JIN Peng (金鹏)
born in 1976, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 February 2017.
Mr. Jin has over 18 years of experience in technology investments, entrepreneurship, financial advisory and corporate management.
Mr. Jin started his career in 1998 as a member of Bear Stearns Asia’s New Media & Telecom Group. In 2000, Mr. Jin joined 21 Vianet Group Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) as an Executive Vice President where he was responsible for overseeing business development, product, marketing and international sales and was later appointed as a Chief Financial Officer. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Jin served as a partner in CEC Capital Group (formerly known as China eCapital Corporation) where he provided fund raising, merger and acquisition advisory services for growth stage companies in China. In 2008, Mr. Jin co-founded Keytone Ventures, a venture fund focused on early stage technology investment opportunities with a total asset under management of US$420 million. Mr. Jin left Keytone Ventures in 2014 to start Emerge Ventures, a venture studio specializing in mostly seed and angel investments and incubating technology startups. Mr. Jin obtained a bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Finance and Information Systems from the New York University in 1998.