Jong is the Chairman and Managing Director of RGL Holdings, Ltd, a privately-owned venture capital fund. His areas of focus in Hong Kong include over a dozen early stage technology companies, social enterprises, education initiatives and business turnarounds.
Jong’s 20 years of enterprise and multinational experience in the US and across Asia ranges from leveraged buyout transactions for leading private equity firms including KKR and Blackstone, strategic advisory for and joint ventures with Fortune 500 companies and turnarounds and restructurings for both private and publicly listed businesses.
His various corporate roles include: CEO of Hanson Robotics; COO for Linmark Group, a leading supply chain management company; Managing Partner or PineRidge Partners K.K., a private equity turnaround fund; Vice President at H&Q Asia Pacific, a leading regional private equity fund; an Associate Director in technology investment banking at UBS AG; and an M&A and capital markets lawyer at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett in New York.
Outside of his corporate career, Jong is co-curator of TEDxHongKong and TEDxHongKongEducation, teaches business reinvention at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, regularly lectures at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong University and served on the Intellectual Property Trading Working Committee for the Hong Kong Government. Jong speaks around the world on a range of social entrepreneurship, reinvention and innovation topics, including at the Nobel Laureates Symposium (Hong Kong), the Russian Economic Forum and the Wall Street Journal.
Jong earned his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, an honors graduate of the Parker School of International Law and founding Editor in Chief of the Columbia Law School Journal of Asian Law.
He graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in Bioengineering and Political Science.