Jack Tai

Senior Advisor at Southern Capital Group Pte Ltd.

Jack Tai

Jack Tai

Senior Advisor at Southern Capital Group Pte Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

JPMorgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Ltd.
Brookstone, Inc.
DBS Vickers Securities (USA), Inc.

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4253

Number of Boards

39

Birthday

1951

Age

70

Number of Awards

1

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Limited Partner at Pleasant Lake Partners LLC

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President at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Director at Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics

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Former Executive Director at HSBC Holdings Plc

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Adviser at Asiya Capital Investments Co.

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Deputy Chairman at Singapore Airlines Ltd.

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Chairman at AsiaInfo Technologies Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Ferguson Noonan Foundation

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Managing Director/Honorary Chairman at Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.

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Managing Director at Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.

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Jack Tai
Senior Advisor at Southern Capital Group Pte Ltd.
Education
MBA
Class of 1974

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor of Science in Management
Class of 1972

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut. It was founded in 1824 by Stephen van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton for the "application of science to the common purposes of life" and is the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world.

Memberships
Member
1997 - Current

The Committee of 100 is an international, non-profit, non-partisan membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.-China relations. The organization draws upon the collective experience, knowledge, and resources of their members - Chinese Americans who have achieved prominence in a variety of fields and work in partnership towards the mission.

Career History
Senior Advisor
Current

Southern Capital focuses on control buyouts of high growth middle market businesses in Southeast Asia. It targets businesses with enterprise values of between US $20 million to $200 million with focus on specialised financial services, value-added manufacturing, business process outsourcing, consumer products and services including food & beverage, healthcare and selected infrastructure sectors.

Interim Chief Executive Officer & Non-Executive Chairman
2012 - 2012

Brookstone, Inc. develops and markets innovative gadgets and specialty items. It is an innovative product development and specialty lifestyle retail company that operates Brookstone branded stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company operates in three segments based on its distinct distribution channels and customer bases: Retail, eCommerce and Alternative Distribution. The Retail segment is comprised of all full-year stores in addition to all temporary stores and kiosks. The firm's retail product distribution is conducted primarily through the store locations. The eCommerce segment is comprised of the Brookstone catalog and products promoted via its internet website. The firm's eCommerce product distribution is primarily conducted through the company's customer care center and distribution center located in Mexico, Missouri and by its vendors. The Alternative Distribution segment is comprised of sales of its products to select resellers and corporate partners. The company was founded in 1965 by Pierre de Beaumont and Mary de Beaumont and is headquartered in Merrimack, NH.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2007

A subsidiary of DBS Vickers Securities Holdings Pte Ltd., DBS Vickers Securities (USA), Inc., is a broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. The firm provides a full array of trading and execution services for their clients. They do not provide any internal research.The firm's ultimate parent is DBS Group Holdings Ltd. (PK: DBSDY)

Boards & Committees
Independent Non-Executive Director
2011 - 2014

Singapore Airlines has come a long way since our founding in 1972, evolving from a regional airline to one of the most respected travel brands around the world. We fly one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world to destinations spanning a network spread over six continents, with our Singapore Girl as our internationally-recognisable icon providing the high standards of care and service that customers have come to expect of us. We have made a habit of leading the way, and along the way developed a reputation for being an industry trendsetter. Our ever-growing list of industry-leading innovations includes the following firsts: First to offer free headsets, a choice of meals and free drinks in Economy Class, in the 1970s First to introduce satellite-based inflight telephones in 1991 First to involve a comprehensive panel of world-renowned chefs, the International Culinary Panel, in developing inflight meals in 1998 First to offer audio and video on demand (AVOD) capabilities on KrisWorld in all classes in October 2001 First to operate the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight between Singapore and Los Angeles in February 2004 on the A340-500, and then surpassing the record (in terms of distance) later that year with the non-stop service to New York (Newark), in June 2004 First to fly the A380 from Singapore to Sydney on 25 October 2007

Independent Director
2010 - Prior

NYSE Euronext operates financial markets and provides trading solutions. It offers an array of products and services in cash equities, futures, options, swaps, exchange-traded products, bonds, clearing operations, market data, commercial technology solutions and carbon trading, all designed to meet the evolving needs of investors, issuers, financial institutions and market participants. The company was founded by Jean-François Théodore in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Independent Director
2008 - Prior

MasterCard International, Inc. provides credit card services. It provides access to round-trip bill payment and presentment for industry providers. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

Trustee
Prior

Strategically located on the Pacific Rim and serving one of the most diverse communities in the United States, The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is uniquely positioned to lead a diverse, global audience in discovering the distinctive materials, aesthetics and intellectual achievements of Asian art and cultures, and to serve as a bridge of understanding between Asia and the United States and between the diverse cultures of Asia.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The Committee of 100 is an international, non-profit, non-partisan membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.-China relations. The organization draws upon the collective experience, knowledge, and resources of their members - Chinese Americans who have achieved prominence in a variety of fields and work in partnership towards the mission.

Trustee
Prior

Strategically located on the Pacific Rim and serving one of the most diverse communities in the United States, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is uniquely positioned to lead a diverse, global audience in discovering the distinctive materials, aesthetics and intellectual achievements of Asian art and cultures, and to serve as a bridge of understanding between Asia and the United States and between the diverse cultures of Asia.

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$50K +
2017

The Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc. organizes and performs opera shows in its residence at the Lincoln Center of Performing Arts. The firm offers services in association with sponsors, such as Texaco. It produces radio, television and compact disk recordings of the performances and distributes them around the world. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$50K +
2016

The Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc. organizes and performs opera shows in its residence at the Lincoln Center of Performing Arts. The firm offers services in association with sponsors, such as Texaco. It produces radio, television and compact disk recordings of the performances and distributes them around the world. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$50K +
2015

The Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc. organizes and performs opera shows in its residence at the Lincoln Center of Performing Arts. The firm offers services in association with sponsors, such as Texaco. It produces radio, television and compact disk recordings of the performances and distributes them around the world. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,300
2007

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
1999

Former Senator from New Jersey

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Awards & Honors
Rank #150
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
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