Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PIONEER AWARD
Lu Zhang, Founder and Managing Partner of Fusion Fund, is Silicon Valley based investor, a serial entrepreneur, and a Stanford Engineering alumna.
Lu is a World Economic Forum (Davos) Young Global Leader (Class of 2018) and was recently selected as a Best 25 Female Investor by Business Insider. She has also garnered other accolades including the Featured Honoree in VC of Forbes 30 Under 30, Silicon Valley Women of Influence, and Town & Country 50 Modern Swans – Entrepreneurship Influencer. Prior to starting Fusion Fund, she was the Founder and CEO of Acetone.inc, a medical device company focused on non-invasive technology for the early diagnosis of Type II diabetes (acq. 2013). Lu is a frequent speaker at tech events and conferences such as Davos Economic Forum, Future Investment Initiative (FII), Forbes, Web Summit, SuperReturn, etc. and also serves as a mentor and advisor to several tech innovation programs in Silicon Valley. Lu is the board member of the Youth Council of Future Forum and Future Science Award. Lu is also on the Jury Board of the Cartier Young Leader Award. She received her M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University.