Feature Keynote Speakers
Robin Li
Co-founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer

Robin Li is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Baidu, and oversees the company's overall strategy and business operations. Since founding Baidu in 2000, Robin has turned the company into China's largest search engine, with over 80% market share. Baidu also ranks as the second largest independent search engine in the world. In August 2005, Baidu listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and in December 2007 became the first Chinese company to be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index.

Prior to founding Baidu, Robin was already regarded as one of the world's top search engine experts. His patent for hyperlink analysis, for which he applied in 1996, is among the inventions that shaped today's search technology. As a pioneer and leader of China's Internet industry, he has received honors including "CCTV Key Figure in China's Economy," "The Top 30 Figures in China's 30 Years of Reform," "China's Most Imaginative Entrepreneur," and many others. On several occasions, U.S.-based magazines such as BusinessWeek and Fortune Magazine have designated Robin's as "Best Business Leader in the World" and "China's Most Influential Business Leader." Robin was also named by Time Magazine as one of the "World's Most Influential People" in 2010.

Robin received a Bachelor of Science degree in information management from Peking University in 1991, and a Master of Science degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1994. He currently acts as vice chairman of the Internet Society of China (ISC), and is a visiting professor at Wuhan University.

Qi Lu
Microsoft's Online Services Division (OSD)

As president of Microsoft's Online Services Division (OSD), Dr. Qi Lu leads the company's search and online advertising efforts. Dr. Lu oversees the OSD Research & Development team which has responsibility for the evolution of Microsoft's search, portal and advertising services; the Online Audience Business Group; and the Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Business Group. Dr. Lu reports to Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Lu spent 10 years as a Yahoo! senior executive. His roles included serving as the executive vice president of engineering for the company's Search and Advertising Technology Group where he oversaw the development of Yahoo!'s Web search and monetization platforms and vice president of engineering responsible for the technology development of Yahoo!'s search, e-commerce and local listings of businesses and products.

Before joining Yahoo!, Dr. Lu worked as a research staff member at IBM's Almaden Research Center and Carnegie Mellon University and was a faculty member at Fudan University in China. He received his bachelor of science and master of science in computer science from Fudan University and his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Lu holds 20 U.S. patents.

Fang Fang
Vice Chairman, Asia and CEO, China
J.P. Morgan Investment Banking

Fang joined J.P. Morgan in August 2001 as an investment banker in Hong Kong. He was promoted to Managing Director in 2003 and was appointed co-head of China Investment Banking in 2005 and CEO of J.P. Morgan China in early 2007. In Nov 2009, he was further appointed as Vice Chairman Asia Investment Banking. Leveraging J.P. Morgan's extensive services platform, Fang and his colleagues have established J.P. Morgan as one of the most respected and influential investment banks in China with leadership in product capabilities, client franchise and team strength. Fang was most recently named as one of "China's Top 30 Bankers" by Finance Asia, along with China's Central Banker Zhou Xiaochuan and ICBC's Chairman Jiang Jianqing.

Prior to J. P. Morgan, Fang was a Corporate Vice President at Beijing Enterprises Holdings, a HK listed China state-owned investment holding conglomerate, responsible for finance, legal and corporate communications. He was also seconded for one year as CEO to an affiliated start-up company. Fang started his career in 1993 with Merrill Lynch as an investment banking associate in New York and subsequently was transferred to its Hong Kong office.

In March 2008, Fang was appointed as a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ("CPPCC"). Currently Fang also serves on CPPCC's Subcommittee for Social and Legal Affairs.

Fang has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University, USA.

Lei Zhang
President & CIO
Hillhouse Capital Management

Mr. Zhang is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd. As one of the largest funds in Asia, Hillhouse manages over seven billion dollars for leading endowments, foundations and family offices. Hillhouse takes a long‐term fundamental research approach and invests in both public and private opportunities across a variety of sectors. Prior to founding Hillhouse in June 2005, Mr. Zhang served as the first Chief Representative to China for the New York Stock Exchange and established the NYSE's Hong Kong and Beijing offices. Prior to that, Mr. Zhang worked for a global emerging markets fund covering South Africa, Southeast Asia and China. He also worked with the Yale Endowment while a student at Yale.

Mr. Zhang earned an MBA and M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Renmin University of China, where he is the Vice Chairman and Trustee of the Board. In addition, he serves on the University Council at Yale University, the advisory board of the Yale School of Management, and is a member of the President's International Advisory Council.

Mr. Zhang is a board member of the Financing & Capital Council of the World Economic Forum and a board member of the China Southern Fund Management Company. He has been on the board of several of China's leading companies, including 360buy.com, China's largest Internet retailer; Anjuke.com, China's largest Internet real estate company; and Blue Moon, China's largest liquid detergent company.

Mr. Zhang devotes substantial time to education issues. He is a board member of BN Vocational School, China's largest non‐profit organization dedicated to the education of underprivileged children, and a founding board member of the United World College (UWC) of Southeast Asia Foundation. In addition, he established the Gaoli Academy at Renmin University with the purpose of expanding the role of liberal arts education in Chinese universities.


