Angel Investor & Co-founder, Studio Vieta
Steven LIEW and his wife, Devin TAN, are partners in their boutique investment and strategic advisory firm. Apart from investing in real estate and publicly-traded companies, the partners also invest in and mentor early-stage start-ups in the technology, real estate and arts sectors.
From 2014 to mid-2016, Steven was Executive Director of APCO Worldwide in Asia Pacific. In this role, Steven provided strategic counselling to clients in public policy, regulatory compliance, stakeholder engagement, strategic communications and crisis management. During this time, Steven advised some of Silicon Valley’s most valuable “unicorns” start-ups when they were entering the Asia Pacific market.
Prior to 2014, Steven spent 8 years as eBay Inc.’s Associate General Counsel and Chief Government Relations Officer for Asia Pacific. During his time at eBay Inc., Steven co-founded the Asia Internet Coalition, members of which include eBay, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple, Twitter and Salesforce. He was the coalition’s 2012 and 2013 Chairman. Steven started his legal career as an intellectual property lawyers at Baker & McKenzie Hong Kong. He has also previously worked at Nokia and Louis Vuitton in their intellectual property departments.
Steven is a graduate of the National University of Singapore Law School. He is an avid reader, part-time artist and a dedicated yoga practitioner.
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