Simon Ho is a well-known VR/AR evangelist. A frequent speaker at industry events, his views were frequently quoted by media in the field. He’s currently Director at VRVCA (Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance), a global VC alliance with $18+bn deployable capital and members including Sequoia Capital, IDG, Softbank, GGV, Matrix Partners, etc.
Besides VRVCA, Simon is also leading the Beijing office of Vive X, responsible for the fund’s global program strategy and operations, as well as investment and portfolio management in China. Vive X is the early-stage investment and accelerator fund established by HTC Vive. The fund is the most active VR/AR investor in the world today, with US$100 million AUM and more than 80 VR/AR startups in its portfolio.
Before joining HTC Vive, Simon was previously strategy consultant with Bain & Company where he advised clients in TMT and Private Equity sectors on topics including strategy, market entry, turnaround, M&A, etc. Before his consulting career, Simon was the co-founder of a venture-backed taxi hailing startup in Hong Kong.
Graduate of University of Hong Kong.