Andy Liu
President, Asia Pacific and China
IMS Health

Andy Liu is President of Asia Pacific and China for IMS Health, a private company and portfolio company of TPG private equity. Mr. Liu is responsible for operations in China, India, Korea, Australia and 14 other Asia Pacific countries.

Previously Mr. Liu served as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for IMS Health leading deal transactions, acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships in healthcare for Asia Pacific. Mr. Liu has extensive pharmaceutical and biotech industry experience working across various multi-national companies. Previous to IMS, he served as Vice President of Commercial Operations for another TPG private equity biotech portfolio company. Mr. Liu has also spent many years with Merck and UCB holding several executive management and leadership positions.

Mr. Liu's area of expertise are in healthcare deal transactions/acquisitions as well as launching pharmaceutical brands inclusive of commercialization of products in the market place. He has held several operational roles from Business Unit Head to Division Marketing Head to General Manager and Regional VP. During his tenure he has successfully managed and launched products across key therapeutic franchises such as hypertension, atherosclerosis, anticonvulsants, arthritis, antihistamine, osteoporosis and diabetes. Mr. Liu has commercialization experience across the US, Latin America and Asia Pacific markets.

Mr. Liu has served on several Boards including The American Chamber of Commerce, The European Chamber of Commerce and The International Research-Based Pharmaceutical Association.

Annie Jie Xu
General Manager
Alibaba.com Americas

Annie Jie Xu is the General Manager of Alibaba.com Americas, responsible for the operation of the Americas office located in Santa Clara, California. Xu joined Alibaba.com Americas in 2000 and has been a leading force in its direction since day one. Xu manages a dedicated team of marketing and business development professionals as well as a product development division and customer care program. In 2008, Xu developed a U.S. research and development team to build the next generation of search and advertising platforms for use in all aspects of Alibaba.com. Prior to joining Alibaba.com, Xu spent four years as the head of sales and marketing at Kubota Electronics where she led the company's strategic branding, global and regional marketing and online and offline sales.

Xu is a native of Shanghai, China and received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Brad Bao
General Manager, Tencent America
VP – Business Development, Tencent Games

Joined Tencent in 2005 upon MBA graduation, Brad's been managing the US operation of Tencent, China's leading Internet Company. He has been contributing to the company's core strategy and globalization, responsible for BD, M&A, partnerships, licensing and game operation, and brought the US branch to its current stage.

Prior to his MBA, Brad's experience includes co-founding NORICT in Beijing, marketing and consulting roles in several multi-national companies, including IBM, Kodak and Formica.

Brad holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and a bachelor's degree in International Marketing from Wuhan University in China.

Brian Goncher
U.S. Cleantech Director
Deloitte Services LP

Brian is the Director of Deloitte's Cleantech practice which was formed in 2005 to focus on this rapidly growing market. Brian has worked extensively with clean technology companies and has deep industry insight into the issues that these companies face. His experience spans solar, wind, transportation, storage, fuel cells and energy efficiency companies. Teaming with partners from the firm's Technology, Energy/ Utilities and Life Sciences practices, Brian has been instrumental to making Deloitte a leader in Cleantech.

Brian joined Deloitte in 2004 and his primary focus is building venture capital relationships, working with venture capital funds and their portfolio companies to provide innovative service offerings and quality professional services. Brian also has over 20 years of financial and operating experience with a major U.S. bank, several high growth companies and venture capital firms. Prior to his financial experience, Brian was a Legislative Aide in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Carmen Chang
Special Senior Advisor
New Enterprise Associates, Inc.

Carmen Chang specializes in corporate and securities law and is a leader of the firm's China practice. She formerly served as a member of the firm's Policy Committee. Carmen's practice focuses on the representation of public and private technology companies and financial institutions in public offerings, M&A, joint ventures, financings, and other types of transactions in the U.S. and abroad, particularly in Asia. Among many other transactions, Carmen represented SMIC in its acquisition of Motorola's manufacturing operation in Tientsin- the first M&A transaction in China after the PRC put its M&A rules in place.  Carmen is a frequent writer and speaker. A native of Zhejiang, China, she is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese.

Charles Fan
Senior Vice President, strategic R&D

Charles Fan is a Senior Vice President at VMware in strategic R&D. Charles and his team are looking into the fundamental shifts happening in technologies and customer needs, and how these disruptive changes will impact the data management methodologies in the cloud. Prior to this role, Charles was the founder and leader of both the VMware China R&D Center, and the EMC China Center of Excellence. Today, Over 1500 engineers work in those R&D Centers, and both centers are among the most respected R&D groups in China. Prior to the China roles, Charles was a co-founder and CTO of Rainfinity, which was acquired by EMC in 2005. He led the creation of Rainfinity's industry leading file virtualization and high availability products. Charles has also held positions at Intel Corporation, Goldman Sachs, and Cheyenne Software. He is an expert in distributed systems and network storage technologies, and received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union.

Chen Zhang
Corporate Vice president, Yahoo!Managing Director
Yahoo! Beijing Global Research and Development Center

Chen Zhang is the founder and Managing Director of Yahoo! Beijing Global R&D Center. Founded in Nov.2008, the center has become a key to the company's product strategy as well as a premier Research and Development base in China. Focusing on Yahoo's core products and technology platforms, Mr. Zhang oversees the center's research and development activities in advertising, science-driven engineering, cloud computing and mobile platform. He has built a team of 350+ high-caliber talents in Beijing.

