Managing Partner | Shanghai
Jixun is a Partner in the GGV Capital and joined the firm in 2006. He has more than 12 years experience in venture capital investing and working with Asian entrepreneurs. Jixun focuses on the Internet and Mobile sectors, and currently serves on the board of directors for Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), Youku-Tudou (NYSE: YOKU), MediaV, Douguo, GrabTaxi and Tujia. He is also very actively involved with E Dian Bao, HotelTonight, Meilishuo.com, UCWeb, AAC Technologies, Chaoli and Meihua (600873.SS). Prior to joining GGV Capital, Jixun was a Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet Ventures where he led investment efforts in Asia such as Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Longcheer (SGX:L28). Prior to DFJ ePlanet, Jixun headed up the Investment Group with the Finance & Investment Division, National Science & Technology Board of Singapore (NSTB), and was an R&D project group leader at Hewlett Packard before that. Jixun graduated from National University of Singapore with First-Class Honors degree in Engineering and received a M.Sc. in Management of Technology from the University's Graduate School of Business.
Jixun ranked 11th on “The Midas List 2007” by Forbes, has been annually awarded one of “Best Venture Capitalists” by Forbes China since 2006. In 2012, Jixun was recognized as one of the Top 10 Venture Capitalists by Zero2IPO and also named to the 2012 Venture Capital 100 by Always-On.
Managing Partner | Shanghai
A Managing Partner at GGV Capital, Jenny joined the firm in 2005 and was instrumental in setting up the GGV presence in China. Jenny’s areas of focus are on Internet/Digital Media / Internet Finance / Shared economy / Education/ IOT companies. Jenny led GGV’s investments in hiSoft (NASDAQ: PACT), 21Vianet (NASDAQ: VNET), SinoSun (SHE: 300333), YY (NASDAQ: YY) and successfully helped them go public. Jenny also serves on the board of other innovative private companies, including Ali Animation, Chukong Technologies, China Talent Group (CTG), Social Touch, Yingying, Yodo1, Zepp, 7k7k, and UCWeb until it was acquired by Alibaba.
Jenny’s previous operating and finance work experience with Singapore Technologies Aerospace, Morgan Stanley and JAFCO Asia enhanced her role as a preferred board mentor and investor to many entrepreneurs in China. Jenny graduated from Cornell University with a Masters and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Jenny was recognized by Forbes magazine as the top female venture capitalist in the world in 2013 and #36 overall. In her spare time, Jenny enjoys golf, outdoor activities, testing out new gadgets and hanging out with entrepreneurs.
- Ali Animation
- Arcas Entertainment (9Yu)
- Buddy Media
- China Talent Group (CTG)
- Chukong Technologies
- Glu Mobile
- Kingsoft Office
- Ku6 Media
- Pactera Technology International (fka HiSoft)
- SJS Animation
Managing Partner | Silicon Valley
Hany Nada is co-founder and Managing Partner for GGV Capital. He has worked as a long-term partner with more than 150 companies over the past decade to build companies that can succeed in today's global marketplace.. He is a trusted resource to public and private company CEOs and management teams on global market development, customer introductions and M&A/IPO guidance across US and Asian markets. Hany has also been recognized as a member of the 2012 Venture Capital 100 by Always-On.
Hany made his first investment in China in 2001, and has led the firm’s successful investments in Tudou (NASDAQ: TUDO; acquired by Youku), athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN), Endeca (acquired by Oracle) Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU), Kintana (acquired by Mercury Interactive), Turbine (acquired by Time Warner) and Xfire (acquired by Viacom). Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for Draft Kings, PlayHaven, Vocera Communications (NYSE: VCRA), BandPage, Glu Mobile, and Wild Tangent, and also led the firm's investments in SoundCloud and Houzz where he serves as a Board observer. In addition to actively making investments in the mobile and digital media sectors in the US and China, Hany is responsible for one of the industry’s most successful China/US investment teams as well as general oversight of the firm's funds.
Before entering the venture capital business, Hany spent ten years on Wall Street as a top-ranked research analyst at Piper Jaffray focusing on Internet software and infrastructure. Hany is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he earned a B.S. in economics and a B.A. in political science.
Managing Partner | Silicon Valley
A Managing Partner at GGV Capital, Jeff joined the firm in 2008 after spending 13 years as an entrepreneur and operating executive in the US and Asia. Jeff focuses on the Internet, Software and Mobile sectors, and currently sits on the boards of Appirio, Percolate, Reebonz and Tile. Jeff led GGV’s investments in BlueKai (acquired in 2014 by Oracle), Buddy Media (acquired in 2012 by Salesforce.com), Citrus Lane (acquired in 2014 by Care.com), Evolv (acquired in 2014 by Cornerstone OnDemand), Flipboard, Quixey, HotelTonight and Spreecast, and is actively involved in GGV’s investments in 21ViaNet (NASDAQ: VNET), DOMO, MediaV, Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), SocialTouch, Square and Wish. Prior to joining GGV, Jeff founded two software companies (R4, acquired by VeriSign, and QuantumShift) and spent three years as an executive at VeriSign. Jeff graduated from Dartmouth College, where he was a four year letterman on the varsity basketball team.
