James Ding Managing Director

James Ding is a Managing Director at GSR Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage companies in the artificial intelligence, big data, IT-related health care, VR/AR and new media sectors. Prior to GSR Ventures, James co-founded AsiaInfo, which played an important role in the design and construction of China's Internet infrastructure. He has held various leadership positions in the company, including as Chief Executive Officer and President. He currently serves on the company’s board. While he was CEO, James led AsiaInfo to become the first Chinese high-tech enterprise listed on the NASDAQ in the United States. He is a graduate of Peking University, and earned his MS degree in information science from University of California, Los Angeles.

Featured Companies


iBoxPay is a comprehensive mobile payment solutions provider that enables consumers and businesses to make and receive payments both online and offline with a UnionPay card. It covers services including personal banking, merchant business acquisition and offline payment solutions.


Skyroam is the provider of 3GMate, a global mobile hotspot that offers easy, fast, secure and affordable mobile data around the world. Skyroam’s vSIM technology enables companies in the wireless ecosystem to easily deploy mobile connectivity anywhere in the world, simplifying supply chain, reducing costs, and improving service levels.


Geo Media offers AI-enabled services that provide enterprises with intelligent risk control, anti-fraud, credit assessment, strategic analysis, monitoring and early warning, post-loan management and other credit life-cycle solutions to help reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.


Horizon Robotics™ is a pioneer in the area of edge Artificial Intelligence for Smart Mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Led by experts and industry veterans in AI algorithms and processor architecture, Horizon Robotics has developed the Brain Processor Unit (BPU™), an innovative AI computing architecture that is tailored to address the unique performance and power challenges in edge AI applications. Building on top of BPU™, Horizon Robotics provides comprehensive solutions that are high-performance, low-power, and cost-effective.


Pilipa is an online platform that offers company registration, corporate tax filing, and accounting services, helping enterprise users with professional financial and operational support.

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