Thai Nguyen recently returned to Orange County to be closer to family after spending 12 years working and living in Vietnam. Thai has over 19 years of experience across investment management and consulting. In her most recent position, Thai was CEO of VinaCapital’s asset management business, a leading investment and financial services firm in Vietnam. In this role, Thai directly managed business development, product development and operations, while partnering with the company’s CIO on investment strategy and oversight. Prior to her latest positions at VinaCapital, Thai was at Vietnam Investment Group, a leading private equity firm, where she participated in deal analysis and execution, post-deal integration, and investor relations. Thai started her career in management consulting in the US, working at Hay Management Consulting and Monitor Group (now Monitor-Deloitte), advising Fortune 500 clients on marketing strategy.
Thai has worked and lived in many different cities, but considers Orange County home and is happy to be back in Southern California! Thai earned a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Wharton.