Meet the Advisory Committee Members helping to cultivate a vibrant community of innovation

Yipeng Zhao

Managing Partner, Embark Ventures

Yipeng Zhao co-founded and works as a Managing Partner at Embark Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles. He brings a wealth of financial expertise and global experience managing frontier tech start-up portfolios. A credit to his global strategy, Yipeng actively facilitated private equity investments in both China and the US while working at ZMXY Global Investment, Inc. as their Executive Vice President. He also helped the firm establish a Los Angeles venture investment arm. Yipeng has extensive experience in financial risk management research as a University of California San Diego (UCSD) research statistician.