Head of Private Investments – Asia
Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company
Denis is currently Head of Private Investments – Asia with Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company (LMIMCO), focusing on investing in venture capital/private equity funds as well as in real estate private equity funds in the region. He joined LMIMCO from CDIB Capital, where as Senior Vice President he was responsible for fund investment and co-investments in the Taiwanese bank’s international division.
Prior to CDIB, Denis was Associate Director, Venture Investment Team for HSBC Private Equity (Asia). Before HSBC, he was a consultant to Warburg Pincus, where he assisted in the carve-out of Datang Microelectronics Technology, the largest IC design house in China, and helped develop the business plan for Shanghai-based RFIC company RDA Microelectronics.
Denis co-founded photonics packaging start-up Acasia Technologies under the incubation of the Applied Science & Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) in Hong Kong, where he was the first Member of Professional Staff. Acasia was eventually sold to TDK in 2004. Denis originally developed the Acasia project at Whitney & Co., where he joined as an Associate at its Hong Kong office in 2000.
Before Whitney, Denis started his first job as a venture capital analyst with Piper Jaffray Ventures (now SightLine Partners) in Minneapolis and Menlo Park.
Denis completed his MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore and graduated, with Honors, from Northwestern University.