Sep 27th, 2014    Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley, CA, US

2014 SVIEF Registration:
2014 SVIEF Sponsor and Exhibitor Interest Form:
Submit 2014 Start-up Project:
Submit 2014 SVIEF Innovation Awards Top 30:
China US Mobile Game Innovation Summit:
Submit 2014 SVIEF Start-up Contest Top 25 Demo:

Judy Chu
Congresswoman, United States
Ira Ehrenpreis
General Partner, Technology Partner

Steven Chu
12th Secretary of Energy, United States
Gary F. Locke
10th Ambassador to China, United States
Steve Wozniak
Co-founder, Apple Computer, Inc.
Chief Scientist, Fusion-io
Hsing Kung
Chairman & Chief Executive
Officer, LuxNet Corporation
Steve Westly
Founder, Westly Group
Yaqin Zhang
Corporate VP, Microsoft
Chairman, Microsoft ARD
More coming soon...

Adam Adelman
Co-Founder & CEO, Mighty Cast
Pepe Agell
Head of International, Chartboost
Ralph Barbagallo
Founder, FLARB
Mark Belinsky
CEO & Co-Founder, Birdi
Vatsal Bhardwaj
General Manager, Storm8
Kelvin Chan
Managing Director, East West Bank
David Chen
President, Pactera
Kingsley Edwards
Founder, Leetcoin/Las Vegas Bitcoin
Rom Eizenberg
Founder & CEO, CA7CH
Anush Elangovan
Founder & CEO, Nod Labs
Jack Emmert
CEO&Senior Producer, Cryptic
Hugo Fiennes
CEO & Co-founder, Electric Imp
David Harris Smith
Co-creator, HitchBOT
Julia Hu
CEO, Lark Technology
Brain Jiang
VP, 360 Mobile Game Dept
Andra Keay
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
Jahan Khanna
CTO, Sidecar
David Kim
Strategic & Technical Leader, SK Telecom
Alex Lin
Founder & CEO, LVL6
Harry Liu
Co Founder & CEO at NoxMob
Daniel J. Lohrmann
Chief Security Officer & Chief Strategist, Security Mentor, Inc.
Larry Marcus
Founding Partner, Walden Venture Capital
Geoff Mathieux
CEO & Founder, Wingz
Tony Ni
FeiliuJiutian Tech Co., Ltd
Fabien-Pierre Nicolas
General Manager, Mobile at Perfect World
Rajani Ramanathan
COO (EVP) of Technology & Products, Salesforce
Max Skibinsky
ex-Investment Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Redg Snodgrass
Founder, Wearable World, Inc
Sebastian Stadil
CEO & Founder, Scalr
G. Venkat
Senior Vice President, Nagarro
Sonny Vu
Founder, Misfit
Haohong Wang
General Manager, TCL Research America
Chunlei Wu
CEO&Founder, Beijing Pearl-in-Palm Information Technology Co., Ltd
Hong Xiao
Honorary President, MGEA
Eric Yang
Chairman, Ourgame
Stanley Yang
CEO, NeuroSky
Taeyang Yoon
CEO & Founder, KarFarm
Chen Yu
President & Co-Founder, YeePay
Frauke Zeller
Co-creator, HitchBOT
More coming soon...

VIDEO: Phoenix TV Report
Previous SVIEF Speakers and VIP Guests (Partial List)
Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States
Al Gore
45th Vice President of the United States
Siwei Cheng
Father of China Venture Capital
Judy Chu
US Congresswoman
Chairwoman, SVIEF
Mike Honda
US Congressman
Chairman, SVIEF
Jackie Speier
US Congresswoman
Zhansheng Gao
Former Consul General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco
Edwin M. Lee
Mayor City & County of San Francisco
Gengshu Miao
PresidentChina Council for international Investment Promotion
Jing Chen
Former Directo
People's Bank of China
Peng Bai
Intel Corporation
Hongfeng Chai
Executive VP
China Unionpay
Dixon Doll
Co-founder& General Partner,DCM
Charles Fan
Senior Vice President of R&D VMware
Praveen Gupta
SK Telecom Americas
Digby Horner
Senior VP
Jun Lei
Xiao Mi
Dongsheng Li
TCL Corporation
Anthony Lye
Senior VP of CRM
Oracle Corporation
Vaughan Smith
Jay Vijayan
Tesla Motors
Chenxi Wang
Steve Wozniak
Apple Inc
Hugo Xiong
Executive VP
Randi Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg Media