Mr. Zhang joined Yahoo! in 1997. Prior to Yahoo!, he worked at Oracle and DEC. He holds a M.S. degree in Computer Science from the Indiana University Bloomington.

David Chao
Co-Founder and General Partner

David Chao is a co-founder and general partner of DCM, a global venture capital firm. Prior to DCM, David was a co-founder, acting CFO and CTO of JCI, Japan's first public mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). At DCM, he is responsible for the investments in 51job 前程无忧 (Nasdaq: JOBS), 99Bill Corporation 快钱, All About Japan, Inc. (JASDAQ: 2454), BitTorrent, Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR), eDreams, Fortinet 飞塔有限公司 (Nasdaq: FTNT), kabu.com (TSE: 8703), Recourse Technologies (Symantec), Renren.com 人人网 (NYSE: RENN), Sling Media, and SMIC (NYSE: SMI). David holds an M.B.A. from Stanford and a B.A. degree from Brown.

David Ku
Corporate VP, Ad Platforms

David Ku is corporate vice president for Microsoft Advertising R&D in the Online Services Division. He joined Microsoft in 2010. Prior to joining Microsoft, David was the senior vice president of Advertising Products at Yahoo!, responsible for all advertising products and technology across search and display, video and mobile advertising. David spearheaded the development of Yahoo's display and search advertising platforms, including APT, RightMedia Exchange, Panama. He joined Yahoo! in 2002 and was in the core team driving the build-out and acquisition of Web search and advertising capabilities across Yahoo!, including Inktomi, Altavista, Overture and FAST. He led engineering for consumer search experience, social media including Yahoo! Answers and Flickr, vertical and multimedia search platform and destinations, metrics and analytics, data platform, and mobile search. Prior to Yahoo! David worked in the EDA industry in various technical and leadership roles. He holds patents in search, personalization, and advertising, has authored a book, and published in numerous journals and conference proceedings in electronic design and VLSI automation. He received doctorate and masters from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering.

David Liu
Founder and CEO

David Liu is the founder and CEO of RedAtoms, a mobile gaming company based in Beijing China. Prior to RedAtoms, David co-founded and served as CTO of Reach Media Group. Previously, David also worked at McKinsey, advising global high tech companies on strategic issues. David started his career in engineering at Hewlett-Packard and Silicon Graphics. David has a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He also has received his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

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.

Eugene Zhang
InnoSpring Inc.

Eugene joined InnoSpring, Inc, a US-China cross border technology incubator since 2012 as CEO.

In summer 2010, Eugene co-foundered TEEC Angel Fund, a supper angel fund investing in both US and China early stage companies.

Eugene founded JEDA Technologies, Inc., in December, 2002 and serves as President and CEO. JEDA specializes in next-generation SoC design methodologies and provides ESL (electronic system level ) verification automation products for leading edge SoC design companies world wide. JEDA Beijing R&D center was opened in December 2004 at Tsinghua Science Park.

Eugene has been working in the networking and computer industry for thirteen years in technical and management positions. Prior to founding JEDA, he was with Juniper Networks from its start where he contributed greatly to the success of many complex ASICs for internet backbone routers. Prior to joining Juniper, Eugene was with Cisco Systems as an ASIC design verification engineer. From 1993 to 1995 he worked on the Sunfire SMP server project at SUN Microsystems where he participated in creating industry's first hardware Testbench language Vera, which is a part of today's industry standard, SystemVerilog ( IEEE 1880).

George (Aiping) Guo
CEO & Executive Director
TCL Communication

The CEO and Executive Director of the Company, and the Senior Vice President of TCL Corp. Mr. Guo joined the Group in July 2001 and he was appointed successively as the Chief Operation Officer, Vice President, Senior Vice President and President. Mr. Guo was also a Vice President of TCL Corp. He has extensive experience in overall management of multinational company, strategic planning and development, and merger and acquisition in the worldwide wireless industry. Prior to joining TCL Corp.,Mr. Guo held positions as Manager in SB Global, Project Coordinator in IBM, Senior Business Consultant in Arthur Andersen and Chief Technology Officer in Zhaodaola Internet Company. He graduated from Stanford University with a Doctor's degree in Management Science and Master's degree in Engineering Economics and System.

Guolin Wang
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Guolin Wang is the President of Huawei US R&D Center at FutureWei Technologies, Inc., the US-based subsidiary of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. of China. He directs, leads and overseas management and activities to support Huawei's continued business expansion in North America.

Dr. Wang joined Huawei in 1998, and has over ten years of professional experience in top-level executive and managerial positions with the company. Prior to his FutureWei role, Dr. Wang was the President of Huawei Sweden Research Center. Before that, he served as the General Manager of UMTS Radio Network Planning.

Dr. Wang was awarded his PhD in communication and electronics systems by Harbin Institute of Technology, China. He later worked at Harbin Institute as an Assistant Professor, and later Associate Professor. As an Exchange Professor, Dr. Wang also taught Microwave Communication courses at the graduate school of Kumoh National University of Technology, Korea.

