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Beijing

Unit 1, Level 10, Tower W2
Oriental Plaza
No.1 East Chang An Ave
Dong Cheng District
Beijing 100738 P.R. China
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+011 8610 6511 1700 Tel
+011 8610 6511 1799 Fax

Silicon Valley

2420 Sand Hill Road
Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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+1 650 233 1400 Tel
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Tokyo

Hibiya U - 1 Building 21F
1-1-7 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0011 Japan
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+011 813 3580 1451 Tel
+011 813 3580 5840 Fax

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Business plans can be submitted to DCM Ventures at businessplan@dcm.com

Media Contact

Meredith Obendorfer
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(415) 321-1882
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Catherine (Hualei) Zhang 张华蕾
Beijing, China

Investment Manager

About

Catherine (Hualei) brings a combination of early-stage investment, corporate strategy, and data science application experience to her role in identifying new investment opportunities. At DCM, Catherine focus on technology enabled opportunities including big data, artificial intelligence, IoT, and fintech. Catherine deeply understands the challenges in entrepreneurship, yet she strongly believes that the future and opportunities lie in changes and innovations. Therefore, she sincerely respects and empathizes entrepreneurs who take the courage and conviction to change the world despite all the challenges. She feels lucky and honored to support great entrepreneurs and join the journey in discovering the future.

Prior to DCM, Catherine took multiple roles at AIG data science team and personal insurance strategy team. As an early practitioner of data science, Catherine has led multiple projects that use AI and big data technology to enable top-line growth and operational improvements. As the youngest team member at personal insurance strategy team, Catherine helped to scope innovative investment opportunities and develop / implement major ROE improvement strategies for the $13B portfolio. As an MBA summer associate at Legend Capital, Catherine also participated in several deals and researches in fintech and artificial intelligence space. Her experience living and working in both US and China gave her a broader perspective, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly.

Catherine loves many beautiful things in life, including delicious food, wine, travel, and art. To better and more sustainably enjoy these hobbies, she also has to keep a diet and exercise, from which she gradually found the fun in sports, especially tennis. In addition to becoming a good investor, she also aspires to become a certified sommelier one day.

hlzhang@dcm.com

Highlights

Focus on technology enabled opportunities including big data, artificial intelligence, IoT, and fintech

Combination of early-stage investment, corporate strategy, and data science applications

Be a strong supporter and partner of entrepreneurs

Education

Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.

Sloan School of Business, MIT, M.S.

Peking University, B.A.

Peking University, B.S.