Jixun has spent the last 20 years working with entrepreneurs in the travel and transportation, social media and commerce, and enterprise services sectors in China. He led GGV’s investments in Didi, Grab, Mogujie/Meilishuo, MediaV, Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), UCWeb, Youku-Tudou (Acq: Alibaba), Manbang (fka Yunmanman), and currently serves on the boards of Baidu, Boss Zhipin, Hello, Kujiale, Qingzhu, Ruangguru, Tujia, Xiangwushuo, XPeng Motors and Zuiyou. Jixun played critical roles in many key strategic mergers and acquisitions, such as those of Youku-Tudou (first ever multi-billion-dollar tech merger in China), Baidu/Qunar, Ctrip/Qunar, Mogujie/Meilishuo (NYSE: MOGU) and Manbang (Yunmanman/Huachebang).
Jixun was previously a Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet Ventures, where he led investment efforts in Asian companies such as Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU). Prior to DFJ ePlanet, Jixun headed up the Investment Group under the Finance & Investment Division of the National Science & Technology Board of Singapore (NSTB) and was previously an R&D project group leader at Hewlett Packard. Jixun graduated from the National University of Singapore with a First-Class Honors degree in Engineering, and received an M.Sc. in Management of Technology from the university's Graduate School of Business.
Jixun has been recognized by Forbes China as one of the “Best Venture Capitalists” every year since 2006. He was also named as one of the Top 10 Venture Capitalists by Zero2IPO as well as "VC Professional of the Year" by the Asia Venture Capital Journal. He has been named to the global Forbes Midas list since 2019, and was also recognized among the Top 100 Venture Capitalists by The New York Times/CBInsights in 2019.