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Gordon YEN
Founding Managing Partner

Gordon is the Founding Managing Partner and licensed Responsible Officer (CE No. ABF837) of Radiant under the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO) for Type 9 (asset management) regulated activity with over 25 years of operational and board level experience in private and listed companies involving cross-border investments, global supply chain, offshore manufacturing and infrastructure businesses.  He has been involved in innovation and technology venture investments since the late 1990s through managing corporate and venture capital fund investments as well as investments as angel investor in transactions involving startups from Israel, Greater China and North America.  He is currently the Non-executive Vice Chairman and Non-executive Director of Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited (SEHK: 0420), an Independent Non-executive Director and Chairman of Sustainability Committee of Impro Precision Industries Limited (HKEX:1286), an Independent Non-executive Director of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (HKEX:711), the Chairman of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network and has previously served as Independent Non-Executive Director of Hopewell Holdings Limited and Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited as well as Director of GS1 Kong Kong.  Gordon graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a BSc degree in Manufacturing Engineering and obtained an MBA from McGill University and a DBA from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

CHOW Ching Ning (Michael)
Managing Partner

Michael is a Managing Partner and licensed Responsible Officer (CE No. ANG609) of Radiant under the SFO for Type 9 (asset management) regulated activity.  He has over 20 years of investment experience in technology startups that operates in Asia in sectors such as semiconductors, telecom networks & devices, software service providers, advanced manufacturing as well as ecommerce.  He was the Ex-MD and Co-Head of China and Investment Committee member for JAFCO Asia investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JAFCO, which is one of Japan’s leading and largest private equity firm with a global AUM of over US$8.5 billion.  He was involved in investments in companies including 3721 (acquired by Yahoo), ChinaCache International (NASDAQ: CCIH), GolferPass, Byecity Travel (OTC New Third Board: 836925), Amsky Printing, 51wan, Tudou (Acquired by Yukou), A8 Music (HKEX: 800), Coolpad (HKEX: 2369), HiSoft (subsequently renamed as Pactera Technology), Sinosun (ChiNext: 300333), and others.  Prior to that, he was an Assistant Principal with Capital Z Asia Limited, a private equity firm headquartered in New York with global assets under management of US$3.8 billion. He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of China LNG Group (HKEX: 931) and Shanshan Brand Management (HKEX: 1749) and has previously served as Non-executive Directors of 3721, ChinaCache International, Coolpad, Byecity Travel, Amsky Printing, GolferPass and 51wan. Michael earned a BA degree in Business Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is a CFA Charterholder and a CPA (Fellow member) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

CHOW Hin Poon (Hugh)
Venture Partner

Hugh is a Venture Partner and a licensed Representative (CE No. BSF108) of Radiant, under the SFO for Type 9 (asset management) regulated activity. With over 30 years of global executive experience from serial entrepreneurship and senior executive roles in both private and public sectors both in North America and in Asia. He was the CEO of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). Prior to that, he was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Pool Global Partners, a VC investment firm co-invested with Business Development Bank of Canada. Hugh also co-founded ViXS Systems Inc., a multimedia and communication fabless semiconductor company that was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2013 and won a record 8-year of Deloitte Fast 50 consecutively.  Prior to that, Mr Chow held senior engineering and management positions at ATI Technologies Inc.. During his tenure, ATI went dual-listed on TSX and NASDAQ and eventually became a US$5.6 billion leader in GPU. He is currently the CEO of ventureLAB in Toronto, a leading global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada. Hugh obtained a BSc degree from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and obtained a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado.  He is also an inventor for more than 12 international patents and a recipient of the Hong Kong Canada Business Achievement Award in 2014 and the ACCE International Business Entrepreneur Award in 2007.

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GAO Lingli (Lily)
Investment Associate

Lily is an Investment Associate and a licensed representative (CE No. BML155) of Radiant, under the SFO for Type 9 (asset management) regulated activities. She was previously an Operational Associate of Radiant Tech Ventures Limited where she was actively engaged in portfolio reporting as well as post-investment operations of the firm. Lily has also served as a senior project executive for the Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council where she accumulated extensive connections in the technology ecosystem through her involvement in organizing tech events including Hong Kong International Entrepreneurs Festival as well as various visits by industry delegations to the US, UK and Japan. She holds a bachelor of science degree in Biotech and a bachelor of laws degree from Henan Normal University, China and obtained a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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