Our Founder and Advisors

Tian X. Hou

Founder

Email address
thou@thdatacapital.com

Tian founded TH Data Capital in 2011, and before that was a well-known Wall Street analyst with more than 15 years of experience covering the Chinese market. She has deep, long-term relationships with key Chinese leaders, top Chinese industry management and the best thinkers in China. Tian is frequently quoted by major media outlets like Bloomberg, CNN, Investors Business Daily, Barron’s and Business Week and is recognized as one of the top analysts covering business in China today. Prior to TH Data Capital, Tian was an Analyst with Sanford Bernstein, C.E. Unterberg Towbin and Pali Capital. She also worked as a Business Strategy Consultant for IBM. She holds a master's degree from The Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

Gregory Brennan

Managing Director, US

Email address
gb@thdatacapital.com

Greg leads the US activities for TH Data Capital from the firm’s New York City office. He has extensive experience in both the private and non-profit sectors globally. In addition, Greg is an experienced value investor with deep expertise in Chinese securities markets. He holds a BA from Westminster College and a master's degree in Public Administration from Long Island University.

Tim Zheng

Member Of Advisory Board

Tim has 20+ years of investment experience as well as extensive operational business management in the Chinese market. His prominent roles included President and Founder of LongCang Ecommerce, Chairman of Fujian MinYue Electrical, General Manger for the Radio Wireless Group at Sprint and Founder of LinkAir Communications. Tim brings deep expertise in private equity investment, bridge investment, project development and funding. He holds a BA from Peking University and a MA from the University of Alabama.

Li Ji

China Investment Advisor

Li has a distinguished career in investment banking, business underwriting, mergers, negotiations and reorganizations. In the past two years, he helped more than 10 companies get listed on the stock exchange in China. Prior to that Li served as the Executive in Charge of The China, Modern Agriculture Technology and Innovation Competition hosted by eight major Chinese ministries and organizations. He also served as the Chief Negotiator for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in China, was the CEO of First Investment Asia, was the General manager for the Silver Investment Group and the CEO of a division of GF Securities, Li is a graduate from Peking University Law School.