Elise Qian Huang has over 20 years of Venture Capital and private equity investment experience in the US and Asia. Elise is currently a managing partner of Gopher Asset Management and CEO of Noah US. Noah is the largest wealth management platform in China with US$70B AUA (Asset under Advisory). Gopher Asset is the PE/VC arm of Noah Holdings, with over $17B AUM. In her current role, she oversees the US business for Noah and Gopher Asset and leading investments in Fund-of-Fund and direct venture investments. Prior to joining Noah, Elise was US partner of WestSummit Capital for six years. WestSummit is a growth stage VC firm backed by several Sovereign funds. She was instrumental in growing WestSummit into a leading cross border fund in Silicon Valley. She led major U.S. investments including Unity Technologies, Mirantis, Couchbase, Netbase Solutions, Silkroad, and Yume. Elise holds an MBA from University of Dubuque, Iowa and BA in economic law from Southwest University of Political Science & Law, China.