• Wearable:
How to make wearable devices more intelligent, and more accessible to us in terms of price and features?
• 3D: What other applications you do not know about 3D?
• Robotics: How will robotics change our future?
• Big Data: In the era of big data, how to protect personal privacy?
• O2O: China and the U.S. Internet giants gear up to explore O2O. How will they create a new market of it?
• Mobile games: What's the opportunities and challenges for mobile games developers with the rise of smart phones?
• Smart Homes: How smart homes work? Are they far away?
• Internet: How to look at the rise of Chinese Internet giants, and who will be the next one to fall?
• Internet of things: What's the opportunity after the combination of IOT and the cloud?
• Bitcoin: How will virtual bitcoin and actual market be smoothly connected?
• Internet of cars: The cooperation and subversion of traditional automotive industry and internet of cars

2014 Silicon Valley Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum Agenda
Global Vision of Innovation: Cross-border and Disrupt
Sep 26th & 27th, 2014       Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USA

This is a provisional version. Actual agenda may be changed according to on-site condition.

Day 1

Day Time

09:00am – 06:00pm 

Stage and Expo Set Up, Exhibitor Registration, Early Registration


VIP Room

05:00pm – 06:30pm

US-China IT Leaders Closed-Door Summit

06:30pm – 09:00pm

SVIEF VIP Welcome Dinner & Member Networking (Invite only)

Day 2

Morning Session

08:30am – 09:30am 


Hall B

09:30am – 09:35am

SVIEF Past Review (Video)

09:35am – 09:45am

Opening Remark
  • Judy Chu, Congresswoman, US
  • 09:45am – 10:15am

    Opening Keynote Speech
  • Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partner
  • 10:15am – 10:45am

    Keynote Speech
  • Steven Chu, 12th Secretary of Energy, United States
  • 10:45am – 12:00pm

    IT Leadership Dialogue
  • Steve Westly, Founder, Westly Group
  • Steve Wozniak, Co-founder, Apple Computer, Inc.; Chief Scientist, Fusion-io
  • Afternoon Session

    Hall B

    01:00pm – 01:30pm

    Afternoon Opening Remark
  • Yaqin Zhang, Corporate VP, Microsoft; Chairman, Microsoft ARD
  • 01:30pm – 02:00pm

    Panel Discussion: O2O
  • Larry Marcus, Founding Partner, Walden Venture Capital
  • Jahan Khanna, CTO, Sidecar
  • Geoff Mathieux, CEO & Founder, Wingz
  • Taeyang Yoon, CEO & Founder, KarFarm
  • 02:00pm – 02:30pm

    Panel Discussion: Internet Finance & Bitcoin
  • Max Skibinsky, ex-Investment Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
  • Danny Yang, Co-Founder, Maicoin
  • Chen Yu, President & Co-Founder, YeePay
  • 02:30pm – 03:30pm

    Panel Discussion: Cloud-Computing and Big Data
  • Sebastian Stadil, CEO & Founder, Scalr
  • G Venkat, Senior Vice President, Nagarro
  • Anthony Skinner, CTO, Moz
  • 03:30pm – 04:20pm

    Keynote Speech: The Future Supported by Robotics
  • Andra Keay, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
  • David Harris Smith, Co-creator, HitchBOT
  • Frauke Zeller, Co-creator, HitchBOT
  • 04:20pm – 04:40pm

    Keynote Speech: (Industry Leader)

    04:40pm – 05:40pm

    Panel Discussion: Going Silicon Valley
  • David Chen, President, Pactera
  • Haohong Wang ,General Manager, TCL Research America
  • 05:40pm – 06:00pm

