Lex Zhao

Lex Zhao

Partner

Lex is an immigrant from China and previously led the operations team at Vestwell, a venture-backed fintech startup. Prior to Vestwell, Lex earned his MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. At Chicago Booth, he was as an Associate at Moderne Ventures and took part in the New Venture Challenge startup accelerator program.

Lex started his career at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, and NERA Economic Consulting, a leading economic consultancy. Lex graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University where he earned his B.A. in Economics with Distinction. Lex has also passed all three levels of the CFA Program.

Investment interests: Fintech, proptech, future of work, and applications of machine vision.