• James Tan, Managing Partner, Quest Ventures

    James Tan, Managing Partner, Quest Ventures

  • Astartup is as good as it’s able to raise funds to solve the problems of humankind. To help such budding companies to grow vertically and horizontally, Quest Ventures, a top venture capital firm co-founded by James Tan, was established in 2011, and since then have been investing in startups in the fields of artificial intelligence, e-Commerce, and marketplaces, entertainment, finance, food, insurance, and more. Quest Ventures’ multi-dimensional environment, social and governance strategy was the first in Asia for a venture firm and supports a of social good initiatives across Asia for financial inclusion, gender, healthcare, and education for all.

  • James Tan: Making The World A Better Place Through Venture Capital

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Top 10 Tsinghua University Alumni Leaders - 2023

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  • Top 10 Tsinghua University Alumni Leaders - 2023

    Tsinghua University: Revolutionizing China’s Higher Education National Tsinghua University, originally Tsinghua Imperial College, a multidisciplinary polytechnic university specializing in training Engineers was established in the year of 1911, in order to revolutionize and reconstruct higher education in China. Being a home to global students, over the time Tsinghua has strengthened its teaching in science, economics management, humanities, arts and designs, and has become a world-leading comprehensive university that offers subject areas in Engineering, Science, Economics, Management, Art, Medicine, Philosophy, Law, Literature, History and Education. Students are exposed to diversified development paths in order to advance their critical thinking and entrepreneurship skills through research-led education, which gives them exposer to real world challenges and also opens opportunities to work across multi-cultural, multi-national teams.

    Alumni Circle: As a source of knowledge and expertise for the society and a preferred destination for potential learners, today Tsinghua University has created a highly influential and active network of ‘ALUMNI’ across the globe, which is one of the most talented, innovative, and networked communities all through Asia. These volunteers are now proudly serving on boards of some of the world-known conglomerates and organizations, some are behind the known startups and unicorns, and making a huge impact in all sectors of society and accentuating economy for both the nation and the globe. As individuals, their contributions are extraordinary and as a community, their impact is infinite.

    CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Tsinghua University Alumni Leaders - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.        

Top 10 Tsinghua University Alumni Leaders - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Kira Learning Andrea Pasinetti , Founder & CEO Kira Learning An emerging leader strives in providing solutions for accessible & standardsaligned K-12 artificial intelligence and computer science education content, tools, & support
Quest Ventures James Tan , Managing Partner Quest Ventures An outstanding entrepreneur who is enabling tomorrow’s possibilities through venture capital, also involved in sports excellence business where he helps athletes to excel in sports transition journey
BTR New Material Group Jian Guo Ren, CEO BTR New Material Group A passionate leader committed to the development of the new energy sector and has overseen the company's consistent ranking as the top supplier of Anode materials for a decade
Cyagen Biosciences Lance Han , Chairman Cyagen Biosciences A business entrepreneur providing products and services in cell biology research, mouse model generation, cell therapy/gene therapy research and AI aided drug discovery
InterDigital Liren Chen , President & CEO InterDigital A leading management consultant having more than 25 years of experience in the Technology industry with a focus on IP and licensing
Chapa Nael Hailemariam , Co-Founder & CEO Chapa A driven entrepreneur connecting with new people and and constantly striving for personal and societal development. He focuses on providing open source solutions to the customers
Build A Robot K12 Qing Hua , Founder & Chief Endurance Officer Build A Robot K12 A dynamic, data-driven social impact leader, fueled by passion for equity and justice, committed to bridge the gap between founders and capital to create spaces for entrepreneurs and communities to thrive
Huawei Consumer Business Richard Yu , CEO Huawei Consumer Business A wireless technology expert and business leader with over 20 years of experience in shaping key functions such as R&D, technology & product development, and sales & marketing
Bluepha Teng Li , Co-Founder & President Bluepha A dynamic professional meeting innovative demands in consumer goods,healthcare, agriculture, electronics and more
Mage Xiaoyou Wang , Co-Founder & CTO Mage An emerging leader driving innovation via upcoming technologies and especially by changing the focus on people and processes while ensuring digital transformation

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