Dr. Chen is the Founding Partner of Essence Associates LLC, which was established in Silicon Valley in March 2016. Essence Associates provides business consulting and M&A advisory to technology companies in North America and Europe. Prior to this job, Dr. Chen was CEO of Perfect World Entertainment Inc., the subsidiary of Perfect World in North America and Europe. During the tenure of seven years, Dr. Chen grew the business quickly and made Perfect World number one in exporting online game business to the West among Chinese competition. He also served The 9 Ltd. as CTO before joining Perfect World. Prior to entering the video game business, Dr. Chen had held a number of executive positions at multinational corporations, including VP of Enterprise Server & Storage at HP China, VP of Professional Services at Lucent Technologies China, and GM of Carrier Packet Solutions at Nortel China and Nortel Canada. Dr. Chen received the B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of Ottawa, Canada.
He is an international executive with 17+ years of venture capital, corporate finance, and cross-border advisory experiences. Mr. Ines is currently a partner at DFJ DragonFund, a Silicon Valley-based VC firm focused on exceptional early-stage China-centric investment opportunities. Additionally, he is also a partner at Struck Capital, an LA-based VC firm, focused on global late-seed and Series A high tech investment opportunities. Henry also serves as the Executive Director of Global Chamber® San Francisco, a member organization focused on supporting and engaging business leaders, companies, and communities to accelerate global business growth and participate in successful cross-border trade and investment opportunities. Henry is also co-founder of SF-based social media startup StreetMarch, an instructor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and an advisor to the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and other firms. Mr. Ines holds a BS in Finance from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA and an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, NC.
Ting Louie is a Director with the Investments and M&A practice based in Silicon Valley, focused in the Technology / Internet / Software sectors.
Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Louie was a partner in an early-stage venture capital firm SE Capital Partners based in San Francisco, CA and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mr. Louie was previously the head of investments and business development at SharesPost/NASDAQ Private Market, the private securities marketplace most well known for investments into leading private technology companies like Facebook, Twitter, SpaceX, TrueCar.
Ting helped the SharesPost enter into a joint venture with the US stock market NASDAQ OMX Group to create the NASDAQ Private Market. The NASDAQ OMX Group eventually purchased the SharesPost platform.
Previously Ting was an investment banker with Deutsche Bank Securities and Jefferies & Company covering Internet and Digital Media companies.
Ting holds an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Occidental College
John Sun is an experienced investment professional who has led 25+ investments with $600+ million capital deployed in the past 10 years, served on boards of more than 15 companies and presided over multiple IPOs and trade sales in US and Hong Kong stock exchanges
Mr. Sun joined New Horizon Capital in 2007, and was the fund’s Managing Partner and Head of TMT investments in 2016; Mr. Sun was an Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group from 2006 to 2007, responsible for TMT investment in China; before that, Mr. Sun was a Strategy Manager, Communication and High Tech Operating Group at Accenture.
MBA from Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University
M.S. from New York University
Undergraduate education of the Juvenile Class of University of Science and Technology of China
Dr. Sue Xu is Partner at Amino Capital (aka zPark Capital), and her focus areas of investment include data-driven healthcare IT, consumer software and hardware, drones, and enterprise services. She sits on the Board of Directors of YONO Health, and was interim CEO of CandyHouse and CFLD Innovation Center (SHENGHAI:600340). Since 2012, she has involved with more than 80 investments, such as Assemblage (acquired by Cisco – NYSE: CSCO), Orbeus (acquired by Amazon – NYSE: AMZN), Skycatch, and currently providing advisory to a number of fast growing portfolio startups, such as Skuchain, Koinify, Yttro, Mage, Sherpa and et.al. Dr. Sue Xu began her early stage entrepreneurship when she was the founding scientist of GlycoMira (also involved in undergrad and Ph.D laboratory spin-offs). She has three patents and over 20 journal publications, and previously a Postdoc fellow at Stanford University.
