Winston Ma

ex-MD North America office Head, CIC and Chief Metaverse Officer, Virtual Q

Winston Ma

Speaker Bio

Winston Ma, CFA & Esq., is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He focuses on strategic partnerships and capital markets at Virtual-Q. Currently he is also the board Chairman of Nasdaq-listed MCAA, a European tech SPAC, an advisory board member of Capgemini, and an Adjunct Professor at NYU Law School on SWF fund topics.

Most recently for 10 years, he was Managing Director and Head of North America Office for China Investment Corporation (CIC), China’s sovereign wealth fund. Prior to that, Mr. Ma served as the deputy head of equity capital markets at Barclays Capital, a vice president at J.P. Morgan investment banking, and a corporate lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

A nationally certified Software Programmer as early as 1994, Mr. Ma is the book author of eight books on the digital economy,  SWF funds, and global tech regulations , including The Hunt for Unicorns and The Digital War. He was selected a 2013 Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum (WEF), and in 2014 he received the NYU Distinguished Alumni Award.