2017 SVIEF HIGHLIGHT REVIEW


2017 SVIEF CHAIRMAN AND CHAIRWOMAN

Judy Chu

Congressmember, United States / Honorary Chairwoman, SVIEF

Ira Ehrenpreis

Founder & Managing Partner, DBL Partners / Honorary Chairman, SVIEF

Shoucheng Zhang

Professor, Stanford University; Founding Chairman, Danhua Capital; Chairman, SVIEF;

Raymond Yang

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestSummit Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

Jun Wu

Founding Partner, Amino Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

Yi Cui

Professor, Stanford University / Chairman, SVIEF

Steve Mann

Chairman, MannLab; “Father of wearable computing”; Co-founder, Meta; Chairman, SVIEF;

2017 SVIEF SPECIAL GUEST

Draymond Green

Golden State Warriors|2 Time NBA Champion | 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year | Businessman

Bibop G. Gresta

Co-Founder & Chairman, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Max Ventilla

Founder & CEO, AltSchool

2017 SVIEF KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ashish Aggarwal

Principal, Grishin Robotics

Brittany Bir

COO, 42 Silicon Valley

Steven Chu

12th U.S. Secretary of Energy

Yi Cui

Professor, Stanford University / Chairman, SVIEF

Ira Ehrenpreis

Founder & Managing Partner, DBL Partners / Honorary Chairman, SVIEF

Miao Fu

Co-Founder and CEO, Galaxy Internet Group

Alan Gao

CEO/Founder, WeHousing

Brent Gorda

Managing Director, CEO Quest

Bill Gross

Founder, Idealab

Paul Kim

Assistant Dean & Chief Technology Officer

Jay Kuo

Professor, USC

Michael Lei

Principle Architect, Microsoft

Zong Ling

Senior Software Engineer / Scientist in IBM Almaden Research Center

Steve Mann

Chief Scientist, Meta; “the father of wearable computing” / Chairman, SVIEF

Peter Marx

VP, Advanced Projects, GE Digital; Adjunct Professor, USC

Peter Rawlinson

Chief Technology Officer, Lucid motors

David Rhew

CMO and Head of Healthcare and Fitness, Samsung Electronics of America

Tiger Shen

Founder & CEO, Singulato Motors

Andrew Tang

Partner, Draper Dragon Fund & Draper Associates

John Thomas

Director of Engineering, Google Cloud

Elaine Wang

Deputy General Manager, Tencent Open Platform

Jun Wu

Founding Partner, Amino Capital / Chairman, SVIEF

Howie Xu

Partner, Genesis Capital Venture; EIR, Greylock;

Lu Zhang

Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund

Qi Zhang

Talent Acquisition in Silicon Valley

Shoucheng Zhang

Professor, Stanford University; Founding Chairman, Danhua Capital; Chairman, SVIEF;

Sofia Zhang

vice-president in China, UMKA

2017 SVIEF PANELISTS

Rick Rasmussen

Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Director of Startup Programs, Sutardja Center

Xuan Chen

Head of ARM China Investment

Xiang Qian

Medical Director, International Medical Services at Stanford Health Care

Henry Shi

Funding Partner, Redstone Capital

Hans Tung

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Shiva Prakash

Senior Director of Product Management, Yahoo

Hongye Sun

CTO, WuXi NextCODE

David Zhao

Cofounder & Managing Partner ,NXT Group

Donny Seyfer

Co-Owner, Seyfer Automotive

Steven Hong

Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Rana Gujral

Entrepreneur, Executive, and Columnist, TechCrunch & Forbes

Leo Pang

Founder, Slightech

David Ge

CEO & President, Apostle Inc

Helene Kim

Lecturer in Global Innovation, UC-Berkeley

Modar Alaoui

Founder/CEO, Eyeris

Ren Wu

Founder & CEO, NovuMind Inc

Robert de Neve

Founder & CEO, BriteLab Inc

Yuanbo Wang

CEO, YouWorld; lecturer, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Patrick Egan

Host & Executive Producer, sUAS News

Steven Ray

Research Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University(Silicon Valley)

Janet George

Fellow and Chief Data Officer, Western Digital

Jami Edelheit

Director, TEDxOnBoard

Andrew Blachman

COO, Tophatter

Mingshun Li

Founder & CEO, HaoRong Global Inc.

