Mao Daolin

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Mao Daolin, Daniel
Born1963 (age 55–56)
Shanghai, China
ResidenceSan Francisco
Shanghai, China
Alma materShanghai Jiao Tong University
Stanford University
Occupationventure capitalist and corporate executive
Spouse(s)Hu Haiqing (m. 2003)[1]
RelativesHu Jintao (father-in-law)
Liu Yongqing (mother-in-law)
Hu Haifeng (brother-in-law)

Mao Daolin (Chinese: 茅道林; Pinyin: Máo Dàolín; born 1963) is an internet tycoon. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of He married Hu Jintao's daughter, Hu Haiqing, in 2003.


Mao was born in 1963 in Shanghai, he graduated from Shanghai East-China Model High School in 1980. Mao then entered the Computer Department of Shanghai Jiaotong University. Later he went to Stanford University for a master's degree.

Since graduating from Shanghai East-China Model High School in 1980, Mao has been heavily involved in the computer industry, he started his own software company in 1982 and later served as a consultant from 1988 to 1993. The following year, in 1984, he joined Walden, an international risk investment company, as a vice-president.

Mao was a strong advocate for the merger of Stone Richsight and Huanyuan Consultation. From 1996 to 2001, he served as the chief operating officer at In 2002, he became’s chief executive officer.

Hu is now a San Francisco-based venture capitalist with Walden International Investment Group.[2]


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