Pearly Chen

Vice President, HTC

Pearly Chen is Vice President at HTC, heading Business Development & Content Partnerships for VIVEPORT, the world's first virtual reality content subscription service Infinity for all PCVR headsets and a growing family of standalone VR headsets. She also manages HTC's $100 million global accelerator Vive X since its inception in 2016, leading investments in a growing global portfolio of innovative startups (100+) in virtual and augmented reality space. As Chief of Staff to Cher Wang, Founder & Chairwoman of HTC, she has worked closely with Wang and her executive team as a cross-functional executive and thought partner on strategic business planning, high-priority initiatives, global engagement and board affairs since 2012. She also represented Wang during her tenure at APEC Business Advisory Council between 2009-2015, chairing its Finance and Economic Working Group, SME & Entrepreneurship Working Group, and ABAC Women's Forum, often speaking at high-profile international political and business forums on innovation and women leadership. Prior to HTC, Pearly was an Investment Professional at Goldman Sachs, providing investment advisory and portfolio management service to its Asia Pacific corporate and high net worth clients. A dynamic, high energy global citizen, multi-linguist, voracious reader, avid traveler, competitive triathlete and mother of two, she believes that everyone has the capacity to create a legacy that impacts lives of many others. Putting to good use of her infectious energy and unique global perspectives, she makes it her life's goal to inspire and help others thrive. Managing HTC's $100 million global accelerator fund Vive X since its inception in 2016, she has led investments in a growing global portfolio of innovative startups in virtual and augmented reality space, actively working with them to accelerate growth. She also represented Wang during her tenure at APEC Business Advisory Council between 2009-2015, chairing its Finance and Economic Working Group, SME & Entrepreneurship Working Group, and ABAC Women's Forum, often speaking at high-profile international forums on the topics of innovation and leadership. Prior to HTC, Pearly was an investment professional at Goldman Sachs, providing investment advisory service to its Asia Pacific clients. A dynamic, high energy global citizen, multi-linguist, voracious reader, avid traveler, competitive triathlete and mother of two, she believes that everyone has the capacity to create a legacy that impacts lives of many others. Putting to good use of her infectious energy and unique perspectives, she makes it her life's goal to inspire and help others thrive.