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Shumin Gong


Vice President
HarbourVest Partners, LLC (Beijing, China)


Shumin Gong joined HarbourVest’s Hong Kong-based subsidiary as an associate in 2010 with a focus on evaluating, executing, and monitoring primary partnership investments in Asia Pacific in general and China in particular. She has also been instrumental in enhancing HarbourVest’s business in China, where she has helped foster long-lasting relationships with preeminent institutional investors, government entities, and private equity managers in China. She joined HarbourVest from Goldman Sachs Private Equity Group in Hong Kong, where she focused on primary partnerships, co-investments, and secondary investments in the Asia Pacific region. Shumin began her career as an investment banking analyst at JP Morgan in Hong Kong and Credit Suisse in New York.


Shumin received a BS (with distinction) in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University in 2006. She is fluent in Mandarin.