Mr. Kai Chen
Partner and Fund Manager, True North
Kai is a seasoned management consultant and venture investor, having worked in various advisory and management roles for clients in natural resources, financial services, and software industries. Kai began his professional career as employee #2 at Berq Capital, a green technology-focused venture capital firm, deal-making and growing the team. He then joined Deloitte Strategy and Operations as part of the M&A Consulting practice, where he advised on corporate acquisitions and divestitures for natural resources and financial services clients.
At the end of his tenure at Deloitte, Kai revisited his venture capital roots and worked as the chief advisor to the CEO of a tech unicorn in San Francisco. Kai co-founded True North in 2018 and the organization made the news early in 2020 for supplying 17 million of Canada’s N95 masks early into the pandemic.