Annabelle LongMember of Group Management Committee, Bertelsmann SE & Co.KGaA
Chief Executive, Bertelsmann China Corporate Centre
Founding and Managing Partner, Bertelsmann Asia Investments
Member of Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council
Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum
Ms. Annabelle Yu Long, a member of Bertelsmann Group Management Committee (GMC), is the Chief Executive of Bertelsmann China Corporate Center, who also leads Bertelsmann Asia Investments (BAI) as its Founding and Managing Partner.
Annabelle is a member of Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. She was named as Young Global Leader (YGL) by World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2011. Annabelle is the first person to join WEF’s Advisory Council from China and is also a member of its Global Agenda Council on the Future of Media, Entertainment & Information. Annabelle has been elected by China Business Weekly (CBN) as one of the 50 best investors in China.
Annabelle sits on the board of BitAuto (NYSE: BITA), CDEL (NYSE: DL), Mogujie, Tuanche, Dayima, UCloud, Lagou, iClick and Mo9, among others. Her other investments include Phoenix New Media (NYSE: FENG), Uxin, Fenqile, Douban, Shopex and AutoRadio. Annabelle also sits on the supervisory board of BMG.
Annabelle holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BSEE from the University of Electronic Science and Technology in China. Annabelle became the first Chinese member of Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council in 2014.
Prior to founding BAI, Annabelle worked as a Principal at Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. Annabelle joined Bertelsmann in New York since 2005.
Before joining Bertelsmann, Annabelle started her career as a TV anchor and then became a producer with a variety of highly rated, award-winning television and radio programs in China.
BAI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA. Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA is an international media company encompassing television (RTL Group), book publishing (Penguin Random House), magazine publishing (Gruner + Jahr), media services (Arvato) and music publishing (BMG) in more than 50 countries.