Raymond Yang Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestSummit Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

Raymond is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestSummit Capital, a leading global technology growth capital firm focused on helping high growth technology companies access the China market.

Raymond has more than 25 years of investment and entrepreneurial experience in the US and China technology sector. Prior, Raymond was Founding Partner of Taishan Invest, the leading institutional angel fund in China. Earlier, he was also Managing Partner at Navi Capital Partners and a Venture Partner at Northern Light Venture Capital.

Prior, Raymond was the CEO of Linktone (NASDAQ: LTON), the leading wireless value-added services provider in China, where he led the company through a turnaround situation and took the company public on NASDAQ in 2004. Before Linktone, Raymond was a senior executive and entrepreneur at several high-technology companies in Silicon Valley and China, including Founder and CEO of RivalWatch and Founder and CEO of Saratoga Technology.

Raymond is a Delegate Member of the World Economic Forum Davos Global Agenda Council and a former Chairman of the prestigious Tsinghua University Entrepreneur and Executive Club (TEEC).

Raymond serves on the Board of Directors for WSC portfolio companies Unity Technologies and Couchbase, Board Observer for Ninebot Segway, served as a former Board member for Maginatics (acquired by EMC in 2014), and co-led WestSummit’s investment in Twitch Interactive, Inc (acquired by Amazon.com in 2014).

Raymond holds a Bachelors from Tsinghua University and a Masters from the Graduate School of China EPRI.