Louis Nguyen

Louis Nguyen​

Founder & CEO​​

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • CEO, Saigon Asset Management (SAM), a fund management company:​
    • Led Vietnam Equity Holding (VEH) and Vietnam Property Holding (VPH) funds, which outperformed peer funds and indices.
    • Invested in over 60 private and listed companies.
    • Completed $200 million in sustainable debt financing.
  • Founding General Partner, Indochina Energy Holding, a renewable energy independent power producer in Southeast Asia.
  • Former Managing Director, VinaCapital, led the DFJ VinaCapital venture capital fund, a member of the Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) network.
  • Founding General Partner, IDG Ventures Vietnam, the first technology venture capital fund in Vietnam.
  • Former Vice President, Intelligent Capital, a technology M&A firm based in San Francisco, California, which completed over US$700 million in transactions.
  • Former Principal, Osprey Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, California, which invested in 31 technology, media, and telecom investments.​
  • Former Financial Analyst, Apple, and KPMG, Silicon Valley, California.
  • Founding Chairman, Capital Markets and Financial Services Committee (CMFSC), American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Vietnam, which facilitates trade and investments between the United States and Vietnam.​
  • B.S. in Accounting, San Jose State University, San Jose, California.​
  • US citizen.​​