Trong-Phuc THAN currently is the Managing Director at DFJ VinaCaptial which invested in technology companies serving the Vietnam and South East Asia markets, focusing on early stages companies in the internet, media and entertainment, mobile, software and services, semiconductor, clean tech and supply chain sectors. He also serves as member of the BOD of Chicilon Media (Vietnam), Greenvity Communcations (Milpitas, CA), DirectWithHotels (Manila, Philippines), and Vietnam Online Network (acquired by Careerbuilder, Chicago, Illinois in Feb 2013).
From 2000 to 2009, he led Intel’s business in Vietnam as Country Manager of Vietnam and Indochina. Grew the Vietnam market from under 0.2M to >2.5M units/year and revenues from $2M/year to >$100M/year. Built strong relationships with the Government and leading ICT industry players to drive breakthrough computing adoption in all market segments. Helped Vietnam attract Intel’s $1billion USD investment to build the largest chip assembly and test factory. Helped Intel Capital’s investment in FPT, Vietnam’s leading IT company, achieving a return of >5X in 6 months. He was named by the Vietnamese press as one of the top ten influencers in technologies in Vietnam.
He spent more than 13 years at Intel HQ in Santa Clara, CA in various roles in business and market development, product and technical marketing, and software programs management and spent 4 years as part of a team developing and promoting new, innovative usage models for Intel’s technologies and products.
He graduated from University of California since 1985.