Holly Zheng

CEO & President, BlueFocus International

Heidi Yu

CEO, Boostinsider Inc. and Influencer

Ranger Wang

Founder of the Skywood Capital

Yi Li

Senior Product Manager, Amazon AI Services

Trevor Curwin

Editor-in-Chief / Journalist, ReadWrite

Prashant Natarajan

Director of Product Strategy, Oracle

Huijun Zhou

Founder & CEO of iDNA

Ashok Banerjee

CTO, Enterprise Security Products, Symantec

Eric Du

CTO, Business Data Network, SAP

Yu Fang

Head of Mobile Engineering, Nauto

Jizhang Shan

Founder / CEO, Black Sesame Technologies, Inc.

Nadav Gur

Executive Vice President of AI, German Autolabs

Hieu Gray

Senior Writer/producer, formerly at CNN

Bill Reichert

Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures

Steve Goldberg

Operating Partner, Venrock

Cyril Ebersweiler

General Partner, SOSV and the founder, HAX

Gaurav Bansal

Principal Researcher, Toyota Information Technology Center

Jennifer Jin

Founder of Jynhe in Silicon Valley

Jason Geng

Founder and CEO, Data Application Lab

Mei-Yuh Hwang

VP of Engineering, Mobvoi U.S

Paul Holland

General Partner, Foundation Capital

Rocky T.Lee

International Partner and Head of the U.S. Corporate Practice

Shaoyu Li

USA CEO, Inmyshow

Tao Wang

Cofounder, Drive.ai

Ben Yu

Managing Partner, Sierra Ventures

Langtao Hu

Founding Partner, Sino-US Ventures

Yuecheng Yang

Chief strategy advisor & senior partner, Shengjing360

Yihan Hu

Co-Founder, Beijing Cixi Technology Co., Ltd

Wei Luo

COO & Head of Product, DeepMap

Sudip Chakrabarti

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

John Eggert

Director of Automotive Sales & Marketing, Velodyne LiDAR, Inc.

Steven Gutteridge

Co-founder, NuBryte

Rafael Gomez-Sjoberg

Director of Bioengineering, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Vivi Lin

TV Presenter / Producer / Investor

Jonah Houston

Transportation & Mobility Portfolio Lead, IDEO

Chi-Yi Kuan

Director of analytics and data mining at LinkedIn

Gaurav Agarwal

Senior Product Manager, NVIDIA Autonomous Driving

Jason Kyle

Actor, Comedian, Presenter, Host

Wei Guo

Founding Partner, UpHonest Capital

Cervantes Lee

Head of North America Division

Cathy Peng

Managing Partner, IPG

Phil Mann

Managing Director & CEO, SecNeo

Ram Gupta

Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

Wei Luo

COO, ZGC Capital Corporation

John Adler

CEO, Cureus Inc

Marc Naddell

Chairman of the Board for the Developer Program Management Association

Walter Stewart

Chief Research Officer, Sutter

Wendy Hu

Famous blogger; Founder, Joyway E.

Niki Gastinel

Technologist, Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Moderator

Michael Li

the Global Head of Analytics and Data science at LinkedIn

Peggy J. Gibbs

CFO, Chief Operating Officer&Cofounder for Camp BizSmart & BizSmart Global

Kali Ilunga

Cofounder, Silicon Valley in your Pocket

Haohao Xu

Director of Tencent WeStart International Business

A.K. Ahuja

Managing Director & Head of Neuromarketing, Crescendo Agency

Chuck Huang

Founder and CEO, Citcon

Danye Wang

Co-Founder, UniCareer

Oscar Streeter

Chief Medical &Scientific Officer and Board Member, California Division of the American Cancer Society

