Ethan Xie 谢鹰, joined Alibaba in January 2013 and now serves as the Managing Partner of Alibaba Innovation Ventures. Alibaba Innovation Ventures is the corporate venture capital investment arm of Alibaba Group and provides venture and growth stage funding to technology companies. Prior to joining Alibaba, Mr. Xie worked for Crescent Point , a billion dollar Pan-Asia growth fund focusing on the investment of TMT and consumer sector. Before Crescent, Mr. Xie was an Analyst of M&A department with Schneider in Australia. He received a B.A. of science from Tongji University and an Master of Commerce from University of Sydney.