AAMA Board of Directors

Management Team:

Alan Chang

Co-President; Managing Director at Capricorn Investment Group

Alan Chang is a Partner and Managing Director and serves on the Investment Committee at Capricorn Investment Group. Mr. Chang oversees Capricorn’s multi-asset class portfolio of investments in Asia and emerging markets as well as Capricorn’s global venture portfolio. Mr. Chang joined Capricorn Investment Group in 2003. Prior to Capricorn, Mr. Chang was at DFJ New England, an early-stage venture capital firm. Previous to that, Mr. Chang was at Montgomery Securities advising technology companies on corporate finance. Mr. Chang received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S.E. from Duke University, graduating cum laude with a triple major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Art History. Mr. Chang is a CFA charterholder and is fluent in Chinese. Mr. Chang serves on the boards of Sunpreme, Suminter India Organics, Agrica and ReProduct. Other investments include Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:SGNT) and Mendel Biotechnology. In addition, Mr. Chang also serves on the investment advisory committees of a number of investment funds.

Jay Eum

Co-President; Co-Founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital

Jay Eum is a co-founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital. Jay is responsible for TransLink’s investments in Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB), Chartboost, Enterprise DB, Livescribe, SoundHound, Quixey and YuMe. He is also responsible for supporting TransLink’s portfolio companies with their customers and partners primarily in Korea.

Most recently, Jay was the head of Samsung Ventures America. He was responsible for starting up the U.S. operations for Samsung Venture Investment Corp., the venture investment arm of Samsung, and leading their U.S.-based investments and portfolio management. Under Jay’s leadership, Samsung Ventures America grew to a team of five investment professionals and invested over US$80M in 27 U.S.-based start-up companies. Jay directly led several successful Samsung Ventures’ investments including AnalogTech (NASDAQ: AATI), Athena Semiconductor (acquired by Broadcom), Continuous Computing (acquired by RadiSyS), DivX (NASDAQ: DIVX), InPhi (NASDAQ: IPHI), Intellon (NASDAQ: ITLN), MontaVista (acquired by Cavium), Pure Digital (acquired by Cisco), Sandbridge (acquired by Qualcomm), SiBeam (acquired by Silicon Image), Techwell (NASDAQ: TWLL) and Teknovus (acquired by Broadcom). Jay also led investments in GCT Semiconductor and Intematix.

Gordon Ho

Secretary and Legal Counsel; Partner at Cooley LLP 

Gordon Ho is a partner in the Cooley Business department and practice leader in the Clean Energy and Technologies group. He joined Cooley in 1997, and is resident in the Palo Alto office. Mr. Ho practices corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the formation, financing and general representation of emerging growth companies, and the representation of investors involved with such companies. He counsels public and private company clients in the full range of corporate and securities matters, including public and private financing transactions, employee incentive programs, mergers and acquisitions, strategic corporate relationships, executive hiring, SEC reporting and compliance, and corporate governance.

David J. Lam

Past Chairman of the Board; General Partner at Atlantic Bridge

David Lam is the Managing Director of WestSummit Capital. David has more than 15 years of private equity, technology, and investment banking experience in software and technology-enabled services. Prior to WestSummit, David was the Managing Director and Head of US operations for WI Harper, a leading China focused technology venture capital firm. At WI Harper, David was involved in the firm’s investments in Innovation Works and Quixey.

Prior to joining WI Harper, David was a Vice President at The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm, where he led and managed investments in telecommunications and technology-enabled business services sectors for its U.S. venture and growth capital fund. While at Carlyle, Mr. Lam served on the Board of Directors and as the Audit Committee Chair of Actelis Networks, and as a Board Observer of Air2Web (acquired by Velti), eScreen (acquired by Alere), Ingenio (acquired by AT&T) and Panasas. Previously, David served as Director of Business Development at Panasas, a leading provider of scale-out parallel data storage systems and a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.

Andy Tsao

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

Andy Tsao is a Managing Director with SVB Global Private Equity Services, working with SVB’s international private equity and venture capital clients. In addition, Tsao leads SVB’s Global Gateway, which assists innovation companies with their international market expansion. He brings more than 20 years of experience banking dynamic companies in technology industries worldwide. In his roles, Tsao manages SVB’s relationships with venture capital and private equity firms outside the U.S., and also helps international companies as they seek U.S. market entry and U.S. companies as they seek to expand abroad. In both capacities, Tsao provides these firms with strategic advice and banking services, including debt financing, based on a deep understanding of their needs.

