Paul Santos

Managing Partner
Wavemaker Partners

Paul Santos is Managing Partner at Wavemaker Partners and is based in Singapore. He has made over 80 investments across Southeast Asia including Luxola (acquired by LVMH), Gushcloud (acquired by YelloMobile) and Pie (acquired by Google).

Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Paul was entrepreneur who co-founded 6 companies across multiple industries including Indio Communications (acquired by Dentsu), Vertex Solutions (acquired by Alorica) and PAPI (acquired by New Leaf Ventures).

Paul started his career in Brand Management at Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines. He was Brand Manager for Safeguard, the company’s most profitable brand, which he led to record levels of revenue, market share, image ratings and profit.

Paul graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines with a BS in Management Engineering and a Joint Minor in International Management from the University of Antwerp in Belgium.

Paul is an Advisory Board member of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Innovation Center, an Adjunct Professor at the Singapore Management University (SMU) and a member of the Singapore chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).