Cross-Border Innovation Series: Chinese IT Firms in Silicon Valley
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 6PM to 8PM
Stanford Graduate Community Center
750 Escondido Rd, Stanford, CA 94305
Free for students -- please bring student card for verification.
The US high-tech industry is seeing an increasing number of Chinese IT companies opening up offices in Silicon Valley: Huawei, Tencent, PerfectWorld, Alibaba -- just to name a few. What opportunities are these Chinese firms facing? What challenges have they encountered so far? Where do they see themselves in three or five years? The Cross-Border Innovation Series event hosted by CHAIN will invite senior management from the US branches of some prominent Chinese IT companies to share with audience exciting stories during their journeys of international expansion.
Panelists & Moderator
Bill Wang, VP of International Business, PerfectWorld
Haiying Wang, Lead of Big Data & Cloud Computing Platform, Huawei Inc.
Tom Zhang, (Former) Talent Acquisition Lead, Tencent America
Linda Zhou, Partner, K&L Gates
Thomas Luo (Moderator), Founder and CEO, PingWest
6:00PM—6:30PM: Registration and networking (refreshment will be served)
6:30PM—6:40PM: Host introduction of event & moderator introduction of panelists
6:40PM—8:00PM: Panel discussion and Q&A
When & Where
China America Innovation Network (CHAIN)
CHAIN aims to help entrepreneurs transform innovation into value through knowledge and resource exchange between U.S. and China. Our mission is to build a multinational ecosystem of mentors, experts, professionals, and peers based in U.S. and China that will enable entrepreneurs to realize their entrepreneurial ambitions by accessing resources from both U.S. and China. As a non-profit organization, we are powered by a team of passionate volunteers: successful entrepreneurs, experienced executives, business operations professionals and engineering wizards. Founded in 2011, the CHAIN network now connects thousands of members in both Silicon Valley and China.