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 Speakers (list in alphabetical order)

Judy Chu Congresswoman, US、SVIEF Chairwoman

Dr. Judy Chu was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for California's 32nd District in July 2009. She immediately got to work representing the interests of her constituents, voting on several environmental bills and working through the night on her first day in office, during a marathon debate on important healthcare reform legislation as part of her first assignment on the House Education and Labor Committee, where she served on the Subcommittees on Early Childhood,


Paul Fong California Assemblymember of the 22nd Assembly District

Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) grew up in Sunnyvale and was elected as the representative of the 22nd Assembly District in 2008. His district, located in the southern Bay Area, is made up of Cupertino, Mountain View, Sunnyvale and portions of Santa Clara County, Santa Clara and San Jose.


Kansen Chu San Jose City Councilmember

Kansen Chu is a San Jose City Councilmember, representing approximately 100,000 residents from Berryessa, Alviso, and North San José. Elected in June 2007, Councilmember Chu is the first Chinese American to serve on the distinguished body. Testament to his dedication to the District 4 residents, he was re-elected without opposition to a four-year term in June 2008 and again in June 2012 for his final term on the San José City Council.


MICHAEL F. BIANCO Chairman and CEO of American Capital Markets Group

Michael F. Bianco, Chairman and CEO of American Capital Markets Group, has been actively involved in corporate banking, investment banking and management consulting in the United States and Asia during the past thirty-eight years. Mr. Bianco was previously Managing Director and National Partner, Corporate Financial Consulting for Arthur Andersen & Company. He has served as President & CEO of Loeb Rhoades Securities Corporation, a subsidiary of the investment banking firm, Loeb, Rhoades & Co. which was merged with Lehman Brothers.


Dixon Doll Co-Founder and General Partner, DCM

For more than 35 years, Dixon Doll has influenced and guided entrepreneurs, investors and executives in the computer and communications industries. In recognition of his accomplishments in venture capital, Dixon was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 100 venture investors on its Midas List for four consecutive years. In April, 2005, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) in Washington, D.C. He also served as NVCA Chairman from 2008-2009 and as a member of their Executive Committee from 2007-2009. Under Dixon’s leadership and direction as Chairman, the NVCA developed a widely embraced set of recommendations (NVCA 4-Pillar Plan) to help enhance liquidity in the U.S. venture capital industry. These recommendations have resulted in bipartisan Congressional support for new legislation to simplify the IPO process for young emerging growth companies.


Kambiz Hooshmand Managing Partner at Archimedes Labs

Mr Hooshmand has a deep and diverse background in Telecommunications, Data Center, Semiconductor, and Mobile Era computing. Currently Mr Hooshmand is the co-founder and Manager of Archimedes Labs, a Palo Alto California based Incubator. Archimedes Labs starts Mobile First companies addressing the enormous opportunity created by the meeting of human needs and the new Mobile Computing Era. Archimedes Labs has nine companies under management addressing areas such as social messaging, mobile customer relationship management, advertising, and search.


Xue Hao Director of China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation

Vice-Chairman of China National Resource Recycling Association;
President of Material Energy Industry Institute of technology, Beijing Forest University;
Director of China Charity Research Center, Beijing Normal University;
President of Organic agriculture industrial technology research institute, China Agriculture University;


Jun Lei CEO of Xiaomi

Xiaomi high performance, low cost smart phones pledge to take the China handset market by storm. The phone was released Q4 2011 and has since sold more than 500 thousand handsets. Also, Lei Jun angel invested some of China’s top Internet companies i.e. UC Web, YY, VANCL.

Mr. Lei, joined Kingsoft Corporation Limited in 1992, and was appointed as the General Manager in 1998. Led by Mr. Lei Jun, Kingsoft was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on October 9th, 2007. In December 2007, Mr. Lei relinquished his position as CEO, CTO and President of the company, but remained as an Executive Director and Vice Chairman of theboard.


