Perchow Joseph Chang is a China-based executive, currently a Partner with Eight Roads Ventures China, a proprietary international private equity and venture capital unit of Fidelity International. Together with associated funds, Eight Roads manages $4 billion across Europe, Asia and the U.S. The concern’s venture activity began in 1969, and it has been active in China since the late 1990’s in the fields of healthcare, fin-tech, enterprise technology and consumer tech, with partnerships with and investments in such companies as Alibaba, AsiaInfo, Hua Medicine, Innovent, iSoftStone and Wuxi Pharma.
Mr. Chang personally focuses on enterprise technology efforts, including security, big data, data centers, networking technologies, social business platforms, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. He received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management and has almost two decades of multi-industry experience in venture investments, strategy consulting, alliances, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Chang has previously worked with McKinsey, Microsoft, Cisco and Softbank China, and also has broad experience in areas of strategy formulation, deal shaping, marketing, sales and distribution, organization and operations. His successful management record includes profit-and-loss ownership, growth and turnaround. He is a board member of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research.