• Management Team
  • Advisor Team

Yao Ming, Chairman

l  15+ years of experience in the sports industry

l  Chairman of China Basketball Association

l  Chairman of CBA League

l  8-time NBA All-Star

l  Member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

l  Founder of the Yao Foundation

l  Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Erik Zhang, Vice Chairman & Managing Partner

l  17+ years of experience in the sports industry

l  Long-time business partner of Yao, head of team Yao, and manager of Yao’s business portfolio

l  Former vice chairman and general manager of Shanghai Sharks Basketball Club

l  Extensive sports industry network, sector knowledge, and operational knowhow

l  B.S. degree from University of Wisconsin

l  Studied at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Will Zhu, Managing Partner

l  15+ years of experience in private equity investment and corporate M&A

l  Former executive director at Fosun Group, previously with CITIC PE, Hony Capital and Amazon US

l  Select transactions include buyout of the world’s leading machinery manufacturer Putzmeister, investment in New China Life Insurance, etc.

l  B.S. degree from Wuhan University; MBA degree from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Hong Quan, Managing Partner

l  17 years of experience in investment banking and private equity investment

l  Former executive director at Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan, specializing in cross-border transactions and overseas financing activities for Chinese companies

l  B.S. degree from Lycoming College; MBA degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business