The China Global Investment Summit: Hangzhou 2015
中国全球投资峰会:杭州 2015

David Pao

Senior Managing Director

SK Holdings

David Pao is the senior managing director of SK Group’s Growth and Globalization (G&G).  He heads up the G&G operation in China for the Holding Company and is responsible for driving business development and corporate investment initiatives as part and parcel of the Group’s global strategy and plan.


Mr Pao established the Venture Capital fund, focusing on evaluating and investing into early-stage Chinese companies operating in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sectors.  He involved in the strategic development of the energy sector including natural gas, electric vehicles, and renewable energy for the past three years.  He evaluated numerous business opportunities in China for both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.  Since the beginning of the year, Mr Pao has actively involved in offering viewpoints on China’s economic development and assessed the potential impact of low oil price and divergent macro-economic development on doing business in China to the Growth Committee.  He has also set up fund of funds operation with reputable investors from European and the US.


Mr Pao received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from New York University.  He received his EMBA degree jointly offered by Columbia Business School, London Business School, and Hong Kong University’s School of Business and Economics.

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Tue 22 - Wed 23 Sep 2015

InterContinental Hangzhou, Hangzhou