Joanna Chao serves as a Vice President for Portage Point. Her primary areas of focus include supply chain, project management, process redesign and technical implementation leadership.  Joanna has held a variety of operational and managerial roles across multiple industries and geographies. Most recently, Joanna led and managed the operations of to carve-out a recently acquired consumer packaged goods business

Prior to joining Portage Point, Ms. Chao has served as a trusted business advisor to clients of Deloitte Consulting, US Government, Save the Children, Chemonics, and other international development organizations and internal functions.  Ms. Chao has a proven track record of forging strong cross-functional relationships to affect outcomes in situations where a combination of speed and sustainability are paramount to value creation

Joanna graduated from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelors in International Relations and Business Administration