The team at KAWO is happy to announce that we’ve added a new member to our advisory board, Xnode CEO and Founder Wei Zhou. We’re excited about the experience and vision that Wei will bring to the KAWO team. Here’s a quick bio on KAWO’s newest advisor.
Wei Zhou is CEO and Founder of Xnode, a company specializing in co-working space and startup acceleration, and is in partnership with Techcrunch China and Google in China. Xnode currently has three locations in central Shanghai: Fudan Bay Valley, Jingan Temple area, and North Bund.
Before that, from 2007-2014, Wei was founder of Belgravia Serviced Residence/Hotels, a chain service apartment/hotel company specializing in high end rental apartments for expats in the Yangtze Delta. Wei successfully exited in 2014 to a Japanese listed RE company.
From 2005-2007, wei was managing director of vision capital, a European private equity fund. Wei was also a founding venture partner of Jade Invest, a leading FOF fund in China. Prior to that, from 2000-2005, Wei was a consultant/project manager with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, based out of their Shanghai office.
Wei got his BA from Beijing Foreign Affairs College in 1996 and MSc in Economics/Information System Management from London School of Economics, which he attended from 1997-1999.