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Champ Suthipongchai Chief Strategy Officer / Managing Partner at SHARP TCE / Creative Ventures


Champ is the first Thai to have founded a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, co-founding Creative Ventures; a Deep Tech venture capital fund that invests into US-based startups and provides its portfolio with access into Southeast Asia market.

Champ has focused his investments in industrial, healthcare, and agrifood sector, where he saw the greatest opportunities to generate outsized return by accelerating the growth of his portfolio companies through partnership with Southeast Asia family businesses and conglomerates. He also serves as a Chief Strategy Officer at his family business, SHARP Thai City Electric.

Champ holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and M.Sc. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with first class honor. He also received an M.B.A.

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