Mr. Michael Zhu

Mr. Michael Zhu

CIO, Accathon Capital

Mr. Michael Zhu has more than 15 years of professional experiences in financial industry and entrepreneurship. As the CIO, he is leading the global asset allocation of his single family office – Accathon Capital. Growing up in an entrepreneurial family environment, Michael remains the extraordinary levels of dedication and devotion that he witnessed and learned from his parents. Under Michael’s leadership, Accathon Capital has backed about 25 VC/PE fund managers globally and invested in 35 top startups in deep tech, AI, consumer, fintech and other in-depth sectors in both the U.S. and Asia markets.

Mr. Michael Zhu is also a Partner and the Head of US at Hermitage Capital, a fast growing PE fund in Asia with over $1.2B AUM. Headquartered in HK with offices in Shanghai and NYC, Hermitage invests across the value chain of enterprise technology with deep tech focus globally. Portfolios include Tencent Music, SenseTime, Horizon Robotics, Airwallex, ScaleFlux, Innovusion, SmartMore, Ximalaya, etc.

In addition, Mr. Michael Zhu has invested extensively in supporting several cultural public welfare projects that are dedicated to the inheritance and innovation of Chinese traditional culture, as well as the global education initiatives providing immersive cultural experiences to next generations. Meanwhile, Mr. Zhu is also an experienced social influence practitioner and cultural investor. His family has spent last 25 years in collecting magnificent numbers of arts & antiques and built a private museum for better preserving these precious cultural heritages, including ancient Marine fossils, Jurassic dinosaur fossils, Dunhuang murals, Majiayao colored pottery and other rare collections.

Mr. Michael Zhu has often been invited to give keynote speeches regarding cross-border investment, mergers and acquisitions, industrial upgrading, and other related topics at Forbes, Nasdaq, Harvard University, Peking University, and other world-known institutions and universities. At present, Mr. Zhu serves as a Board Member at numerous startups, non for profit organizations and the member of Young Leaders Circle at Milken Institute.

Mr. Michael Zhu holds EMBA degrees from Columbia University Business School and London Business School. Nowadays, Mr. Michael Zhu resides in New York, USA.