which enables us to support portfolio companies well with our extensive network through years of accumulation.
Yelin SunFounding Partner
Mr. Yelin Sun founded HUA Capital in 2015. Prior to HUA Capital, he worked in Huawei for many years and served as the president of Operation and Regional Management Department, Global Service, Optical Network Product Line,etc. He has comprehensive capabilities and rich experience in innovation, product and service management, international business development and leadership improvement.
Investments: Innoscience, Hanshow, Vertilite, Silicon Integrated, CassTime, NuVolta, Galaxycore, Cloud Base, ABC Tech,etc.
Sun holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in physical Electronics and Optoelectronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Frank YangFounding Partner
Frank founded HUA Capital in 2015. Prior to HUA Capital, he was the venture partner of N5 Capital. He has rich entrepreneurial and investment experience in TMT. Two of his startup projects were acquired by well-known Internet listed companies. As the vice president and executive secretary of Huazhong University of Science and Technology Entrepreneur Association, Frank has accumulated a wide range of human and industrial resources.
Investments: Silicon Integrated, CassTime, NuVolta, Galaxycore, Cloud Base, Accumulus, Bell.ai, LD Robot, Ichunt, ABC Tech, etc.
Frank holds an MBA degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree in information management from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Leo RenExecutive Director
Leo joined HUA Capital in 2019, responsible for industrial research and supporting our portfolio companies. Prior to joining HUA Capital, Leo participated in the creation of innovation enterprise accelerator and cooperated with Tencent in Shenzhen and Guangzhou to provide strategic, organizational and market operation assistance to many startups. He worked in both China and North America for 16 years in a leading global technology company with responsibilities for marketing, product management and Silicon Valley Innovation Center.
Leo holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial Automation from Tianjin University.
Gary HeExecutive Director
Gary joined HUA Capital in 2020, focusing on semiconductor, AI and IoT. Prior to joining HUA Capital, he worked for ARM as principal and serve as vice president in Newmargin Ventures. Gary had accumulated extensive experience in research management during working for some ICT companies.
Investments：Mindmotion ，Eigencomm, etc.
Gary holds a master’s degree in communication and Information System from Ningbo University and a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Zhejiang Normal University
Mark ZhangSenior Investment Director
Mark joined HUA Capital in 2017, focusing on cloud computing, AI and enterprise services. He has more than 14 years of working and entrepreneurial experience in Internet industry. Prior to joining HUA Capital, Mark was the vice president of Yongyou Chanjet. Earlier, he worked at Sina, UC and Samsung China.
Investments: Deepleaper, LD Robot and ABC Technology, etc.
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and Technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Gene WangSenior Investment Director
Gene joined HUA Capital in 2017, focusing on semiconductor, intelligent terminal, AI and enterprise service. Prior to joining HUA Capital, he participated in the foundation of a leading digital recycling platform invested by Alibaba as the product director. Earlier, he worked at Tencent and completed nearly 20 product patents. Gene has extensive experience in product and system design.
Investments: PKfare，Cloud Base, Silicon Integrated, NuVolta，Epicmems, etc.
Gene holds a master’s degree in medicine and a bachelor’s degree in science from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He also receives a Bachelor of Economics from Wuhan University.
Kyle HuangInvestment Director
Kyle joined HUA Capital in 2018, focusing on semiconductor and cloud computing. Prior to joining HUA Capital, he served in renowned IT companies such as Bell labs China as Senior System Engineer and research scientist with a high degree of expertise in data canter, Fiber-optic communication and relevant industry standards. He has obtained 15 Chinese patents and 2 U.S. patents.
Investments：Innoscience ，Jiyiwei Semicondauctor, etc.
Kyle holds a Ph.D. from Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics and Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Guiping LinExecutive Director
Lin joined HUA Capital in 2017 and is responsible for providing professional services for our portfolio companies. Prior to joining HUA Capital, he was Dean of Yuanzhi Business Model Research Institute and Senior Researcher of Peking University Business Model Research Center, providing consulting and advisory services on business models and strategic planning for many large enterprises including Skyworth Group, Vanke Group, Rainbow Mall, etc. Earlier, Lin worked at China Telecom.
Lin holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Peking University and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Hong Kong.
Vivian HuangExecutive Director
Vivian joined HUA Capital in 2015 and is responsible for fund operation, risk control and compliance management. Prior to joining HUA Capital, she served as senior consultant at Ernst & Young (China) providing consulting service for many listed companies and won the Excellence Award in 2012 and 2014. Vivian has extensive experience in corporate management consulting and investment management in the TMT field.
Vivian holds a master’s degree in communication and New Media from City University of Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree in management from Nanjing University.
Kathy ChenFinancial Director
Kathy joined HUA Capital in 2019 and is responsible for financial due diligence, post-investment management and financial management. Prior to joining HUA Capital, she worked as an audit manager at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, providing audit services to many well-known real estate, logistics, and semiconductor industry clients. Kathy is proficient in domestic and foreign listing audit requirements and process, familiar with the accounting standards and good at financial management and analysis.
Kathy holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) and a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics. She is a CICPA and a member of the ACCA.
Yulong SuLegal Manager
Su joined HUA Capital in 2017 and is responsible for legal affairs and legal due diligence. Prior to joining HUA Capital, he worked in the legal department of Coolpad Group. Su has extensive practical experience in equity structure design and investment legal affairs.
Su holds a master's degree in civil and commercial law from Southwest University of Political Science and Law and a bachelor's degree in law from Guangdong University of Finance and Economics.
