Ms. Nan Zhou is responsible for Baidu's newly established growth fund Baidu Investment Partners, leading the fund overseas investment with a focus on AI core tech and AI enabled vertical application, such as healthcare, transportation, industrial, fintech, logistics, etc. She developed in-depth industry insights in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous driving. She also initiated the AI & healthcare investment coverage in Baidu. Over the past few years, she built a strong network of VCs and entrepreneurs in both Silicon Valley and Beijing.
Prior to Baidu, Nan served as Assistant Vice President at Barclays Investment Banking in both NYC and Hong Kong, and led many technology IPO and M&A deals.
She is a super connector, deep thinker and fast executer with extensive experiences in both U.S. and Asia. She is a very rare talent that familiar with both U.S. and Hong Kong capital markets, as well as the technology ecosystem in both Silicon Velley and Beijing.
She holds MBA degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and B.A. of Economics from University of Maryland at College Park. She was born and grew up in China.