Sallie Jian launched and is Head of SAP.iO New York (venture capital and corporate innovation arm of SAP). She has managed relationships with over 200+ partners and sourced over 50 startups for SAP’s partner ecosystem in strategic areas such as future of work, retail/CX, supply chain, sustainability, AI/ML, web3/blockchain, and more. Sallie built the SAP.iO NY platform from the ground up including processes around sourcing, due diligence, thesis, portfolio management, business development and talent. In addition, she advises Corporate Development and executives on M&A and startup investment opportunities. 
Sallie spearheads SAP’s enterprise adoption of web3/blockchain startups in token economy, self-sovereign identity, supply chain, crypto payments, and metaverse. Through SAP.iO, she advises startup partners and Fortune 500 executives to bridge growth and business development opportunities. Here are examples of Web3 startups she has sourced into the SAP ecosystem: Amberdata, BitPay, Everledger, GMetri, Veremark.
Previously, Sallie was VP and Head of Venture Capital at SeedInvest (acquired by Circle) where she led over two dozen startup investments, including leading their investment committees, term sheet negotiations, comprehensive due diligence, and company analysis. 
She was also CFO/Head of Business Development at Savile Row Society (men’s e-commerce), Associate at General Atlantic (private equity) and TMT Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley (Technology in Silicon Valley). Sallie graduated from the Haas Business Program at UC Berkeley. 
She has received awards such as Innovators & Disruptors in Venture Capital (by CNBC & America on Tech) and Top 50 Women Transforming FinTech (by NYC Women in Fintech). She is a frequent public speaker and has been invited to speak at Business Schools (UC Berkeley, Cornell, Stanford GSB, IESE, Fordham), AdWeek, United Nations, LAUNCH, 1776, Empress Insights, Retail X, Brunchwork, VC Summit, Women's Alternative Investment Summit, Supply Chain Revolution, Nasdaq, Smartcon, DCENTRAL and podcasts. 

Experience: 7 years

Yearly salary: $140,000

Hourly rate: $95

Nationality: 🇺🇸 United States

Residency: 🇺🇸 United States


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2018 - 2023 Head of Startup Ecosystem & Venture Capital SAP