General Partner

Lisa Gokongwei Cheng


Lisa was in the founding and leadership team of Summit Media and Jobstreet Philippines. She is also SVP for Digital Transformation and Corporate Services at the Gokongwei Group and is the GM and Trustee of the Gokongwei Bros Foundation. She sits in the Board of Trustees of Ateneo de Manila, where she earned a degree in AB Communications and is in the Board of Visitors of the Columbia Journalism School, where she took a Master's Degree. Her experience as a journalist, entrepreneur operator, corporate executive, and non-profit trustee has allowed her a unique perspective of start-up investing.  Her big dream is to create a scaleable digital platform to help public school educators achieve better outcomes for Filipino students.


I try to read 24 books a year and I equally love fiction and non-fiction. I also enjoy collecting art and furniture but I have no more space so I have to stop. When I retire, I plan to study art history.