Dr. Xuan Chen is the head of ARM China Investment Team. He is the co-founder of ARM ecosystem accelerator. Dr. Chen has about 20 years’ experience in high-tech industry, including strategic investment and partnership, business development and product development in Cloud and IoT. He received Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Southern California, MBA from University of Massachusetts Amherst and Bachelor in Computer Communications from Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication. Dr. Chen is an active promoter of entrepreneurship in high-tech. He is currently serving as founding board member of Seattle Venture Investment Alliance (SVIA), judge and mentor to startup competitions organized by US-China Association of High-Level Professionals (UCAHP), Demo China, TechNode and Seattle Entrepreneur Club (SEC).
David Chen is co-Founder and former Vice Chairman & President of VanceInfo, one of the largest China based IT services firms. He oversaw strategy and daily operations between 2001 and 2010. Before it went public in 2007 at NYSE, it was backed by prominent VCs including DCM, Sequoia Capital and Legend Capital. Now he is serving as Strategic Advisor for Pactera which is the result of merger between Vanceinfo and hiSoft.
Prior to co-founding VanceInfo, David held multiple management and technical positions at Asera, IBM/Crossworlds, KPMG Consulting, Oracle and UCSF Medical Center.
David is passionate about fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship and technological innovation across China and the US and he is current Chairman of HYSTA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to entrepreneurship and leadership among Chinese professionals and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. He is also an active angel investor and advisor for startup companies.
Bill is also a board member at Innovus Power (Micro-grid controls) and Seebright Inc., augmented reality software and head-mounted displays.
Previously, he was the executive in renewable energy at Skyline Solar (chairman), SolFocus, AQT and SunModular (acquired by Nano Solar) that have raised over $300 million.
Rui Ma is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, a leading accelerator and seed investment fund in technology companies, where she is in charge of all investment activity in the Greater China region. Prior to 500, she worked for nearly a decade in private equity and mergers & acquisitions roles at the Raine Group, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch in both Silicon Valley and China. She is based in Beijing and has been living and working in China since 2007. Rui holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Past investments include: Solera Networks (acquired by Bluecoat Software), Symplified (acquired by EMC/RSA), E.piphany (EPNY/acquired by SSA Global), One Touch Systems (Acquired by Hughes/Apollo), Web TV (acquired by Microsoft), and Versata (VATA).
Spencer is an experienced seed and early stage investor, who assists young companies and their founders in recruiting and strategic relationships. Prior to Allegis he was co-founder of APV Technology Ventures, an early stage technology fund. He was also co-owner of Asia Pacific Ventures, a business advisory and consulting firm that focused on strategic relationships throughout Asia. During his tenure at APV, he worked with more than 50 companies in the USA, and consulted for large enterprises such as Sony, Fujitsu, NEC, Sega, Canon, etc.
When not working with his portfolio companies, Spencer enjoys snow skiing, fly fishing, running and basketball. He holds a BS degree from Brigham Young University and is fluent in Japanese.
Hong (Henry) Xue is the partner of Cybernaut Investment based in Silicon Valley and the Managing Director of Westlake Ventures Capital. He leads the practice of early stage investment and merge & acquisition initiatives in Silicon Valley and Israel for Cybernaut investment and Westlake Ventures. His investment focuses including cloud technologies; cyber security; FinTech; productivity-based applications and healthcare technology; He has more than 20 years of experience across engineering, product management, business development, and venture capital investment. He holds mentor and advisors positions for multiple start-up companies in Silicon Valley. Some of his investments include Ekso Bionics, Oben, Centrillion Bioscience, ScaleFlux, Directly, IdentityMind, CaiCloud, GraphSQL, Oculii, VisualThreat, Virtroid, etc. His earlier professional experience includes technology management position in companies such as Motorola and Oracle. He obtained his M.S. degree from Carnegie Mellon University and his B. S. EE in China.