Abigail Bach

VP of Program Strategy and Business Development,Edify

Connie Sheng

Founding managing partner, Nautilus Venture Partners

Bo Feng

Professor of Communication, University of California, Davis

Leo Wang

Founder, ZIB Technology

Crystal Lee

Miss California, Entrepreneur Host of SVIEF Tech Night

Max Ren

Operations Director& Senior Correspondent, Shanghai Media Group (SMG) US

Bryson Bort

Founder/CEO, GRIMM

Jacqueline Zhao

CMO, Co-Founder

Scott Budman

Business & Tech Reporter, NBC News

Scott Armanini

Global Lead of Open Innovation, Accenture Ventures

Qing Lu

Founding CFO of JingChi

Elizabeth Xu

CTO & SVP of Technology, BMC Software

Jeff Wallace

Co-Founder, Silicon Valley in Your Pocket

MK

Investor, UpHonest Capital

Lian Zhong

Vice President, Shenzhen Capital Group Co.,LTD

Zhi-Xun Shen

Paul Pigott Professor in Physical Sciences, Stanford University; Founding Partner, LDV Partners

Charlene Yu Vaughn

CEO/Founder, Algonquin Group

Karin Geldfeld

Director of Asset Management in the Abbot Downing San Francisco office

AGENDA

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

Registration

12:00pm – 2:00pm 

Registration

2017 SVIEF Opening Ceremony (Hall D, 1st floor)
MC: Vivi Lin, TV Presenter/Producer/Investor

2:00pm – 2:05pm

SVIEF Past Review (Video)

2:05pm – 2:10pm

Opening Speech
Fanhua Deng, Deputy Consul General, People's Republic of China in San Francisco

2:10pm – 2:30pm

Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue (I)
Ira Ehrenpreis, Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners; Chairman, SVIEF

2:30pm – 2:45pm

Keynote Speech
Steve Mann, Chairman, MannLab; “Father of wearable computing”; Co-founder, Meta; Chairman, SVIEF

2:45pm – 2:55pm

Keynote Speech
Bibop G. Gresta, Co-Founder & Chairman, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

2:55pm – 3:05pm

Keynote Speech: Automotive Revolution &Chinese Startup Innovation
Tiger Shen, Founder/ CEO, SINGULATO MOTORS

3:05pm – 3:30pm

Global Innovation Leaders’ Dialogue (II)
Moderator: Max Ren, Operations Director& Senior Correspondent, Shanghai Media Group (SMG) US
Panelists:

  1. Miao Fu, Co-founder/CEO, Galaxy Internet
  2. Bibop G. Gresta, Co-Founder & Chairman, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
  3. Steve Mann, Chairman, MannLab; “Father of wearable computing”; Co-founder, Meta; Chairman, SVIEF
  4. Tiger Shen, Founder/ CEO, SINGULATO MOTORS

3:30pm – 3:40pm

Keynote Speech
Eric Gundersen, CEO, Mapbox

Afternoon Session

Summit 1: Silicon Valley Smart Future Summit (Hall D, 1st floor)
MC: Jason Kyle, Actor, Comedian, Presenter

03:40pm-03:55pm

Opening Keynote Speech
Peter Marx, VP, Advanced Projects, GE Digital; Adjunct Professor, USC

03:55pm-04:15pm

Keynote Speech: Humanoid Robot: To be or Not to Be?
Jay Kuo, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California

04:15pm-04:50pm

Panel Discussion: The New Layout of AI Era
Moderator: Patrick Egan, Host & Executive Producer, sUAS News

  1. Modar Alaoui, Founder/CEO, Eyeris
  2. Shiva Prakash, Senior Director & Head of Product, Yahoo
  3. Ren Wu, Founder, Novumind

04:50pm-05:25pm

Panel Discussion:Smart Home and IoT
Moderator: Rana Gujral, Entrepreneur, Executive, and Columnist; TechCrunch & Forbes
Panelists:

  1. Steven Gutteridge, Co-founder, NuBryte
  2. Mei-Yuh Hwang, VP of engineering, Mobvoi U.S
  3. Robert de Neve, Founder & CEO, BriteLab Inc
  4. Leo Pang, Founder and CEO, Slightech
  5. Steven Ray, Distinguished Research Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University

