Nguyen Phi Van

Chairwoman - Vietnam Angel Network

Nguyen Phi Van holds an MBA from Australia majoring in marketing communication. Her experience spans over 20 years as a senior executive in brand, retail, and franchise development across global emerging markets in Asia, The Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. She is currently advisor to Project 844 under the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam on startup & innovation, chairwoman of Vietnam Business Angel Network, Open Innovation Vietnam, and FranA Global Franchise Accelerator with an investment portfolio of more than 15 franchise startups. Phi Van is 2015 award winner of Retail Leadership presented by Asia Retail Congress, and 2017 & 2018 award winner of 100 Top Great Retail Minds presented by World Retail Congress, 2019 award winner of ASEAN Outstanding Business Award, and Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Global Franchising 2019 & 2020 awarded by Global Franchise Magazine. Phi Van is the author of six books, "Franchising - The Short Route to Global Markets", "Cross The Rice Field, Reach The World", "Go Global: An MSME's guide to global franchising", and "I, The Future and The World", "In Search of Myself", and "Nym - My Future Self" - the first ever AI-human collaborated book in Vietnam. .