Pierre Hennes [Advisory Board Member]
Pierre currently serves as Managing Partner of Extream Ventures, a Singapore-based early-stage VC firm launched in 2009, funded in part by the Singapore Government's National Research Foundation.
has significant experience in Venture Capital and has been active in new venture creation across Asia since 2003.
He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and currently serves on the boards of several investment portfolio companies.
Prior to Asia, he worked as an IT consultant to the financial services industry with Accenture in New York City.
In addition to his role at Extream Ventures, he is a Partner of Upstream Ventures, a Singapore-based seed & startup investment firm launched in 2003.
He is a frequent guest speaker and guest judge at industry events and universities including INSEAD, SMU, NUS and NTU.
actively engages in mentorship, networking and community-related activities by serving the following organizations: Honorary Secretary - Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
(SVCA) (www.svca.org.sg), Chairman - Business Angels Network of Southeast Asia
(BANSEA) (www.bansea.org), Charter Member and Director - TiE Singapore (The Indus Entrepreneur) (www.sinagpore.tie.org).
Pierre earned a B.A. with Honors in International Relations from Boston University, and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.
also studied at the Hochschule St. Gallen in St. Gallen, Switzerland as part of NYU's
International Management Program.
He speaks seven languages and is a Committee Member of the Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator Singapore, Singapore's oldest standing Church.