05:25pm-06:00pm

Panel Discussion:Cloud Computing and Big Data
Moderator: Bryson Bort, CEO, Grimm
Panelists:

  1. Ashok Banerjee, CTO for Enterprise Security Products, Symantec
  2. Eric Du, CTO, Business Data Network at SAP
  3. Jason Geng, Founder and CEO, Data Application Lab
  4. Janet George, Fellow and Chief Data Officer, Western Digital

Summit 2: US-China New Media Summit (Meeting Room 1-3, 2nd Floor)
MC: Wendy Hu, famous blogger; Founder, Joyway E.

03:30pm-03:45pm

Opening Speech:
Andrew Tang, Partner, Draper Dragon Fund & Draper Associates; CEO, Draper University & Hero City

03:45pm-04:15pm

Panel Discussion:In the Era of Mobile Internet, Where to Find Users?
Moderator: Hieu Gray, Senior Writer/producer, formerly at CNN
Panelists:

  1. Andrew Blachman, COO, Tophatter
  2. Mingshun Li, Founder and CEO, HaoRong Global Inc.
  3. Holly Zheng, CEO and President, BlueFocus International

04:15pm-04:45pm

Panel Discussion: How Internet Celebrity Economy Overturn the Traditional Marketing Model
Moderator: Jacqueline Zhao, CMO/Co-founder, YouWorld
Panelists:

  1. Bo Feng, Professor of Communication and Graduate Advisor, Department of Communication at University of California, Davis
  2. Shaoyu Li, CEO, Inmyshow USA
  3. Heidi Yu, CEO, Boostinsider Inc.
  4. David Zhao, Cofounder/Managing Director, NXT Group

04:45pm-05:15pm

Panel Discussion:The Current Situation and Future of Data News
Moderator: Vivi Lin, TV Presenter/Producer/Investor
Panelists:

  1. A.K. Ahuja, Managing Director/Head of Neuromarketing, Crescendo Agency
  2. Scott Budman, Business & Technology Reporter, NBC News

05:15pm-05:45pm

Closing Speech:
Paul Kim, CTO/Assistant Dean of Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

EXPO

EXPO (Hall C, 1st floor)

1:30pm – 06:00pm

Innovation Projects Roadshow
High-tech Company Products Display

Evening Session

SVIEF Tech Night (Hall D, 1st floor)
MC:

  1. Jason Kyle, Actor, Comedian, Presenter
  2. Crystal Lee, Miss California, Entrepreneur

06:30pm – 06:50pm

Registration

06:50pm – 07:00pm

Model Catwalk Show

07:00pm – 07:20pm

Opening Fireside Chat
Moderator: Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund; Forbes US 30 under 30 2017
Panelist: Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors, 2 Time NBA Champion | 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year | Businessman

07:20pm – 07:25pm

2017 Investor of the Year Award Ceremony

07:25pm – 07:30pm

2017 Top 30 Innovation Award Ceremony
Message from Winners Representative: Tiger Shen, Founder/ CEO, SINGULATO MOTORS

07:30pm – 07:35pm

SVIEF Chairman (2017.9.28-2018.9.27) Acknowledgement

07:35pm – 07:45pm

Keynote Speech
Steven Chu, 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy

07:45pm – 07:55pm

Keynote Speech
Shoucheng Zhang, Jackson and Wood Chair Professor of Physics at Stanford University; Member of US National Academy of Science; Founding Chairman, Danhua Capital; Chairman, SVIEF

07:55pm – 08:25pm

Global Leaders Dialogue
Moderator: Max Ren, Operations Director& Senior Correspondent, Shanghai Media Group (SMG) US
Panelists:

  1. Steven Chu, 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy
  2. Yi Cui, Professor, Stanford University / Chairman, SVIEF
  3. Zhixun Shen, Paul Pigott Professor in Physical Sciences, Stanford University; Member, the US National Academy of Sciences
  4. Shoucheng Zhang, Jackson and Wood Chair Professor of Physics at Stanford University; Member of US National Academy of Science; Founding Chairman, Danhua Capital; Chairman, SVIEF

