Gilbert Guan

Sr. Manager

Gilbert Guan joined Cisco Investments in 2017 and focuses on investments, joint ventures and acquisitions in the Greater China team. Prior to Cisco, Gilbert was at next47 (a Siemens venture firm) where he focused on additive manufacturing, robotics, connected mobility, AI and IoT. Before next47, he worked at Xcelerate, a private equity firm in Shanghai, after having worked at Value Partners Management Consulting in Hong Kong covering the TMT and consumer sectors. Gilbert began his career in engineering and product management with Ericsson, Wistron and Tangram (a Shanghai based startup).

Gilbert holds an MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a BS in computer networking from Fudan University and a mechanical and electrical engineering degree from the Shanghai Institute of Technology.






  • Greater China