Tao HUANG 黄淘
Tao is a founding partner of Rangelight, llc, a private equity firm that focuses on investing small to medium size innovative firms. He is serving as an independent board member in several public traded and private owned companies including Armstrong World industries, Equity Life Style, Principal mutual funds, and SMS assists. He is also the vice chairman of Analysis international, a leading internet information firm in China.
What was your first job, and how did it shape your life?
I designed the very first PC-based database program in China. That project earned me a 1 year scholarship to study in the US.
What keeps you awake at night?
What books are currently on your bedside table?
Red Notice by Bill Browder, Genome by Matt Ridley, and John Adams by David McCullough
When do you feel most free?
Fridays, knowing next two days will be free.
What’s your view on money?
Like it, but not enough to sacrifice anything for it.
What is an extraordinary place you have recently traveled to?
Great Barrier Reef . For the first time I thought that being a fish may not be a bad idea.
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
That I am shy