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SoftBank's Vision Fund Promotes Lydia Jett to Partner

  • Jett has focused as investor on e-commerce, internet startups
  • Fund’s second woman partner is on Tokopedia, Coupang boards
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SoftBank Group Corp. has promoted Lydia Jett to partner at its $100 billion Vision Fund, the second woman to join the ranks of a group that oversees the world’s largest technology investments.

Jett joined SoftBank four years ago, leading and managing global investments in consumer internet and e-commerce companies. She’s a board member of Tokopedia and Coupang, the largest online marketplaces in Indonesia and South Korea, respectively. She sat on the board of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart before Walmart Inc. acquired the company last year.