Mr Ming Maa is the group president of Grab, responsible for corporate development activities, including strategic partnerships and investment opportunities, managing the company’s overall capital structure, and other corporate activities.
Mr Maa has over 13 years of finance and investment experience across the US and Asia. He joined Grab from SoftBank Group Corp., a leading global technology company and one of Grab’s key strategic investors, where he was based in Tokyo and helped to oversee SoftBank’s investments in leading companies in the ridesharing and e-commerce industries, including SoftBank’s April 2015 Series D investment in Grab and additional Series F investment in September 2016.
Prior to SoftBank, Mr Maa was the principal at Ancora Capital Management Pte Ltd based in Jakarta. Prior to Ancora, between 2000-2012, he was the vice president in Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, the firm’s global private equity group, and was based in Tokyo, New York and San Francisco. At Goldman Sachs, he managed investments across a wide spectrum of industries and served on the boards of several technology and media companies.
Mr Maa received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.