Henry Nguyen

2015

Henry Nguyen

Chairman, Forbes Vietnam, Managing General Partner,
IDG Ventures Vietnam, Vietnam

Henry currently serves as the Managing General Partner of IDG Ventures Vietnam, a private equity firm focused on consumer, technology, media, and telecom investments in Vietnam. One of three General Partners, Henry concentrates on fund strategy, government relations, general management and operations, and communications. The IDG Ventures team has made over 40 investments since its inception in 2004, including VinaGame (VNG Corporation), BHD Media Holdings, VTC Online, VatGia, YAN Media Group, VC Corporation, Goldsun Focus Media, and Apollo Education among others.

Prior to founding IDG Ventures Vietnam, Henry has worked at Goldman Sachs, Harvard Medical School, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Henry also is the Developmental Licensee for all McDonald’s restaurants in Vietnam as well as the Chairman and Publisher of Forbes in Vietnam. With a deep passion for sports, he established the Saigon Heat pro basketball team, which competes in the ASEAN Basketball League, and the Vietnam University Games (VUG), the country’s official organizer of university athletics. He is also the Managing Partner of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), the newest club in Major League Soccer (MLS).

Henry is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and an Asia 21 Fellow of the Asia Society. He is the Chairman of the Board of Advisors for Operation Smile Vietnam and has served on the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam. He also serves on the Board of VC Corporation, VTC Online, Vega Technology Group, VinaPay, and Goldsun FocusMedia. He also serves on the Board of Viet Capital Securities and is a member of the Advisory Board of British University Vietnam.

Henry earned his B.A. in Classics at Harvard University, and his M.D. and M.B.A. from Northwestern University Medical School and the Kellogg School of Management.

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