Previously, Tsao led and helped found SVB’s U.K.-based operation, SVB Financial Group UK Ltd, which was established in 2004. For six years, he was responsible for building senior debt relationships with high-growth technology, life sciences and clean technology companies in the U.K. and Europe. Tsao routinely speaks about technology and venture financing at conferences such as events held by the European Venture Capital Association, Israel Venture Association, TiE, and Silicon Dragon. Tsao is a TiE Silicon Valley and Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) Silicon Valley Charter Member. While based in London, Tsao founded and moderated SVB Financial Group UK’s Venture Capital Advisory Board, was a two-time European Tech Tour Selection Committee member, and served on Think London’s North American Task Force and the Advisory Board for Astia U.K. Before endeavoring to open the U.K. office for SVB Financial Group, Tsao was a Senior Vice President in Silicon Valley Bank’s Boston office, where he served as a technology lender and senior relationship manager focused on New England’s technology industry. Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank in 1997, Tsao was a technology lender at BankBoston, and BayBank in Burlington, Mass. He began his banking career with USTrust in Boston in 1988. Tsao earned a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and an MBA from Boston University.

Charlene Yu Vaughn

Vice President; Founder & CEO of The Algonquin Group

A frequent speaker and author of “Insights & Opportunities”, Charlene Yu Vaughn is experienced with numerous technology and media oriented branding, licensing, start-ups, financings, turnarounds and mergers. Her career spans from global advertising giants, Young & Rubicam and Ogilvy & Mather to a founding executive of Time Warner Interactive to the President/CEO of Chuck Jones Studio Productions to President/CEO of the Tunes Network, Inc. (tunes.com); the Chairman/Founding CEO of Middlewire to her current position as the CEO/Founder of The Algonquin Group.

Through her work at The Algonquin Group, Ms. Yu Vaughn has served as the strategic advisor to over 50 leading revenue-generating emerging technology and media companies and international ventures in information technology, healthcare/life sciences, clean technology, digital media and consumer products in securing funding and accelerating their strategic growth, revenue, strategic alliances and business development. Her firm, The Algonquin Group, assists privately held and publicly traded US companies in their expansion into Asia Pac (APAC) and APAC and US companies in their expansion globally as well as into the domestic US market.

Canice Wu

Chairman; Director of Corporate Innovation at RocketSpace, Inc.

Canice Wu has over 20 years of experience in developing and scaling successful businesses from concept to market leader. Previously, he was President of Plug and Play Tech Center, a high tech business accelerator working with over 300 startups and a network of over 180 VC’s and 300 corporations. Prior to joining Plug and Play Tech Center, he was CEO of Insights OnDemand, providing cloud based Business Intelligence Solutions. Prior to Insights OnDemand, he was VicePresident, General Manager and COO of CRM and Industry Solutions at Siebel Systems. He came to Siebel from Booz, Allen & Hamilton where he was a management consultant specializing in forming business strategies and market penetration plans for Fortune 500 companies. Canice is also on the board of AAMA as well as a member of Sand Hill Angels. Canice has a BS and MS in Computer Science from MIT, and an MBA from University of California at Berkeley.

Michael Wu

CFO; Partner at Singer Lewak-Silicon Valley Tax Practice

Michael Wu has 19 years of experience in corporate taxation including tax compliance, tax provision, and international tax planing. His professional experience includes 13 years working at Big 4 accounting firms and over 3 years experience as the head of Tax Department at a public technology company. While he was with the Big 4 firms, Michael served some of the largest and the most prestige technology companies in the Silicon Valley.


Board of Directors:

Hope Chen

Venture Partner, DFJ

Hope Chen is a venture partner at DFJ. She currently serves on the board of Prudent Energy. Hope is the chairperson and one of the founding members for WIL (Women in Leadership), a premier organization for women leaders in venture capital firms, private equity funds and multi-national corporations in China.

Hope has close to 15 years of operational experience in Internet and IT industry. She was most recently founder and co-CEO of Billpoint, Inc., which pioneered the concept of online person to person payments. Billpoint became the leading provider of person to person payment services on the Internet and was acquired by eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) in 1999 as a payment solution for their online auction marketplace. Prior to Billpoint, Ms. Chen was chief information officer of GE Nuclear Energy where she managed IT strategy and software and hardware infrastructure.

Hope received her MBA from the Harvard Business School. She received her BA in both computer science and philosophy from Wellesley College.