08:25pm – 08:30pm

SVIEF Apollo Scientific Award Ceremony

08:30pm – 08:40pm

Keynote Speech
Max Ventilla, Founder/CEO, AltSchool

08:40pm – 08:50pm

Fireside Chat
Moderator: MK, Investor, UpHonest Capital
Panelist: Max Ventilla, Founder/CEO, AltSchool

08:50pm – 08:55pm

2017 Top Innovative CEO Award Ceremony
2017 Top Innovative Company Award Ceremony

08:55pm – 09:00pm

Special Project Roadshow
Tom Stepien, CEO, Primus Power

09:00pm – 09:05pm

2017 Top 3 Silicon Valley Innovative Incubator Award Ceremony

09:05pm – 09:10pm

2017 Top 3 Silicon Valley Innovative Accelerator Award Ceremony

09:10pm – 09:15pm

Lucky draw: San Jose-Shanghai roundtrip flight ticket, sponsored by Air China

09:05pm – 09:30pm

Mingle

Morning Session

08:30am – 09:30am 

Registration

Silicon Valley Innovation & Investment Summit (Hall D, 1st floor)
MC: Vivi Lin, TV Presenter/Producer/Investor

09:30am – 09:35am

SVIEF Past Review (Video)

09:35am – 09:50am

Keynote Speech

09:50am – 10:00am

Keynote Speech
Bill Gross, Founder, Idealab

10:00am – 10:40am

Panel Discussion:Trend and Highlight of U.S. China Investment & Acquisition
Moderator: Scott Armanini, Global Lead of Open Innovation, Accenture Ventures
Panelists:

  1. Paul Holland, General Partner, Foundation Capital
  2. Langtao Hu, Founding Partner, Sino-US Ventures
  3. Rocky Lee, International Partner/Head of the U.S. Corporate Practice, King & Wood Mallesons
  4. Henry Shi, Founding Partner, Redstone Capital
  5. Ranger Wang, Founder, Skywood Capital

10:40am – 11:00am

Remarks from Representative from Xiamen Government Officials:Qingxian Guo, Vice Director General, Administrative Committee of Xiamen Torch High-Tech Industrial Development Zone
First China Xiamen Innovation Competition Award Ceremony

11:00am – 11:10am

Keynote Speech: Cross-border Enterprise Software Investment Opportunities and Challenges
Howie Xu, Venture Partner, Genesis Capital; EIR, Greylock Partners

11:10am – 11:40am

Panel discussion: Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Yi Li, Senior Product Manager, Amazon AI Services
Panelists:

  1. Cyril Ebersweiler, Founder, HAX
  2. Steve Goldberg, Partner, Venrock
  3. Chuck Huang, Founder and CEO, CITCON
  4. Wei Luo, COO, ZGC Capital Corporation
  5. Rick Rasmussen, Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Director of Startup Programs, Sutardja Center

11:40am – 11:55am

Youth Investor Leaders Dialogue
Moderator: Haohao Xu, Director of International Business, Tencent WeStart
Panelists:

  1. Wei Guo, Founding Partner, Uphonest Capital
  2. Yihan Hu, Co-founder, Beijing Ciji Network Technology Co.,Ltd

11:55am – 12:15pm

Fireside Chat Between Investors from U.S. & China
Moderator: Max Ren, Operations Director& Senior Correspondent, Shanghai Media Group (SMG) US
Panelists:

  1. Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
  2. Jun Wu, Founding Partner, Amino Capital;Chairman, SVIEF
  3. Lian Zhong, VP, Shenzhen Capital Group

12:15pm – 12:20pm

2017 Distinguished Investor of the Year Award Ceremony

Afternoon Session

Summit 1: SVIEF-Star Startup Contest (Hall D, 1st floor)
MC: Vivi Lin, TV Presenter/Producer/Investor

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Opening Remarks
Ashish Aggarwal, Principal, Grishin Robotics

