Brian Wong | Managing Director, Seacliff Partners Ltd.
Brian is an internet executive and angel investor with 16+ years of management and operations experience in ecommerce and media in Greater China, SE Asia, India, the US and Europe.
He presently manages his own angel investments through Seacliff Partners Ltd focusing on e-commerce, digital media and consumer-focused start-ups in the Greater China region. Most recently he served as CEO of alive.cn, an online network that connects celebrities and sponsors. Prior to this, Brian was VP of Global Supplier Development at Alibaba.com and during his nearly a-decade tenure at the company played a myriad of other roles including Chief Web Producer, the head of International Marketing, Senior Director of Strategic Business Development, and VP of Global Sales.
Brian has also served as an executive at the McGraw-Hill Companies, as a management consultant in Hong Kong and San Francisco, and as Special Assistant to Mayor Willie L. Brown of San Francisco.
Brian grew up in Palo Alto, CA, and earned his BA from Swarthmore College, a Master’s Certificate from The Johns Hopkins University (SAIS)-Nanjing University Center, and an MBA from The Wharton School. He is a member of the Wharton Executive Alumni Board, AngelVest Group, and a board member of the 1990 Institute.