Liping Fan, Chief Financial Officer

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LIPING FAN is the Administrative Partner and CFO of Steamboat Ventures, responsible for Steamboat’s finance functions, back office operations, as well as certain investments. Liping joined Steamboat Ventures in 2006, bringing with her over a decade of experience in finance, accounting, and portfolio management.

Prior to Steamboat, Liping was CFO at RWI Ventures, where she was responsible for all financial activities as well as back office operations. Immediately prior to RWI, Liping was the Controller at ePhysician, a venture-backed startup in Silicon Valley. Previously, Liping worked at Merck & Company and Goldman Sachs.

Liping began her career as a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Financial Advisory Services Group and received her CPA license from the State of New York while at PWC.

Liping previously served on the boards of Vobile (HK:3738), Baynote Inc. (acquired by Kibo Software), Kapow Software (acquired by Kofax), Zettics, RazorGator and Photobucket Corporation.

Additionally, Liping is a member of the National Venture Capital Association's CFO Task Force and formerly served on the Board of the FEA LA Chapter. She is also a Founding Board Member of VCBC and CVCFO, both educational and networking organizations for financial professionals in the private equity industry. She received an MBA in Finance and an MS in Accounting from Binghamton University. Liping grew up in China and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.


Executive Assistant: Greg Schneider
Greg.Schneider@steamboatvc.com