Rita Chao

General Manager (Qianhai), Hong Kong X





MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2011.Rita is doing early-stage investment and incubation projects in Qianhai, Shenzhen. Her focus area is on artificial intelligence, robotics, and smart systems.

Rita is a serial entrepreneur with also years of experience in multinational companies. From 2016 to 2017, she served as the COO of Emotibot, a renown emotional AI startup with over $150 million valuation and $60 million funding. At Emotibot, she led the team to build the dialogue platform and AI chatbots from scratch, and successfully land in large projects with financial institutions and technology firms. Before Emotibot, Rita was the Deputy General Manager of the Internet Division at TCL multimedia, a HK listed leading company. Rita serves as a mentor and consultant for several AI and tech companies.

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