Ian Goh is the second person to resign from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ China team and subsequently join Matrix Partners China.
He was one of the Kleiner Perkins China team's first executives, joining alongside three former TDF Capital colleagues including TDF co-founder David Su. Su joined Matrix China in July 2008.
Another former TDF exeuctive, Joe Zhou, also left Kleiner Perkins last year, reportedly to launch his own firm. Goh resigned last month.
At Matrix, Goh will focus his efforts on investments in the internet, media and consumer service sectors, according to a statement from the firm.
Matrix Partners China manages the $275 million Matrix Partners China I fund, which makes investments in TMT, consumer, services, healthcare and clean tech businesses. The fund invests up to $25 million per deal.
In January 2008, Bo Shao and David Zhang co-founded Matrix Partners China in partnership with US venture capital firm Matrix Partners.