In 2011, Huawei's global sales exceeded $32 billion dollars, a remarkable 17% increase from 2010. Huawei now employs more than 140,000 employees worldwide, with nearly half engaged in research and development. FutureWei currently employs more than 1,000 professionals to carry out its US operations.

Helen Wang
The Helen Wang Group

Helen H. Wang is an award-winning author and expert on China's middle class. She is the founder of The Helen Wang Group, an organization that provides innovative programs and strategic consulting for companies doing business in China.

Originally from China, Wang has lived in the U. S. for over twenty years. After finishing her masters degree at Stanford University, she joined at a prestigious think tank, Institute for the Future, in Menlo Park, California, and consulted for Fortune 500 companies including Apple Computer, Oracle, and Bank of America.

Wang then became an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley Internet start-ups. In 2004, she returned to Stanford University as a Reuters Fellow, developing technology solutions for underserved communities. She founded a social venture, e-Mobilizer, to help woman micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries using mobile phone to access online markets. E-Mobilizer was nominated twice for the San Jose Tech Museum Award.

Website: thehelenwang.com/about/

Heng Liu
Ph.D. — Entrepreneur Technologist

Dr. Heng Liu Founded Pinecone Energies Inc. in October 2009 with Co-Founder Mr. Hong Liang Lu.  Mr. Lu was the Founder and CEO of UTStarcom, a public US company traded at Nasdaq.  Pinecone Energies is a holding company with focus on investment in energy related issues.  So far, several investments have been made in the Solid State Lighting (SSL) projects.  For SSL, Pinecone sees opportunity in the Greater China region.  In particular, more disruptive technoligical breakthrough is needed for higher performance and lower cost LED products.  This will also demand higher performance manufacturing equipment.  Based on such vision, Pinecone has invested in not only an LED company to tackle the lucritive high lumen efficacy device market, but also in the critical equipment technology for SSL such as MOCVD reactor.  When the industry is shifting its manufacturing to Greater China more and more in the last decade, both equipment and device market in this region has also grown vigoriously.  However, US, Germany and Japan remain to be the technology leaders in both device and equipment markets.  It has become apparent Greater China needs to create leaders in both areas to stay competitive.  This recognition leads to Pinecone's investment so far being made in Taiwan and China.  In a very short period of time, Dr. Liu is able to build strong teams for both projects.  The companies are currently operated independently under their own management team with unique investor backing and strategic allignment with customers.

Herb Chi
Managing Member
ChinaRock Capital

Herb Chi is a Managing Member of ChinaRock Capital, a China focused investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The ChinaRock team previously invested in China for Farallon Capital before forming ChinaRock Capital. The team utilizes a multi-strategy investment approach and invests across asset classes, including public equities, fixed income and venture capital. Its past venture capital investments include Youku, E-House, Yingli, Allyes, and others.

Prior to ChinaRock, Herb was a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley and invested in or was involved with companies such as Ejasent (acquired by Veritas), Spanslogic (acquired by Cisco), Callidus (NASDAQ: CALD), Pure Digital (acquired by Cisco), Offerpal Media/Tapjoy, and others.

Earlier, Herb held product management positions at Bay Networks and ONI Systems. Before that, he worked in management consulting at Andersen Consulting and McKinsey & Company.

Herb has a BS from Northwestern University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Howard Chao
Senior Partner, Asia Practice
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Howard Chao is the Senior Partner of O'Melveny's Asia Practice. During his 31 years of practice with the Firm, he has been engaged in a broad range of transactional matters, primarily involving US-China investment, licensing, and financing transactions in the technology sectors.

He is a recognized authority on China, and has extensive experience advising clients on China matters. His work advising on US-China cross-border matters prompted Chambers and Partners to confer upon him its prestigious "Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession" award, and he is currently ranked in the top tier of Chambers' ranking of corporate lawyers doing deals in Asia.

Howard is the architect of O'Melveny market-leading presence in China, which comprises more than 110 legal professionals resident in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, and he lived in Shanghai for many years developing the practice before returning to the US.

HP Jin
Co-Founter, President/CEO

H.P. Jin co-founded TeleNav in 1999, leveraging his expertise in location and wireless Internet technologies and his years of experience in business management and strategy development. Prior to starting TeleNav, he served as senior strategy consultant for the McKenna Group where he developed business strategies for companies in telecom and IT.

H.P. holds a Ph.D. in Guidance, Navigation and Control (Aeronautics and Astronautics department), a Ph.D. minor in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science from the Harbin Institute of Technology in China.

Jack Jia
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Baynote, Inc.
Partner, GSR Ventures

Mr. Jia is a founder, Chairman and founding CEO of Baynote, Inc., a leading recommendation software company since 2004. He is also a partner of GSR Ventures and an angel investor. Jack was the founding CTO at Interwoven Inc. (NASDAQ: IWOV, now Autonomy), a leading software company that pioneered CMS category, with a market capitalization of US$7 billion. Prior to Interwoven, he was a founder and CEO of V-max America. Jack also led engineering and development at NASA, SGI, Stratus, and Sun Microsystems.

