Mr. Gan has been a Managing Partner and member of the investment committee of Qiming Venture Partners since 2006. Mr. Gan was named as a top venture capitalist in the world three years in the row by Forbes Magazine’s Midas List，and was ranked #8 globally in 2018. He has been named a top ten venture capitalist in China by multiple magazines and institutions including ChinaVenture, Zero2IPO Group, and CBN Weekly. His successful investments include Meitu Inc. (HKEX: 1357), Ctrip.com International Limited (NASDAQ: CTRP, a director since 2001), Dianping.com (merged into China Internet Plus Holding), Jiayuan.com, Taomee, PPS Inc. (acquired by iQiyi), and ATL.
Previously, Mr. Gan spent five years at The Carlyle Group and was a Director and founding member of Carlyle’s Asian venture fund. He also worked at KongZhong Corporation as its Chief Financial Officer, as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch, and as a consultant at then-Price Waterhouse.
Mr. Gan obtained his BBA from the University of Iowa and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, of which he is a member of the Global Advisory Board.