Allan Kwan

Allan Kwan

Venture Partner

FOCUS AREAS

Internet and Consumer
Information Technology
Clean Energy

INVESTED

Boston-Power, Inc.
Boston-Power, Inc.
Chamate
Chamate
CommVerge Solutions Limited
CommVerge Solutions Limited
Great Gate Network
iZENEtech, Inc
Lianlian Pay
Lianlian Pay
NeoPhotonics Corporation
NeoPhotonics Corporation
Protean Electric
Protean Electric
SunSun Lighting
SunSun Lighting

Allan Kwan, Venture Partner, joined Oak as a Venture Partner in 2007. With more than 25 years of information technology, telecommunications, and general management experience, Allan is a Venture Partner who consults on investment opportunities and portfolio company operations in Asia. Prior to joining Oak, he served in various executive roles at Yahoo! Inc. spanning six years. Most recently, Allan was Vice President of Yahoo! International, following Yahoo!'s U.S. $1.7 billion investment into Alibaba.com in August 2005. He also served as Yahoo!'s Managing Director of North Asia regional operations. Prior to Yahoo!, Allan was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Asia.com. Allan also spent more than six years at Motorola Inc., where he served as an officer and led the paging products division in Greater China. Allan’s high-tech career started with a decade of service at Nortel across engineering, product development, distribution, and marketing. Allan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honor) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Canada, as well as a Master of Business Administration (Distinction) degree from the Wharton School, and a Master of Arts degree in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He served two years on the International Advisory Board of Xuhui District in Shanghai, one year as independent Board member of Linktone (NASD: LTON), and currently holds ten Board positions in Oak’s portfolio companies, including Boston-Power, B5M, Chamate, Comm Verge, Lianlian Pay, NeoPhotonics, Protean, SportsGG, SunSun Lighting, and SMIT.