Vu Minh Tri has extensive business management experience in a number of multi-national corporations and has a deep understanding of the technology industry. Prior to joining Microsoft, Tri was the Regional Head of Indochina & Thailand at Qualcomm Incorporated. In this capacity, Tri oversaw the execution of Qualcomm’s market strategies and managed the Company’s business operations throughout those markets.
Before joining Qualcomm, Vu Minh Tri was General Director of Yahoo! Vietnam Co. Ltd., where he was responsible for overseeing Yahoo!’s end-to-end management & operations in Vietnam. Tri was integral in positioning Yahoo! as the “Internet starting point” for consumers; a must-buy for advertisers and a partner of choice for publishers and developers. He was also successful in securing a business license in Vietnam – the first and only international Internet Company to do so up to now.
Prior to Yahoo!, Vu Minh Tri was General Manager of Sony Ericsson Vietnam where he helped achieve triple-digit growth in volume and revenue, while doubling the manufacturer’s market share two-fold. Tri established a strong foundation for sustained growth for the organization via the development of an optimal distribution model that enabled Sony Ericsson products to reach consumers in an even more direct, effective manner.
Vu Minh Tri holds a BSc degree of Petro-Chemical Engineering from Ho Chi Minh Polytechnic University. Vu Minh Tri completed his MBA in Marketing and Organizational Development at Asian Institute of Technology.