Lydia Jett

Firm Name:

Softbank Vision Fund

Role:

Partner

AUM:

$154 Billion

Location:

Americas

Strategy:

Venture Capital

Nationality:

United States

Education:

MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Lydia Jett

At Softbank Investment Advisers, Ms. Jett leads and manages investments in the most significant consumer platforms across the globe. She has over 15 years of experience professionally backing entrepreneurs to build market leading companies, including the likes of Klarna, SpaceX and many more. Ms. Jett serves on the boards of Tokopedia and Coupang, Fair, and Klook.

Prior to joining SoftBank Investment Advisers (SBIA), Ms. Jett was with SoftBank Group Corp International (SBGI) where she led investments in Guardant Health and 10X Genomics. She was also previously a Vice President at M/C Partners, a growth equity firm, and an Associate at Goldman Sachs in the Principal Investment Area where she invested across the media and technology sectors. Ms. Jett started her career at JP Morgan.

Ms. Jett is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the London School of Economics, and Smith College.

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