Cassindy Chao is a global citizen and strategic advisor to companies large and small. Her clients value her experience advising firms in the US and Asia in technology, consulting, and investing. She began her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Bear Stearns. Wall Street trailblazer Janet Hanson featured Cassindy in her book "More
Cassindy Chao is a global citizen and strategic advisor to companies large and small. Her clients value her experience advising firms in the US and Asia in technology, consulting, and investing. She began her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Bear Stearns. Wall Street trailblazer Janet Hanson featured Cassindy in her book "More Than 85 Broads: Women Making Career Choices, Taking Risks, and Defining Success - On Their Own Terms." Her experience includes turning around multiple businesses in consumer products, consulting, research and development, and recycling. She is fluent in Mandarin and has lived and worked in Hong Kong.
Her greatest love outside of work and family is continuing her family's generations-old tradition of matchmaking. A is a graduate of Wellesley College and a Marshall Fellow, she resides in the Bay Area with her husband and their three lively children.
Strategic Consultant @ Client-focused, management consulting services with a focus on change management. Programmatic, functional expertise to identify and overcome current challenges and potential risks as well as to optimize opportunities. Pragma partners with its clients to develop strategic plans that address near and long-term goals and objectives. Current clients include private investment funds, small businesses, and individuals. From January 2015 to Present (10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaPresident @ Business development and commercialization for a leading MEMS device company that develops wireless antennas, fuzes, and guidance gyroscopes. From August 2007 to August 2015 (8 years 1 month) Grand Forks, North Dakota and Bay Area, CaliforniaDirector @ Experienced Start-Up Founder
MEMS Packaging company - platform for various MEMS devices and applications. From January 2000 to June 2007 (7 years 6 months) Richmond, CaliforniaPresident @ Restructured company in the paper industry. From August 2002 to October 2006 (4 years 3 months) Cerritos, CAExecutive Director @ China Research; Conference Chair for GS Communications Conference in Asia, Panel Moderator for GS Asia Technology Conference From July 1994 to May 1999 (4 years 11 months) Hong KongAssociate @ From 1993 to 1994 (1 year) Hong KongAnalyst/Associate @ Corporate Finance Analyst > Associate in Equity Research - Emerging Markets From July 1990 to June 1993 (3 years) New York, NY
Bachelor's Degree, Economics, Chinese Studies @ Wellesley College From 1986 to 1990 Palos Verdes High School From 1982 to 1986 Cassindy Chao is skilled in: Business Strategy, Program Management, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Management Consulting, Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Entrepreneurship, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Management, Start-ups, Product Development, Executive Management, Venture Capital, Business Planning, Corporate Finance, Love Of Learning, Building Connections, Relationship Management, Matchmaking, Relationship Building, Management
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