Jeff has been recognized as a member of the 2012 Venture Capital 100 by Always-On. Check out Jeff’s blog where he frequently talks about his experience as an entrepreneur, follow Jeff on Twitter, or check out his LinkedIn profile for more.
Managing Partner | Silicon Valley
Glenn is a Managing Partner and joined the firm in 2006. He has led GGV’s investments in Pandora (NYSE: P), Successfactors (NYSE: SFSF/Acq by SAP), Isilon (NASDAQ: ISLN/Acq by EMC), Quinstreet (NASDAQ: QNST), Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), AlientVault, Square, Conviva, DOMO, Gridstore and Zendesk, helping the first five successfully navigate the initial public offering process. He is also actively involved with GGV’s investments in Appirio, BlueKai, Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce.com), Qunar, MediaV and China Talent Group (CTG). Glenn focuses on enterprise software-as-a-service (Saas), cloud infrastructure and mobile. He has been a member of the Forbes Midas list since 2009.
Prior to GGV, Glenn was a General Partner with Partech International, where he led successful investments in Broadbase Software (acquired by Kana), Datacenter Technologies (acquired by Veritas/Symantec), Digital Island (acquired by Cable & Wireless), Pentasafe (acquired by NetIQ) and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN). Earlier in his career, Glenn worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership. Glenn graduated from Stanford University, where he started on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and also earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He co-founded and remains active with The Spotlight Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding social entrepreneurs focused on education.
Managing Partner | Silicon Valley
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 was one of six venture capitalists from China named to the 2014 Forbes Midas List. 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.
Partners | RMB Fund | ShanghaiJessie Jin joined GGV Capital in 2008 as a Partner. Jessie is a Founding Partner of SIG Capital Partners, an investment management and advisory firm in China that manages Venture Star. She currently serves as a Director on the boards of XTL Packaging Material, Beauty-plus, and Qingdao Savor, and her other investments include Grandhope Bio (SZSE:3000238), Acrel (SZSE:300286), New Summit Biopharma, and Buchang Pharma.
From 2002 to 2005, she was Vice President of Vertex China Investment, the China division of the leading venture capital firm in Singapore. From 1995 to 2002 Jessie worked with Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited (HKSE: 363). She took an instrumental role to take the company public in Hong Kong and then led its Strategic Investment Department, completing more than 20 direct investments in China. From 1992 to 1994, she was a member of the International Division of Shanghai International Securities, then the largest securities firm in China.
Jessie holds Bachelor and Master of Management degrees from Fudan University.
Partners | RMB Fund | Shanghai
Bruce Yu has over 20 years of experience in corporate world as well as direct investment. He started his career in mining and was a corporate Director at Jiangxi Copper – the largest copper mine in Asia. He switched to venture investment in 1999 and was a member of the Board of Supervisors at Shanghai Science & Technology Investment Co. Ltd. Bruce joined GGV in 2008 and is a Managing Director at GGV Venture Star and Partner of GGV Capital. He focuses on investment of CleanTech, Eco protection and Modern Agriculture in China. Presently, Bruce sits on the board of Sunfor LED, Aegis Petro Technology, YuanSen Camellia Oil company and CSD Water, and also serves as the board observer of Junda Optoelectronics.
He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also has an MBA from Fudan University. In 1996, he spent a year as a visiting scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Partners | RMB Fund | Shanghai
Fumin Zhuo has 38 years of experience in enterprise management, fund management, assets integration and strategic M&As of public companies. He joined GGV Capital in 2008 as a Partner and focuses primarily on consumer-related investments in China. Zhuo is also a founding partner of SIG Capital, a Chinese investment management and advisory firm that manages Venture Star, one of the first domestic RMB venture capital investment companies in China.
Prior to founding SIG, from 2002 to 2005, Zhuo was Chairman and CEO of Vertex China Investment, the China division of the leading venture capital firm in Singapore, where he was responsible for the listing of a number of companies including Linktone (NASDAQ: LTON) and China Finance Online (NASDAQ: JRJC).
