Carmen Chang

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

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 and also in Europe. Carmen serves on the board of directors of Coursera, one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, Transfix, a B2B freight marketplace, 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, and Simple Psychology, an online discovery engine for psychotherapy; she also works closely with Bytedance.

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.

Carmen holds a JD from Stanford Law School.