Wang Wei is the Vice President of Innovation Institute, the founder and Chairman of Chuang Fu Zhi Capital Company. He holds the MBA degree from the French School of Business Administration in Paris and the consultant of Roland Berger Strategy Management Consultancy in Paris, France, and is responsible for many multinational strategic integration projects. He has been the Vice President of Greater China for Aon Hewitt Management Consulting, the Principal Consultant for Towers Watson Management Consulting in China and the Director of Project Consulting at the Paris Office of Roland Berger Management Consultancy, where he leads the Greater China and Europe, North America’s strategic, organizational change and talent performance and other large-scale project implementation, leadership of Huawei Group global organization strategy and human resources transformation and served as the Chinese module project manager, leading Tencent Group strategic organization and human resources transformation project and peace and financial control group organization Strategy and human resources transformation and served as project director, to promote the Vanke Group and CapitaLand to organizational strategy and human resource transformation projects, to participate in a number of fast-growing corporate strategy and organizational restructuring, the world’s managers magazine named China’s top ten management He is also a judge of the China Business Model Competition. He is also a member of the CMA of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has rich consulting and diversified international vision, strategic and business capital recapitalization, senior management organization and operation of actual combat experience. Strategic investment cases include NASDAQ listed companies and Sichuan Jinding reorganization, cloud computing Zhongwei cloud – Meili Paper listing, Chuangyi video, financial China, pointing media, excellent step, Long Kun, the public vote state, And the establishment of the parent company of Alibaba and Rococo to set up the China Smart Hardware Internet Fund and Trading Platform and set up a new fund management platform for the Chinese Internet. As a member of the board of directors, as a director of fast-growing enterprises and provide M & A strategy, through the management optimization to enhance the value of corporate capital, the current investment holding companies covering mobile Internet, media advertising, O2O supply chain, consumer and investment finance, cloud Computing, intelligent hardware, heavy asset software and other fields.
She is the partner of Shenzhen Valley Ventures(SVV.io), an investment group that provide manufacturing resources and investment for hardware startups, she is in charge of SVV’s U.S. operation. She is also the China partner of Founder Institute, world biggest startup accelerator and entrepreneur training program. Before that she founded Angelhere, a cross border angel investment platform, now evolved into a seed stage accelerator and angel fund in multiple cities in China.
David was originally hired in 2000 at Google as one of the first 200 employees, and was the first executive to lead their overseas business development, sales, and operations. He launched Google’s first international ads, opened their offices in Korea, Greater China, Japan, Australia, and helped launch Europe and Latam. He hired the first international management teams, established Google’s overseas revenue base and led several major international search ad partnerships.
In addition to being an Angel investor, David is Venture Partner with SK Telecom Ventures (the largest mobile carrier in Korea’s $100M corporate venture fund) where he leads their internet and mobile investments. Prior to that, he was co-founder of XG Ventures, a Google alumni angel fund, and led their investments into funds such as Y Combinator and SV Angel.
David has over 15 years of operations experience and 7 years of angel and venture capital experience investing in startups and advising entrepreneurs. To date, he’s invested in 40 companies with over 13 acquisitions. Some of his past investments include Tapulous (acq. by Disney), Posterous (acq. by Twitter), Olaworks (acq. by Intel), Scoopler (acq. by Google), ABitLucky (acq. by Zynga), Chai Labs (acq. by Facebook), Cue (acq. by Apple), Kabam, Chartboost, nWay, Contextlogic, etc.
In 2012, David co-founded Kstartup based in Seoul, Korea, which is the first Asian accelerator funded by Google, which helps entrepreneurs bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and Asia. He has guest lectured at Stanford University, School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Business, KAIST, and is on the Advisory Board of ASES (Stanford Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society). He’s also served as an Advisor to IDG Accel, one of the largest private equity funds in China. His accomplishments have been featured in Forbes, Business Week, Techcrunch, etc.
“Angel LaoMa” is an international venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years business experiences. Vincent Ma is the President of Mashington China, which is an investment company with focus in value investing in both China and the US. He is also the Managing Partner of BasicVC, Co-Chairman of Blue Angles Startups & Investors Communicty (BASIC), Co-Founder of China Startups & Incubators Alliance (CSIA). Mr Ma is also Managing Director for Shenzhen Qianhai Silicon Valley Internatinal Accelerating Open Platform (SVI). He is the board director of a dozen of companies in the US and China. Vincent Ma has worked for Office Depot Inc., Deloitte Touche and Inchcape Plc. for various management positions. He cofounded his 1st Chinese company in 1997 and 1st US company in 2002.