Rebecca Chou

Principal, Ridgeway Institute | Partner, Talent Age Associates

Rebecca brings three decades of global executive management, leadership consulting and Fortune 200 executive experience in human resource management and professional development. Rebecca is Principal at Ridgway Institute and Partner of Talent Age Associates where she helps develop potentials of leaders into performance.  She is also President of CXS focusing on Human Resource Management. Her corporate background includes head of Human Resources at SYNNEX where she helped achieved an IPO of $8 billion in 2004, and at Northwest/Delta Airlines, Pillsbury, and Amdahl/Fujitsu Corporations.

In the past decade, she has served on the Board of Directors of Asia America MultiTechnology Association. Rebecca is also on the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). As a painter herself, the creativity, strategic and abstract thinking required in coaching executives and solving organizational challenges are parallels in the realm of art making.

Rebecca has a BA in English from Tamkang University and a MA in Counseling from the University of New Mexico, and an on-going art education from SFAI.

Nader Fathi

CEO, Kiana Analytics

Nader Fathi is a serial entrepreneur and veteran of the Big Data industry.  He is currently the CEO of Kiana Analytics, a Big Data company that helps brick-and-mortar businesses convert visitors to customers.  He was CEO of SigmaQuest, a Big Data for Supply Chain solution, which he co-founded in 2002.  Camstar Systems successfully acquired SigmaQuest in 2010 and Nader lead its Supply Chain Quality practice until 2012.  Nader mentors and advises startups as the Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at the University of Southern California Stevens Institute for Innovations and the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley.  He is currently on the advisory board of Glassbeam, Machine-to-Machine analytics.  He has coached Big Data companies in various vertical markets including sports, retail, finance, health/fitness, and environmental analytics. Previously, Nader held executive positions at IntraStage, IKOS, Cadence, and Daisy systems.  He started his career as software and chip designer at Xerox Microelectronics.Nader holds a bachelor and masters in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California and completed his coursework toward a PhD.  He has also completed numerous programs in marketing, business and Gamification at UCLA, The Wharton School, and UC Santa Cruz.

John Huber

SVP of Business Development - Commercial & Growth Technology Gorup at Wells Fargo Bank

John is responsible for client origination within Wells Fargo’s Commercial and Technology Banking Groups covering the Silicon Valley region. Strong practice interest and expertise around all aspects of payments and commerce enabling technologies.

John Kinzer

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

John Kinzer is a Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Asia Link team, based in San Francisco. In his role, Kinzer and his team provide strategic guidance and operational support that maximizes cross-border business for technology and life sciences companies and investors in China, greater Asia, and North America. He has more than 16 years of experience creating positive business outcomes for innovation companies of all sizes worldwide.

Previously, Kinzer led the Chicago Corporate Finance team and was responsible for providing strategic planning and advisory for large corporate technology companies in the greater Midwest, Texas, and Rocky Mountain regions. Additionally, since joining SVB in 2004, Kinzer led the Denver Specialty Finance group and has held senior positions in the Early Stage Banking group.

Prior to SVB, Kinzer worked within the technology banking and corporate energy and structured finance groups at ABN AMRO/LaSalle Bank. He serves on the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), Silicon Valley’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the Asia American technology community.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance, sociology, and anthropology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. 

Aglaia Kong

CTO, Corporate Network at Google

Aglaia Kong has over 20 years of experience in innovating, developing and delivering enterprise solutions. She is currently in Google as CTO of Corporate Network. Prior to Google, she was with Cisco for 6+ yrs. She was CTO for Cisco China and later as CTO/VP for IOT Solutions. She leaded teams to deliver solutions for health care, education, manufacturing, transportation, energy grid, etc. around the world. Before Cisco, she was Symantec Fellow, and CTO/VP overseeing the Storage & Availability products. 

Aglaia Kong is an expert in many areas such as GPS/GIS, laser chemistry, security, cloud computing, energy, storage, file system, networking, image pattern recognition, and virtualization. She has over 13+ patents. She serves in many startup boards and provides mentorships. She graduated from U. Of Minnesota focusing on Electrical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. 

