Mr. Hesong Tang was the former Vice President of Baidu and fully in charge of strategic M&A and investments. Mr. Tang led several landscape changing deals in China internet industry such as Baidu’s acquisition of 91 Wireless ($1.9B), controlling investment into Qunar ($306mm) , investment into iQiyi, acquisition of PPS($370mm), and acquisition of Nuomi, etc. Prior to Baidu, Mr. Tang was the Director of Strategic Investment at Microsoft Greater China. He also worked at Cisco, Applied Matierals, etc. Mr. Tang teaches MBA course at Tsinghua University and is also the Academic Advisor for Master students at Wudaokou Financial Institute of Tsinghua University. Mr. Tang holds BS and MS degrees in engineering from Tsinghua University, MBA degree from the University of Chicago, and MPA from Harvard Kennedy School.
Maggie Yang is the Co-Founding Partner of Xiang He Capital.She mainly focuses on the opportunities of internet and mobile internet’s penetration into traditional industries, such as online education, logistics, online medical, B2B; consumption upgrade and culture, entertainment and content sectors.
Maggie used to be an Executive Director at investment department of Baidu Inc. From 2010 to 2015, she worked with Mr. Tang on a number of milestone transactions such as acquisition of 91 Wireless, investment into iQiyi, acquisition of PPS, etc; she also led and completed Baidu’s investments in Kuaishou, Youxin and Lianjia, etc. Before joining Baidu, Maggie worked at Ernst & Young for 8 years, with 4 years at Audit and another 4 years at Transaction Advisory Services department, helping private equity and multinational corporations with their investments and M&A in China.
Maggie received her bachelor degree from the University of Hong Kong in business administration. She is a CPA and CFA Charterholder.