Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Principle Capital
Lin-Lin Zhou is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Principle Capital, a middle market growth and buyout firm focused on the industrial and services sectors in China. The firm is based in Shanghai, China. Lin-Lin oversees the Firm’s investment strategy and chairs the Investment Committee. Principle Capital manages $650 million in committed capital for leading global and Chinese institutional investors. Prior to founding Principle, Lin-Lin was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York and Shanghai. He also has experience as an R&D Senior Scientist and later as a marketing and business development executive at Rohm & Haas, a global chemical company (now part of Dow Chemical); and also as an Assistant Research Officer at National Research Council of Canada. Lin-Lin obtained a BS in Chemistry from Fudan University and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Maryland. He also obtained a WMP degree from the Wharton School of Business.