Lynn received her M.Phil. from Prof. Xiaoou Tang’s Multimedia Lab in the department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007, and B.Eng. from the department of Electrical Engineering and Information Science at the University of Science and Technology of China in 2005. She was a research intern in Microsoft Research Asia in 2005 and 2007. Her research was primarily focused on Face Alignment and Face Recognition. She published her first paper in ICML 2006 as the first author.
Now Lynn is a Product Executive Director, managing the product and engineering group of Education team and Video Platform team at Sensetime. Before joining Sensetime, she was a Senior Group PM Manager with the Apple Siri team in Cupertino CA, in charge of a product line to bring Siri’s intelligence to iOS, macOS, and AppleWatch. Prior to joining Apple, Lynn was Senior PM of the Input Solution group for Microsoft Windows Phone, and managed a core team in Redmond WA as well as 3 regional teams in Eastern Asia. She’s extremely passionate about product design, and owns 25 US patents regarding product and UX design.
Joined Fosun Healthcare Holdings on Feb. 20th 2017
Based in Shanghai
Member of Wang Changying’s team; responsible for baby care sector investment origination, evaluation, and execution in global markets，and providing strategic operating expertise to invested companies in related field
Mei has a MBA degree from Peking University and a Doctory Candidacy in Applied Social Science. Mei started her career
in consumer industry in late 90s and was appointed as Director of Strategy for Greater China Operations for Kimberly-Clark. She later on joined Wal-mart Inc as the Vice President of Strategy & Acquisitions, then Join in HOPU Investment as the Executive Director.
Ms. Sally Shan is the Managing Director and Head of China for HarbourVest Partners. Sally focuses on private equity fund of funds investment, covering primary, secondary and direct co-investment deals. She also leads the firm to build and enhance relationships with institutional investors in China. Prior to HarbourVest, Sally held various senior management positions in Lehman Brothers and J. P. Morgan. Sally has spent over 20 years in the financial industry and acquired extensive experience in private equity and capital markets.
Sally received a BA in Finance from Renmin University in Beijing in 1992 and an MBA from Yale School of Management in 1997. Sally is a member of Aspen Institute China Fellowship. In 2014, Sally co-founded Shero Fellowship, a young woman leadership program.
Tracy Zhang is the Publisher of FTChinese.com, the FT's Chinese-language website and an important part of the FT's Asia offering. Based in Beijing, Zhang is responsible for the overall strategy and operation of FTChinese.com.
In 2016, Zhang was featured in Campaign Asia Pacific’s Digital China A-List, which recognises powerful, innovative players in China’s digital industry.
Before joining FTChinese.com, Zhang was deputy general manager for BusinessWeek in China. Prior to that, she was the chief representative of Dow Jones & Company in China, and also worked for Reuters.
Zhang holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of International Business and Economics, with a major in English. She attended the International MBA programme at Peking University and received her MBA from Fordham University in 2004. She also holds a Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma.
Xun Zeng is the first resident partner of Cooley’s Beijing office. She advises fund sponsors, institutional investors and other corporate clients in New York, Hong Kong and Beijing. Her practice is focused on the formation, structuring and operation of private equity, venture capital and co-investment funds. She also advises fund sponsors regarding upper-tier arrangements, carried interest plans and related governance matters.
Xun also has extensive experience in representing institutional investors (including sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and funds of funds) and other investors in connection with investments in private funds, including buyout funds, venture capital funds, credit funds, hedge funds and separately managed accounts.
Virginia Tan is the co-founder and president of Lean In China, a women's platform with over 100,000 members across more than 25 cities and 100 universities in China, which supports the goals and aspirations of Chinese women. She co-founded She Loves Tech, a global initiative focusing on technology by women and technology for women, which also houses the world's largest competition for women tech entrepreneurs, held across more than 10 international locations. She is also the founding partner of Teja Ventures, Asia's first gender lens venture capital fund, which targets early stage women impact companies.
Virginia's background is in law and finance, where she was an experienced finance lawyer for more than 8 years specialising on energy, resources and infrastructure sectors in emerging markets, and has worked in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and South America for 2 magic circle firms. She moved to Beijing in 2013 to work on strategic investments related to the "One Belt One Road" initiative on behalf of Chinese state owned companies and financial institutions.
