Carmen Chang

General Partner; Chairman and Head, Asia
Menlo Park & China

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Carmen Chang joined NEA in 2012 and serves as a General Partner and Head, Asia. In this role, she is focused on building NEA's global organization and portfolio in China and other emerging markets in Asia. She has also made several investments in the U.S., in particular in the A.I. space. Carmen serves on the board of directors of Woebot, a unique artificial intelligence based digital mental health company, Tuya, a one-stop IOT solutions platform for device manufacturers, Moqi, an innovative player in biometrics identification, Blue Ocean, a developer of scalable, high performing AI chips, Cista, a developer of image sensor systems, Workera, a technology upskilling platform, InCarey, a multi-specialty digital health service platform, Transfix, a B2B freight marketplace, and Simple Psychology, an online discovery engine for psychotherapy; she also works closely with Bytedance, Zuoyebang and Coursera.

Prior to joining NEA, Carmen was a partner at a major Silicon Valley law firm, where she specialized in corporate and securities law and led that firm's China practice. She has been involved with many of the seminal technology transactions and companies in China, including the first foreign investments in China Netcom; companies such as Lenovo, Foxconn, Google, Tencent, Netease, CEC, China Mobile and others; the IPOs of SMIC, Spreadtrum, and others; and numerous acquisitions and mergers.

In addition to her role with NEA, Carmen is a fellow for the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University and holds a JD from Stanford Law School.