Vivian focuses on capital markets for SOSV, a $500MM+ global accelerator-based VC focused on megatrend verticals of life sciences (via IndieBio & RebelBio accelerators), hardware (via HAX), cross border Asian internet (via Chinaccelerator & MOX) and disruptive food (via FoodX).
Vivian previously led SOSV's Cross-Border Corporate Innovation Program, connecting the Fortune 500 including Nestle, VISA, HSBC, Sanofi, Fonterra, and Unilever, to roll out their global innovation strategies, source investment opportunities and partner with the top emerging startup talent to disrupt their industries.
Vivian has been a speaker and panelist at international events including Merge –Hyderabad India, New Collision -New Orleans USA, Arabnet –Dubai UAE, DBS' Fintech Convention –Shanghai China, Unilever Global Innovation Strategy Summit –London, England, SheLovesTech –Beijing, China, and Asia Startup Network –Seoul, S. Korea.
Besides her involvement in Venture Capital, Vivian co-founded #2 startup podcast in China as ranked by Forbes, The China Startup Pulse, and has been an active mentor for The Hult Prize, She Loves Tech, New Campus and Lean Ventures.
Vivian was awarded a full year scholarship to study post-grad Mandarin at Fudan University (2015) and also the British Council Generation UK scholarship to pursue Mandarin studies and History at Tsinghua University (2013) during her undergraduate program. Vivian holds a Bachelor of the Arts in History from the University of Exeter. Born in London, Vivian has spent 4 years living in Beijing & Shanghai, and presently resides in New York