Ben travels frequently between China and the Bay Area. He is the managing director and co-president of the Keiretsu Forum in Shanghai. Ben is also affiliated with several other angel funds, including Angelvest in Shanghai and TLSK Capital in San Francisco. Ben was previously the director of business development for ChinaSF, an initiative of the City of San Francisco to bolster job creation in the city and to develop economic ties with Chinese companies.
Ben grew up in mainland China and moved to the US for his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biochemistry at the University of Nevada. For the past 10 years, he has consulted with US and Chinese companies about entering foreign markets.