Alex Zhou

Venture Capitalist in Beijing, China

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I am a technology enthusiast and a venture capitalist at Qiming Venture Partners, a leading VC firm in China. I am one of the most active artificial intelligence investors in China. I focus on frontier technologies (artificial intelligence, robotics, VR&AR, blockchain, etc.) and enterprise IT (cloud computing, big data, cybersecurity). I work as board director/observer with entrepreneurs at UBTech, Megvii (Face++), ABC Fintech, Chaitin Technology, Eigen, IDSManager, Hypereal, XSKY, TigerGraph, SequoiaDB, Transwarp, Tongdun, Unisound, RoboRock, AI Prime, etc.

Prior to Qiming, I worked for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) in China and the Silicon Valley. Before starting my investment career, I served as China country manager of data storage business unit at Hewlett-Packard (HP). Later, I co-founded Rethink Technologies - a data management software start-up.

I am also a finger-style & rock guitarist and a whiskey lover.I co-chair Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Beijing.

  • Work
    • Qiming Venture Partners
  • Education
    • Columbia University