Justin is a Partner at Monk’s Hill Ventures, a leading early-stage tech venture capital firm in Southeast Asia. He has over two decades of experience in Silicon Valley and in Asia as a founder, entrepreneur, and engineer of early-stage tech startups and global tech companies. Based in Vietnam, he has strong expertise in building world-class teams, fundraising, and operations.
In his career so far, he has helped his startups grow from zero revenue to more than US$50M in revenue before its exits. He has also built and led world-class engineering teams, recruiting from the likes of Google, Alibaba and eBay. He has helped raise over US$80 million across 10 rounds of financing for three start-ups in Silicon Valley, Shanghai and Vietnam.
Prior to MHV, he founded one of Asia’s leading game supplier Aspect Gaming, which raised more than US$18 million in funding. Before that, Justin was the China CEO of StarCite, which he helped transform from a dotcom consumer play into a thriving enterprise SaaS company, growing from zero to more than $50 million in revenue.
In his early career, Justin led a team of engineers at Silicon Gaming and served as the founding software engineer of Maximum Information, one of the earliest Internet acquisitions in that era. Justin studied engineering at the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. He is also a proud SEA turtle and foodie.