Yutong Zhang is a Partner with GSR Ventures, where she focuses on early-stage investments in the Mobile Internet, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence sectors. She is deeply involved in investments including Xiaohongshu, ZeroZero and DeepHi.
Prior to GSR, Yutong served as VP of Operations for Funplus, a global leading social and mobile game company. She led the establishment of the company’s publishing business as well as its business division for Asia, including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South East Asia.
Yutong is a seasoned professional specializing in investment due diligence and independent research on target companies, as well as M&A advisory. She has extensive consulting and research experience through advisory work for BDA in several sectors including telecom, media and technology. She also worked at Samsung Electronics as an engineer, earning experience in hardware and software development for mobile devices.
Yutong holds an M.S. degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and a B.S. in E.E. from Tsinghua University. She was the president of the Chinese Entrepreneur Organization at Stanford ("CEO"), where she contributed to the creation of one of the earliest summer innovation internship programs at Stanford.