Dr. Robert P. Lee

Hi-tech Entrepreneur, Investor and Professor

Dr. Lee is a 35-year pioneer of the high-tech industry, spending the first half of his career managing large organizations in Fortune 100 companies, and the second half as a serial entrepreneur.  During this time, he conducted business globally, and in the last 15 years, he was heavily involved with running businesses in China. Since 2010, he is also Adjunct Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School where he also serves as the Associate Director of the MBA Program and an Advisory Board Member of the CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship.  Until late 2012 (when the company was acquired), he was Executive Chairman of Achievo Corporation (one of the largest China IT services companies).  He co-founded Achievo in early 2002 and served as its Chairman and CEO until December 2008, when the company reached over 2500 people in size, more than 2000 of whom were in China.  From 2002 to 2007, he was also CEO of Accela, Inc. (board member from 1999-2013) and led that company to become a dominant government enterprise software firm in the US. Until November 2001, he was president & CEO of Inxight Software, a Xerox-PARC spinout that tripled in revenues and raised venture funding under his leadership (now part of SAP).  Before Inxight, he was chairman, CEO and president of Insignia Solutions, a software company he took public on NASDAQ in 1995.  Previously, he was executive vice president of Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC - software), where among many achievements including rapid growth, he acquired and integrated 6 companies, including Norton Computing, which became a legendary M&A success story in the Silicon Valley.  Dr. Lee was senior vice president of Shared Medical Systems (since acquired by Siemens) and was at IBM for 11 years (responsible for its office systems software, healthcare industry software, overall software engineering and various systems/communications software) and Computer Sciences Corporation for many years.  Dr. Lee is currently on the board of Osel, Inc., a biopharmaceutical startup, and was previously on the boards of S3, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIII - semiconductor) and SONICblue (NASDAQ: SBLU - digital media devices).  He also serves as advisor to various Western and Chinese companies and investment funds, besides being a venture partner, limited partner and angel investor himself.

Dr. Lee participates in high-tech developments all over the world.  During Mr. CH Tung's first official visit to the Silicon Valley as Hong Kong Chief Executive in June 1999, Dr. Lee was the co-host and speaker at a luncheon in Mr. Tung's honor.  At Insignia Solutions, Dr. Lee hosted a luncheon for HM Queen Elizabeth II who paid an extended visit to his company's offices in the UK after the company won multiple Queen's Awards.  In 1996, Dr. Lee was invited to the Philippines to meet President Ramos and other top leaders to help formulate a high-tech initiative for that country.  His business and professional activities in China have put him in frequent contact with senior government officials there.  Dr. Lee has met with many heads-of-state and senior government officials during their visits to the Silicon Valley, particularly those from Asia/China.

As a result of his active professional and community activities, including serving as the Global Chairman of the Board of Trustee of the AAMA (Asia America MultiTechnology Association), Chairman of the AAMA Pearl River Delta Chapter, former vice chairman of HYSTA’s China Global Services Alliance, former board member of Monte Jade Science and Technology Association (West Coast) and Asia Society President’s Circle, Dr. Lee is well known to the Silicon Valley and Asian media. He was featured in several books on Chinese-American successful entrepreneurs, and appeared frequently in print, web, radio and TV media globally. Dr. Lee is an accomplished public speaker.

Dr. Lee grew up in Hong Kong.  He holds Ph.D. and MS degrees from UCLA, and a BA from UC Berkeley, all in computer science.  He resides in the Silicon Valley.  Dr. Lee is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).

Norman Liang

Venture Partner, WI Harper Group

Norman Liang is a Venture Partner at WI Harper, a global early stage venture capital firm in San Francisco, Taipei, and Beijing. Prior to WI Harper, Norman led the international efforts of Sungy Mobile (NASD:GOMO), opening the office in Silicon Valley for one of China’s first mobile startups. At Sungy Mobile, Norman expanded the growth and distribution efforts for its popular Android applications, including Go Launcher. Together, Sungy Mobile was ranked one of the top five Android developers in the world with over 200m installs of their applications. Norman has held business development and management roles at startups including SGN, a top gaming company, and Photobucket. Norman was also a founding member of Ovi, at Nokia and IBM, where he was part of a number of projects with wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, consumer electronics, and media companies. Norman is on the AAMA Board of Directors, a mentor at Highway1, and actively participates in community programs throughout Asia and Silicon Valley.

