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Perry Chui

MBA '00

Senior Principal
Steamboat Ventures (Shanghai, China)

Biography

Perry Chui is a Senior Principal of Steamboat Ventures. Perry joined Steamboat in 2008 in the Shanghai office, bringing with him over 10 years of experience in venture capital, management consulting, and corporate M&A.

Prior to joining Steamboat Ventures, Perry was working in New York City with Rho Ventures, a global venture capital and private equity firm. While at Rho, Perry was involved in investments that included Tacoda, acquired by AOL (NYSE: TWX), Gearworks, Slacker, Vidyo, and Reachlocal. In his role as a venture capitalist, Perry has covered a broad range of sectors such as new media, online advertising, mobile technologies, communication software and consumer electronics.

Before Rho, Perry held several assignments including Senior Marketing Manager with Microsoft, Channel Strategist with AT&T Wireless, and Director of Business Development and M&A with Perkin Elmer. Perry started his business career with McKinsey & Co., after a five year role in engineering management with Lucent/Octel.

Education

Perry received an MBA with distinction from Cornell University's Johnson School of Management and a Masters degree in computer science from the University of Texas. He is also a graduate of the China University of Science and Technology (USTC).

Board Affiliations

Yoyi Media and Gridsum Technology