Jin Yi focuses on clean technology investment and portfolio development at Keytone Ventures, a China-focused venture capital firm based in Beijing. He has developed deep domain expertise in materials and clean technology with over 10 years of experience in technology development and product marketing.
Prior to Keytone, Jin was the founding member and a product marketing manager at Applied Materials' energy storage product group, and a design engineer for the semiconductor equipment product group. Previously, he conducted material research on Li-ion battery and fuel cells at MIT.
Jin made a number of investments in water and LED sectors including NanoH2O and Maven Optronics. He is also actively managing Lattice Power and SinoWyde.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Jin holds a BS and MS in material science from University of Science and Technology Beijing, and a PhD in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
As a member of Class 18, Jin served his fellowship at Keytone Ventures under the mentorship of Managing Partner, Joe Zhou.