Gabriel LiCEO, Managing Partner & Investment Committee Member at Orchid Asia Group Management
Gabriel Li is the CEO, Managing Partner & Investment Committee Member of Orchid Asia Group Management, Limited (“Orchid Asia”), a private equity firm, with over US$6 bil in asset under management, focused on investing in Asia specifically China over the past 20+ years. He led the first round investment in Ctrip International (Nasdaq: CTRP) and Eachnet (sold to EBAY) for Orchid Asia. He is also currently the Vice Chairman of the Board and Director of Ctrip, the largest travel reservation services company in China. Gabriel is an ex-director of Autohome Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHM), the leading online trading platforms for automobile. He is also an ex-director of Lifetech Scientific Corporation (HKSE: 8122), ex-director of Zhaopin (Nasdaq: ZPIN), the leading online recruitment company in China and an ex-director of Sangfor Technologies Inc (300454.SZ), the largest independent cyber security in China. Gabriel is currently the Director of Nirvana Asia Ltd, Qeeka Home (Cayman) Inc.
Orchid Asia has helped entrepreneurs build up companies all over the world. Orchid Asia was the first round investor in Ctrip, Autohome, Kingmed and Sangfor, with ALL four companies over US$10 bil market capitalization today, and also invested in more than 50 companies that are over $1bil in capitalization.
Orchid Asia has about US$6.3 billion of assets under management (as of June 30, 2020), with a primary focus on growth and late stage investments. Orchid Asia had made over 150 investments with over 80 exits through trade sales and in stock exchanges all over the world, in Europe, US, Hong Kong and China.
Gabriel graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Berkeley, earned his M.S. magna cum laude from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.B.A. from Stanford Business School.