From 1995-2002, Zhuo served as CEO, Executive Director, and Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited (HKSE: 363), where major investments included Shanghai Bright Dairy & Food Co. (SSE: 600597), Shanghai Jahwa Cosmetics (SSE: 600315), Lian Hua Supermarket (HKSE: 980), Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE: SMI), SIIC South Pacific Hotel Co., Ctrip.com International (NASDAQ: CTRP), and Clear Media (HKSE: 100). Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited (HKSE: 363) is now a constituent stock of HSHKCI, the CTICI S&P 30 Index.
From 1987 to 1995, Zhuo was the Senior Director of the Shanghai Office of Economic Reform.
Zhuo graduated from Jiao Tong University and received a Masters degree in Economics from Fudan University.
Venture Partner | Silicon Valley
Scott Bonham is a founding partner of GGV Capital and has been instrumental in helping the firm’s portfolio companies navigate technology and marketing hurdles for more than a decade. Recently Scott has been focused on enabling mobile solutions and is involved in Heptagon, Xenon Technologies, and Inside Secure. He led the firm's investments in NetScaler (acquired by Citrix Systems), Sirna (acquired by Merck), Ironwood (NASDAQ: IRWD) and GENBAND, and formerly served on the board of directors for Netli (acquired by Akamai), Ku6.com (NASDAQ: KUTV), P-Cube (acquired by Cisco Systems), Ageia Technologies (acquired by NVIDIA) and Zettacom (acquired by Integrated Device Technologies).
Prior to joining GGV, Scott was a Vice President at Capital Group Companies and a consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Scott also spent four years at Silicon Graphics in various marketing roles and started his career as a systems engineer and maintenance foreman at a General Motors assembly plant. Scott earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (First Class Honors) from Queen's University, Canada and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Venture Partner | Silicon Valley
Joel Kellman is a co-founder of GGV Capital. Previously, he was a founder and longtime partner of the Silicon Valley law firm, Fenwick & West LLP. Joel also co-founded Fenwick & West investments, KLM Capital (a cross-border venture capital fund), and Utah Ventures (now called Pelion Ventures).
Joel is a graduate of SUNY Binghamton and St. John’s University Law School and received an LLM in Foreign and Comparative Law from NYU Law School.
Outside of GGV, Joel is active with Onevoice, a Palestinian-Israeli peace organization and he has a hands-on role at Binghamton University in activities in China, and with its Center of Excellence in Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging.
Kheng Nam Lee
Venture Partner | Shanghai
Kheng Nam Lee was the President of Vertex Management, a global venture capital firm, for 20 years. He is a director of several private and public corporations, including Creative Technology and China Finance Online Co Ltd, and had served as a Director of several other corporations engaged in the technology and telecommunication sectors including Centillium Communications, Chartered Semiconductor, GRIC Communications, Gemplus International, ActivCard, SMIC and United Test Assembly and Centre. Kheng Nam is based in Singapore and assists GGV Capital in the semiconductor sector and in China generally.
Kheng Nam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Degree (First Class Honors) from Queen's University, Canada and a Master of Science degree in Operations Research & Systems Analysis from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
Venture Partner | Singapore
David has more than 15 years of working experience in IT industry and over 11 years managerial experience, including 5 years senior executive experience in Baidu. David was Chief Operating Officer of Baidu from 2002 to 2007, in charge of the company’s overall operations. He is familiar with Internet, software and IT consulting in different business segments, and he specializes in business operation, sales, marketing, and corporate management. Prior to joining Baidu, David was Vice President of Han Consulting where he focused on business development and sales. Han consulting was the largest local consulting company providing management consulting, IT consulting and system implementation. Before that, David co-founded Original Power Information Technology Co., Ltd. and acted as CEO in 2001. From 1997 to 2000, David was Vice President of UFSoft Group, which is the largest software company in China. During his time at UFSoft, David won honors such as “Best Employee of UFSoft” and “Outstanding Contribution to UFSoft of the Decade”. David started his career at Beijing Yaqi Computer Co. in 1993 as Account Manager and General Manager of Beijing Branch. David graduated from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1992.
Vice President | Silicon Valley
Crystal Huang is a vice president in GGV Capital's Silicon Valley office. Prior to joining GGV, Crystal worked as an analyst in Blackstone's Technology M&A Advisory Group, with experience in enterprise software, mobility and ecommerce.
Crystal graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Government.
Vice President | Shanghai
Lei Sheng is a Vice President based in GGV's Shanghai office, focusing on investments in TMT and Clean-tech sectors. He has played an active role in GGV’s investments and portfolio management in companies such as Miutrip, CSD Water Service, Aegis, Junda Optoelectronics, Huanmei Ecological Engineering, Sunfor LED, YuanSen Camellia Oil and Chaoli Hi-tech.
