Elise is a Partner of WestSummit Capital, a leading China-based global growth equity firm focused on helping high growth technology companies access the China market.
Elise has over 15 years of venture capital and private equity investment experience in both the US and Asia.
Prior to WestSummit, Elise was a Vice President/Head of US Investment at Vertex Venture Holdings ($1.5B VC arm of Singapore Temasek Holdings) where she oversaw all direct investments and fund of funds investments for the fund in the U.S. She actively invested in growth stage companies across Internet, Software, Mobile, Semiconductor and Cleantech sectors.
Earlier, she was a Principal at AsiaTech Management, an early stage high-tech fund based in Silicon Valley. Prior to her relocation to US in 1999, Elise worked in Vertex Singapore office as the Investment Officer covering China, Southeast Asia and Europe investments.
Elise serves on the Board of Directors for WSC portfolio company Mirantis and as a Board Observer for SilkRoad Technology and YuMe.
- BA in Law from the Southwest University of Political Science & Law (China)
- MBA from the University of Dubuque, Iowa
- Graduate Program National Venture Capital Institute (VCI)