog.

Recent Posts

VLOOKUP is a powerful function in Microsoft Excel, but it sounds complicated as well. In this 5-minute Excel guide, you will learn how to actually use VLOOKUP.

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It doesn’t matter what your education level is, you’re expected to know Microsoft Excel, and know it well. Here’s 4 personal tips of how to learn Excel quickly.

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Excel for HR Professionals: 7 essential functions that will cut your work from hours to minutes

Recruitment, training & development, compensation & benefits, payroll, employee relations, staff retention, … HR professionals are often seemed to have the easiest jobs in the company. Or is it?

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I started learning Microsoft Excel since 2010 when I realize how important Excel is in the real working world.

Almost every job demands for Excel know-how, but few spend time to learn how to use this program better. Excel becomes the fearful monster that eats up our time at work. 

In 2016, encouraged by my friends and colleagues, I started to share what I’ve learnt on my journey. DefeatExcel aims to spread Excel literacy and empowers everyone to use Excel efficiently.

Chris Chua


Get in touch if you think we should be working together on interesting projects.