Head of Global Product Strategy, State Street
Wingee is an investment professional with over 15 years of experience. She is currently a Partner for Next Wave Ventures, a social impact venture capital fund designed to engage more affluent women towards social impact. Her passion in social impact sprouted from her undergraduate days at the University of California at Berkeley, with a specific passion for the social capital markets and how to mobilize wealth towards purpose. Most recently, she co-authored “Impact with Wings: Stories to Inspire and Mobilize Women Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs.” Her chapter, “Angel Investing as Self Empowerment,” aims to inspire women to use their wealth to create social impact. She is a frequent speaker and panelist for women entrepreneur and investor events.
Over the span of 15 years, she led the Global Product Strategy team within State Street Global Advisors' retirement business; advised central banks, sovereign wealth funds, and pensions in non-Japan Asia; consulted institutional clients on alternative investments for Barclays Global Investors; and authored equity derivatives research at Goldman Sachs & Co. She was also a board member for Foundation for Sustainable Development for eight years, focusing on micro grants and grassroots development work. Wingee received her BA in economics and East Asian developmental studies from the University of California at Berkeley. She has earned the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Chartered Financial Analyst designations. She is a Pipeline Fellow and was one of the LPs in the inaugural US Rising Tide Program.