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Anthony Soohoo

Venture Advisor, AI Fund

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Anthony Soohoo
Anthony Soohoo is a recognized leader in AI, technology, and innovation with a successful track record of driving significant growth and transformation as an executive at Fortune 100 companies. As a global board director, tech CEO and Fortune 100 executive with over 20 years of C-level experience he has helped enterprises embrace technology and thrive against both incumbents and new disruptive competitors. Anthony was most recently an Executive Vice President at Walmart where he was responsible for the multi-billion dollar home business, a division with the scale and complexity equivalent to a Fortune 100 company. He led one of the largest digital transformations in history, delivering multi-billion dollars of incremental revenue and record profits, catalyzing Walmart Home to become the nation’s largest retailer for home goods. Earlier at Walmart eCommerce, Anthony conceived and spearheaded the development of CommerceGraph, an AI merchandising platform for which he received three patents. In 2023, Anthony joined the board at Spryker Systems, an enterprise SaaS company powering commerce for Toyota, Daimler, Siemens, Bosch, and ALDI. He serves on Spryker’s governance committee. Anthony is also currently serving a Dean’s appointment as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Harvard Business School as well as on the school’s Global Advisory Board. He is also a Venture Advisor at the AI Fund. Anthony previously served on the board of directors at Revision3, an online video network that was acquired by Discovery Communications. Over his career, Anthony has advised several leading technology companies including Pinterest, Adobe, and Intel. Previously, Anthony founded Dotspotter which was by acquired by CBS. Post-acquisition, Anthony advised the CBS Board of Directors and CEO on a digital strategy that resulted in the company’s launch of their first over-the-top streaming service, as well as their first distribution partnerships with YouTube and Netflix. During his tenure, became the largest television streaming network in the industry. Anthony holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis. Anthony has been recognized by Hollywood Reporter’s “Top 50 People in Digital Media” and the Chicago Tribune included Anthony on its list of “19 Trailblazing Asian American Businesspeople”. He has been awarded six patents.

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