Jack received an MBA from Santa Clara University, an MSEE from NYU-Poly, and a BSEE/MSCE from Beijing Jiaotong University. He is recognized as one of the 40 most accomplished oversea Chinese entrepreneurs and scholars by the Chinese central government as PRC celebrating its 60 founding anniversary in Oct 2009. He was voted as an Outstanding Alumnus by the five Jiaotong universities in 2010. Jack holds more than twenty technology patents. He is also a board member and former president of Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (HYSTA).

Jack Xu
Corporate Vice President
Cisco Systems Inc.

Jack Xu is a corporate vice president at Cisco, where he is currently responsible for Cisco unified communications product portfolios. Prior to joining Cisco, Jack served as eBay's vice president of engineering & research and was an eBay Fellow. During his tenure at eBay, Jack created the company's global development strategy, led the development of its proprietary search and listings technology, and oversaw eBay Research lab, which was responsible for many cutting edge innovations. He also played a pivotal role in the expansion of eBay operations in Asia, and was the founding chairman of eBay Global Development Center in China. Prior to that, Jack was the Chief Technology Officer and member of CEO office at Netease (Nasdaq: NTES), where he was responsible for its technology, operations, marketing, research and product development. From 1996 to 2000, he held a senior management position at Excite.

Jack graduated from Sun Yat-Sen University with BA and MS degrees. While working towards his PhD at University of California at Berkeley, he was a research associate at Berkeley. Jack currently holds a visiting professorship in Software Engineering, Communications, and Information Management at Sun Yat-Sen University. In additional, he plays an active role in the community as the vice president (2007-2008) of Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association, a premier non-profit organization for promoting entrepreneurship.

James Jensen
Perkins Coie's Emerging Companies Group

Mr. Jensen, a partner in Perkins Coie's Emerging Companies Group and a leader of the Firm's China Emerging Company and the Investment Fund Formation practices in Silicon Valley, represents emerging companies, accelerator/incubators and venture capital funds in diverse industries, including clean technology (e.g., biofuels, LEDs, smart meters and solar), digital media, Internet, medical devices, mobile, security and software. He is a technology entrepreneur and has formed and run multiple e-commerce and other Internet companies, which gives him a unique understanding of legal issues as viewed through the eyes of entrepreneurs. He also represents traditional brick and mortar businesses that produce profits and cash flow, anathemas to Silicon Valley startup companies.

Jim has nearly 15 years of legal experience in: representing start-up and emerging growth companies at all stages of their development; assisting corporate, angel and venture capital firms with their investment transactions in the United States and China; forming angel investment and venture capital funds and providing advice to fund managers about their ongoing operations; leading exit transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and other restructurings; and counseling clients on board management and corporate governance issues.

Jay Qin
Chairman of MedSphere International Holdings, Inc.,
Founder & Board director of Shanghai Kinetic Medical Co., Ltd.

Mr. Qin is currently the Chairman of MedSphere International Holdings, Inc., a Shanghai based developer and manufacturer of RF equipment for minimally invasive surgeries. A veteran medical device executive and serial entrepreneur, he has a track record of leading product from concept to commercialization, starting and growing business in cross-Pacific environment. Prior to his business venture in China, he had been involved in several medical device startup companies that successfully went public in the US. He held engineering and management positions at Medtronic and B. Braun early in his career. Mr. Qin holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Fudan University and a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the Ohio State University. He has over 30 US and Chinese patents issued to his credit.

Dr. Jun Wu
Dr. Jun Wu
Former VP of Websearch
Tencent Technologies

As an expert in the fields of maximum entropy modeling, statistical natural language processing and web search, Dr. Wu started his career at Google as a research scientist in 2002. Shortly after he joined Google, Dr. Wu received Google Engineering Award with Amit Singhal (Google Fellow) and Matt Cutts (Head of Google Webspam team) for efficiently reducing spam rate. He was the author of Google CJK search algorithms and the inventor of many Google technologies, and was highly appraised by Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin for his contribution in Google. In 2010, Dr. Wu joined Tencent Technologies as the VP in charge of the search business. By Nov. 2010, Tencent is the third largest Internet company in the world, behind Google and Amazon with a market capitalization of US$38 billion. Dr. Wu is on the advisory board of Dept of CS at Johns Hopkins and the board of China Century Funds. He is the author of popular blogs "Beauty of Mathematics" and "On Top of Tides."

Ken Xie
Founder, President & CEO

Ken Xie founded his first network security company, SIS, in 1993, designing software firewalls while studying at Stanford University. In 1996, he started NetScreen as president and CEO, leading the company to develop the industry's first ASIC-based firewall. NetScreen (NASDAQ: NSCN) was later acquired by Juniper (NASDAQ: JNPR) for $4 billion. In 2000, Xie founded Fortinet and pioneered unified threat management (UTM). Fortinet completed its IPO (NASDAQ: FTNT) in 2009, which was lauded by Renaissance Capital as the "2009 IPO of the Year." Xie earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, as well as an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Linda Zhou
Gunderson Dettmer

Linda Zhou is a corporate and securities attorney of Gunderson Dettmer. Linda's practice focuses primarily on the representation of start-up, emerging growth and public companies, venture capital investors, with specialization in corporate and securities law, private and public financings, mergers and acquisitions, and fund formations.

