Our team includes financial analysts, operators, industrialists, and PhD technologists with deep subject-matter expertise. We aim to be the most rigorous manager in VC because the sectors we invest in require it.
Champ was chief strategy officer at SHARP Electronics where he headed the digital transformation and technology sourcing effort. He also ran new product development initiatives and supply chain at Jonhson and Johnson. Champ holds an M.Sc. in industrial and operations Engineering and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.
James was on the core investment team at Bridgewater Associates, founded a health-tech startup, and worked at Google X. He is a reviewer for various technical publications in AI, especially in reinforcement learning. He holds an M.S in computer science specializing in AI/ML from Georgia Tech and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.
Alex led CalCharge, the energy storage subsidiary of California Clean Energy Fund. He was also a co-founder of SuperCharge US, a nationwide energy storage manufacturing consortium, and a reviewer of grant funding proposals for ARPA-E and EERE. Alex holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in material science and engineering from University of California, Berkeley.
Kulika was a co-founder and CEO of a synthetic biology company producing functional ingredients naturally found in human breast milk. She also launched and led R&D projects for food and cosmeceutical applications using fermentation technologies at BIOTEC. Kulika holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from University of California, Berkeley.
After working at a startup in the first dotcom boom, Ted became a C-level executive at one of the fastest growing construction companies in Asia. An experienced investor and advisor, Ted is an expert on helping startups work with large conglomerates.
Daniel is the founder of a tech-landing pad in Asia, FutureWard. With his experience as an international business development executive, Dan has been helping startups and tech companies expanded their business in Asia.
Stamp is an ex-management consultant and he was the project leader of multimillions digital projects. His knowledge in project management and marketing is ready to support both Creative and its portfolio companies.
Orn is an experienced office manager who has operated in the world’s largest conglomerates. Here at Creative, she helps solidify and synergize our working multi-office working cultures.
Prior to joining Creative, Nydia has experience leading Investor Relations and Community Strategy for the APAC Region at FTW Ventures, an early-stage food-tech venture firm. Located in Hong Kong, Nydia works across a diverse investor base and partners in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia.
Nydia served as Chair of Advisory Council to The Good Food Institute (GFI) APAC, an international NGO advocating for the transformation of the global food system. She is also the co-founder and trustee of the Social Alpha Foundation, a group dedicated to funding Blockchain for social impact programs, as well as a member of the fundraising board of The Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children and director’s circle of SFMOMA.
Our experienced advisors help bolster our capabilities and add perspective to our investment process.
Managing Director of Montreux Equity Partners, a US-based private equity fund with healthcare focus. Previously Partner at PricewaterhouseCooper and Berkeley International
Managing Partner of FTW Ventures, Food focused VC fund in Silicon Valley. Brian help Creative due diligence with his deep expertise and network in food industry.
Linda is the serial founder of robotics companies. Her expertise and network in advanced robotics is helping Creative in exclusive deal sourcing and diligence processes.