Sam Tsui | Managing Director | Evolution Advisors
Sam is the Managing Director of Evolution Advisors, where he is currently advising one of China’s largest internet companies on its global expansion and business diversification efforts by driving the integration of a cross-border acquisition in the US and UK. Previously Sam was with Microsoft’s Business Development Group overseeing Bing, Office365, MSN and Skype across Asia-Pacific. His primary focus has been on strategic partnerships, and he has advised Microsoft on its other product entries into China, Japan and South Korea. Sam also oversaw Microsoft’s strategic alliances with Yahoo! and Nokia across Asia, and also sat on the Board of Directors of the Microsoft Online Networks joint venture in China. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sam held operational leadership roles in AT&T Wireless and Amazon in the United States, where he spearheaded the launch of several new products/services, and he began his career with Price Waterhouse and Lehman Brothers.
Sam holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois and a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also a qualified CPA. Sam speaks English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin and Thai. He is currently based in Singapore.