Toby is an Investment Director at Fosun Kinzon Capital, a US-China cross boarder venture fund backed by Fosun Group, focusing on early and growth stage investment in leading internet and technology companies. Toby invests in frontier technology (Robotics, AI, VR, AR, drone, self-driving cars) and costumer mobile / internet. He is the investor and board member of leading startups in both US and China, including uSens, Tapingo, Grubmarket, Dingding.
Prior to joining Fosun Kinzon Capital, Toby was a senior consultant at Monitor Group and Deloitte Consulting’s San Francisco Office, providing strategy, marketing and operation advisory services for global Fortune 500 companies. Before consulting career, Toby spent many years at PepsiCo as Marketing Manager, where he managed 7up and Gatorade.
Toby holds an MBA from Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, and a BS in Sun Yat-Sen University.
Allen, a serial entrepreneur, is the president of Bay Line eCommerce. Bay Line E-commerce, acquired by Blue Focus eCommerce in 2015, is a leading one-stop e-commerce solution company to brands such as Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Dell, Amazon, Kindle, iRobot, Sainsbury’s, King Power, FC Bayern Club, Red Bull, Inditex group and so on. He was the founder and CEO of Jiapin.com, founder and CEO of Lemonquest’s Great China operation, and a senior Global Business Development Manager at Red Herring. Allen has rich cross-border experiences in the US, Europe and China. Allen was elected as “one of the Top 25 Chinese influencing Fashion industry” by Forbes in 2012. He holds a MBA degree from Eastern Kentucky University, the USA.
As CEO of GSVlabs, Marlon oversees an ecosystem of innovation including 160+ start-ups, investors, corporations, universities and government. In creating a platform for collaboration via innovation labs focused on EdTech, Mobility, Big Data, and Sustainability, GSVlabs helps accelerate the journey from solution to scale. Prior to joining GSVlabs, Marlon served as a Director of Corporate Affairs at Hewlett Packard. His team implemented global community engagement programs, collaborating with the Stanford d.school on ideathons and facilitating company-driven hackathons in support of educational, health, and environmental innovation. Marlon also served as the Director of Partnerships at the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) Foundation and Executive Director of Ronnie Lott’s All Stars Helping Kids. Marlon received his BA in Political Science and a MA in Sociology from Stanford University, where he competed on the football and track & field teams.
Larry Li founded Amino Capital (Formerly known as zPark Capital) in 2012, and he also co-founded TEEC Angel Fund in 2010. His passion is helping entrepreneurs build disruptive products in big data, consumer electronics, drones, enterprise services and et.al. He sits on the board of Darma Smart Cushion, Yttro Mobile, Candy House, SkuChain, Battlefy, SherpaShare, Cassia, Mage, and also led investment on companies which experienced fast growth, such as Assemblage (acquired by Cisco – NYSE: CSCO), Orbeus (acquired by Amazon – NYSE: AMZN), Skycatch, and Trustlook.
Larry got his B.E degree from Tsinghua University and M.E degree at University of Florida. Being a successful investor Larry has also been actively giving back to the societies, contributing to many nonprofit communities. He is a board member of UCAHP, a founding contributor of Tsinghua 100 Education Fund, Vice Chairman of TEEC North America, and Vice President of Tsinghua Business School Alumni Association at US West. Larry is a speaker at international investment conferences, and mentor for incubator programs, such as Stanford StartX program.
Alireza Masrour is Managing Partner at Plug & Play Ventures, a place where he led more than 100 investments out of over 19000 stratup investment opportunity for the firm since 2008. Some of investments led by him are Skytree (Big Data Analytics which named top 10 BigData startups by CIO.com), HealthPocket which acquired by Health Insurance Innovations, Aarki, FiscalNote, Virool and Credit Sesame to name a few.
Also Alireza is founding Partner of Plug and Play Startup Camp, seed program, a place who is advising and mentoring over 50 start ups per year. A few of his portfolio has been acquired by Apple, Baidu, Intel, SK Telecom and LinkedIn.
Alireza has been judge and mentor for different universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, Princeton, and Carnegie Mellon with the objective of helping early stage startups and leading startup camp investments for the university startups.
