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Joe Tian, WG’98

Founding Partner

Joe Tian, WG’98,  is a founding partner of DT Capital, a PE/VC firm focused on China with more than 10 billion RMB AUM (2 billion USD equivalent). He has served on the boards of directors of many publicly listed companies, and his firm has been ranked one of the best VC firms in China. Joe was formerly the chief investment officer and managing director at DragonTech Ventures. Prior to that, Joe was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch and J.P.Morgan. He also worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in the U.S.

Joe received an MBA from the Wharton School and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in engineering from Bradley University and Chongqing University, respectively.

Joe has been honored eight times as “Best Venture Capitalist” by the Forbes China Midas List. He was elected executive chairman of the China Council for International Investment’s Promotion Investment and Financing Committee. Joe has served as president of the Wharton Shanghai Club since 2012.