Dr Min Zhou
Dr Min Zhou is the Managing Partner of China Materialia
Min has over ten years of diverse experience in technology development, business development and venture capital. She is an economy advisor to the Shanghai Yangpu district government, and an advisor to the USA Science Festival. She is a Managing Partner of China Greenstar Private Equity Fund.
Before founding China Materialia LLC, Min was with Silicon Valley Bank Capital, where she was responsible for identifying and evaluating venture capital and private equity fund investments, with a focus on the China market. Prior to SVB Capital, Min was a principal at Unilever Technology Ventures (UTV) where she led investments in companies in the fields of cleantech, semiconductor, medical device, drug development and health and wellness. Prior to UTV, Min worked at Rockwell Scientific, a high-tech enterprise. While there, she led scientific research programs as a senior scientist in the Materials Science division and assisted in technology commercialization and the creation of spin-outs.
Min earned a doctorate in materials science and engineering (with distinction) from University of Southern California, a MBA (with distinction) from the University of California at Los Angeles Anderson School of Management, and a bachelor's degree in materials science from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.