Investment Committee

Michael Yu Founding Partner, Chairman of Investment Committee

Mr. Yu founded New Oriental School in Beijing in 1993 and took the company public on the NYSE in 2006 and has built it into China‘s largest and most influential private education brand and industry leader.
Has been honored as CCTV's economic figure of the year and China's 50 most influential business leaders; Currently the chairman of New Oriental Education Group, the vice president of China Youth Entrepreneurs Association, and a member of the All-China Youth Federation; He is the icon of many young people and has been respected as ”Start-up godfather" "entrepreneur mentor”.

Nelson ZhaoManaging Partner

Graduated from School of Economics, Peking University, with a MSc Finance degree and a BSc Economics degree.
He has years of experience at Ernst & Young and Merrill Lynch
He joined New Oriental in 2007 and used to be in charge of the Group’s enterprise development and investment cooperation; Now fully in charge of the Group’s investment and M&A business; Has a deep understanding of investment in education and cultural industry; Has led the investment of billions of Yuan.
He also led the investment or M&A in Tarena(listed in NYSE), Sunlands(listed in NYSE), Golden Finance, KaiShu Story, SFK Art Education(Acquisition by New Oriental), ZhangTongJiaYuan, Roborobo, Unicareer, YuXueYuan, Boxfish

Chaoyong Wang

Mr. Wang received a Bachelor of Engineering in MIS from Huazhong University of Science and Technology at the age of 18, and then a MSc from Tsinghua University, and a MBA from Rutgers Business School.
He worked as a member of the senior management at famous financial institutions like J.P. Morgan, Standard & Poor’s. He is the founding member of the investment banking business of Morgan Stanley in China.
He’s the Founding Chairman and CEO of ChinaEquity Group, a company with 10 foreign currency and RMB funds and has managed around 1.2 billion USD foreign currency fund and 3 billion yuan RMB fund. It has invested in nearly 70 companies, including Baidu, Sohu, Rising, Huayi Brothers, Tony Studio, etc.