Managing Director, GSR Venture, LLP

Council (Honorary)——James DING

James DING,Managing Director, GSR Venture, LLP

Mr. James Ding is a Managing Director at GSR Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage companies in the artificial intelligence, big data, IT-related health care, VR/AR and new media sectors. Prior to GSR Ventures, James co-founded AsiaInfo, which played an important role in the design and construction of China's Internet infrastructure. From May 1999 to April 1, 2003, he successfully guided the company to the first IPO on NASDAQ by a Chinese high-tech company. He currently serves as Director of the board of Asiainfo. Prior to that he has held various leadership positions in Asiainfo including Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer and President. Mr. Ding is also an Independent Board Member of He is a graduate of Peking University, and earned his MS degree in Information Science from University of California, Los Angeles.