Neil Shen

Neil Shen is the Founding and Managing Partner of Sequoia Capital China. He is also Co-Founder of and Home Inns.

He has been in the Forbes Midas List from 2012 to 2017 as China’s highest ranking investor. He has won numerous awards including: “Top Investor” on the ChinaVenture Hurun Midas List 2016; “Best Investor” on the 2016 ChinaVenture – Financial Times China Top Investors List; the “50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China” list from 2015 to 2017 and the “30 Most Influential Investors in China” according to Fortune Magazine in 2015 and 2016. He was also named one of the top “Top 20 Venture Capitalists” by CB Insights, in partnership with The New York Times, in 2017.

Mr Shen is the Board Chairman of the Yale Leadership Center in China, Director of Yabuli China Entrepreneur Forum (CEF), Vice Chairman of VC Funds Committee of Asset Management Association of China, Member of Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, Trustee of Brookings Institution, Trustee of Asia Society, Rotating President of Future Forum in 2016, and Trustee of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

He received his Master’s degree from Yale University and Bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.



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