Mr Chen has over 12 years of entrepreneurship experience, and has co-founded 2 start-up companies with successful exits. Prior to founding Clearbridge Accelerator (“Clearbridge”), a Singapore National Research Foundation (“NRF”) and SPRING Singapore backed high-technology incubator, he was a member of the pioneering team at Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited (“PCCW”), the leading telecommunications company in Hong Kong. He was a pivotal member of PCCW’s venture capital and direct investment arm and M&A executive committee, where he was responsible for much of PCCW's strategic expansion and many of its successful acquisitions and investments.
Mr Chen is an active angel investor and was a member of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park incubator selection panel and a committee member of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He is currently a panel member of the Singapore NRF POC Panel. Mr Chen is the recipient of the prestigious Sword of Honour from the Singapore Armed Forces, and obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Master of Engineering degrees from the University of Cambridge, (U.K.).