Dr Mark Hon is a serial entrepreneur and accredited private investor with experience in bringing multiple companies from ideation to exits. He is founder of Sugar venture capital in Singapore and past chairman of the oldest angel investment network in Asia. He also serves on investment committees of public and private sector funds that support entrepreneurship.
Formerly a tenured professor of finance based in Madrid, he was also visiting professor to universities in Oxford, United Kingdom and Deggendorf, Germany. In the private sector, he has formulated R&D commercialisation strategies for The Boeing Company, consumer electronics procurement road maps and mobile application strategies for France Telecom, and acquisition strategies in the energy sector. He has served in the c-suite at a publicly traded company, and economic index expert to a Swiss bank.
Mark serves on boards of various voluntary welfare organisations and government such as Sport Singapore, Singapore Disability Sports Council, Singapore National Paralympic Council, Singapore Red Cross and the Foundation of Rotary Clubs. He was also member of the board of trustees of the Rotary Wish and the Cotton On Foundation Youth funds.
He was featured in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, and interviewed on investing and entrepreneurship by media outlets such as The Business Times, Straits Times, 93.8 Live Radio, Southeast Television China (SETV), Television Broadcasts Limited Hong Kong (TVB), Nikkei CNBC (Japan), Korea Broadcast System (KBS) and the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).