Jaeson Ma

Board of Directors

Jaeson Ma is a serial entrepreneur, artist, and investor within the entertainment, media, and technology industry.

He is the founder of the east-west investment firm East West Ventures, chairman and co-founder of broadcast media production and distribution company EST Media Holdings, and its subsidiary ventures: EST Studios (Film & TV finance, production, and sales company), Eastern Standard Times (Global media platform), and OP3N (a launchpad for IP and communities in the Web3 verse).

He is also a Milken Institute - Young Leaders Circle (YLC) member. Ma is a strategic advisor and financier of social video app Triller, co-founder of digital media & music label 88rising, Hollywood production studio Stampede Ventures, ZASH Global Media, and general partner at Caravan Digital Studios.

During his career, he has raised capital and advised on transactions totaling over $1 billion.

He is also a Senior Advisor to Tencent Music Entertainment & KKBox fund KKFarm, Sparklabs Foundry, C Street Advisory Group, a Venture Partner for consumer tech fund GoodWater Capital, and a board member of public SPACs. To name some of his other investments, which include Musical.ly (TikTok), Grab, Coinbase, Dark Horse Comics, Slock.it, Brain.ai, Oursong, XiaoPeng, Lomotif and OneOf.