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    Neil Shen

    Founding and Managing Partner
    Sequoia China/HongShan

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    Neil Shen is the Founding & Managing Partner of Sequoia China/HongShan. He is also Co-Founder of Trip.com (NASDAQ: TCOM) and Homeinns Hotel Group (NASDAQ: HMIN).

    Neil Shen has received numerous honors and awards in China and across the globe. He held the top position in the Midas List by Forbes from 2018 to 2020 and 2023. When he reached the top of The Midas List 2018, it marked a milestone – the first time a Chinese national has hit the top of the list. He has been the highest-ranking Chinese investor on The Midas List on the Midas List from 2012 to 2023, and also is listed in the “100 Greatest Living Business Minds” by Forbes. In addition, he was listed on the “50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China” and “30 Most Influential Investors in China” by Fortune for the years 2015 to 2022, and “Top 20 Venture Capitalists Worldwide” by New York Times and CB Insights from 2016 to 2019.

    Neil Shen serves on a number of philanthropic and public organizations and industry associations, including holding the role of Member of the International Advisory Council of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Market, Chairman of Yale SOM Board of Advisors, Chairman of Yale Center Beijing Executive Council, Trustee of Asia Society, Trustee of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Trustee of Westlake University, and Board Member of M Plus Museum.

    He received his Master’s degree from Yale University and Bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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