Co-Founder & Managing Director
John is Co-Founder and Managing Director of WestSummit Capital, a leading China-based global growth equity firm focused on helping high growth technology companies access the China market.
John has more than 20 years of investment and operations experience in the software and semiconductor industry.
Prior to WestSummit, John was a Partner at Greenpoint Partner, an early stage investment fund focused on technology investments in the U.S. and Asia. Prior to Greenpoint, John was the China General Manager of AgateLogic, a leading programmable logic semiconductor company based in Beijing China and was also the Founder and CTO of Viaquo, a data security software company.
Earlier, John was the Co-Founder and COO of Advanced Communication Devices (ACD), acquired by UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI) in 2001. ACD was a leading SoC semiconductor company focusing on LAN and IP switching technology with operations in the US and Asia. Earlier in his career, John worked for Silicon Graphics and MIPS in various technical positions.
John serves on the Board of Directors for WSC portfolio companies NetBase and Nexenta China, and as a Board Observer for Nexenta Systems and Tilera.
- BS, MS from Tsinghua University
- PhD Candidate at the University of Toledo
- President for the US Chapter of TEEC, Tsinghua Entrepreneur & Executive Club