Mark Shuper

Former Managing Director and Head of Global Telecom Research at Morgan Stanley (1992-2008).  #1 Ranked in Institutional Investor (2001-05) and Greenwich Asia-Pacific (1999-2005) polls of global investment managers.  Lead equity analyst on US$5.6bn IPO of China Unicom; senior analyst on IPOs for China Telecom, Korea Telecom and Bharti Televentures.  Strategic advisor to News Corporation on media, broadcasting and digital investments in Asia (2008-10), and to CA Media on venture capital investments in media and internet (2011-12).  Private angel/VC investor in consumer and real estate start-ups (2012-present). Co-Founder & Executive Director of The Sprouts Foundation, a Hong Kong-registered NGO focused on education programs for underprivileged children in Asia (2011-present).  Graduated with Distinction from the Honours Business Administration program at Ivey Business School, Western University in London, Canada (1992). Guest Lecturer in Corporate Finance at Ivey Business School (Hong Kong) and HK University of Science & Technology Business School.