Oscar is a General Partner at SOSV and Managing Director at Orbit Startups. A full-stack innovator with expertise ranging from product development to corporate strategy, he leads the Orbit Startups program in Shanghai from recruitment to program delivery and oversees development of the Orbit Startups ecosystem of mentors, founders, investors, and partners.
Oscar has experience as an entrepreneur, management consultant, and early stage investor. A Telecom MEng and Biomedical PhD dropout, Oscar began his career 14 years ago as an R&D engineer working in Reseach Center for Ericsson and Telefonica until discovering Business Model Innovation and transitioning to the world of startups. After several years working for a MedTech Startup, Oscar moved to China in early 2008. Since his arrival in China, he has been involved in innovation—product launches, go-to market strategies, venture capital financing, and M&As for startups and multinationals.
Oscar is a regular speaker about innovation and entrepreneurship at conferences worldwide and is a learning facilitator in MBA programs about entrepreneurial management, innovation, and venture capital.