With a wide range of influence, our Venture Partners bring knowledge from diverse areas of healthcare and fundraising as well as years of experience and global accomplishments.
Lu Zhou, PhD
Lu has over 10 years of experience in VC/PE healthcare investment as Principal, Managing Director, and Partner at CITIC Capital and Dragonrise Capital and has connected with a wide range of major financial institutions and pharmaceutical firms in China. Lu has done M&As in areas of health check-up chain, radiation therapy chain, and other biomedical projects. Lu also worked in the US for over 10 years, including time spent at the Utah Department of Health and Regence BlueCross BlueShield. Lu holds a PhD in Mathematics from the US.
James Han, PhD, MBA
James has 30 years of industry experience ranging from chemicals, plastics, telecommunication, and biotechnology to medical devices, which includes time at multiple startups. James currently serves as Founder and CEO of LenoMed and has served as Chairman, CEO, Founder, or President at Hanex Medical, Maxus Medical, Advanced Biomedical Technology, Kinetic Medical, and several other companies. He successfully took the orthopedic company Kinetic Medical to IPO in China. James is an Elected Member of Shanghai Thousand Talents Program and Consultant to Shanghai Science and Technology Commission. James graduated from Tsing-Hua University, received his PhD in Chemical Engineering/Polymer Science & Engineering from Polytechnic University (now NYU), and his MBA from Emory University.
Eric Huang, MD, MBA
Eric has over 25 years of experience in the medical field, having held a variety of roles, ranging from Marketing Manager to Founder. Eric’s experience includes time spent at Johnson & Johnson Medical China, Boston Scientific, Medtronic China, and Sanofi China Pharmaceutical. Eric currently serves as Co-Founder and CMO at LenoMed, Co-President at Zhejiang POCTech Medical, and Founder and Chairman at Beijing InnoTech Medical. Eric’s diverse experiences vary from business development and general management to brand strategy. Eric holds a Bachelor of Medicine from Shanghai Second Medical University and is currently pursuing a CEIBS EMBA.
Jonathan Myers, BSc, MBA
Jonathan has over 17 years of experience in VC fundraising as well as phases of pharma/biotech transactions, from initial screening to due diligence to valuation, negotiation, and closing. Jonathan was Founder and Managing Director of Nine Bridges Capital, a Shanghai based life science financial advisory and business development consulting firm. Jonathan has also worked in various business development and corporate finance roles within the pharma/biotech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Basel, Switzerland for companies including Pain Therapeutics, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Chiron Corporation, and Roche. Jonathan worked on over 50 deals during his time in the Bay Area and accomplishments of note include the completion of a $400M out-licensing deal as well as various in-licensing deals, drug formulation deals, manufacturing deals, and option agreements. Jonathan holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.