Linda represents a wide variety of technology companies from consumer internet, software, telecommunications, and entertainment technology industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms. Linda also has extensive experience in representing clients in China-related matters. She serves as counsel to many China-based, venture-backed companies and serves as investor counsel to leading venture capital firms investing in China.

Portia Ku

Portia Ku is a partner in O'Melveny's Silicon Valley office and a member of the Transactions Department. Her practice focuses on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings. She has represented U.S. underwriters and leading foreign companies in Asia with respect to securities offerings and associated pre-IPO restructuring, as well as mergers and acquisitions. She has had significant experience in cross-border transactions particularly in representing Fortune 500 companies such as General Motors and Dow Chemical with respect to their direct investments in the Greater China region. Her broad corporate experience includes representing the companies, including Nobao Renewable Energy, China Kanghui, 7 Days Inn, Giant Interactive, Wuxi Pharmatech, Acorn International, Mindray International, and Besunyen, LifeTech Scientific, Christine, as well as the underwriters in the Tudou.com, Concord Medical Services Holdings, Chemspec, China Sunergy, CNOOC, Comtech, TravelSky Technology, and Sohu.com in NYSE, Nasdaq and HKEx initial public offerings, as well as establishing their stock-exchange listings.

Portia worked for the largest law firm in Taiwan, where she gained significant experience with respect to foreign investments in Taiwan and large-scale international procurement projects.

Rick Merritt
EE Times

Rick Merritt has twenty years experience writing about the computer and communications industries. Since 2001, Rick has been the editor at large of EE Times, the leading news source for engineers and technical managers.

EE Times was the 1997 winner of the Computer Press Association award for best trade newspaper. Previously, Rick was the founding editor of OEM Magazine. OEM was a winner of a Jesse H. Neal award for investigative reporting in 1996, a winner of Folio Magazine's Editorial Excellence award in 1995 and a runner up for best trade magazine in the Computer Press Association awards in 1996.

Previous to the launch of OEM Magazine, Rick was a bureau editor for Electronic Engineering Times and Electronic World News in Hong Kong. From 1988-1991 he served as editor of Asian Computer Monthly, a regional magazine for IT managers in Asia.

Richard Lim
Managing Director
GSR Ventures

Richard Lim is a founding Managing Director of GSR Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests primarily in early and growth stage technology companies with substantial operations in China. GSR currently has over $1 billion under management and has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley.

Richard Lim focuses on investments in the Internet, mobile, and green technology sectors. Of particular interest to him currently are online advertising technology, interactive entertainment (particularly mobile), e-commerce and solar opportunities.

In the Internet and mobile sectors, Richard serves on the boards of AdChina, , Baihe, Baixing, Lashou, LightInTheBox, Qunar, Redatoms, and Tapas Mobile. In the green technology sector, he is on the boards of Silevo.

Richard grew up in Singapore. He earned a bachelor's degree from National University of Singapore and an MBA from Stanford University (Arjay Miller Scholar). Richard is a charter member of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA).

Ron Sege
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Ron Sege has served as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Echelon since August 2010. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 2011. Most recently, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer, and Board member, of 3Com Corporation from 2008 through its acquisition by HP. Prior to 3Com, Mr. Sege was President and Chief Executive Officer of Tropos Networks, Inc., a provider of wireless broadband networks, from 2004 to 2008. Prior to Tropos, Mr. Sege was President and Chief Executive Officer of Ellacoya Networks, Inc. a provider of broadband service optimization solutions based on deep packet inspection technology. Mr. Sege also served as Executive Vice President of Lycos, Inc., the Internet search engine. During the nine year period from 1989-1998, he served in a variety of senior management roles at 3Com Corporation, including Executive Vice President, Global Systems Business Unit. Mr. Sege holds an MBA from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree from Pomona College.

Scott Anthony
Covington & Burling LLP

Scott Anthony is a partner in the firm's Silicon Valley office. He advises public and private companies, investment funds and entrepreneurs on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, strategic investments, joint ventures and other transactional matters. His clients include internet, social networking, online gaming, clean technology, software, networking and communications, semiconductor, energy storage and life sciences companies.

Scott's practice focuses on companies with connections between China and the U.S. It includes inbound and outbound cross- border acquisitions and strategic investments between U.S. and China based companies, financing of venture backed companies based in China and the U.S. and joint ventures with China based partners.

He regularly advises private companies in connection with financing and general corporate activities including AccelOps, Inc., Centrillion BioSciences, LanzaTech New Zealand, Matrix Sensors and SinoElectric Powertrain.

His cross border expertise includes significant acquisitions and investments by China based companies of U.S. companies as well as of China based target companies, including acquisitions by Tencent, Focus Media, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Spreadtrum Communications.

He also regularly advises U.S. listed public companies and foreign private issues on corporate governance and securities compliance issues.

Stanley Kwong
Managing Director/Term Professor, China Business Programs
School of Management, University of San Francisco

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.

