Top 50 Emerging Leaders 2022 (in alphabetical order by CVC unit): Sunny Lo, executive director, Tencent Investments

Sunny Lo is an executive director at Tencent Investments, the strategic investment arm of China-based internet and gaming group Tencent, where he manages deals ranging from minority stakes to full acquisitions.

Dan Brody, managing director at Tencent Investments, said: “Sunny is the heart and soul of the international investments team at Tencent M&A. Respected by his peers, trusted by seniors and a mentor to juniors, he has been a leading force in handling some of the most complex as well as the most successful investments conducted by Tencent over the last decade.

“Growing from the team’s relatively small base in 2010, Sunny has been an instrumental force in helping to orchestrate and maintain Tencent’s investment relationships with such world-leading companies as Epic Games, Garena/Sea, Kakao Bank and countless others. He has successfully mentored an entire generation of investment professionals at Tencent and is not only trusted by partners, but beloved by colleagues near and far.”

Prior to joining Tencent Investments in mid-2011, Lo served as M&A and business integration manager at Hewlett-Packard Company between 2007 and 2011, before which he had a year-long stint as corporate planning and development manager at Synopsis. He also had brief tenures as senior financial analyst at Intel and manager at Lockheed Martin.

He earned his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and a master’s in environmental science and engineering from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science from National Taiwan University.

Fernando Moncada Rivera

Fernando Moncada Rivera is a reporter at Global Corporate Venturing and also host of the CVC Unplugged podcast.