Juzheng wu Deputy Director General of Suzhou Human Resources and Social Security Bureau


 VC Leaders (list in alphabetical order)

Joav Bally Director Strategic Business Development , SAP Labs LLC

Joav Bally is a fourteen year veteran in corporate and product strategy. He is a Director Strategic Business Development

at SAP Labs LLC responsible for recognizing and analyzing emerging market trends and technologies, identifying and

collaborating with innovative early stage companies, and developing new business approaches and models outside SAP's


Tony Huang Venture Partner, WI Harper Group

Tony is a veteran of Silicon Valley and Asia’s venture capital industry with extensive experience in venture lending, direct investment, venture fund investment, and corporate development, with emphasis on US and Asia cross-border transactions. Since 1995, Tony has been an active participant in Silicon Valley and Asia’s venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystems, serving as an investment professional, angel investor, trusted advisor, and a catalyst to facilitate entrepreneurial value creation and capital formation. During his career, Tony has been responsible for providing over $200 million in venture debt financing to over 100 companies, invested in 25 privately-held technology startups, sponsored over 20 venture capital fund investments, and established an extensive network of relationships with venture capital firms, limited partners, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and service providers on both sides of the Pacific.


Victor Huang Principal, China Renaissance

Victor Huang is principal of China Renaissance. He is responsible for TMT(Tech, Media and Telecommunication) sector. He has 8 years management experience in Internet and Media business, having involved in PP and M & A deals over 300 million USD.

Before entering China Renaissance, Mr. Huang, as one of the


Mr. Bob Lin Fu-Yuan Co-Founder & General Partner, ACorn Campus, ACorn Venture, Asia Capital Group

Bob is the co-founder of Acorn Campus and Acorn Angels, two of the most reputable investment organizations in Asian American community. In addition to having extensive angels and corporate investment expertise with multiple IPOs, he also has more than 20 years of international business start-up, marketing, and management experiences. He is very well known for being the first launching investor of Avanti (IPO '95), AltiGen (IPO '97) and LightLogic (Sold to Intel for $400M '01). He is an early investor in Vertex Network (Sold to Mitel for $200M '99). He is also the co-founder of Pine Photonics (sold to Hitachi/Opnext '03). With Acorn, Bob was also an investor of AFOP (IPO '00) and Rapidstream (M&A, '02).


Jian Li Deputy Director, Technology Bureau of Suzhou National New & Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone

2007.12- Deputy Director of Bureau of Science and Technology, Suzhou New District ; In charge of transformation and carrier of the science and technology achievements, technology services, outsourcing of software, integrated circuits, and service, medical instrument industry development, etc.

2004.5- Deputy Director of Suzhou hi-tech innovation


Qibing Pei Professor, the University of California, Los Angeles

Qibing Pei is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. He specializes in electronic polymers, polymer light emitting diodes, transducive polymers and devices, with over 120 peer-reviewed publications. He is inventor or co-inventor of 37 awarded US patents covering polymer light emitting devices (OLEDs), polymer actuators with greater than 100% strain, and new light emitting polymers. His current research activities include synthesis of conjugated


Victor Tang Founder and ManagingDirector, Webplus Venture Fund

Mr. Tong is the founding Managing General Partner of Webplus Ventures, the founder of Webplus, and a “lean᾿angel investor.? Mr. Tong gained his consulting and technical expertise through his experience at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture, NYSE:ACN; airline accounting system development), American Express Financial Advisors (now Ameriprise Financial NYSE:AMP; Strategic Technology


Dr.Hao Wu Managing Partner&CEO, Sino-Century Investment Management Co., Ltd.,

Dr. Hao Wu is Managing Partner and CEO of Sino-Century Investment Management Co., Ltd., a private equity firm that invests in high-growth private companies in China, with office in Shanghai, Beijing, and New York. Prior to Sino-Century, Dr. Wu worked at a number of financial service firms, including AIG Global Investments where he advised AIG companies in Asia and in Europe on investment strategies and Radian Group where he was a Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Products.


Hing Wong Managing Director of Walden International

HING WONG focuses on the investment of semiconductors, electronic equipments, green energy and environmental protection, etc. He has rich experience and unique opinions in these fields. HING WONG once worked at Silicon Access Networks and acted as the Vice President in the design and business development department of Asian VLSI. He was a senior technical person at Chromatic Research and was the design consultant engineer at IBM electronics. HING WONG


Zhongrui Xia CEO, Huahong International

Mr. Zhongrui Xia currently is the CEO of Hua Hong International. He also is the VP of China General Chamber of Commerce ᾿USA, and Chairman of its Information Committee.

Mr. Xia has more than 30 years experience in IT area, from the beginning of being responsible for building of Shanghai


Ben Yu Managing Director,Sierra Ventures

Ben Yu joined Sierra Ventures in 2000 from 3Com where he served as a Senior Systems Architect and Project Manager. Ben leads Sierra Ventures᾿hardware practice and China strategies. Prior to joining 3Com, while completing his Ph.D. at Princeton University, Ben worked as a Research Assistant at Princeton’s Lightwave Communication Research Lab. Prior to beginning his studies at Princeton, Ben held a variety of engineering consulting roles at Mertz in


Hongye Yu General Manager of Suzhou QuiteYuan Financial Co., Ltd.

