A Harvard MBA student, Derrick has advised on $10 billion in M&A acquisitions across entertainment, fintech, consumer internet, and biotech. While working closely with both startup founders and Fortune 100 executives, he has leveraged his expertise in financial modeling, product management, and growth marketing. He enjoys advising clients on complex capital raising, M&A, corporate finance, venture capital, and product strategy projects.
Served as a lead manager on $800 million acquisition of Braintree/Venmo (the largest PayPal acquisition to date); executed entire due diligence process and transaction process within a four-week timeframe.
Led a business projections analysis for Greater China region as the sole US representative on $2 billion worth of partnership and investment deals with leading Chinese eCommerce and fintech players.
Prepared materials on the key strategy, integration plan, and success factors and presented my findings to the M&A committee (consisting of the CEO, CFO, and CTO) and board of directors.
Managed a cross-functional deal team of 70+ internal and external members across product, tech, marketing, and legal.
Developed an onboarding integration roadmap for key initiatives and organizational changes across business units (affecting over 150 people organizations).