Stella Xi Jin
Founding Partner
Keytone Ventures

Stella is a Founding Partner at Keytone Ventures since 2008. Prior to Keytone, Stella was a Venture Partner at IDG-Accel (IDGVC), investing in Silicon Valley and China start-ups. Before IDG, she co-founded and was a Partner at Vantone Investment Group. Earlier, Stella had worked in operations, sales and consulting for over 10 years. Stella identifies investment opportunities in TMT, clean-tech and consumer service sectors. She has made investments in semiconductor, systems, wireless, internet, ecommerce, software and medical devices.

Stella holds an MA in Economics from University of California at Davis and a BA in Economics from San Francisco State University. She attended Beijing Foreign Studies University. Stella was a board member of HYSTA from 2003 to 2009, and is a founding member and Committee Member of Women in Leadership of China.

Teresa Briggs
Managing Partner
Deloitte LLP

Teresa Briggs is the Managing Partner for Deloitte LLP's Bay Area practice, with offices located in San Francisco and San Jose. This practice currently includes 2700 people serving Bay Area companies with competencies including consulting, accounting and auditing, tax and financial advisory. Teresa has more than 29 years of experience in local and national roles. She was a Mergers & Acquisitions partner serving one of the largest U.S.-based private equity investors, spent six years as the lead audit partner for a Fortune 50 company and currently is responsible for Deloitte's consultative services to several high profile Bay Area companies. Teresa's professional and community affiliations include American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow, Stanford Technology Ventures Program Board of Advisors, University of Arizona's Eller College of Management Board of Advisors, Executive Committee Member of the Bay Area Council, Co-chair of the 1stAct Urban Catalyst Team, and Board Member of The San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation.

Deloitte offers a broad range of fully integrated services in areas that include accounting, assurance and advisory, risk, tax, management, financial advisory and consulting.

Website: www.deloitte.com

Tuoc Luong
Chief Executive Officer
Shanda Online

Tuoc Luong has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Shanda Online since April 2011. Prior to joining Shanda, Mr. Luong served as the Global Senior Vice President of Yahoo from 2007 to end of 2010, where he led the Search Division and was responsible for Yahoo Search products worldwide. Before joining Yahoo, Mr. Luong held various management positions at Ask Jeeves Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation and several other Hi-Tech companies. In addition, Mr. Luong was an entrepreneur having built engineering teams at multiple successful startup companies in Silicon Valley. Mr. Luong holds a Master's degree in Engineering Management from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Victor Tong
Managing General Partner
Webplus Ventures

Victor Tong is an experienced entrepreneur turned angel investor in China and USA. He started his internet business back in 1994 and was recognized as the youngest "City Business 40 Under 40" in Minnesota. As an angel investor and previously running a NASDAQ company, he had invested in a few dozen companies in Internet and mobile Internet, e-commerce, online games, social networking, gaming / lottery, BPO/outsourcing/call center, and healthcare in USA and mostly in China over the past 10 years. He was awarded as one of the Top Ten New Angel Investor (by "The Founder" magazine) in China. He is the author of a recently published Chinese book "Angel Investment", the first practical guide to startup and Angel Investment in China. Check out his blog at: weibo.com/usavc/.

Victor Wang
Hanhai Z-Park

Victor Wang is the President of Hanhai Z-Park, and oversees the firm's overall strategy and business operations. Victor is a serial entrepreneur who has managed emerging medical devices and technology companies for over 20 years. Prior to Hanhai Z-Park, Victor founded a Health IT company based in Silicon Valley and served as President and CEO. The company had been a provider and partner for many hospitals; venture funds, and high tech companies. Victor holds Master in Management degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Bachelor in Electronic Engineering degree from Shenyang University of Technology.

Wayne Dai
Founder, Chairman, President and CEO
VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd.

Wayne Dai is the founder, Chairman, President and CEO of VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. He was the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Ultima Interconnect Technology, Inc., one of the predecessor companies to Celestry, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 2002.

He was the founding chairman of the IEEE Multi-Chip Module Conference, the founding chairman of IEEE Symposium on IC/Package Design Integration and the Program Co- Chairman of 2010 International Green Energy Forum. He was an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, and an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems. He has published over 100 papers in technical journals and conferences and received the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award from the President of United States in 1990.

In 2005, he was elected as the top ten venture-backed entrepreneurs in China, and the top ten talents of science and technology in China. In 2007, he was recognized as The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in China. He is currently the Executive Vice President of International Union for Science and Technology Innovation, the Vice President of China Semiconductor Industry Association IC Design Branch, and the President of Berkeley Shanghai Club.

Wayne Dai received his B. A. degree in Computer Science and his Ph. D. degree in Electrical Engineering, both from the University of California at Berkeley. He was a professor in the department of Computer Engineering at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Yangbin Wang
Chief Executive Officer
Vobile, Inc.

