Tony leads business creation activities including collaborating with entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, and innovation-focused MetLife colleagues for ideation and business development. As part of his role, Tony is entrusted to help the founders and management teams of fast-growth technology firms to navigate MetLife efficiently to develop operational partnerships in support of LumenLab’s innovation activities.
Prior to moving to Singapore, Tony was based in London as Managing Director of Nebra Group, a London-based advisory firm engaging investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders to grow new business models for Healthcare and Digital Media. Tony is a thought leader in Digital Health, which includes mentoring and advising technology accelerators including Healthbox, Endeavour, StartupHealth, and Blueprint Health. Tony has coached founding entrepreneurs in mobile, technology platforms, and data services for over 100 companies. Tony also founded HealthiNation in New York City, the leading online health video company in the United States. As Managing Director, COO, and CFO, he drove the vision and execution for pioneering video-based products to engage consumers and empower them to make better health decisions. Prior to HealthiNation, Tony worked at Pfizer driving crossfunctional programs for Zyrtec, a $1B+ drug. Tony was initiated into venture investing and entrepreneurship through a summer associate program at TL Ventures. He began his career by working at Accenture (then Andersen Consulting). Tony is an alumnus from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business (MBA), London Business School, and the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (Electrical Engineering).