Oliver Weisberg Joins Board of the Focused Ultrasound Hong Kong Foundation


Key Points

  • Oliver Weisberg is the CEO of Blue Pool Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm based in Hong Kong.
  • Learn why he is passionate about advancing focused ultrasound in Asia.
Oliver Weisberg

The Focused Ultrasound Hong Kong Foundation Limited (FUSHK) is pleased to welcome Oliver Weisberg to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Weisberg is the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Pool Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm based in Hong Kong. He is an alternate governor of the professional basketball teams the Brooklyn Nets and New York Liberty. Mr. Weisberg is also Vice Chairman of BSE Global.

Mr. Weisberg began his career on Wall Street in New York, where he specialized in private equity, special situations, and hedge fund investing in Asia. As part of Goldman Sachs’ Asian Special Situations and Principal Investment Area divisions, he represented the firm’s investment in Alibaba. In 2006, Mr. Weisberg joined the multinational hedge fund, Citadel, where he became a Partner in Hong Kong. He has spent considerable time living and doing business in China and is fluent in Chinese.

Mr. Weisberg joined Blue Pool Capital in 2015 and manages a number of investments in sports teams and related assets, including the Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, San Diego Seals, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, Premier Lacrosse League, and Los Angeles FC. 

“Oliver has been an esteemed colleague and a dear friend of mine for decades,” said Syaru Shirley Lin, PhD, founding member of FUSHK. “He is a well-known philanthropist, and a valuable addition to our board with his strategic mindset and his enthusiasm for the potential and power of focused ultrasound.”

For over a decade, Mr. Weisberg was on the board and instrumental in helping to build Teach for China. He currently serves on the advisory boards of the Harvard University Shanghai Center and the Harvard China Fund and is on the board of Squash + Education Alliance. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin.

Mr. Weisberg earned his degree from Harvard College. 

“I have been fascinated by focused ultrasound and its vast potential to transform how diseases are treated and managed since first learning about it from Dr. Neal Kassell in 2017,” said Mr. Weisberg. “I am honored to join the FUSHK team to help build more momentum for this revolutionary technology throughout Asia and around the world.”