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Yanhong Lin

Managing Partner

Yanhong Lin is the Founder and Managing Partner at CTIC Capital. She and her team have successfully raised funding for medical device, high tech, and energy companies in the United States.

Ms. Lin has close ties to venture capital firms in both Silicon Valley and Boston. She has established herself as a trusted advisor to VCs and entrepreneurs. Her US clients include portfolio companies of top VCs like General Catalyst, Khosla Venture, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Domain Associates, InterWest Partners, NEA, Prospect Venture, and Third Rock. And her Chinese clients include top public traded companies like Micoe/Sunrain and Chaowei Power.

Ms. Lin has more than 20 years of work experiences with Fortune 100 companies in high tech and energy industries including Sun Microsystems, HP/Agilent and Amoco (now BP). Prior to founding CTIC Capital, she led the Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis team at Sun Microsystems (a $12 billion revenue company) with responsibilities of forecast and P&L analysis.

Ms. Lin is a committee member of MIT Club of Northern California Energy and Environment, which was awarded the 2016 MIT Great Dome Award, the highest honor that the MIT Alumni Association bestows upon any of its organizations. She is an advisor to the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy and has successfully helped many Chinese companies get engaged with Stanford University. She also serves as Chair of the VC Taskforce China SIG (Special Interest Group).

Ms. Lin was born in Shanghai and grew up in Nanjing, China. She received a BA from Western Illinois University in 1991 and an MBA from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana two years later. She lives with her husband and two children in Palo Alto, California. She enjoys skiing, traveling, and spinning/biking.