Her work has been covered by Forbes, the Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, BBC, CCTV, etc. She has spoken at some leading institutions such as Alibaba, Baidu, Bloomberg, Dell, Disney, DSM, General Electric, P&G, HP, Medtronic, Peking University, Tsinghua University, UNICEF, UN Women, etc.
Gu Junhui is the wellknown market positioning strategy expert in China. He has managed two international companies, and the translator of Positioning, Marketing Warfare, Differentiate or Die, etc. In 2004, he helped Standard Chartered Bank break into the Chinese market with 3 others. He also ran Temasek’s Chinese subsidiary (Temasek has a dominant influence on the Singapore’s economy. Shares held by Temasek represent 47% of the market value of the Singaporean stock market).
William is a General Partner at SOSV, a US$300M AUM accelerator-focused venture capital fund, and the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, East Asia's first startup accelerator. Previously, William was the Managing Director of China investments at SingTel Innov8 Ventures and a Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings. William is also an active angel investor, with 39 investments between 2006 and 2014 when he joined SOSV.
In 2005, William was ranked #1 stock picker in Technology, Media and Telecom and #3 overall in Hong Kong and China by Forbes/SCMP/Starmine. The following year, he was ranked #3 analyst in Asia for Technology/Software and IT Services by Institutional Investor Magazine Asia.
He currently holds advisory or director board seats in several companies (GMobi, ChaseFuture, Neonan, EscapeX, Thoughtful Media Group, Vericant, Mingbo, iTalki, kineticOne) as well as major roles in active Asian startup organizations (Angelvest, AAMA Shanghai, Techyizu). He holds a BA from Bowdoin College.
China, Canada and the United States grew up, Western University 2011-13 GPA ranked first in the school, full scholarship winners, then transferred to Harvard University Extension to continue to study mathematics and computers, after the Harvard Truth Fund Veritas Venture investment began to start a business, then returned to Shanghai to create Video++ Jilian Technology. Fourth students from Hupan University, 2018 Generation T lister.
Gloria formerly served as China Central Television’s financial news commentator based in New York, and has hosted feature interviews across a range of mainstream media outlets. She is the only Chinese host named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. As an internationally recognized event host, she attends over one hundred global summits per year, including the International Finance Forum, Wuzhen World Internet Conference, Boao Forum for Asia, China Development Forum, World Innovation Summit for Education, and CES.
Founded in 2014, iAsk Media has documented the principles of innovation practiced by over 1000 global entrepreneurs and investors, including Bob Xu, Will Cheng, Peter Thiel, Huang Xiaoming, and Dong Mingzhu.
Gloria is also an active investor in media technology. She covered TMT investment at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 2012, and was named the youngest-ever venture partner at the Softbank Asia Infrastructure Fund (SAIF) in 2016. She has personally led investments in media technology companies such as vPhoto and MovieBook.
Gloria is committed to a number of philanthropic causes. She is a multi-year recipient of the China Charity Ambassador’s Award, was named Global Brand Ambassador for her home city of Huangshan, and is the initiator of the “Little Red Dress” campaign to support charitable causes in China.
Gloria graduated top of class with a B.A. in journalism from Communication University of China; earned a M.A. in Media Studies from Peking University; and received a second M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Lesly Goh (LinkedIn Profile) is the World Bank Group Chief Technology Officer and Director of Enterprise Architecture and Technology. Her focus is to leverage Cloud technology to deliver business outcomes such as client responsiveness, organizational effectiveness and manage risks. She also provides technology advisory in Disruptive Technology from explorations and learnings in the World Bank Innovation Lab to address the Development challenges.
Previously Lesly was the Financial Services Industry Lead for Microsoft Asia Pacific. Lesly’s past Financial Services Industry experience covers a broad spectrum ranging from Capital Markets, Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset Management, Development Banks and Financial Data Providers. She is recognized as a thought leader in the industry, especially in FinTech and the use of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technologies as a new frontier for disrupting the traditional business model in Financial Services.
