Helen Li

Team Member

Managing Director, Head of China Investment Banking

E: hli@needhamco.com

T: (650) 561-2227

Helen Li joined Needham & Company in 2011, with a primary focus on semiconductor investment banking and Needham’s China practice. Helen has 20 years of combined operational and investment banking experience. While at Needham, Helen has advised over 70 transactions including public and private financings as well as M&As, with a total transaction size above $40 billion. Helen is specialized in cross-border transactions involving complex deal structures and cross-cultural negotiation. Prior to Needham, she worked in the semiconductor industry serving in multiple roles including R&D, technical marketing, and strategic sales at Micron Technology, Marvell Semiconductor and InvenSense, a TDK Group company. Currently Helen also serves as a board member for two semiconductor companies: Alpha & Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ: AOSL), a global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and Kandou, a leading player in high-speed connectivity solutions. Ms. Li received her MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, MSEE from the University of Southern California, and B.A. from Tsinghua University.