Dachen Chu

Senior Advisor



Dachen Chu is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies, with operational and strategic expertise in helping to scale global internet businesses. Dr. Chu previously served as a Corporate Advisor and Vice President at ByteDance, where he oversaw strategy and investment. Prior to ByteDance, he served in various leadership roles at internet companies, including Vice President of Sina Group, CEO of Sina MiaoChe, General Manager of Weibo open platform, and General Manager of Baidu Corporation’s contextual ads business unit.


University of Science and Technology of China, B.S., Physics
Stanford University, M.S., Electrical Engineering
Stanford University, Ph.D., Physics

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