Lesly is a mentor/advisor for several FinTech startups in Asia and a Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences. Lesly has been an advocate for Women in Technologies and academia for students in STEM such as DigiGirlz from her background in Computer Engineering and Mathematics. She is also a key contributor for Cloud Platform in the working group with IFC and MAS for the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN initiative). Lesly is a certified Data Architect and worked on many high-profile Data and AI initiatives in highly regulated industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare/Life Sciences and Smart Cities. For over 20 years, she specialized in Advanced Analytics such as BI/Analytics, Data Mining, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Pattern Matching, Forecasting model, and Semantic Analysis. She brings a balance of technology specialty and business strategy from the Management Consulting background at Deloitte.
She is a frequent speaker at Fintech events such as: • June 2018 Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance – AI for FinTech/RegTech • June 2018 Constituency Meeting Croatia • May 2018 Blockchain in Humanitarian and Economic Development (NYC) • May 2018 Blockchain4Good Consensus Conference (NYC) • April 2018 Boston College TEDtalk “Bringing People Together” • March 2018 Algeria Youth and Women Empowerment • March 2018 Judge for the Code-A-Thon DC Blockchain Summit • Feb 2018 FinTech: Making Progress towards Diversity & Inclusion Hosted by AmCham and MAS • Jan 2018 Blockchain in Healthcare • Dec 2017 Bloomberg Live: The Year Ahead In Asia – eCommerce, Cryptocurrency • Nov 2017 Monetary Authority of Singapore: FinTech Festival – AI and Digital Identity • Oct 2017 Mastercard Financial Inclusion • Oct 2017 Blockchain for Healthcare • July 2017: Cloud Adoption for Inclusive Banking speaker in Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA) • March 2017: Panel speaker on Blockchain technology with Sopnendu Mohanty from Monetary Authority of Singapore and Joseph Lubin (co-founder of Ethereum) • August 2016: Panel speaker at FinTech and Financial Inclusion Conference - Sponsored by IMF, MAS, Stanford University and SMU (Singapore)
• March 2016: Keynote speaker on Smart Cities at IoT Asia Conference (Singapore) • March 2016: Speaker at Future Ready Students for Smart Nation at Ministry of Education event (Singapore) • July 2015: Publication: How I got into IoT (CIO Magazine) • April 2015: Panel speaker at Singapore Smart Nation Innovation Conference (Singapore)
Layla Dong is the founder and CEO of Blockshine Technology, a first-of-its-kind, all-in-one blockchain technology platform that is ushering in a new era of social impact through cutting-edge products and services, blockchain community hubs and category- leading strategic partners.
As a global leader in creating impact through mission-driven, community-first initiatives, Ms. Dong is helping chart a new way forward for diversity, equal opportunity and open innovation through the power of blockchain technology. Later this year, Blockshine Technology will unveil Blockchain Centre’s China headquarters in Shanghai, bringing the promise of next-generation social impact to life by uniting arts, culture and blockchain education in a uniquely immersive community experience.
Since 2016, Ms. Dong has been a Foundation Board Member of the Global Shapers Community—an initiative of the World Economic Forum. From 2014-2015, she served as the Curator of the Global Shapers Dalian hub and has hosted annual science and technology forums in China for over 100 of the world’s leading scientists.
Ms. Dong is also the head of global engagement at Blockchain Global and founder of Broadshine, which specializes in bridging the cultural gap between the U.S. and China to bring new opportunities on both sides of the Pacific for companies such as GOME, Enjoyer, Wanda, and Cathay. She is a key pillar of the Chinese art community, and has organized a series of international exhibitions on behalf of renowned artists such as Zhan Wang, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yue Minjun, and others.
As an experienced media and communications professional, Ms. Dong is currently a PhD candidate of Global Communication at the Communication University of China, and holds a Master’s degree in Publishing from the University of Sydney. She previously served as Editor of HarperCollins Australia.