Prior to Plug and Play, he was Founder and CEO at NekaTel, one of the large Internet Airtime Distribution Networks, with over 800 retailers and millions of subscribers. Alireza grew NekaTel’s revenue from $0 to over $45M in less than 2 years. He was also Founder of VidaTel, offering mobile airtime distribution technology and sold the technology in 2007. He has prior Engineering and Management background from Tehran University. Alireza published “Crossing the Digital Divide: What’s Next” in Information Technologies and International Development Journal published by Harvard Business School for UN’s World Summit on the Information Society.
Hans joined GGV Capital in 2013 as a Managing Partner to focus on mobile Internet, cross border ecommerce, online education, and gaming industry investments. Hans led GGV’s investment and serves on the board of Wish, a fast growing cross border mobile commerce company, Curse, a popular gaming platform, FlightCar, the world’s first peer to peer car sharing company at airports, and Totspot, a mobile marketplace. He is also actively involved with GGV portfolio companies Flipboard and Yodo1. Hans’ prior work experience spans venture capital, internet start-ups, and tech investment banking over 18 years. He led investments in or served on the boards of start-ups that have since become category leaders, including Xiaomi (where he was involved in attracting Hugo Barra, the former Head of Android Product Management at Google), Mafengwo Travel, Vancl.com, eHi Car Rental, Domob Mobile, 51fanli and Forgame (HKSE: 0484), which went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in October 2013. He joined GGV from Qiming Venture Partners where he focused on investment in China from 2007 to 2013. Previously he was with Bessemer Venture Partners for three years, where he helped global players such as Skype to expand into China. Hans was also a founding member of Taipei-based Crimson Asia Capital and HelloAsia, a pan-Asian focused consumer Internet start-up based in Silicon Valley. He started his career at Merrill Lynch as an investment banker focused on the technology sector. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Hans has been ranked as a top VC on the Forbes Midas list the past three years (2013, 2014, and 2015). He was also recognized by The Founder and CBN News magazines as a Top 10 most entrepreneur-friendly VC in China. Hans is frequently recognized as an industry thought leader in the Mobile Internet, Ecommerce, Social Networking and Gaming sectors.
Lu Zhang is the Founding and Managing Partner of NewGen Capital. Prior to starting NewGen, she was a Venture Partner at Fenox Venture Capital. She participated in over 20 investments and assisted fundraising in Asia. Lu was also the Founder and CEO of Acetone Inc. (acquired 2012), a start-up focused on developing device technology for the early diagnosis of Type II diabetes. She has also worked as a consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Agency and was the former head of International Student Entrepreneurs Union in China. Lu received her M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University and holds over a dozen patents. Lu is frequently invited to speak at events and be advisors to the innovation programs.
Tiemin Zhao is GM at Amprius USA and Venture Partner at IPV Capital. He has 19 years of R&D, manufacturing,and management experience in US high-tech industry and served in executive or senior management positions at 7 startup companies (1 IPO, 3 acquisitions). He has also been an angel investor and advised numerous young entrepreneurs and seed/early-stage technology startups.
At the age of 15, Guo Wei went to Singapore for overseas study and started to have interest in the angel investment field. Then he went on to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in University of San Francisco majoring in entrepreneurship at the year of 2008. There, he also practiced his knowledge and started to accumulate experience while learning under the tutelage of Dave Epstein, the Partner of San Francisco Venture Capital firm Crosslink Venture Partner. He officially started to do angel investing in 2012, and has invested in 16 companies so far, three of them received VC investment afterwards.
A seasoned executive previously as founder of InstaCreek.co, VP Global BD @YeahMobi, VP BD @iConsole.os, Executive VP @Beintoo, with focus on mobile AdTech for gaming, monetization, user acquisition and investment. She is a serial entrepreneur, an advisor to startups and a frequent speaker/judge in international conferences. With deep connections in Silicon Valley, Europe and China, she specializes in global operations, building strategic partnership and corporate investment cross the border. She started her career as an aerospace programmer on the Space Shuttle program at NASA, Texas. She earned Master’s Degree in CS with minor in Math and Stat from Texas A&M.
Nexway is the leading provider of CROSS-DEVICE DIGITAL COMMERCE PLATFORM providing e-Commerce multi-level solutions for game publishers and online retailers of digital content by developing your traffic, distribution and brand awareness. It is headquarter’ed in France with offices in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid and Luxembourg.
