Daniel Tu is a Venture Partner at Pitango. Prior to that, he served as the Group Chief Innovation Officer at Ping An, 2013-2017. In his role, Daniel was one of the chief architects in formulating the group’s digital transformation strategy, and, responsible for driving growth through innovation and technology. In addition, he oversaw strategic partnerships, sponsorship and collaboration with top global academic and research institutions, and the creation of Ping An Ventures. He was also the co-lead for Ping An’s AI and blockchain initiatives. Today, Ping An is the largest non-SOE in China, ranked 7th on the Forbes Global 2000, and the world’s largest insurance company by market capitalization, revenue and customers.
Before joining Ping An, Daniel was the group CIO of CTBC, the leading commercial bank in Taiwan. He also led one of the region’s largest cards and payments entities, and, during that tenure, served as an advisor to Visa. Furthermore, he was on the founding advisory team of Sina.com, the first internet company from China to list in the U.S. and on Nasdaq.
Daniel has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning four decades in leading and advising companies in financial services, technology, sports and media. Today, he serves on boards and in advisory roles with leading global funds, Fortune 500 companies and tech startups in Asia, U.S., Europe and Israel.