Yong Zhang 张勇
Yong Zhang is a Partner of Qiming Ventures, covering the Cleantech sector investment. Prior to joining Qiming, Yong was the China Technology Growth Leader of General Electric company, responsible for setting up and managing the “In China for China” fund and driving the overall company external technology BD and collaboration. Prior to this, he held a variety of management positions in GE and Siemens, both in China and the U.S. Upon joining Qiming, he has led investment in deals in energy saving and emission control, smart grid, etc. Part of his portfolios include: Hexing (also acting as the Vice Chairman, 603556.SH), CSD Water (603903.SH), Hot New Energy, BTR (Bao’An, 000009.SZ), Honess, Yilong, Great Wall, HyperStrong, KeySino (834957.OC), AirQuality, KingTrol (834268.OC), CETA, etc.
He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore.