Educated & Trained in Silicon Valley, Sonia Bashir Kabir, a Female Tech Venture Capitalist, began her career as a Tech Corporate Professional in the Valley and her journey led her to become a Tech Entrepreneur, a Tech Angel Investor and a Tech Philanthropist.
She is the Founder & Chairman of SBK Tech Ventures, the first women-led impact Venture Capital for tech start-ups in South Asia. She has investments in over 20 startups across South East Asia, which support the digital transformation in different fields, ranging from FinTech, Med Tech, Ed Tech, Legal Tech, Agri Tech and E-Commerce.
Sonia serves on, various boards for Private Universities (BRAC), Telecoms, (Banglalink/VEON), Non-banking financial Institution (NBFI – IPDC), non-profits, institutions (Shakti Foundation) and development organizations. She is the Founder and Chairman of SBK Foundation. Sonia relocated to Bangladesh and served as the and Chief Operating Officer for Aamra Technologies, Director Business Development for New Markets in South East Asia in Microsoft, Country Director for Dell Bangladesh and last but not least Managing Director of Microsoft for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan & Laos.