Ji Gu, Dean of ZhenFund Startup, is the Co-founder of Zhulilaiye (助理来也), a start-up focusing on providing personal assistant service to Chinese consumers powered by AI and human agents. Laiye was the first Chinese startup to be invested by Microsoft headquarter and its angel investors include Lightspeed, Sequoia and Zhenfund. Prior to that, she was the Studio Head and Business Director at FunPlus, where she managed teams of over 80 people across US, Canada and China to produce and operate a Top 50 Facebook simulation game and a Top IOS grossing RTS game. She has an MBA from Stanford and a B.S, summa cum laude, from Cornell.
Before joining Iqianjin, Cai Yunazhu has been in the field of consumer insight, brand communication, and consulting for almost 10 years, having acquired rich experiences in platform strategy execution based on consumer insight. She worked successively as Senior Researcher, Assistant Research Manager, Senior Research Manager, and Associate Research Director at Ipsos Business Consulting, one of the largest case study companies worldwide.
Jia Jing, the current CMO（chief marketing officer）of MeituBeauty，supervises MeituBeauty’s branding，channel launching, marketing and media public relations. She has working experience in Dentsu and Qihoo 360，serving customers like lenovo, Toyota and other domestic and international enterprises, and in charge of the traffic acquisition and operation of Qihoo 360. With 12 years experience in marketing and branding, she has developed a deep insight of Internet, IT and their combination with traditional industries.
Leader of AI innovation platform in Medtronic Technology Center Great China. Responsible for AI innovation breakthrough in healthcare and medical area. 16 years’ experiences in Software Algorithm and Application research and engineering. Researcher and Developer with a solid background in Software Development, Data Science, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, master’s degree in software engineering.
Daisy holds a Bachelor Degree from Central Academy of Fine Arts in China. Prior to founding Tezign, she has enriched experience in curating art events in many different countries. She was named as a Global Shaper by World Economic Forum in 2014 and the curator of Global Shapers Community Shanghai II Hub in 2017. She was also awarded 2017 “Forbes 30 under 30 Asia, Enterprise Technology”. She focuses on female leadership, sustainable development and other topics, and is always actively speaking at international organizations and conferences such as World Economic Forum Annual Meetings.
Ms.Liu Bo is currently the general manager and the managing partner of TusStar (Beijing) Investment& Management Co., Ltd.
Dual Bachelor of Arts and Management, Harbin Institute of Technology
Master's degree in Tsinghua-MIT international MBA program of School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. Additionally, she was awarded the certificate from the Sloan School of Management, MIT.
Exchange program ofthe Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Ms. Liu has served as the financial executive in foreign enterprises, chairman assistant of a listed company, director of strategic investment and investment company partner, with extensive experience in equity investment, strategic consulting, capital operation, and financial management, resulting in a complex background from the strategic investment to early investment in the cross-industry and the whole industry chain.
TMT(Chip, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of things, Security), advanced manufacturing and robot, new energy vehicles and Internet of Vehicles, new material and energy, energy conservation and environmental protection, health care, modern services, consumption upgrade.
Experienced in both medical device industry and pharmaceutical companies as business leader. Skilled in business management including marketing, sales, operations, market access and multi-channel marketing. Broad experience and deep insights in business of ICU, OR & Anesthesia, Surgery and Nursing departments. Strong marketing professional with a Bachelor focused in Clinical Medicine from Shanghai Jiaotong University Medical College.
Chief senior operating officer;
Years of experience in self-employment and entrepreneurship, non-traditional marketing talents, and extremely keen market insight;
She has led the team to achieve product multi-field research and integration, involving financial, cultural, artistic, health and other fields;
Computer Information Engineering; focusing on blockchain cross-cultural cross-domain market research, with unique insights.
Celine Hao, Dual master of Tinghua university and Peking university, EMBA of Tinghua Wudaokou Finance College, Founder and CEO of Elegant Lotus Asset Management, Founder of Wudaokou blockchain club, Youth Leader of Changan Club.
Worked in IT field cross borders for past years, COO of Blockchain Company Joint Venture with Blocko in Korea. Also Founder of Dot Connector, doing Blockchain consulting & incubating based in Beijing and South Korea . Doing international / Domestic OTC with many partners. Advisor to SolarOne.
