David Tang

Venture Partner

David Tang is the Managing Partner and MD of NGP Capital (NGP). He also serves as an Independent Board Director of three publicly listed companies including Standard Chartered PLC., Kingsoft Corporation Limited and JOYY Inc.

David has more than 30 years of global and Chinese operational experience in the IT and VC industries, covering venture investments, sales, marketing, business development, R&D and manufacturing. David has managed businesses of various sizes up to yearly revenue of RMB 70 billion. David is well known in the Chinese venture community with successful investments in China include Xiaomi, UCWeb, Ganji, Songguo, Sensoro and Squirrel AI etc.

Prior to joining NGP, David was the Corporate Senior Vice President and President of AMD Greater China. From 2004-2010, David held various positions in Nokia including Nokia Corporate Vice President, Chairman of Nokia Telecommunications Ltd and Vice Chairman of Nokia (China) Investment Co., Ltd, leading Nokia’s market share to grow from 20% up to over 44%. David has also held senior positions in Apple, 3Com, DEC, and AST.

David is a top business leader in China who has also served as Vice President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Vice Chairman of the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investments, and Vice Chairman of the Beijing International Chamber of Commerce. He has received numerous awards for his great work throughout the years including one of the “Ten Best Professional Managers of the Decade” by CEO & CIO Magazine in China.

David holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from California State University at Long Beach and MBA from California State University at Fullerton.

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