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Keynote Speech
Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund; Forbes US 30 under 30 2017

2:00 pm - 3:20 pm

The 7th SVIEF-Star Startup Contest Final (I)

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm               

US-China Investment Panel: Explore the Trend of Investment, Enable the Innovation New Engine
Moderator: Connie Sheng, Founding managing partner, Nautilus Venture Partners
Panelists:

  1. Ram Gupta, Managing Partner, Nexus Venture Partners
  2. Bill Reichert, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures
  3. Zhixun Shen, Paul Pigott Professor in Physical Sciences, Stanford University; Member, the US National Academy of Sciences
  4. Ben Yu, Managing Partner, Sierra Ventures

3:50pm – 4:00pm

Keynote Speech
Elaine Wang, General Manager, Tencent WeStart

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm               

The 7th SVIEF-Star Startup Contest Final (II)

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm               

Keynote Speech
Sofia Zhang, vice-president in China,UMKA

5:10 pm - 5:20 pm               

Closing Keynote speech:
Miao Fu, Co-founder/CEO, Galaxy Internet

5:20 pm - 5:25 pm               

Lucky draw: San Jose-Shanghai roundtrip flight ticket, sponsored by Air China

5:25 pm - 5:40 pm               

Awards Ceremony

Summit 2: Global Next Car Summit (Mission City Ballroom B1-3, 1st floor)
MC: Jami Edelheit, Director, TEDxOnBoard

01:30pm-01:50pm

Opening Speech: Vehicle Design in the New Mobility Era
Peter Rawlinson, Chief Technology Officer, Lucid Motors

01:50pm-02:30pm

Panel Discussion: Upgrade of Auto-pilot in the AI Era
Moderator: Trevor Curwin, Editor-in-Chief, ReadWrite
Panelists:

  1. Yu Fang, Head of Mobile Engineering, Nauto
  2. Nadav Gur, Executive Vice President of AI, German Autolabs
  3. Wei Luo, COO & Head of Product, deepmap

02:30pm-03:10pm

Panel Discussion: How Smart / Connected Car change the Current Social Ecology
Moderator: Gaurav Agarwal, Sr. Product Manager, NVidia
Panelists:

  1. Jonah Houston, Transportation portfolio lead, IDEO
  2. Phil Mann, Managing Director/CEO, SecNeo
  3. Donny Seyfer, Co-Owner, Seyfer Automotive, Inc.
  4. Johnson Shan, Founder/CEO, Black Sesame Technologies Inc

03:10pm-03:50pm

Panel Discussion: Revolution of the Way of Travel
Moderator: Helene Kim, Lecturer in Global Innovation, UC-Berkeley
Panelists:

  1. Gaurav Bansal, Principal Researcher, Toyota Information Technology Center
  2. John Eggert, Director of Automotive Sales & Marketing, Velodyne LiDAR, Inc.
  3. Qing Lu, Founding CFO, JingChi
  4. Tao Wang, Co-Founder, Drive.ai

03:50pm-04:20pm

Closing Speech: Make Every Drive a Wonderful Memory
Tiger Shen, Founder/ CEO, SINGULATO MOTORS

Summit 3: Silicon Valley Developer Summit (Theater, 2nd Floor)
MC: Cathy Peng, Managing Partner, IPG

01:30pm – 02:00pm

Keynote Speech: blockchain and its applications
Michael Lei, Principal architect, Microsoft

02:00pm – 02:30pm

Keynote Speech: The Challenges of Big Data Storage
Zong Ling, Senior Software Engineer / Scientist, IBM Almaden Research Center

02:30pm-03:00pm

Keynote Speech
John Thomas, Director of Engineering, Google Cloud

03:00pm-03:30pm

Keynote Speech: Empower every aspect of people’s lives with data and technology
Michael Li, Global Head of Analytics and Data Science, LinkedIn

03:30pm-04:00pm

Keynote Speech:Find the turning points in your career
Tom Zhang, Talent Acquisition in Silicon Valley

04:00pm-05:00pm

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Tom Zhang, Talent Acquisition in Silicon Valley; Special Commentator, Guixinshe.com
Panelists:

