Sonia Dhillon-Marty lives between Tokyo, Paris, Punjab, and California. Her credentials include a Fine Arts degree from GCW, Ludhiana, Punjab University; an MBA with honors from Santa Clara University, California; a Public Accountant Certification; and Wine Education at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa, California and UC Davis, plus extensive wine tasting tours of France and California. Her career accomplishments includes a position at Deloitte, Touche and Tohmatsu, one of the biggest accounting firms in the world; business development and financial management for the beginning and exponential growth of Cisco systems, a network technology company; owner of a wine brand, Dhillon-Marty Inc., a fine wine and lifestyle company based in Japan, and holds the honor of being the first foreign woman to get a liquor license in that country. She is also a private investment fund manager, an art producer, a contemporary art collector, and the founder of the philanthropic Dhillon-Marty Foundation, dedicated to promoting contemporary values through contemporary art. She is on the Advisory Committees for Contemporary art collection magazine – LUXE-IMMO and Architecture programs of leading Universities.