Lei Yang

Partner 北京

Lei joined NLVC in 2010 with more than two decades of experience in technology development, corporate strategy/operations and investments. He leads NLVC’s Advanced Technology investments that cover a wide range of technology innovation driven companies (e.g., AI systems, IoT systems, sensors and semiconductor, robotics, new materials and environmental protection). Prior to NLVC, he was a Principal at VantagePoint Venture Partners (VPVP), where he also focused on early stage investments in transformational technology companies. Prior to VPVP, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company serving Fortune 500 companies across the high-tech value chain: semiconductor equipment, logic, memory and microprocessor devices, networking/storage equipment, and software and IT services. He supported and consulted with multiple clients in challenging corporate transformation and turnaround situations, cross border mergers and acquisitions of large technology companies in US, Europe and Japan.

Lei holds a BS in Chemistry from Peking University, a MS in Computer Sciences and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • 2001 McKinsey & Company
  • 2008 Vantagepoint
  • 2010 NLVC
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