In this session, Feisal, Henry and Johnson will discuss family involvement and expectation of success as a next generation entrepreneur, balancing the competing priorities between new ventures and existing family business, whether it’s possible to be entrepreneurial as a next generation family member, and the challenges of being supported by the family business in new ventures that are not understood.
Henry Chong: Henry Chong is the Chief Executive Officer of the Fusang Corp. Fusang’s mission is to enable stakeholder capitalism by operating Asia’s first Digital Stock Exchange. The goal is to allow us to live in a world where companies are aligned with their customers and their communities. Henry is also a Board Director for Portcullis, Asia’s biggest independent group of trust companies. Portcullis provides a one-stop shop for corporate, trustee and fund administration services to high-net-worth individuals, family offices, philanthropists, private banks and investment managers.
Johnson Cheng: Johnson Cheng is the founder and partner at Voyager Capital, a private equity firm that focuses on growth stage and pre-IPO startups in AI and enterprise software. He is a member of the Advisory Board of FiscalNote, the Family Business Network (FBN) Asia, and Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). He received his B.S. and MBA from Cornell University.