James is an Executive Director of Sky9 Capital. James is a serial entrepreneur with nearly 10 years of experience in the internet sector and two successful exits. He focuses on a number of key areas, including consumer, e-commerce, OMO and social networking. His prior investments include ShanXiuXia.
James started his professional career with Baixing.com, where he was responsible for the marketing and operations of the company’s second-hand marketplace. He then joined the core leadership team of Hotelvp.com (later acquired by JD.com), where he was in charge of overall marketing and operations. He successfully acquired over 3 million users using a very low cost of customer acquisition. James then founded Yiqi, a social networking app which was acquired after two rounds of funding. In 2016, James joined Huishoubao, a leading mobile phone recycling platform, as VP of Marketing. During his tenure there, he led Huishoubao’s investment into Shanxiuxia.
James holds a bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University with a major in Naval Architecture, Ocean & Civil Engineering.