Sheng Peng, PhD

Venture Partner

Dr. Peng is a Venture Partner at PVP. He brings 20 years of unique combination of experiences in academia scientific research, material startup R&D, and corporate venture and corporate innovation.  He has covered many technology areas, such as nano and functional materials, processes and equipment, display and consumer electronics, sensing, as well as healthcare consumables and devices.  Until recently, he was Director of Technology Scouting and Corporate Innovation at BOE Technology Group, a global leading display manufacturer.  He had scouted over 500 opportunities worldwide and facilitated over 15 partnerships and joint programs between internal R&D teams with external corporations and startups. He also performed corporate venture functions early with BOE, as well as portfolio management more recently, including board duties at Nanosys (acquired by Shoei Chemical), an industry leading Quantum Dot company, and the technology of which is already in millions of TVs.  Earlier in his career, he was Director of Technology at Innova Dynamics (acquired by TPK), and oversaw various functions including nanomaterial R&D, scale-up and pilot production, toll manufacturing transfer, IP analysis, and supported business activities.  

Dr. Peng earned his PhD in Chemistry at Brown University, and was Postdoctoral Appointee at Center for Nanoscale Materials at Argonne National Lab. From his early academic work, he authored and co-authored near 40 research articles, review articles, and book chapters in renowned journals such as Science, PNAS, and Chemical Society Reviews, with over 8,000 citations.  He is currently a member of the Society for Information Display.

Sectors: Display & Sensing, Micro/Nano Fabrication, Flexible/Printed Electronics, Functional/Composite/Nano Materials, Enabling Materials & Technologies for Life Science

Stages: Venture, Growth