Adrian is Founder and Managing Partner for Convergence Ventures (CV), an early-stage fund focused on emerging internet and technology businesses in Indonesia. He leads the team at CV, is in charge of LP relations and business development, and chairs the Investment Committee. He plays an active role with his portfolio and is a board director at a number of Internet companies, including Qraved, Female Daily, Paktor, MBDC Media, and Imaginato.
Adrian is also a business mentor at several startup incubators and accelerator programs including Endeavor and the Founder Institute. He is a board member of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Association for trade promotion and a long-standing member of Entrepreneurs Organization.
A frequent speaker at Industry events, Adrian has been interviewed on national TV Metro TV News, Economic Challenges program and Bloomberg Indonesia. He has also been featured in magazines including Forbes Indonesia and listed twice in Prestige magazine’s “40 under 40.”
Earlier in his career, Adrian co-founded and ran ventures in both China and Indonesia, and worked at JPMorgan on the corporate finance team in London.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Adrian graduated from Cambridge University in economics and was elected a Hawk in recognition of his contributions to university- and national-level judo. He obtained his MBA from Stanford studying in the dual degree MBA and Education MA program. He is a sponsored endurance athlete and is the Polar Brand Ambassador for Indonesia; he has completed several marathons and triathlons, including a full Ironman.
Adrian chairs the UK charity CNYTrust, which has raised funds to support children’s education in China since 2001.
Adrian served his fellowship at Convergence Ventures as a member of Class 21. He was mentored by Garena Group president Nick Nash (Class 19) and Manik Aurora (Class 12), Founder of IDG Ventures India.