Nan Li brings a mixed technology, investing and entrepreneurial background to Obvious Ventures. Prior to joining OV, Nan managed early stage tech investments for Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors. He has been a venture investor/advisor for the past 5 years and is excited to work with companies applying technology towards solving big problems.
Prior to Innovation Endeavors, Nan led Product, Operations, and Finance at Gigwalk - a mobile crowdsourced data and analytics company funded by Greylock Partners and August Capital. Prior to Gigwalk, Nan was a VC at Bain Capital Ventures, a management consultant at Bain & Company, and a PM at Microsoft. Nan holds a B.S.E. in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Michigan and is an adjunct lecturer at Stanford on venture capital.
Nan grew up in Detroit after emigrating from China. He enjoys music, photography, culture, puzzles, all Detroit sports, and general nerdom.
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