Person Overview

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Primary:
Co-Founder & Managing Director at WestSummit Capital
Past:
CEO at Linktone Limited, Managing Partner at Navi Capital Partners, Co.
Education:
Tsinghua University

Detailed Description

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Mr. Yang is the founding partner and Managing Director of WestSummit Capital Management.

He was the Managing Partner of Navi Capital Partner, a fund dedicated to growth stage companies in China in TMT, health care, clean tech, etc. areas.

Before that Mr.Yang was a venture partner at Northern Light Venture Capital, and was managing a US$120 million venture fund. He actively participated in a number of deals in Internet, wireless value-added service, IT media and consumer products sectors.

Mr. Yang has built reputable leadership and in-depth industry knowledge over the past sixteen years in the Internet, wireless, IT, new media and telecommunication sectors in China.

He joined Linktone (NASDAQ:LTON) in March 2003 as CEO to handle a turn-around situation, eleven months later he turned the company into a high profitable and high growth business and took the company to the IPO on NASDAQ, and created the first "Chinese wireless entertainment company on NASDAQ". Linktone has given its investors over twenty folds return.

Before joining Linktone, he had followed a career as a senior executive and entrepreneur at several high-technology companies in Silicon Valley U.S. and China.

Mr. Yang attended Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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