Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Lan Xuezhao

Lan Xuezhao
Founding Partner, Basis Set Ventures


Lan is the founding partner of Basis Set Ventures (, a ~$140M early stage venture firm focused on the Future of Work through artificial intelligence. Lan built the Corporate Development Strategy team at Dropbox, which was one of the most acquisitive private tech companies during her tenure with 30+ acquisitions. Prior to Dropbox, she worked with McKinsey in New York and Shanghai, advising Fortune 500 companies on issues including big data, AI, and growth strategy. Earlier in her career, Lan was an entrepreneur who built brain training games. She studied human brain functions for her Ph.D. and received her MA in Statistics, both from the University of Michigan.


4:20pm5:00pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Strata Business Summit
Location: 2024
Ashley Fontana (Zetta), Katherine Boyle (General Catalyst), Sarah Catanzaro (Amplify Partners), Arif Janmohamed (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Lan Xuezhao (Basis Set Ventures)
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What does it mean to be an AI investor? How is this approach different from traditional venture capital? Ash Fontana and Katherine Boyle share their perspectives on investments in machine intelligence and data science. Read more.