Lin-Lin Zhou

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Principle Capital

Lin-Lin Zhou is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Principle Capital, which is a Shanghai-based private equity and buy-out firm positioning as a strategic investor and focusing on China’s advanced industrials, business services, healthcare, and consumers.

Principle Capital was found in 2002 and manages both US$ and RMB funds.  Prior to founding Principle Capital, Dr. Zhou was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York and Shanghai and served as President of Nasdaq-listed Digital Video System.  Dr. Zhou also brings operational experience through previous senior executive positions at Rohm & Haas, a global chemical company. 

He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Maryland, BA from Fudan University, and a MBA from Wharton Business School.