Prior to joining GGV, Lei was an Analyst at one leading independent research firm—Pacific Epoch where he covered 15 listed and private companies in clean-tech sector for global institutional investors by providing fundamental research services including market research, technology evaluation, policy analysis, and financial projection. Lei also obtained credit banking experience from working in Global Banking Market division with ABN AMRO Bank.
Lei graduated from Tongji University in Shanghai with Masters degree in Material Physics and Chemistry, and was a CFA Level III candidate. In his leisure time, Lei likes badminton, fitness and traveling.
Vice President | ShanghaiTerry Tian is a Vice President in GGV Capital’s Shanghai office. She focuses on investments in healthcare as well as consumer sectors. Terry is actively involved with GGV portfolio companies, including Acrel, Xintonglian, RYB Education, Buchang Group, Taiyige and Huamaitaike.
Prior to GGV, Terry worked at The Monitor Group and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, with a focus on the consumer, healthcare and industrial goods sectors. She worked with various international and local clients to identify and develop China growth strategies, market entry strategies and optimize sales and marketing approaches.
Terry holds an M.B.A. from the the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and received a B.S. in Engineering from Fudan University in Shanghai. In her spare time, Terry enjoys watching movies and traveling with friends.
Vice President | Shanghai
Joshua WU is a Vice President based in GGV's Shanghai office, focusing on investments in the TMT sector. Prior to GGV, Joshua was a Hong Kong-based equity research associate at Jefferies & Company, one of the largest independent, full-service investment banks all over the world. Before Jefferies, He was an associate director of Tencent. He oversaw strategy and data mining efforts in Tencent's portal and media sales business. He was the winner of Best Leadership Award of Tencent. Prior to that, He was with Yahoo! China, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, where he held the positions of product manager and data analyst of search results optimization.
Joshua WU received his bachelor’s degree from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in 2004. In his spare time, Joshua WU enjoys backpacking, jogging and reading.
Associate | Shanghai
Haojun Li is an Associate based in GGV's Shanghai office, focusing on investments in the TMT sector. Prior to GGV, Haojun was an Investment Director at Vertex Venture’s Beijing office, a leading venture capital firm in Singapore, where he led and participated in several early and growth stage investments in the TMT sector. Before Vertex, he was a product manager for Tencent where he was primarily responsible for the design and operation of mobile vertical search products.
Haojun Li received his Master’s degree in microelectronics and Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from Peking University. In his spare time, Haojun enjoys basketball, travel, movie and reading.
Associate | Shanghai
Erica Yu is an Associate based in GGV's Shanghai office, focusing on investments in the TMT sector. Prior to GGV, Erica served as Senior Associate at China Renaissance Partners, a leading boutique investment bank in China, where she led and participated in over $300 million private placement and M&A deals, primarily in the e-commerce, mobile internet and education industries.
Erica holds a Masters degree in Enterprise Management and Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Zhejiang University.
Senior Analyst | Shanghai
Jamie Liu is a Senior Analyst based in GGV’s Shanghai office, focusing on investments in the healthcare sector. Prior to GGV, Jamie was an investment assistant at Shanghai Xin’de Capital, where he participated in more than 10 investments, primarily in the medical device and service industries.
Jamie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics for Finance from Imperial College. In his spare time, Jamie enjoys swimming and travelling.
Chief Financial Officer | Silicon Valley
Steve Hyndman has served as GGV Capital’s Chief Financial Officer since 2005. He has over 30 years of financial, venture capital, and operational experience in Silicon Valley-based technology enterprises. He was previously CFO of Prospero Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology companies, and CFO of the U.S. subsidiary of ASCII Corporation, a Tokyo-based technology and media company making strategic investments throughout North America. Steve also served as CFO of a publicly traded software company, and held various financial and operating positions.
Steve is a graduate of Santa Clara University, where he earned a B.S. Commerce (cum laude) and Juris Doctor. He also studied international business at the Instituto de Estudios Europeos in Madrid, Spain.
Steve speaks Spanish and French, and just enough Portuguese and Mandarin to get in and out of trouble. He and his wife travel internationally with their two teenage children nearly every summer and head for the slopes whenever possible during ski season. He plays guitar much less than he used to.
Investor Relations | Silicon Valley
Erin joined GGV Capital in 2013 to lead the firm's limited partner relations and fundraising activities. She brings more than 12 years of venture capital and private equity experience to the team. Previously, Erin was a Managing Director in Blackstone's investor relations and business development group, and prior to that, spent five years leading 3i's limited partner relations team and that firm's fund raising activity. Her limited partner relations career began when she joined IK Investment Partners in Stockholm, after having been a venture capital investment manager. She trained as a telecom & media investment banker at Chase Securities.
Erin is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and pursued a master's program in International Economic Policy at Universidad de Belgrano as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.