Fang Yuan

Fang Yuang is currently a Vice President of investments at Baidu Ventures (based in SF), focusing on AI & Robotics at the seed and Series A stages. Baidu Ventures is the non-strategic investment arm of Baidu, launched in early 2017 with a $200MM first fund. Their particular focus is on AI and robotics applied to specific industry verticals such as healthcare, transportation, agriculture, retail, etc.; and they’ve made ~40 investments in North America. Previously, Fang was the Director at Comet Labs, worked in business operations for two fast growing startups, and was a management consultant with years of experience working in emerging markets such as Brazil, Mexico, India, Nigeria, etc. She is a graduate of Harvard College.