Matt is the former Managing Director of Runway Incubator, San Francisco’s premier community for startup, investor and corporate collaboration. Previously, Matt was a Venture Partner at Expansive Ventures, a Principal at Ardent Capital and the founding Head of Business Development and CFO of Topicmarks, a natural language processing company that sold to Tagged, Inc in 2011. Matt holds an AB at Princeton University and was an MBA at the Wharton School of Business.
Connie Sheng is the founding managing partner of Nautilus Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital fund focusing on early stage investments in the areas of IoT, Smart Machines, and AI. Connie is also a member of Silicon Valley China Angel and CFO of Silicon Valley Association of Industrial Innovations. Connie currently sits on the board of DriveScale. MasterImage 3D and Nod Labs Inc. Previously, Connie was the managing director of Global Investment at Foxconn since 2007， and worked in various roles in R&D, marketing and sales management at HP Inkjet imaging and Printing, Computing, and Enterprise System business groups for over 7 years.
Steve Hoffman (a.k.a. Captain Hoff) is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and the Captain and Chairman of Founders Space. He has trained and educated hundreds of startup founders around the world. Founders Space is ranked a Top 10 Incubator in Inc. Magazine and the #1 accelerator for startups coming to Silicon Valley from overseas in Forbes Magazine. Hoffman is a founding member of the Academy of Television’s Interactive Media Group, was Chairman for the Producers Guild SF, and served on the Board of Governors for the New Media Council.
Dr. Yong Liu is partner of WI Harper Group, a SF based early to expansion stage venture capital firm. Previously he was head of Lenovo and Baidu open innovation efforts in the US, including strategic investment and partnerships, and an advisor to Legend Star and Cybernaut’s SV operation. He served as a key contributor in several cross-border M&A deals including Lenovo-Moto acquisition. He co-founded Lenovo LeFund in 2010, which was recognized as China top 10 angel funds by Zero2IPO in 2014.
In his earlier career Dr. Liu served Samsung Electronics SV R&D center, co-founded Dict.cn, and was an active business writer. He sits on the review committee/advisory board of multiple government funds and entrepreneurial programs in China and US. Dr. Liu holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indiana University Bloomington. He is currently VP and board member of Nanjing University Alumni Association San Francisco Bay Area.
Eastlink is a venture capital firm primarily investing in early-stage companies in AI/data and consumer mobile in Silicon Valley. Eastlink differentiates from other VC’s by focusing on opportunities where the founders have domain knowledge and can leverage their expertise in China to help with financing, recruiting and going to markets. Prior to Eastlink, Steven was the Managing Director-China of Riverwood Capital. Steven also worked as a Managing Director for Hina Group as well as an EVP of Corporate Development for VanceInfo. Steven holds an MBA from Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and his investment track record includes Renren, VanceInfo, Framedia, and Hengan.
Dr. Wang joined SAIC Capital in 2016 and has over 20 years of experience in M&A, investments, strategy, corporate operation, business development, and technology development. His career experience spans all segments of the technology industry (communications, software, mobile, Internet, and services) and M&A transactions from successful startups to large enterprise corporations.
Prior to joining SAIC, Dr. Wang worked as an executive in Cisco, UTStarcom, GRIC Communications, InnoPath Software, and IA Corporation. He held key leadership positions at three startups (IA Corporation, GRIC Communications, and UTStarcom) that went to IPO and two startups that were successfully merged with pre IPO companies.
He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University.
General Manager of Hangzhou High Tech Investment Management Limited Incorporation/ Chief Executive Officer of Westlake Ventures LLC/Partner of Westlake Ventures Capital Holding LLC
Over 15 years of working experience in Start-up Investment and Angel Fund, successfully leading high tech startups including Kangsheng Shares
（SZ:002418) and many other startups going IPO or being acquired
Establish and operate the first official FOF; primarily invest over 40 VC and Angel Funds over 6 billion Yuan
Establish the first overseas guide fund; invest five overseas guide fund over 300 million dollars
Zhejiang University Bachelor of Engineering in Management, MBA