Gary Rieschel is Founding Managing Partner of Qiming, a Chinese investment firm. Prior to his current role, Gary worked at Intel, Sequent Computer, Cisco Systems, and Softbank Corporation. He has also led investments in 12 companies which grew to over $1B USD in market capitalization. Gary aided in the creation of the venture capital industry in China through sponsoring and founding several of China’s leading VC firms including Softbank China Ventures, SAIF Partners (2001), Ceyuan Ventures (2004).
Gary advised JUCCCE (Joint US China Cooperation Clean Energy), the China Greentech Initiative, and the Rocky Mountain Institute in its move to China. He is also a Trustee of Reed College, and served on the joint venture boards of Blackrock/Bank of China and Silicon Valley Bank/Shanghai Pudong Development Bank the last four years.
Gary holds a BA in Biology from Reed College in Portland, OR, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.