Who we are

Team

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.

General Partner

Champ Suthipongchai

General Partner

James Wang

General Partner

Alex Luce

Principal

Kulika Weizman

Venture Partner

Ted Thirapatana

Operating Partner

Daniel Lin

Senior Associate

Stamp Suksantiswad

Operations Manager

Orn Orpong

General Partner

Champ Suthipongchai

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.

General Partner

James Wang

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.

General Partner

Alex Luce

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. 

Principal

Kulika Weizman

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.

Venture Partner

Ted Thirapatana

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.

Operating Partner

Daniel Lin

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.

Senior Associate

Stamp Suksantiswad

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.

Operations Manager

Orn Orpong

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.

Advisors

Our experienced advisors help bolster our capabilities and add perspective to our investment process.

Advisor

Michael Mayer

Technical Advisor

Brian Frank

Technical Advisor

Linda Pouliot

Advisor

Michael Mayer

Managing Director of Montreux Equity Partners, a US-based private equity fund with healthcare focus. Previously Partner at PricewaterhouseCooper and Berkeley International

Technical Advisor

Brian Frank

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.

Technical Advisor

Linda Pouliot

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.