Jason Lin

Principal at WestSummit Capital

Jason is a Principal at WestSummit Capital, a leading China-based global growth equity firm focused on helping high growth technology companies access the China market. Deal portfolio includes Twitch.tv. Jason has more than 9 years of related investment and operations experience in the US and Asia. Prior to WestSummit, Jason worked at the WI Harper Group, a leading China technology venture capital firm, based in Beijing and San Francisco, and at PCH International, a leading venture-backed consumer electronics firm, based in Shenzhen, China. Previously, Jason was an Associate and a member of the founding team of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Element Ventures (“DFJ Element”), a leading technology venture capital firm. At Element, Continued:  Jason worked on venture capital investments in BMG Seltec/FiveCubits, Deeya Energy, Petra Solar and Seven Seas Water. Prior, Jason was a management consultant at A.T. Kearney, where he consulted to Fortune 500 companies in the utilities, technology, and consumer sectors on growth strategy and operational efficiency. Earlier, Jason worked at the Formosa Investment Group, a leading technology angel investment group, where he was involved in investments in Future Networks (acquired), FortelDTV (acquired), IC-Media (acquired) and Mobile Aspects. Jason holds a BS from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Jason is also Chair of the AAMA Silicon Valley Young Professionals Association.

Pradip Madan

Tech Advisor, Board Member and Investor

Pradip combines product, operational leadership and M&A experience across industries (ICs, networking, wireless, IoT, storage, enterprise and SMB cloud applications, IT/BPO services). He has led the development and launch of roughly 400 products in his career. His funding experience (Microland, Rivio), IPO exits (LSI Logic, Echelon), M&A (Exel, Rivio, Matra-Harris, Synnex), CEO/President/COO/SVP/VP roles (Synnex, Microland, 123Signup, Rivio, Echelon, Adaptec, Matra-Harris), and investor/advisor/board roles (gaming, e-commerce, cloud applications, social media, sales/logistics, and healthcare) enable him to add depth and breadth to business strategy, team-building, and execution. He has led teams across North America, Asia, and Europe. He was most recently SVP for Corporate Strategy for Synnex Corp ($10B+ revenue). He holds a BS in Physics (University of Delhi, ranking 2nd in university), a BSE in Electrical Engineering (University of Pennsylvania, honors), an MSE in Computer Science (university of Pennsylvania, honors), and an MBA (Wharton, distinction). He is a Board Member of AAMA and Charter Member of TiE.

Anna Mok

Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP; AAMA Trustee Member

Anna Mok is the U.S. leader responsible for China and Southeast Asia for Deloitte’s Advisory and Audit businesses. She was previously the National Managing Partner, Clients & Client Excellence responsible for developing and leading the execution of the client portfolio expansion strategy and the National Regions Leader. Anna is also currently a senior partner and industry leader for Strategic Risk Services.

During her 25+ year career at Deloitte, she has been the global lead client service partner and has served some of its largest and most prestigious global clients in various industries including payments, financial services, life sciences, health care and high technology. Her global business experiences include risk management, corporate governance, finance, business strategy and transformations, M&A, and market expansion services.  She has lived and worked in Asia and the United States.

She was the first Chinese American woman admitted to partnership at Deloitte & Touche LLP.  Anna was a member of Deloitte’s Board Council and the CEO Advisory Partner Council. Anna was also on the Executive Committee of Deloitte Advisory.   Anna has received numerous awards and recognitions and is an active community leader.  She is a current Executive Committee member of the United Way, Ascend National, Asian Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund and the Commonwealth Club of California.  Anna has been featured and quoted in leading publications, TV, radio and websites.

She is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.


Angela Pan

Founder and CEO; Ashley Chloe

Angela Pan is the Founder and CEO of Ashley Chloe, a wearable tech accessories brand headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Integrating a passion for functional aesthetic design with her aptitude for business strategy, Pan has a wealth of experience gained from her dual roles as startup entrepreneur and as early-stage tech investor. After several years in a technology investment firm working with the startups, Pan found her passion returning to entrepreneurship and creating something unique for people to use in their daily lives. Only a year and a half in, Pan is leading Ashley Chloe to become one of the most successful fashion tech brands. The flagship product Helix Cuff has been awarded a prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award and a CES 2016 Innovation Awards. Ashley Chloe is also named a favorite American brand by Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs in the U.S. Department of Commerce, Andrew Wylegala. In addition, Pan is also on the board of Asia America MultiTechnology Association which dedicates to the Asian American high-tech community.  
Pan has approached expectations and barriers that often push female entrepreneurs out of business with determination and leadership skills. By taking time to understand the technology field, and adding a fashion perspective, Pan prepared herself for success in the industry.
Pan has years of experience in operations, marketing, partnership, and corporate development. She found success launching an internet startup and a lifestyle firm by developing impressive growth, strategic branding, executing marketing strategies, and creating new brands from scratch.
Angela Pan has been featured on Bloomberg, Mashable, FastCompany, and USA Today. In her spare time, Pan is a self-taught designer. Her passion for design has given her a broad vision and deep understanding of style and allure.  

