/Team

Our team partners both with young companies finding their stride and established ones looking for step-function growth. These expert functions are dedicated to the success of our portfolio companies.
Lip-Bu Tan

Lip-Bu Tan

Chairman & Founder

Lip-Bu founded Walden International in 1987 and has been active in the venture capital industry for more than two decades.

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Brian Chiang

Managing Director

Our team partners both with young companies finding their stride and established ones looking for step-function growth.

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Andrew Kau

Managing Director USA

Andrew focuses on emerging technologies.

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Bill Li

Managing Director China

Bill focuses on Internet and communications.

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Hing Wong

Managing Director China

Hing focuses on semiconductors, electronic systems, and emerging technologies.

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Yimin Zimmerer

Managing Director China

Yimin focuses on IT, clean technology and emerging technologies & services.

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Teresa Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Teresa joined Walden International in 2004 after being with one of the prior successful WI start ups, WebEx Communications.

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Polly Gui E Peng

Partner

Ms. Peng is responsible for fund raising and strategy, investor relationship, cross border M&A; and investments.

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Steve Fu

Partner

Steve focuses on semiconductors.

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Tony Zhang

Partner

Tony joined Walden in 2015. Prior to join Walden, he was executive director in Private Equity branch of CCB Trust.

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Robert Yung

Partner

Robert joined as a Partner in Walden International in 2015. Prior to joining WI, Robert served as senior executive and investment partner in the semiconductor and telecom industries for 25 years.

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Lin Wang

Partner

Prior to joining WI, Mr. Wang served in SAMSUNG System LSI business more than 8 years, where he owned experiences from multiple positions.

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Alex Su

Investment Director

Alex joined Walden International in Feb.2016. Before joining Walden, Alex served as an investment manager in IDG Capital.

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Hailong Sun

Investment Director

Mr. Sun has more than 16 years of experience in the semiconductor industry including IC design, business development and product line management.

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Kris Leong Seok Wan

Vice President

Kris is responsible for investments in Singapore and Korea. She focuses on digital media, internet and electronics sectors.

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Joana Tieu

Vice President

Joana is responsible for portfolio management in the U.S. and assists investment officers in the U.S. in investment closing and documentation.

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Soo Ping Yong

Vice President

Soo Ping focuses on the software, Internet and digital consumer spaces in South Asia.

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Hock Voon Loo

Venture Partner

Hock Voon joined Walden International in 1989, and continues now as a Venture Partner with the firm.

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Roni Hefetz

Venture Partner

Prior to joining WI, Roni was the founder and Managing Partner of Walden Israel, a prominent early stage venture firm just north of Tel-Aviv in Israel.

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Cliff Higgerson

Venture Partner

Cliff has more than 35 years of experience in research, consulting, planning and venture investing.

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Steve Ahn

Venture Partner

Steve founded Leadis Technology, Inc. in May 2000 and served as CEO from its formation to November 2005.

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Carson Chen

Venture Partner

Carson was the Vice President and General Manager of the Cable & Wireless Platform Division at Cisco Systems.

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Weber Jin

Venture Partner

Prior to joining WI, Mr. Jin was a vice president of Shenzhen Hangsheng Electronics Co., Ltd. and general manager of international business department.

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Mary Coleman

Venture Partner

Mary joined Walden International in 2002. Prior to WI, she worked in the venture industry as a Managing Director at Internet Capital Group.

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Doowhan Choi

CTO & Senior Executive VP, KT Corporation

Dr. DooWhan Choi is the Chief Technical Officer and Senior Executive Vice President at KT Corporation.

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Botaro Hirosaki

EVP Carrier Network Business Unit, NEC

Dr. Hirosaki joined NEC Corporation in 1970 and was initially involved in the research and development of high-speed data transmission systems and digital signal processing.

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Dan Hsieh

Chief Innovation Officer of ION Media Networks

Dan Hsieh is currently Chief Innovation Officer of ION Media Networks, responsible for new business development and company strategy.

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Chiaki Ito

Member of the Board and Corporate Executive Vice President, Fujitsu Limited

Mr. Ito has been with Fujitsu Ltd. for over thirty-five years and is currently executive vice president.

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Syrus Madavi

Managing Director of SPM Capital

Mr. Madavi is currently the Managing Director of SPM Capital, a private fund focusing on semiconductor and electronic devices for digital consumer, communications and personal computing.

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Daniel Mao

Adviser

From June 2001 to May 2003, Mr. Daniel Mao served as Chief Executive Officer of SINA Corporation, the leading Chinese news media and information services company listed on NASDAQ.

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Bernie Meyerson

Adviser

Dr. Meyerson is the Chief Technical Officer of IBM Technology Group, which includes IBM Microelectronics Division.

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Tadao Saito

Adviser

Dr. Saito is the Chief Scientist of Toyota InfoTechnology Center and the Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo.

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Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli

Adviser

Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli holds the Edgar L. and Harold H. Buttner Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Sachio Semmoto

Founder, Chairman, & CEO, eAccess Ltd.

Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli holds the Edgar L. and Harold H. Buttner Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Larry Yoshida

Adviser

Larry Minoru Yoshida founded Innotech Corporation in 1987 and served as the president, CEO of Innotech Corp.

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Jeffrey Zeng

Adviser

Jeffrey was previously with Walden International from 2001 - 2008 where he served as a Managing Director responsible for investments in China.

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Wenyi Zhang

Adviser

Mr. Zhang is well known as an electronics industry veteran and entrepreneur for his remarkable achievements in both semiconductor and CRT areas.

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