Yi Elaine Li

Elaine is the founder and CEO of Zonvon. She has worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management, AllianceBernstein, the investment division of The Ford Foundation, and the asset allocation division of Prudential Financial. Elaine has done research on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence at Tsinghua University, Chinese Academy of Sciences and NEC China. She has been invited as final judge of premiere startup competitions by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Tencent, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, etc. Elaine serves as mentor of ZiJing Houde Investor Business School, board member of portfolio companies and advisor of startups.

Elaine received a B.S. in Automation from Tsinghua University, an M.S. in Computer Science from Chinese Academy of Sciences and an M.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University. She graduated with 1st Place in the Chinese National Physics Olympiad from Elite Program, Olympiad Class, Nankai High School, Tianjin, China.

Elaine is level 3 candidate in the CFA program and CAIA charter holder.