James Shen

Vice President & Managing Director




James Shen is Vice President of Qualcomm and Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures. He leads Qualcomm’s venture investments in Greater China, with over 39 companies, including Xiaomi, ThunderSoft, NetQin, CooTek, SenseTime and Mobike, all valued above $1 billion USD. James was General Manager of the joint venture by China Telecom and Qualcomm, as well as the head of the Qualcomm Internet Services China business unit. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he was founder and CEO of NeTrue Communications and Vice President of General Photonics, developing emerging technologies including VoIP, optical communications, and wireless Internet. Among these successful ventures, NeTrue Communications went public in 2000.

James received a Master’s Degree in Communication Management from University of Southern California and B.S. Degree in Electronic Engineering from Zhejiang University.