Peng, Founder and Managing Partner. Richard is responsible for steering
investment strategies of Genesis Capital. Prior to founding Genesis, Richard
was previously the Head of Investment and Corporate Vice President of Tencent from
year 2008 to 2015. During his tenure at Tencent, Richard was in charge of all
investment and M&A activities across the company and led investments in
hundreds of Internet companies globally. Signature deals include Didi Chuxing,
Dianping, JD.com, Cheetah Mobile and Youxinpai, etc.
Prior to Tencent, Richard was a Principal of
Google corporate development team responsible for its M&A activities in the
Greater China region. Richard was one of the earliest employees of Google China
and was instrumental in building Google China’s reseller program, one of the
two major sales channels for Google Adwords in China.
Prior to Google, Richard
worked with different well regarded organizations, including Samsung Group and
Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Richard holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from
Tsinghua University, a M.S. in Economics from Peking University and an MBA from
the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.