Our Team

A truly global team

We speak multiple languages, come from all over the world and have the expertise to help you build a great company. We’re on a mission to uplift people and economies through entrepreneurship.

Market Strategy

United Arab Emirates
MENA Market Strategy Lead
Sam Goldstone
Malaysia
Director, Market Strategy
Nick Davison
United States
Lead, Market Strategy
Mareme Dieng

Legal

Malaysia
Senior Counsel (APAC)
Halina Jael
United States
Legal Operations Associate
Vivian Hong
United States
Legal Operations Assistant
Jessica Gerdis
United States
Corporate Counsel
Jeremy Mason
United States
Legal Operations Associate
Liane Kivela
United States
Legal Operations Associate
Nicole Jeong
United States
Associate Counsel, Accelerator and Portfolio
Ashlyn Myers
United States
General Counsel
Brinda Dutta
Malaysia
Associate Counsel, Portfolio Operations
Lee Ann Kong
United States
Corporate Counsel
Olivier Sinoncelli
Malaysia
Legal Operations Associate
Jean Liew
Malaysia
Associate Counsel
Christine Chan

Finance

Mexico
Fund Accountant
Marcela Olivares
Malaysia
Fund Accountant
Alicia Ho
Mexico
Senior Financial Analyst
Sheila Reyna Flores
Malaysia
Finance Manager
Muru Mahaisvaram
Mexico
Accountant
Noemi Vera Hernández
United States
Senior Fund Accountant
Lyndy Lien
United States
Fund Controller
Troy Mullings
United States
Fund Controller
Bo Sangosanya
United States
Fund Controller
Jill O'Neal
Mexico
Fund Accounting Manager
Nico Gamboa
United States
Controller, Operations
Donna Cunanan
Malaysia
Controller, Operations
Ai Lin Ng
Mexico
Fund Accountant
Daniela Malagon Alonso
Mexico
Senior Accountant
Ana Uribe
United States
Finance Director
James Wu
United States
Fund Controller
Jake Clawson

People and HR

Mexico
HR Specialist, Mexico
Steph Cobos
United States
Senior Director of People Operations
Rebecca Lundquist
Malaysia
HR Employment Contract Lead
Elissa Baharudin
United States
HR Specialist
Karen Villanueva
United States
Director of Global Payroll
Monique Arnold

Manager Selection

United Arab Emirates
Manager Selection Lead
Liam Digan

Systems

Technical Program Manager
Jules Avila
India
Sr. Salesforce Platform Developer
Shahroz Beig
United States
Head of Global Platforms
Aaron Blumenthal

Executive Operations

United Kingdom
Executive Assistant
Charlie O'Dell
United States
Executive Assistant
Maryellen Stafford
Saudi Arabia
Executive Assistant
Alaa Ibrahim

500 MENA

Saudi Arabia
Program Assistant
Fahad Alharbi
Palestine
Portfolio Manager
Mohammad Khdair
United Arab Emirates
Partner
Motaz Nofal
Saudi Arabia
Partner
Abdulrahman AlJiffry
Program Director, Egypt
Ezzeddin Zahzah
Saudi Arabia
Program Coordinator
Amal Binjurays
Junior Portfolio Manager
Reem Khamis
Partner
Amal Enan
Saudi Arabia
General Partner
Amal Dokhan
Lebanon
Associate Counsel
Anais Samaha
Saudi Arabia
Head of MENA Accelerator Program
Daif Alrajhi

500 Thailand

Thailand
Investment Manager
Ben Chandrema
Investment Manager
Perth Krungkraipetch
Thailand
Partner
Krating Poonpol
Thailand
Partner
Moo Natavudh Pungcharoenpong
Thailand
Partner
Mameaw Sapprasert
Thailand
Senior Investment Manager
Pat Naranpat Thitipattakul

500 Korea

Investment Associate
Justin Koo
South Korea
Investment Strategy Manager
Blaire Shin
South Korea
General Partner
Min Kim
South Korea
Program Manager
Peter Shin

500 Japan

Japan
Venture Partner Japan
Yohei Sawayama
United States
Partner
James Riney
Japan
Investment Manager
Ryotaro Ishikawa
Japan
Finance Manager
Yumi Kondo
Japan
Legal Operations Associate
Iku Sakon

Disclaimer

Note that this is not a complete list of staff. The title “Partner” is used in accordance with customary business practice in the venture capital industry and does not indicate a legal status as a “partner” in a partnership.