Our Story

After nearly three decades as an investment professional, managing portfolios on behalf of VC's, hedge funds, prop trading and asset managers. Juwan Lee discovered that there needed to be a means for the innovation community to connect and conduct business. Juwan decided to assemble a team of financial, tech and media experts to realise his dream, born was NexChange.

About NexChange

Our mission is to unite the global innovation community, enabling professionals to reach their full potential.

Who We Are

NexChangers represent a global team of experts from finance, technology and media that have come together to design an O2O platform to connect the innovation industry.

NexChangers believe in a collaborative and fast-paced work environment. We reward trying new things and taking risks. We are a diverse, global team with a get-it-done attitude.

Leadership

Juwan Lee

Entrepreneur, VC, blockchain and fintech influencer with three decades of investment experience for hedge funds, proprietary trading desks, asset management and VC firms. Also CEO of Arrakis Ventures, Co-Founder of tokenScale, a blockchain accelerator and Co-Founder and Director of the Blockchain Center of Hong Kong. Formerly, the CIO of Shanghai's largest based asset management firm. JP Morgan principal investments to heading equity within asset management. A pioneer in managing technology portfolios on behalf of SAC Capital, Rothschilds and Montgomery. Funded many star companies to include Netscape, Yahoo and Eidos (Tomb Raider).

Paul Scibetta

Former CEO JPMorgan Private Bank in Asia. New York City returnee & whiteboard addict. CEO, PacificBridge Capital, an investor in East-West startups. Erstwhile lawyer @ JPMorgan, Cleary Gottlieb. CEO, Quiet Revolution, a mission-based lifestyle company. Big idea: Introverts are the secret weapon of the workplace.

Yong-Hak Huh

First CIO, private markets & direct investment, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). Headed HSBC Asia financial institutions group, South Korea. Former Managing Director, JPMorgan veteran, heading M&A plus telecom media & tech for Asia. Golf enthusiast. Advisor for Andreessen Horowitz, KKR, Blackstone, Apollo, Silver Lake, and more. Currently CEO & founder, First Bridge Strategy. Big vision: Outsourcing CIO for alternative portfolios for the long-term.

Geoffrey Prentice

Entrepreneur, investor. Former Chief Strategy Officer & founding team member for Skype. Led corporate development, fund-raising, and $3.1 billion sale to eBay. Founder, Atomico, tech-focused growth stage fund. Managing Partner, Oriente Investment. Notable: 10,000 people joined Skype at launch. Big insight: Invent online businesses that expose unmet needs & users will come.

Bart Chilton

Former Commissioner, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Served in the House & Senate under Presidents Clinton, Bush, Obama. Focus: financial services, agriculture, energy, the environment. Regular guest on business TV & editorial pages. Senior Policy Advisor, DLA Piper. Champion of innovation. Big goal: Root out the bad actors in finance.

Engee Chen

Former CFO & VP, Yahoo Asia. Media and tech executive, riding the Internet wave from the start. Former Managing Director, Time Inc. Asia. Built out advertising and consumer businesses across multiple markets. Avid runner and exercise fanatic. Big observation: You need online & offline expertise to make networks flourish.

Jeremy Pink

Former President and Managing Director of CNBC Asia based in Singapore and who currently is CEO of Broadcast Sport Network International. Pink has also held executive positions at CNN and at CNBC in London and US. He has also served as a Managing Director and Partner of Hedgeye, one of Wall Street's largest independent research firms. Pink also serves as and board member, adviser and consultant to television networks, digital media and financial tech firms around the world. He is an avid sports fan.

Shayne Veramallay

Current CEO of REPRESENT, chaired by Kweku Mandela to carry forward the legacy of his grandfather Nelson Mandela, coupling its world-class media capabilities with venture capital expertise to uncover the young change-makers addressing humanity’s biggest challenges. Former Head of DLA Piper's Venture Pipeline group focused on enhancing the funding prospects of early and growth stage ventures. Former V.P. working with private equity and hedge fund clients at JPMorgan Chase. Advises emerging growth technology companies, including NexChange and Ghost Robotics, on various aspects of their business strategies.

April Rudin

Founder & CEO, The Rudin Group. Creator of wealth marketing strategies. Early social media adopter. Consulting to financial services firms in North America, Asia, Middle East. Millennial expert. Fintech devotee. Creator, first computerized system for training & tracking temps @Kelly Services. Columnist: Huffington Post. Big vision: Financial services must get social.

Our Values

Focus

One network for the entire financial services industry

Convenience

Find financial news and events, connect and chat - all in one place

Relevance

Made for and by financial professionals

Trust

Privacy and security are a top priority

Global Presence

NexChange is headquartered in New York at the intersection of finance, media, and technology. We have expanded our presence to London and Hong Kong to access global financial centers.

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