Jessica Tien

Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Jessica Tien has been the transfer pricing advisor for some of Ernst & Young’s global priority accounts.  During her twenty-plus years as a transfer pricing advisor, she has helped numerous technology companies plan and implement their intangibles ownership structures and operating model efficiency.  She is a frequent speaker and author on the subject of global transfer pricing and has been named among the World’s Leading Transfer Pricing Advisor and Best Woman in Transfer Pricing by Legal Media Group.  Ms. Tien is also one of the partners supporting Ernst & Young Global’s China Overseas Investment Network.  She leads Ernst & Young’s efforts in the U.S. West to best support Greater China-headquartered companies in transaction advisory, tax, assurance and business advisory.  From 2007-2014, Ms. Tien built Ernst & Young’s Greater China Transfer Pricing practice and has advised China’s State Administration of Taxation on international taxation matters.

Hans Tung

Managing Director, GGV Capital

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, Totspot, a mobile marketplace for moms, GrubMarket, a marketplace for local farm goods, Xiaohongshu, an active social community and recommendation app for cross border shopping, Misfit, maker of wearable and smart home products, and Xiaomi ecosystem companies Zimi and 1More. He is also actively involved with GGV portfolio companies Flipboard, Draftking, 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, Domob Mobile, 51fanli, Forgame (HKSE: 0484), which went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in October 2013, and eHi Car Rental (NYSE: EHIC), which went public on the New York Stock Exchange in November 2014.  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 handful venture capitalists from China named to the 2013 and 2014 Forbes Midas Lists. 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.

Ming Yeh

Founder & Managing Partner, CSC Upshot Ventures

Kyung H. Yoon

Founder & CEO, Talent Age Associates, AAMA Trustee Member

Kyung spent 14 years with Heidrick & Struggles, Inc., (NASDAQ: HSII), a global leader in the executive search industry, most recently as Vice Chairman. During her career with Heidrick & Struggles, Kyung was a leader in the firm’s expansion in Asia with management responsibility for the Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei, Shanghai and Seoul offices. Kyung’s client list includes Fortune 500 and global multinational companies, including CP Group, CapitaLand, Dell, Hubert Burda Media Group, IBM, Komag, Maxtor, McKinsey, Merck, Microsoft, Nokia, NOL, Philips, Samsung, Seagate, Singapore Technologies, SK Telecom, Sybase, TSMC and Unisys. In the financial services field, Kyung has worked with international investment banks and private equity/ venture capital firms such as Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, DFJ, Doll Capital Management, DT Capital, GGV, Globespan Capital, GSR Ventures, H&Q Asia Pacific, IDG, IVP, JPMorgan Partners, Keytone Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield Fund, Menlo Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Newbridge Capital, PAMA, Venrock Associates, Walden International and Warburg Pincus.


Board of Trustees:

Gareth Chang Managing Director & Executive Chairman of GC3 & Associates International
Sandy Wai-Yan Chau CEO of Achieve Corporation; Founding President of AAMA
Dr. Hong Chen Founder, Chairman & CEO of The Hina Group
William A. Chen AAMA Shanghai President; Managing Partner at DT Capital Partners
Robert E. Grady Managing Director at Cheyenne Capital Fund; Chairman of New Jersey Investment Council; former Chairman of Carlyle Venture Partners
David Ho AAMA Beijing President; Founder & Chairman of Kiina Investment Limited
Harry W. Kellogg, Jr. Vice Chairman of the Board at Silicon Valley Bank & Head of Relationship Management at SVB Financial Group
Dr. Robert P. Lee Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Achieve Corporation; Professor in Entrepreneurship Practice at the City University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Pradip Madan Tech Advisor, Board Member and Investor
Anna Mok National Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP
Dr. WIlliam Miller Founder & Chairman of Nanostellar; Founder & Chairman of Lumiette; Professor Emeritus at Stanford University
Dr. C.S. Park Board of Director at Seagate Technology; former Chairman & CEO of Maxtor Corp
George Scalise President of Semiconductor Industry Association
TsuyoshiTaira CEO of Tazan International
Lip-Bu Tan CEO & President of Cadence Design Systems; Founder & Chairman of Walden International
Kyung Yoon Founder & CEO of Talent Age Associates


AAMA Charter Members