Working Experience:
General Manager of QuiteYuan Financial Co., Ltd.
General Manager of Bank Investment Departement of Bank of China Suzhou Branch
Deputy General Manaer of Funding Department of Bank of China Suzhou Branch

Educational Background:


John Yu Founding Partner & Managing Director, WestSummit Capital

John is Founding Partner & Managing Director, WestSummit Capital. Before WestSummit, he has spent more than 20 years in software and semiconductor industry in technical, management and business roles. He was the co-founder and COO of Advanced Communication Devices (later acquired by UTStarcom, Nasdaq: UTSI); He is also co-founder & CTO of Viaquo as well as General Manager of Agate logic China. Prior to that, he worked at Silicon Graphics on various technologies related to compiler and tools. He got BS and MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China.


Mervin Zhou Investment Director, SB China Venture Capital

Mervin Zhou is an Investment Director at SB China Venture Capital (SBCVC). His role at SBCVC includes deal sourcing, due diligence, deal execution, and portfolio management. Prior to SBCVC, Mervin was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, serving high-tech, energy, consumer goods and private equity clients in China, U.S. and South Korea on a wide range of topics including growth strategy,


 Panellists (list in alphabetical order)

James Cai Director of SVIBA

James Cai, Attorney at Law, founded of Schein & Cai LLP (www.sacattorneys.com)after serving as in-house counsel for Yahoo! Inc. He also practiced law with two of the largest law firms in California ᾿Morrison Foerster LLP and Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP (now known as DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary). Mr. Cai focuses his practice in business and corporate law, intellectual property, employment law and civil litigation.


Feng Li Venture Partner, IDG

Feng Li is actively involved in investment in education, consumer services and TMT industry. Prior to joining IDG Capital, Feng Li served at New Oriental Education & Technology Group, a NYSE listed company, where he held several core management roles, such as the core educational system, sub-brand’s establishment and promotion, distance education and subsidiary industry. Prior to New Oriental, Feng Li worked at China Renaissance, where he was involved in leading many financing cases, such as: Ambow, Wang Xue, RYB and D-Edu. Feng Li also served at a foreign environmental protection and water treatment company. Feng Li got his M.S. in Chemistry from Univerisity of Rochester and BS in Chemistry from Peking University.


Yong Liu Head of Innovation Park, Lenovo

After joined Lenovo in 2010, Mr. Liu Yong was in charge of strategic alliance of Internet services, Google Android account management, and technology startup M&A overseas. He is now head of Lenovo Innovation Park, an Internet service incubator and seed fund. In his earlier career Mr. Liu Yong served Samsung SV R&D Center, was co-founder of Dict.cn, and acted as an active business writer. Mr. Liu Yong obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indiana University Bloomington.


Shani Shoham Managing Director 2020.vc

Shani is the Managing Director for 2020.VC, a venture capital that connects entrepreneurs with corporate innovation. He is a board member and mentor for seven accelerators and numerous startups. He has extensive experience in bridging technology, strategy and execution to build and scale new businesses.


Dr. Jonathan Wang Senior Managing Director, Asia at OrbiMed

Dr. Jonathan Wang is a Senior Managing Director, Asia at OrbiMed, the world’s largest healthcare and life sciences-dedicated investment firm. With over 20 years of life sciences experience spanning VC, finance and research, Dr. Wang has co-founded OrbiMed Asia. Previously, he was a Partner at Legend Capital and General Manager at Burrill Greater China Group. He also worked for WI Harper Group, where he was a Managing Director, and Walden International.


 VIP Guests (list in alphabetical order)

VIP Guests

Xue Hao, Deputy President

China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation

Jiangang Sun, Executive Deputy Director

China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation

Yang Li, Executive Assistant

China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation

Jun Wu, Executive President


Dong Wang, Manager

Air China Limited Training Department

Fei Han, General Manager

Beijing Wireless Star Technology Ltd., Co

Ziyi Zhang , President

Shandong Yuanda Technology Ltd., Co

Juzhen Wu, Deputy Director General

Suzhou Human Resource and Social Security Administration

Secretary-general Beijing Changfeng IT Industry Alliance
Director of Technology Development UFIDA SOFTWARE CO.,LTD
Engineering Manager Beijing Jingwo Advertising Co., Ltd. 
CEO Macroos Inc. 

