Mr. CHUA Kee Lock is Group President & CEO of Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd and President & CEO of Vertex Venture Management Pte. Ltd providing guidance to Vertex on broader investment strategy. He has significant experience ranging from investment-related roles to various management functions. Currently, Kee Lock serves on the board of the following listed companies: Logitech International S.A. and Yongmao. Kee Lock also sits on the board of various portfolio companies of Vertex Ventures South Asia, including Reebonz and SDiX.
Prior to Vertex, Kee Lock served as the President and Executive Director of Singapore-listed Biosensors, a developer and manufacturer of medical devices used in interventional cardiology and critical care procedures. Previously from 2003-2006, Kee Lock held the position of Managing Director at a U.S.-headquartered venture capital firm, Walden International, and was responsible for all its investment activities in the South Asia market.
Between 1987 to 1997 and 2001 to 2003, he served in various roles within the NatSteel Group, including as Deputy President of NatSteel Ltd. From 1991 to 1993, he served as a General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of Beaver Computer Corporation.
Kee Lock graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and from Stanford University with a Masters of Science in Engineering under distinguished scholarship from NatSteel.