Round Table - Career Opportunity Speakers
Richard Tan Richard Tan
Sr. VP Shui On Group

Richard Tan is the General Manager with SHUI ON Group, and the Chief Executive of Shanghai TUSPark (KIC) Management Company. Part of the core team to develop a new product line for the Group –Knowledge Community (KC), Mr Tan is directly responsible to create a robust and vibrant enterprise ecosystem within the Community; to enhance interaction and transaction between companies, and other partners. He has also put in place a total solution set-up, ranging from providing talent solutions to enterprise solutions and even international business connectivity. Such initiatives successfully positioned Shui On Knowledge Community as the most effective launch-pads into China.

Mr Tan's key responsibilities also include building up the Knowledge Community for the US$4.3 bnDalian Tiandi project in Dalian. This is a 3.6 million square meters integrated mixed use development comprising of software offices, retail malls, hotels, residential, international schools, parks and gardens.

During his 4 years tenure, Mr Tan successfully launched this mega software hub project. Phase 1 of the software offices is fully taken up. Some of Dalian Tiandi's Fortune 500 clients include IBM which has set up their China's largest global delivery center there. All the three companies in Dalian that are listed in New York Stock Exchange will also be setting up their 10,000 staff-strong bases Other prominent clients include China Soft and Kingsoft. With his vast experience in developing software hubs, Mr Tan also help build up technology platforms such as cloud computing and internet datacenter in Dalian.

Mr Tan is also charged of establishing International Strategic Partnerships for the Group. He has helped set up SHUI ON's first overseas center in USA. Some of the strategic partners formed by Mr Tan also include Mitsui Fudosan in Japan, Cyberport in Hong Kong, Dongguk University in Korea, Los Angeles Economic Development Council, and ChinaSF in USA.

Prior to joining the SHUI ON Group, Mr Tan was the Vice Consul for the Singapore Consulate in Mumbai, India. He was double-heading as the Regional Director for the Singapore Economic Development Board. MrTanwas instrumental in attracting US$200million of investment from India into Singapore. He was also part of the core team in negotiating the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (ie free trade agreement) between India and Singapore.

Topic: Shui On Knowledge Communities: Connecting to China and Beyond
Alex Cheng Alex Cheng
Executive Director, Baidu

Alex Cheng is Executive Director at Baidu, China's leading search engine and largest Internet company. He manages the Products and R&D division for monetization platforms, including the flagship paid search products, display advertising products, and analytics products. He also serves as general manager of Baidu's U.S. operation. Alex has over 17 years of management experience in R&D in the Silicon Valley and in China, primarily in Internet advertising and E-commerce.Prior to joining Baidu, Alex was at Google Shanghai building R&D teams focusing on online advertising systems. He started his high-tech career at Oracle's U.S. headquarters developing object-relational database technologies. He led an entrepreneurial career in several successful early-stage startups, including and In 2000, he was Engineering Director at building the global leading online business-to-business e-commerce platform.Alex received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley and a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Susan Goodwin
International Staffing Consultant, China
Microsoft China/Search Technology Center Asia (STCA)

Susan is proactive professional offering more than 25 years of experience within business, recruiting, sales; reputation for taking the initiative and making things happen. At Microsoft, she hires the world's finest computer scientists, software development engineers, program managers, social scientists and mathematicians. In 5 years, she successfully hired over 250SDE/PM/Researcher and RSDE candidates. She serves as an Account Executive for STCA China and is based in Redmond, WA.

Topic: Meeting between Microsoft China Hiring manager and qualified candidates looking for SDE/SDET/PM roles in MS STCA China/Beijing.
Stanley Kwong Stanley Kwong
Managing Director/Term Professor, China Business Programs

Stanley Kwong is the Managing Director and Professor of the China Business Program at the School of Management, University of San Francisco. Stan's areas of expertise are "Marketing Strategy to China and India", "Competitive Global Strategy", and "Globalization of Chinese Enterprises in the US". Stan also serves as the Strategic Advisor to ChinaSF: A San Francisco initiative to support increased business exchange between China and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Stan has over 30 years of international management, marketing, and teaching experience in the US, China, and India. Prior to joining USF in 2009, Stan was the Worldwide Director for IBM Marketing where he had conceived and managed operations around the world. Stan was also an International Marketing instructor at IBM Executive Development Centers.

Stan visited China as a student after President Nixon's historical trip in 1973. In 1977, Stan began his academic career as Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Students at Princeton University.

Stan joined IBM in 1979. In 1984, he started the 1st IBM outsourcing organization in Mumbai, Pune, and Bangalore. After China entered WTO in 2001, Stan was given new responsibilities to grow new markets in Western and Central China. In 2004, Stan was part of the IBM PC Company/Lenovo transition team and was responsible for executive management training for the new Lenovo team after the acquisition of the IBM PC Company.

Topic: China's Investments in America's Infrastructures
Qiang Wang

Prior to co-founding New Oriental Technology and Education, Wang Qiang held engineering positions in Bell Communications Research's software division. He was formerly was a lecturer of English language and literature at Peking University. He received an M.S. in Computer Science from State University of New York, and a B.A. in English from Peking University.

Dr. Dongmin Chen Dr. Dongmin Chen
Dean of School of Innovation & Entrepreneurship,
Director of Science & Technology Development Office
Professor of Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies.
Peking University
Dr. Chen was an adjunct Professor of the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences where he served as the co-director of the Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics from 2004 to 2009. He was a Sr. Rowland Fellow and the Head of the Nanoscale Quantum Physics Lab. at Harvard University from 1989 to 2004. Dr. Chen is a serial entrepreneur. He is the Chief Scientist and the inventor of the Metal Oxide Heteorjunction RRAM device of 4DS Inc. in the Silicon Valley. He led the development of a platform technology for MEMS-CMOS 3D integration for applications in digital micro-mirror array and motion sensors. He was responsible for the development of the IP portfolio with more than 150 international patents and has successfully licensed it to a major foundry in Asia.

Michael Zhong Michael Zhong
Standing Representative
Yangpu US Innovation Center

Michael was a Principal at China Materialia, a China based venture capital firm. He was responsible for firm's investment in the areas of High Tech, Clean Tech and Life Science. Previously, Michael was a Sr. Manager at DFJ ePlanet Ventures, where he was responsible for the firm's venture capital investment and portfolio management in US and China. Michael holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and MBA from UC Berkeley.

Delu Wang
Beijing Great-wall Enterprise Institute

Mr. Wang has provided considerable strategy and management research services, which included the development strategy, technical innovation, operation management and etc., to Chinese private companies, especially those high technology companies like Lenovo China, New Hope Group, Founder and etc. since 1993. After established Beijing Great-wall Enterprise Institute, Mr. Wang has already done a lot of work to improve Chinese entrepreneurial environment. Mr. Wang has already provided strategy, industry and innovation consulting service for more than 50 High-Tech zones, like Zhongguancun, Wuhan Optical Valley, Shanghai Zhangjiang, and Shenzhen Hi-Tech Park, and so on.