More About Connie
Connie Chan is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she focuses on investing in consumer technology. Connie joined the firm in 2011 as a deal partner on the investment team before becoming a general partner in 2018. She serves on the boards of Cider, Whatnot, and KoBold.
Before joining Andreessen Horowitz, Connie worked at HP leading its webOS efforts in China. She started her career as a private equity investor at Elevation Partners, investing in media and entertainment.
Connie is well-known across Silicon Valley for her deep knowledge of the Chinese consumer technology landscape and is often tapped as an expert to translate how trends may move from Asia to the west.
Connie won a Sidney award for her writing on WeChat and is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. She received her B.A. in Economics and M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.
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