Yangbin Wang is founder and CEO of Vobile, a global leader in video and audio content identification technologies and Software-as-a-Service. Vobile is headquartered in the Silicon Valley, with additional R&D and sales offices in China, Japan and Singapore. Its patented core VDNA technology enables automatic content recognition, tracking and management of video, audio and images with high accuracy and scalability. Its products and services are widely deployed by Hollywood major studios, television programmers and broadcasters as well as Internet video distribution networks. Prior to founding Vobile, Yangbin served as CTO of Onewave Technologies following the acquisition of the IPTV business of YZTECH by Onewave. He was the founder and CEO of YZTECH, a leading IPTV technology provider in China famous for the landmark deployment of its IPTV platform by WASU/Hangzhou Netcom. It was the first and largest commercial IPTV service offering in China. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of EnjoyWeb, which pioneered the time-shift delivery of video contents via Internet. In addition, he was director of software architecture at Oak Technology's Broadband Consumer Group. He also participated in several startups. At the outset of his career, he was a research engineer at Compression Labs (CLI) and General Instrument (GI/Motorola). He earned a BS degree from Zhejiang University in China and an MSEE degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville. He also completed executive education program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Weijie Yun
Telegent Systems Inc.

Weijie Yun co-founded Telegent in 2004 and has a proven track record of bringing products from conceptual stage to market. Prior to Telegent, Yun led marketing and product management at Berkana Wireless, Inc., which was acquired by Qualcomm. He also served as the founding president & Chief Executive Officer of AIP Networks and was a founder and director of SiTek, Inc., a spin-off resulting from his work developed at BEI Technologies' Microengineering Technology Center.

Yun was awarded 2008 Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. Yun holds MS and Ph.D degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

Xiaohua Yang
Professor Xiaohua Yang, Ph.D.

Dr. Xiaohua Yang is Associate Professor of International Business and heads the Globalization of Chinese Enterprise program in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco. She specializes in internationalization of Chinese firms, international R&D strategic alliances, and foreign market entry strategies. She has taught and lectured in the USA, Australia, China, Taiwan, and Europe. She regularly teaches MBA and EMBA students and supervises doctoral students. Widely published in international journals, she is currently the associate editor of the Journal of Asia Business studies, among other editorial credentials. Dr. Yang has served on numerous boards and has consulted companies and government agencies in a number of countries, including US, China, Australia, Finland, and Armenia. She has designed and taught training courses for Chinese companies. She is a fellow of Tim Fischer Center for Global Trade and Finance at Bond University, Australia, a 2012 Academy for Global Business Advancement Distinguished Fellow, and an honorary professor of Center for Business Ethics at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, China. She currently coordinates a large study on Chinese enterprises in the U.S. in collaboration with China General Chamber of Commerce-USA. Dr. Yang earned her PhD in International Business/Strategic Management from the University of Kansas, her MBA from Iowa State University, and her BA from Shanghai University of International Studies.

Xiaoping Xu
Founding and Managing Partner

Xu Xiaoping is one of China's pioneering angel investors, with distinctions from China's The Founder magazine as: "2010 Most Respected Angel Investor" and "2011 Angel Investor of the Year." Prior to founding ZhenFund, Xu Xiaoping was a co-founder and the former Vice Chairman of New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private education in China. Xiaoping is highly regarded amongst college students and considered a legendary figure by the millions of young Chinese students studying abroad who were influenced by his writing and teaching. In 2006, China Southern People's Daily voted him one of the most charismatic characters in China, and in 2004 Forbes Magazine listed Xiaoping as one of the "Top 100 Celebrities in China". Xiaoping is an active philanthropist and devout social responsibility advocate. Xiaoping attended the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music in China and received his Masters in Music from the University of Saskatchewan.

Zhengyu Yuan
MicuRx Pharmaceutical Inc.

Dr. Zhengyu Yuan has more than 20 years of experience in novel drug R&D.

In 2007, Dr. Yuan founded MicuRx Pharmaceutical Inc., a company dedicated to the antimicrobial drug R&D with brick-and-mortar operation in both US and China. By leveraging the superior drug R&D expertise in US and the capital efficiencies as well as the expanding market in China, MicuRx has built a pipeline of clinical development candidate of antibacterial drugs since its inception, MicuRxᾼfirst drug candidate MRX-I is in clinical trial.

Prior to founding MicuRx, Dr Yuan was the Senior Vice President of Research at Vicuron, focusing on the discovery and development of novel antibacterial drugs to combat the problem of drug-resistant bacteria endemic. (Vicuron was acquired by Pfizer for $19B in 2005.) He also has worked at Syntex, Affymax, and GlaxoWellcome. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Cornell University and B.S. degree in Chemistry from Fudan University of China.

Zhongxue Gan
Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer of ENN Group
CEO and General Manager ENN Smart Energy

Dr. Gan Zhongxue is the Vice Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of ENN Group. Dr. Gan earned his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1993. He started his career at ABB Research Center-North America and was the Technical Director and Chief Scientist in Automation before he returned to China and founded ABB Research Center-Shanghai in 2003. Dr. Gan joined ENN as the Chief Scientist, CTO, and Vice Chairman in 2006. He has received numerous awards, including being the recipient of the distinguished "Thousand Talents Program" sponsored by the Chinese government. He has over 30 publications in referred journals, and more than 200 issued and/or in-progress patent applications. He has forged strong industrial ties between the U.S. and China that enhance productive relationships between the two countries, and was the winner of China's 2010 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award.