With a wealth of professional experience encompassing high-tech industries and venture capital, Jake has traversed diverse organizational landscapes, from innovative startups to Fortune 500 corporations, leaving his mark through leadership and strategic innovation with solutions touching hundreds of millions of lives. As the Founding and Managing Partner at Peregrine Ventures, his ethos of "Shaping Futures, One Investment at a Time" reflects a mission and ambition far beyond mere profit; It's about crafting legacies, building a brighter future, and leaving a profound imprint on our planet. As a mentor at VC University, he's shaping a community, the next generation of venture capitalists who are aligned with this transformative vision. In addition, his valued strategic insights are sought by board of family offices. He holds BS of electrical engineering and completed his executive education in venture capital and private equity.
Dr. Zhang was the visionary founder of Future TV Co.,Ltd, the pioneering national new media platform in China that revolutionized media access for billions in the country. In addition to her groundbreaking work with Future TV, she significantly influenced China's media landscape as a Director of China IPTV Corporation. She earned her PhD in economics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Nurzhas has invested in over 30 leading technology companies including Lyft, Ripple, Cruise and Robinhood. He received an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School, an MBA from the Wharton School, and a pair of Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Computer Science and Engineering from MIT.
Seamon worked at Insight Venture Partners, a $23 billion venture capital and growth equity firm with investments in JD.com and Alibaba. Seamon earned his BA at Stanford and is completing the OPM program at Harvard Business School.
Vincent has held distinguished positions across prominent institutions: serving as the Senior Researcher at Dialectic Capital Hedge Fund, Senior Manager at Lucent Technologies, and Senior Consultant at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. His expansive expertise is further enriched by collaborations with industry leaders like P&G, Reynolds & Reynolds, and Cincinnati Bell.
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Chuan Wang, co-founder of Xiaomi, played an instrumental role in shaping a tech giant that has democratized technology access, making advanced tech available to billions of people from Asia to Africa. Chuan's vision for green initiatives, emphasizing recycling and reducing carbon footprints are creating a blueprint for the entire tech industry. He obtained his masters degree in computer science.
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Changjun is a serial entrepreneur with a vision for a greener planet. Founder of Longshine, his company has been instrumental in supporting over 400 million families, 12,000 businesses, and numerous governments, making significant strides in diminishing global carbon footprints. He earned his master's degree in applied mathematics from the Tsinghua University.
Josh, the esteemed Head of the Entrepreneurial Management Unit and the Jacob H. Schiff Professor at Harvard Business School, has a unique academic blend from Yale, merging physics with technology history. His impactful work spans the Brookings Institution, a notable public-private task force in Chicago, and Capitol Hill contributions. Additionally, he holds a Ph.D. from Harvard's Economics Department, underscoring his academic expertise.
Lijun, as founder of CertusNet, has spearheaded the company in offering cutting-edge communication solutions to premier network carriers across Asia. With a commitment to sustainability, CertusNet is championing green initiatives to lessen the communication industry's carbon footprint. He is a Tsinghua University graduate with a Bachelor's in Automatic Control and holds a Master's degree in Mathematics from Peking University.