  1. Jennifer Jin, Founder, Jynhe
  2. Chi-yi Kuan, Director of analytics and data mining, LinkedIn
  3. Marc Naddell, Chairman of the Board, Developer Program Management Association
  4. Elizabeth Xu, Global vice president of engineering, BMC

Summit 4: US China Education Innovation Summit (Mission City Ballroom B5, 1st floor)
MC: Niki Gastinel, Technologist, Entrepreneur and community builder

01:30pm – 01:40pm

Opening Remark: Get a Mentor
Brent Gorda, Managing Director, CEO Quest

01:40pm – 01:50pm

Keynote speech
Alan Gao, Founder/CEO, WeHousing

01:50pm – 02:00pm

Keynote Speech
Brittany Bir, COO, 42 Silicon Valley

02:00pm – 02:10pm

Keynote Speech
Leo Wang, Founder, ZIB Technology

02:10pm – 02:40pm

Panel discussion: Collaboration and Innovation in Education between U.S and China
Moderator: Danye Wang, Co-Founder, UniCareer;Managing Partner, UniGlobe Capital
Panelists:

  1. Abigail Bach, VP of Program Strategy and Business Development, Edify
  2. Peggy Gibbs, CFO/COO/Co-founder, Camp BizSmart & BizSmart Global 
  3. Cervantes Lee, Head of North America Division, China Hi-Tech Group Co.
  4. Jeff Wallace, Founder/President, Global Kinetics Inc.

Summit 5: US China MedTech Innovation Summit (Mission City Ballroom B5, 1st floor)
MC: Niki Gastinel, Technologist, Entrepreneur and community builder

02:45pm – 03:00pm

Keynote Speech: Disruptive Digital Health Technologies
David Rhew, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness, Samsung Electronics of America

03:00pm – 03:40pm

Panel discussion: How will Artificial Intelligence Redesign Healthcare
Moderator: Prashant Natarajan, Product Director, Oracle Healthcare Solutions
Panelists:

  1. John Adler, CEO, Cureus Inc
  2. Walter Stewart, Chief Research Officer, Sutter Health
  3. Oscar Edward Streeter, Chief Medical &Scientific Officer and Board Member, California Division of the American Cancer Society
  4. Charlene Yu Vaughn, CEO, The Algonquin Group

03:40pm – 04:20pm

Panel discussion: Precision Medicine in the Era of Internet
Moderator: David Ge, CEO & President, Apostle Inc
Panelists:

  1. Huijun Zhou, Founder&CEO, iDNA.com.cn
  2. Hongye Sun, CTO, WuXi NextCODE
  3. Xiang Qian, Clinician of Pain Medicine; Medical Director of International Medical Services,  Stanford Hospital

04:20pm – 04:40pm

Closing Remarks
Rafael Gomez-Sjoberg, Director of Bioengineering, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub​

EXPO

EXPO (Hall C, 1st floor)

9:30am – 05:00pm

Innovation Projects Roadshow
High-tech Company Products Display

Evening Session

SVIEF 2017 After Party (Invite-Only. For details please contact organizer)

06:30pm – 08:30pm

After Party. Mix and Mingle!

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SVIEF 2017 - The 7th Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum


Since 2011, SVIEF has hosted successfully in the past 6 years; it has become the largest conference that fosters innovation and business partnership between China and the U.S. in Silicon Valley. SVIEF 2016 has attracted close to 10,000 attendees in two days, with over 150 exhibitors from both countries. During the conference, 30 finalists from the previous SVIEF Star Startup Contests gathered at the 6th SVIEF Startup Final Contest, showcasing their innovative ideas and business potential.

To enhance cross-border collaboration and resource sharing between China and the U.S., the sparks of innovation in SVIEF 2017 will start from Chengdu, China on May 10-12, follow by Shenzhen on May 14, Xi’an on May 16, Beijing on July 15 and come back to the Silicon Valley on September 28-29.

Theme: NEXT

September,28th - 29th, 2017

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