Steven is Senior Advisor to Vriens & Partners. Steven is also a private investor in both publicly traded companies and early-stage startups. Steven also provides strategic advice to startup founding teams. From 2014 to mid-2016, Steven was Executive Director of APCO Worldwide in Asia Pacific. Steven’s focus at the firm was in market entry and crisis management. At APCO, Steven advised some of Silicon Valley’s most valuable “unicorns” startups when they entered Asia. Prior to APCO, Steven spent almost a decade as eBay Inc.’s Associate General Counsel and Head of Government Relations for Asia Pacific. Steven started his legal career as an intellectual property lawyer at Baker & McKenzie Hong Kong in 1994. He has also worked at the intellectual property departments of Nokia Corporation and Louis Vuitton. Steven is a graduate of the National University of Singapore Law School (1993). He is an avid reader and a dedicated yoga practitioner.