Patrick Poon

Former Director, Horizons Ventures

Patrick was a former Director at Horizons Ventures between 2014 and 2022. During that time, he led the investments in climate tech, aerospace and TMT sectors with over US$500m deployment and managed over 20+ portfolios. The combined net worth of his managed portfolios was over US$1B. He also held numerous board positions to support fundraising, M&A and listing of these portfolios such as ZeroAvia, Syzygy Plasmonics, H2Pro, Windward, HzO, Ezetap, Fleet Space, Nanoleaf, Wibbitz, & Magisto etc. Among which, Magisto and Wibbitz were acquired by Vimeo in 2019 and 2021 respectively. Windward was listed in UK Stock Exchange in 2021. Ezetap was acquired by RazorPay in 2022.

Before joining Horizons Ventures, Patrick worked at Hutchison Telecommunications for 14 years where he held a senior position in innovation and product development division. In his 20 years of career, he was granted several IP patents in signal processing when he was working at AT&T Wireless between 1996 and 1998. One of his co-inventions on space-time diversity has been deployed in 4G/5G wireless technology standard. 

Patrick graduated with a Master of Applied Science degree in Engineering at the University of British Columbia, and completed his bachelor’s degree at McMaster University, Canada.