Partner - Expara Ventures III (Thailand)
Prior to joining Expara, Sarun spent five years in the financial services industry with the most recent position as an assistance vice president in the investment banking department at the Siam Commercial Bank. He specializes in Mergers and Acquisitions field and follow-on fundraising from both private and public capital market. As a licensed financial advisor approved by the SEC, he has led and completed many M&A transactions including the USD 6.6 billion acquisition of Siam Makro Plc by CPALL Plc and numbers of other domestic and cross-border M&A.
Sarun is a partner in N-Vest Venture, a private angel fund in Thailand and a partner in i4 Accelerator, the first VC-backed accelerator in Thailand which is actively incubating portfolio of companies from early-staged idea to become successful ventures. He also has been actively mentoring business competition teams from Sasin Business School for three years.
He earned a B.S. in Physics from University of California, Irvine, and a MBA from Sasin Business School of Chulalongkorn and the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship.