Qidong is an Impact Fellow supporting the team on deal flow analysis, LP pipeline management and investment research in the cybersecurity and financial technology space. Prior to joining Impact in 2017, he was an intern analyst at Philmont Capital, where he focused on deal sourcing for the firm’s proprietary pipeline, conducting industry research, and performing initial due diligence on Software-as-a-service companies.
Qidong holds a B.S. in Managerial Economics from UC San Diego and a minor in Accounting. He is passionate to learn about the disruptive technologies that address global challenges, and his multicultural background enables him to approach problems from a unique perspective. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling around the world and meeting people from diverse backgrounds. He also loves boxing, snowboarding, and backpacking.