China-based venture capital firm Qiming Venture Partners has promoted Alex Zhou to partner. it said in a Linkedin post.
In his new role, Zhou will focus on investments in frontier technology, including artificial intelligence, robotics, enterprise software, semiconductor, advanced manufacturing, and autonomous driving.
Prior to joining Qiming in 2014, Zhou worked for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) in Beijing and Silicon Valley. Before developing his career in the investment industry, he worked at Hewlett Packard (HP) and also oversaw the company’s data storage business in China.
He earned his MBA degree from Columbia University.
Qiming also announced that it has appointed Kan Chen as principal. Chen will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s healthcare investments.
Prior to joining Qiniming in 2016, he was a senior scientist at Johnson & Johnson. He earned his Ph.D. degree in cell biology from Case Western Reserve University and completed his postdoctoral training in immunology at Harvard Medical School.
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