Debbie Soon is Vice President and Head of Consumer Products for ONE Championship, Asia’s largest global sports media property. Debbie is responsible for the overall vision and execution of ONE Championship’s Consumer Products business, and owns its P&L across various channels, including direct-to-consumer ecommerce, live event sales, wholesale, and licensing. ONE’s online store can be found at https://one.shop. Apart from the worldwide store, it also has localized storefronts for Southeast Asia, Philippines and Japan.
Before heading up ONE’s Consumer Products business, Debbie served as Chief of Staff to the CEO of ONE Championship. As Chief of Staff, she was responsible for executing critical strategic projects for the company, where she single-handedly built ONE Championship’s Japan and esports businesses from scratch.
Prior to ONE Championship, Debbie was a Portfolio Manager at GIC Asset Management, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. At GIC, she was part of the developed markets equities team, where she was a specialist in the consumer industry, and managed billions of dollars as part of the portfolio. Debbie was also the founder of 7Cycle, Southeast Asia’s and Singapore’s first boutique indoor cycling studio.
Debbie graduated from Columbia University with a Masters of Science in Financial Engineering, and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cambridge in Economics.