Oliver Weisberg is the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Pool Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm based in Hong Kong. Weisberg is an Alternate Governor of the Brooklyn Nets and New York Liberty, and Vice Chairman of BSE Global.
Weisberg graduated from Harvard College and spent considerable time living and doing business in Mainland China. He is a fluent Chinese speaker.
Weisberg started on Wall Street in New York and built his career in private equity, special situations, and hedge fund investing in Asia. He was part of Goldman Sachs’ Asian Special Situations and Principal Investment Area divisions, where he represented the firm’s investment in Alibaba and sat on the Alibaba board. In 2006, Weisberg joined Citadel and was a Partner in Hong Kong when he left to join Blue Pool Capital in 2015.
Weisberg also manages the firm’s investments in sports, media and related assets. Weisberg played competitive tennis in high school and was a walk on to the Harvard Squash team.
For over a decade, Weisberg was on the board and instrumental in helping to build Teach for China; he is currently on the Advisory Board of the Harvard University Shanghai Center and the Harvard China Fund. He is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization and the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin.