Managing Partner of NIO Capital
Zhu has vast experience in investment and business operations, focusing on
finding and building companies that reshape the automotive, energy and
technology industries in both China and around the world.
member of the investment committee, he currently is a partner of NIO Capital as
well as managing the fund's daily operations.
to NIO Capital, he was managing partner of Tsing Capital and led many
investments in new energy vehicles, connected vehicles, artificial intelligence,
new materials, smart grid and energy storage. As one of the first investors who
foresaw the opportunities within new energy and intelligent cars in the Chinese
market, he led his team to invest in Atieva (Lucid), Jing-Jin Electric, Jidou,
Horizon, Enevate, iView, Phononic, and various others. Many of these companies
have become star enterprises in their respective fields. At NIO Capital Mr. Zhu
is also responsible for fund raising, industry research, social responsibility
assessment and various other tasks related to the management and supervision of
the fund's operations.
Zhu has ample experience in business and management. Previously he held roles
at AT&T in America and led an advanced technical team to develop
enterprise-class intelligent business systems. He was also in charge of the
Chinese branch of Destinator, an international navigation software company to
develop markets and sales channels and build navigation network alliances.
Zhu graduated with a double degree in Physics and Economics from Peking
University and has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.