Board Of Advisors
Operations Partner, Blockstack
Thao-Nguyen is proud to be an advisor to Vietnam Finance Society from the very beginning as the founders were still formulating the organization. She started her career in finance at KPMG but have since led many different lives through different industries, continent, and roles from farm tech to working in Asia to being an HR Manager at NYU to now working in Operations in blockchain tech at Blockstack, building a new decentralized internet. She's a community builder, connector, operator and advises VFS on events, recruitment, leadership planning and programming.
Director, Berkeley Research Group
Chau specializes in valuation analysis for transaction advisory, corporate planning and strategy, financial reporting and compliance. Chau has provided solvency, fairness and other transaction-related opinions in connection with spinoffs, dividend recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, exchange offers and mergers and acquisitions. Chau co-founded Orphans’ Futures Alliance, a 501(c)3 global charity with a mission to provide orphans in Southeast Asian communities with access to education and mentoring in order to break the cycle of poverty. She is also a member of the Advisory Board to the Finance Group at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Senior Vice President, Deltec Bank
Sam is the head of Deltec Corporate Advisory practice, helping clients access to the North American capital markets through mergers, sales, acquisitions, spin-offs and initial public offerings. Sam’s professional career is dedicated to new business development and relationship building, specializing in the emerging capital markets throughout Asia and the U.S. During his tenure at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Sam secured the listings of more than 50 companies on the NYSE with total market capitalization exceeding $7 billion.