Mr. Gowdey has spent over 20 years investing in the tech space in Southeast Asia. He is currently a managing partner at Jungle Ventures in Singapore, where he worked closely with the founders of their later stage investments, including iMoney (exit to iSelect), Pokkt (exit to Anymind), iFlix (exit to Tencent), TradeGecko (exit to Intuit), Finaccel, Pomelo Fashion, Sociolla, KiotViet and Saltmine amongst others. Prior to Jungle, Mr. Gowdey was at TPG Capital where he led internet-focused investments outside of the US within the TPG Growth fund. Mr. Gowdey was involved in several investments at TPG, including Lenskart (India’s largest eyewear brand) and Propertyguru (largest online real estate platform in Southeast Asia) and he continues to be an advisor to TPG Capital in Asia. Prior to TPG, Mr. Gowdey spent 12 years at Yahoo! Inc where he was the head of International M&A on the Corporate Development team, responsible for driving all acquisitions, minority investments and mergers. As part of his role, he also led the investment strategy for Yahoo! outside of North America, including their expansion in to new markets, such as Russia, Turkey, Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia. In 2011, Mr. Gowdey was also the managing partner at Xplorer Capital, a growth equity venture capital firm which spun out from Yahoo! to focus on internet and digital media opportunities in the emerging markets.