Jing Su Vivatrat (苏晶) serves as an Advisory Director to the SVC Board. She has worked for more than two decades in multi-lingual and multi-cultural operational and transactional roles across the media, technology, infrastructure and telecommunications industries.
She is currently Head of Strategy in Asia for Angel Island Capital and previously served as CEO of TAG Capital, a boutique investment bank focused on cross-border transactions. Jing was also Founding Partner of The Asia Group, a Washington DC based strategic advisory firm engaged by Fortune 500 multinationals to resolve policy risks in Asia.
Since 2004, Jing has served as an advisor to U.S. and Asia-based companies on matters relating to private placements, M&A and exit scenarios, as well as to private equity funds for deal sourcing, deal analysis, due diligence and other advisory services.
Formerly, Jing was the Executive Director of Corporate Strategy at Blackboard, Inc., the global leader in online education solutions, where she led the company’s international expansion strategy and corporate development group.
Prior to Blackboard, Jing was Executive Director for M&A at AOL International, the online division of AOL Time Warner where she negotiated JVs and transactions across Asia. While based in Beijing, she led the Business & Legal Affairs department of the AOL-Legend joint venture, where she negotiated and executed hundreds of strategic and operational transactions with external banking, marketing and content partners. In China, Jing represented AOL’s business interests with key Chinese government ministries, including Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Prior to AOL, Jing was an investment banker in Southeast Asia, including advising on a US$1.2 billion debt restructuring and a US$135 million private placement for Thai Telephone and Telecommunication and a US$350 million debt restructuring and US$150 million public equity offering for Italian-Thai Development. Before working in Asia, Jing was a management consultant focused on the financial services sector with Accenture in New York and Washington, DC.
Jing holds a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and commands native fluency in Mandarin Chinese. Jing is a Board Director of inKind Capital, a member of the Global Advisory Council of Darden School of Business, member of the Monticello Cabinet and a member of the Corporate Advisory Board of Carnegie-Tsinghua Center, part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.