John is the Founder and Chairman of FengHe Group where he is responsible for the strategy and management of the group businesses. He also directly leads our Venture Capital business. John is a highly accomplished technologist, entrepreneur and investor with pivotal investments and successes spanning three decades. He was named China Angel Investor of the Year 2014 by Entrepreneur, China edition. John began his career in Silicon Valley in 1989 most notably leading Yahoo! Inc.’s search and e-commerce technology engineering team from 1996 to 1999 and awarded a patent for his work in “semi-structured search”. He went on to become angel investor and CTO of Alibaba Group in 2000 and saw its growth to become China’s largest technology company.