Lucia Zheng, founding partner of Blockchain Hero, Chief Evangelist of Draper U Foundation, founding member of Stockholm Blockchain Hub. Partner of GCP, former chief explorer of Robotics and AI at GWC, organizer and producer of GMIC(Global Mobile Internet Conference), former head of e-commerce & CRM at L'Oreal China, and mentor for MIT LaunchX.
Chief AI Scientist, Professor and head of Bayesian Computing Lab Tsinghua. Deng heads design of machine learning algorithms and hardware architectures. Deng served as PI and CoPI for national level research projects including early detection for high-speed rail project. Won the NVIDIA Partnership Professor Award, first in the PASCAL, VOC and COCO competitions, and “best paper” at the International Conference on Computer Design.
Zhang Mo, Founder & CEO of Computer Vision Engine “Yi+AI”. Worked at Huawei, Microsoft, IBM. Master of software engineering, Peking University, and Master of Entrepreneurship ,Nanyang Technological University. Founded in Silicon Valley and Singapore before, and established Yi+ in China in 2014.“ Top 10 tech Women Entrepreneurs in the World” in 2017.
Jonathan Rechtman Co-founder of Cadence Translate
Venture Partner at iAsk Capital
Dr. Jingyi Ma received the B.S. / M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from National University of Singapore, all focus on RF/analogue IC design. Since 2005, she has been with Intel Labs China as a senior research scientist. Before joining Intel, Dr. Ma worked in Agilent Technologies Singapore Design Center. Dr. Ma has published several papers in top journal and international conferences. Her technical interests include sensor technology and applications, data analytics, and sensor fusion.
Li Yue, head of Beijing Women’s International Center, committed to promoting gender equality and women’s development through international communication and cooperation.
Alon Talmor is a software entrepreneur and the former CEO and co-founder of BlueTail, an A.I. startup acquired by Salesforce.com. At Salesforce he was Chief Data Scientist. He has a Masters in Brain Sciences and is pursuing a PhD in Artificial Intelligence at Tel-Aviv University. In his free time, he lectures on A.I. and brain sciences
Dr. Dong Wu was named Vice President and General Manager for the Medtronic Kanghui Orthopedics in March of 2017. Dong has global responsibility for Kanghui business primarily in China and other emerging markets. She provides overall strategic direction and operational management for the company’s spine, trauma and joints businesses.
Previously, Dong had responsibility for leading the R&D center of Medtronic Greater China. In this role, Dong was responsible for the integration of Covidien R&D into Medtronic R&D, introduction of global cutting-edge technologies and medical solutions, and in particular, the development of new products and technologies fit for China market.
Prior to joining Medtronic, Dong served as Vice President at Covidien China Technology Center (CTC), where she was responsible for the CTC’s strategic direction and daily operations. Under her leadership, CTC was set up in August 2012 with $45MM total investment and 17 laboratories. Dong developed a R&D team up to 200 employees within four years. There were more than 10 new products launches with significant business impact on global emerging markets.
During the 14 years from 1997 to 2011, Dong’s experiences include serving as R&D Director and other key roles. She also was a Six Sigma Black Belt. She was responsible for setup of healthcare business laboratories in China and the development of new products and technologies globally.
Wendy Wu, Founder & CEO of Wonder Technology and YiQi App. "YiQi" is China's fastest growing social app powered by the world's leading EQ & voice AI technology. The core technology is able to analyze the user's emotions, emotional needs and personality traits through 8 seconds of voice data. Our AI engine is 8 times faster than IBM Watsons. From our launch in late January, it has exceeded 3 million matches.
主投AI机器人，IOT和区块链等科技项目，附看大健康和消费升级。20多年产品设计和市场推广经验，曾任爱立信，戴尔和华为全球高管， 小i机器人副总裁，负责实体机器人事业部筹建和行业联盟。曾任美国最大天使会KEIRETSU FORUM 中国区联合创始人，渠乐投资创始合伙人，几家基金LP，著名网红表情机器人Sophia 的最早天使投资人和陪跑者。 最近参与的区块链项目有ORS，SoPay， 核聚链，牛顿，DNet，OPX，脑海链等。