Mr Chatri SITYODTONG
Mr Chatri SITYODTONG
Domain of expertise: Startup, Entertainment, Media,
Finance, Sports, Hedge Funds
Job title/ Company : Founder and Chairman of Evolve
Mixed Martial Arts
Chatri Sityodtong is an entrepreneur and martial artist from Thailand.
A self-made multimillionaire and Harvard MBA entrepreneur, Sityodtong's business holdings
include companies in sports, media, technology, and real estate industries. His businesses have
been featured around the world on CNN, Wall Street Journal, ESPN StarSports, Reuters News,
Yahoo!, Bloomberg TV, Fox Sports, Channel NewsAsia, New York Times, Men's Health, Shape,
EuroSport, China Post, Times of India, Business Times, Straits Times, Sherdog, MMA Weekly, and
many other publications.
Sityodtong is currently the Founder and Chairman of ONE Championship (www.onefc.com), Asia's
largest sports media property with a global broadcast to over 1 billion homes in 70+ countries. He
is also the Founder and Chairman of Evolve Mixed Martial Arts (http://evolve-mma.com), Asia's
top martial arts organization. Sityodtong is also Chairman of Evolve University (http://evolveuniversity.com), the world's largest online university for martial arts. He is also Chairman of
Indiabulls Properties, a SGX publicly listed company with S$1.5 billion in net assets. Additionally,
Sityodtong is involved in several other companies as an investor. A retired hedge fund manager,
Sityodtong launched and ran a US$500 million global long-short hedge fund after serving as a
Managing Director on Wall Street.
Sityodtong also plays an active role in the community. He serves as an advisor, speaker, and
mentor to the National University of Singapore Entrepreneurship Center. He is also an advisor and
guest lecturer to the Singapore Management University Entrepreneurship Center. Through one of
his companies, Evolve MMA, Sityodtong also works actively with Boys Town Home, Singapore's
home for orphans and troubled kids. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Directors of Project
Sunshine, the largest volunteer organization in the world focused on terminally-ill children with
HIV, cancer, etc. A motivational speaker, he has given speeches to senior executives at Fortune
500 companies such as Citigroup, Bloomberg, Fidelity Investments, etc. He has also been a
featured speaker on TED and other elite business conferences.
Sityodtong holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Tufts University.