Phoebe DengFinancial Manager
Phoebe joined HUA Capital in 2018 and is responsible for financial affairs and financial due diligence. Prior to joining HUA Capital, she worked for HNA Innovation Finance Group and a large leading company. Phoebe has extensive practical experience in company's financial management, tax planning and control, overseas regional financial accounting, cost analysis, process optimization, etc.
Phoebe holds a master's degree in taxation from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Northeastern University.
Sia ZhangOffice Manager
Sia joined HUA Capital in 2019 and is responsible for office administrative management and assisting partners. Prior to joining HUA Capital, she worked at Sincere Qianhai Law Firm responsible for firm administration, event planning, and assisting the vice chairman of the Guangdong Lawyers Association.
Sia holds a Master of Law degree from Pennsylvania State University and received double Bachelor of Art and Laws from China University of Political Science and Law.
Mr. Yu served as executive vice president of HUST Entrepreneurs Association, president of HUST Shenzhen Alumni Association and Shenzhoutong Investment Group. Yu served as executive vice president and CTO of Haier Group. He was the director of National Key Laboratory of Digital Home Appliances, head of the national "973 Project" and consultant of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), etc. He applied for more than 200 patents in the fields of refrigeration, information electronics, digital chips, home appliance control. The 22 Chinese national standards, and nine products developed under his leadership had won him the National Science and Technology Progress Award. He presided over the development of China's first combined refrigerator, the first Haier inverter air conditioner, China's first digital TV, the world's first set of smart home products and smart home integrated platform technology and China’s first "Patriot" digital chip with independent intellectual property rights.
Yu holds a doctorate in management science and engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, a master's degree in power engineering and a bachelor's degree in refrigeration from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Hong is a visiting professor of Fudan University and an independent director of Rise Education (NASDAQ: REDU) and Luolai Life (stock code: 002293).
Hong was one of the first founding members of the Chinese securities market, one of the youngest brokerage executives in the 1990s, and the major designer of national debt futures. Since 1992, Hong served as secretary of Shanghai Stock Exchange and later the general manager of Zhongchuang Securities (Shanghai). He has 26 years of senior management and professional experience in domestic and overseas capital markets, primary and secondary capital market investment, parent funds, private equity investment, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, IPO, securities market investment, investment banking and securities supervision. Hong also served as vice president of Shanghai Equity Investment Association, vice president of Fudan University School Economics Global Alumni Association and tutor of master's degree in finance of Fudan University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is a well-known outdoor traveler and the co-founder of YeTravel. He has engaged in wild adventures and travelled in more than 50 countries on seven continents.
Hong holds a doctorate degree and a bachelor's degree from Fudan University.
Mr. Liu is the chairman of Beijing Zhuiyuan Venture Capital，founding partner of F50 in the United States, independent director of GoerTek (stock code: 002241), and consultant of Ping An Trust.
Liu served as a senior executive vice president of Tencent Group for a long time. Prior to Tencent, he worked at Huawei's domestic marketing department. Liu has accumulated a wide range of human and industrial resources in the fields of Internet, communication and investment.
Liu holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology.
Mr. Chen is the professor of HSBC Business School, director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center of Peking University and external director of Shanghai Airport Group. Chen worked for Coca-Cola China, Nike China and Hay Group since 2000. He successively served as China Area general manager and president, Northeast Asia Area president, member of the global executive committee and executive director of the global board of directors. Chen joined Vanke in 2014 and Didi in 2016. He has extensive experience in human resource management. He led China’s first empirical study of CEO and established the first CEO quality model.
Chen graduated from the AMP project of Harvard Business School and holds a master's degree in human resources development from Pennsylvania State University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from East China Normal University.
Mr. Li is the founder and CTO of Apulis Technology, director of Shenzhen Tsinghua University Artificial Intelligence Research Center, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University. Li worked at Microsoft (USA) Institute as the chief research manager and the chief research team leader of cloud computing and storage. Li was one of the 9 founding members of Microsoft Asia Research Institute whose research results have been applied to a wide range of Microsoft products such as Azure, Bing, Windows Media, Live Messenger / Mesh, Windows, Skype for Business, Xbox Live, etc., contributing hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and saving great expenditures for Microsoft. Li won the Microsoft Venus Service Award four times, the Best Paper Award and the Microsoft TCN Storage Technology Achievement Award at USENIX ATC 2012. Li also led the research of DL Workspace，which allows developers to easily and quickly build an artificial intelligence cloud platform, and conduct artificial intelligence training, data analysis, and computing on it. Li has made many contributions to multimedia compression coding standards (JPEG2000, MPEG-4, HEVC). He is a pioneer in P2P on-demand streaming services. His work on Local Check Block Coding (LRC) is one of the key technologies of Microsoft Azure Storage, which brings Microsoft hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue every year and won the USENIX ATC 2012 Best Paper Award and Microsoft's 2013 Storage Technology Achievement Award. Li has also served as chairman of the Packet Video Workshop Conference, ICME Program Committee, CCNC Program Committee, ICME Steering Committee and ACM Multimedia Program Committee. Recent major scientific research projects：DL Workspace, Local Check Block Coding (LRC), data storage deduplication, SSD high-performance storage, RemoteFX for WAN protocol.
Li holds a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a doctorate degree in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University.
Mr. Yang is the founder and CEO of Entropic Technology. Yang served as senior software designer at Microsoft, senior security consultant at iSEC Partners, senior security architect at Marvell, and senior security manager at Amazon Digital Products. In 2012, he joined Amazon China and served as chief information security officer. In 2014 he joined Meituan as chief information security officer to formulate the first security vision and strategy, supporting group purchases, hotels, movies, takeaways, cloud computing, etc, which greatly reduced the risk of core data leakage. In 2015, he joined Xiaomi as the chief information security officer.
Yang holds a master's degree from the University of Southern California and a bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University.