About Dr. Vincent James deFilippo; aka Dr. V

A native New Yorker, and International Financier, Dr. deFilippo has more than 24 years of business consulting and finance industry experience encompassing capital investment, capital raising, alternative financing, business strategy, and asset management involving stock market and real estate investment strategies. He is an Angel Investor, Entrepreneur, and mentor to teens as well as adults.

Dr. deFilippo managers The deFilippo Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on providing education-based scholarships to children of low-income families, and single parent households. He mentors children in business basics, stock market trading, and real estate investment. Dr. deFilippo also provides leadership and performance coaching to executives as well as young adults. A large portion of his leadership training work focuses on behavioral finance, decision making, crisis management, and overcoming obstacles when starting a new business. Dr. deFilippo also teaches writing classes, and storytelling to children, teens, and young adults as part of his mentoring program.

As the CEO of a Private Equity fund located in Hong Kong, Dr. deFilippo developed business operations throughout the Asia Pacific Region while building offices in Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing. During 2013 to 2018, Dr. deFilippo completed more than $2,000,000,000 USD in financing solutions for shareholders of publicly traded companies throughout the Asia Pacific Region made up of the Entertainment, Technology, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Energy, Credit and Financial Services industries. In addition, he advised on merger and acquisition targets as well as other business development strategies for both private and publicly traded companies.

For more than 20 years, Dr. deFilippo has helped small businesses with their financing needs, business development, and future growth strategies. Through his consultation, businesses have secured working capital, created liquidity, and raised capital for the expansion of their business operations. Dr. deFilippo has secured more than $1,500,000,000 in commercial loans for small to medium size businesses throughout the U.S.A. Europe and the Asia Pacific Region.

Further, he has assisted publicly listed companies, globally, with the development, training, and implementation of Investor Relations or Corporate Communications programs through the use of Digital and traditional Marketing, Brand Awareness, SEO, and Social Media marketing strategies.

Dr. deFilippo is a passionate advocate for empowering others through education, charitable contributions and mentoring. He has personally donated more than $850,000 USD in scholarships to low income and single parent households to assist families with education needs. Further, Dr. deFilippo has donated capital and time to build two elementary schools in rural areas of China and Thailand.

Dr. deFilippo holds a Doctrine of Business Administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; a Master of Business Administration from Manchester University, UK; a Master’s Degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris; and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.

He also has completed Professional Certifications from Harvard University, MIT, and Columbia University in Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Investment and Finance, and Construction Management respectively.
Dr. deFilippo also holds a Feature Film Producer Diploma from the Hollywood Film Institute and has completed the filmmaking certificate program at the New York Film Academy. He has completed advanced creative writing and feature film script writing courses through UCLA, Penguin Random House, and the University of East Anglia. He has also attended Filmmaking Master Classes with Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, and Ron Howard.

Dr. deFilippo is an avid comic book collector and passionate film buff. He has assisted in funding various film projects globally, and has advised on story ideation, movie scripts, and novel adaptations or development. He is a writer, producer and director of films. He is passionate about mentoring children, philanthropy, and helping adults achieve their goals in life.