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Tony C Luh
Vice Chairman, Yifang Foundation

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Tony C. Luh was most recently General Partner and Greater China President for the Westly Group. The Westly Group is a renowned clean tech focused venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley. The Westly Group’s most recent successes include Telsa Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) and Amyris Biotech (Nasdaq: AMRS).Before joining the Westly Group, Tony was one of the foundingmanaging directorsat DFJ DragonFund; Tony was more than instrumental in the success stories of FastWeb (Nasdaq: VNET), YeePay, Hudong, etc.Born in Japan, raised in Thailand, and possessing profound knowledge of the Chinese language and culture, Tony spent his professional career in both Asia and the US. Tony has over 20years of experience in capital markets, sales, strategic alliances and business development. Prior tothe Westly Group and DFJ DragonFund, Tony was a managing director with DragonVenture. Before DragonVenture, Tony was aseniorexecutive at InfoWave Communications, an early-stage, first-generation Chinese Internet company. At the time, Infowave was one of the pioneers in the internet portal business. His position at Infowave brought Tony in close contact with Yahoo! and EBay, communicating closely with both companies on strategic direction in the international markets. In many ways, Tony influenced the early developments of Internet in Taiwan and China. In the mid-to late-1980s in Taiwan as the corporate fund manager for Kosheng Enterprises, Tony accumulated public investment experiencein sectors ranging from information technology to high volume manufacturing in Asia. In 1999 Tony founded DragonVenture, an investment advisory and seed fund management firm specializing in Greater China regions. Tony later became the seed investor and advisor of OSA Technologies and InphoMatch (a.k.a. Mobile365). Both companies were very successful with OSA acquired by Avocent (Nasdaq: AVCT) and Mobile365acquired by Sybase (NYSE: SY).Tony also advised on eFriendsNet –one of the first social networking companies in China later acquired by French SNS Giant Meetic. Tony attended three different high schools in three different countries. Tony also attended three different universities in three different states (Washington, Texas and California) in the US.In doing mostly venture capital and private equity investments forthe last 15years, Tonyaccumulated broad based experience in many industries. During that span, Tony also helped coach many successful CEOs, learned from even more failed CEOs, and worked on various boards (private and public alike). Tony now has set his vision onputting a heavier focus on non-profit work and creating positive social impact, especially in Greater China.

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