Joel will look at the way artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting the finance industry at large.
Leveraging his experience as an entrepreneur, co-founder of the world’s largest FinTech hub LATTICE80, and Founding CEO of Marvelstone Ventures, Joel passionately approaches the subject from a global perspective with a balance between emerging and developed markets.
Joel aims to invest and incubate 10,000 ideas across emerging countries and cities in order to bring sustainable and smart development to communities, including via the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. As the Managing Partner of Marvelstone Group, with a specialty in PE/VC investments, cross-border business development, and M&A, he develops various businesses and accelerates portfolio companies with a focus on AI, Fintech, and Smart City innovations. Concurrently, he is the Co-founder and CEO at Marvelstone Ventures and Founding Partner at LATTICE80.
Previously, Joel was the CEO/Head of Venture Capital of Yozma Group Asia. He was in charge of leading investments in the Asian markets and building relationships with LPs. Prior to this, Joel was the Co-Founder/Managing Director at One Asia Investment Partners headquartered in Singapore and made investments in the infrastructure and finance sectors. He was also the Founder/CEO of MVG Group, a management consulting firm which advised companies on strategies.
Joel has written widely on the topic of AI, innovation, and entrepreneurship for publications including The Business Times, Yahoo, E27, and Tech in Asia and has volunteered actively as a mentor for startups at programs such as Startupbootcamp. Joel holds an MBA from National University of Singapore Business School.