    Closing Speech
  • Gary F. Locke, 10th Ambassador to China, United States

    Break-out Rooms

    Theater Room

    01:30pm – 02:00pm 

    Keynote Speech: (VC Leader)

    02:00pm – 04:00pm 

    The 4th SVIEF Start-up Contest Final

    04:00pm – 05:00pm

    VC Investment Forum – When Capital Meets Mobile Internet
  • Kelvin Chan, Managing Director, East West Bank
  • 05:00pm – 06:00pm

    Women in Innovation
  • Rajani Ramanathan, COO (EVP) of Technology & Products, Salesforce
  • Meeting Room 209, 210

    01:00pm – 02:00pm 

    Innovation on Education

    02:00pm – 04:00pm 

    One-on-One Business Matchmaking (Additional Pre-register Only)

    04:00pm – 05:00pm 

    One-on-One VC Meeting

    Meeting Room K, X

    Smart Future Summit

    01:30pm – 02:30pm

    Wearable Tech Revolution-Opportunities and Challenges
  • Redg Snodgrass, Founder, Wearable World, Inc.
  • Adam Adelman, Co-Founder &CEO, Mighty Cast
  • Rom Eizenberg, Founder &CEO, CA7CH
  • Anush Elangovan, Founder &CEO, Nod Lab
  • Sonny Vu, Founder, Misfit
  • 02:30pm – 03:30pm

    Wearable computing panel discussion
  • Helene Kim, Lexbridge Advisors LLC
  • David Kim, General Manager of Wearable Computing/ Accessories division, SK Telecom
  • Stanley Yang, CEO, NeuroSky
  • 03:30pm – 04:30pm

    IoT/Smart Home
  • Daniel J. Lohrmann, Chief Security Officer & Chief Strategist, Security Mentor, Inc.
  • Mark Belinsky, CEO & Co-Founder, Birdi
  • Hugo Fiennes, CEO & Co-founder, Electric Imp
  • Julia Hu, CEO, Lark Technology
  • Meeting Room G, H

    01:30pm – 04:30pm

    China US Mobile Game Innovation Summit (CUMGIS)(Click here to view agenda)



    Hall A - EXPO

    09:30am – 05:00pm

    SVIEF Expo
  • Innovation Projects Roadshow
  • High-tech Company Products Display
  • Topic Featured Zone: Mobile internet/Gaming, Robotics, 3D printing, Fitness tech, Motion tech

    Evening Cocktail After-Party

    Great America Ballroom (First Floor)

    06:30pm – 07:00pm


    07:00pm – 09:00pm

    US-China Night& Mobile Game Cocktail Party
  • Gary F. Locke, 10th Ambassador to China, United States

  • About SVIEF

    Silicon Valley Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) is an international conference designed to foster innovation and promote business partnerships connecting US and Asia-Pacific region. It is a leading venue in high-tech industry field gathering multi-tech and business professionals, while providing a platform for talent, technology and capital exchange. The past three SVIEF were held in Silicon Valley in Fall, 2011, 2012, and 2013, with more than 5,000 attendees each year.

    The 2014 SVIEF will be held on Sep 27th, Saturday, 2014 at Santa Clara Convention Center. It is designed to be intense and informative, with theme on "Global Vision of Innovation: Cross-Border and Disrupt". The 2014 SVIEF will keep on providing the attendees and supporters with a vital and dynamic platform.

    With the global economic growth, the world economy is constantly changing. SMEs could no more rely on low energy costs, low labor costs or low environmental costs. They are facing new survival and development issues - how to transfer from imitation economy into innovation economy? However, what is innovative thinking? How to develop innovative thinking? How will innovative thinking help with economic growth?

    To answer these questions, SVIEF 2014 will invite industry leaders, entrepreneurs, VCs, etc. from both US and China to explore the infinite potentiality of innovation and entrepreneurship across the Asia-Pacific region, and share the vision of new era as well as faith in entrepreneur spirit.

    James Cai, Founder of Schein and Cai LLP.
    Phone: 408.436.0789
    Fax: 408.436.0758

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