Jonathan Qiu is a Managing Director of Sky9 Capital. He focuses on Deep Technology and Consumer Internet startups in both China and the US. He is both a seasoned venture capitalist and an experienced technology entrepreneur and senior executive. Previously, Jonathan was Managing Director and Head of the Investment Committee of Decent Capital, a seed-stage venture fund founded by Tencent co-founder Jason Zeng, which is top-ranked seed-stage fund in China by both Zero2IPO and ChinaVenture. Jonathan led investments in Huizuche, Jimu Travel, Shenzhourong, Haostay, Maimairen, Angel Club, JinFuZi, Shuangjisha, Oculii and WigWag, among others, and he was deeply involved in other investments such as FangDuoDuo, and Com4Loves.
Previously, Jonathan was the co-founder of Circlemo, a professional mobile social network startup invested in by Decent. Prior to that, Jonathan was Chief Architect and Director of Network Infrastructure Services at Tencent, where he spearheaded Tencent’s cloud computing initiatives and founded Tencent Networking Labs. Prior to Tencent, Jonathan worked Silicon Valley for 12 years, assuming various senior management positions at Brocade Communications and Cisco Systems.
Jonathan holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Beijing University and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, USA. He was once also a Ph.D. candidate in USC’s Artificial Intelligence program.