Don Ritzman, President/CEO

Absolute Identifications, Inc

Marc Albin, COO

Albin Engineering Group

Marc Albin, CEO/President

Albin Engineering Services, Inc.

Colin L.M. Macnab, CEO & Founder


MP Singh

Bara Infoware, Inc

Boris Veksler, CEO

Betria Systems, Inc

Bill Gramas, Founder, Chairman, CEO

CodeRealm Corporation

Donna Leong, Practice Manager

Coeus Consulting

Ravi Pradhan, Co-owner Sanjeev Durral, Developer

Coral Technologies

Julia Chan, Principle

CW Consulting, Inc

Jeffrey Devine, Managing Partner

DeVine Consulting

Gabe Gabriel, Director

Gabe-Tech, Ltd

Winslow Garnier, President

Garnier Group & Assoc., LLC

Sergio Retamal, CEO


Melody Wolfgran, CMO

Grafx Group

(Jibran) Joseph Hannaney, Manager

HEMC Environmental

Charmaine Burnett, President

Hubzone Corporation

Joe Helm, CEO


Tom Tang, President/CEO

Ikain, Inc.

Len Goldberg, CTO, General Manager

Imageteq Technologies, Inc

Michael Crosby, VP Business Devel.

Inhance Digital

Adam Radly, CEO

Inova Technology, Inc

Inova Technology

Knowledge Broker, Inc (KBI)

Bruce Lamb

Lamb Productions - Casextreme

Mark A. Iles, Owner

Mark Anthony Printing

Matt Kaufman, CTO and Co-owner

MK Partners

Faramarz Azadegan, PhD

MultiMediaXmission, Inc

Gregory Smedley, President/CEO

One-Cycle Control, Inc

Long Chang, Director, Business Development


Mark Noorani, Director

Orange Coast Analytical, Inc

Frank Pena, CEO/President

Paramount Veteran
Contracting, Inc

Mary Parle Shulenberger, Co-Founder, CEO

Parle Innovation
Parle Enterprises, Inc

Max Friedheim, President
Abel Santos, Instructor (filled out form)

PDQ Precision, Inc
BACK ON 9/14

Karen Lewison,MD, CEO


Melo Rajakumar, COO

Quest America, Inc

Mohan Krishnan, President


Ken Shoemake, CEO

Stay Safe Solutions

Bill Shatzer, Business Development

T3W Business Solutions

Allen Smith, President

Talon Tech, Inc

Prasad Ketireddy, Vice President

Tech-Net, Inc.

Michael Taylor, Senior Sales Exec.

Technical Services &
Logistics, Inc

Jinesh Jain,  Vice President

Tellus Solutions, Inc

Dr. Oded Tour, CEO

Tour Engine, Inc

Orville D.B. Willkom, CEO

Willkom Construction

Long Chang, Managing Director

Z-Tech USA, Inc


(Congresswoman, US)
(Congressman, US)
(Chairman of China World Peace Foundation, Senior consultant of United Nations Office for Partnerships, Professor of University of Alberta, Canada.)
(Chairman and CEO of American Capital Markets Group)
(Director Strategic Business Development , SAP Labs LLC)
(Co-Founder and Managing Director, WestSummit Capital)
(San Jose City Councilmember)
(Co-founder and Managing General Partner, Dragonvest)
(Co-Founder and General Partner, DCM)
(Venture Partner, WI Harper Group)
(Managing Partner at Archimedes Labs)
(professor in the School of Government Peking University\Department Chair of Public Economics)
(Principal, China Renaissance)
(Director of China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation)
(Founder, Multi-dimensional Venture Partners)
(Venture Partner, IDG)
(Executive Deputy Director of The China Center for Actuarial Science Research, Peking University )
(CEO of Xiaomi )
(Managing Director, The Hina Group)
(Deputy Director, Technology Bureau of Suzhou National New & Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone)
(VP, Angel Investment Legend Star Capital Co. Ltd. )
(Head of Innovation Park, Lenovo)
(California Assemblymember of the 22nd Assembly District)
(V. Chair of Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, UCLA)
(Managing Director 2020.vc)
(Founder and ManagingDirector, Webplus Venture Fund)
Rob Trice
anaging Partner, Jackson Partners 、Venture Partner, Swisscom Ventures
(Managing Partner&CEO, Sino-Century Investment Management Co., Ltd.,)
(Senior Managing Director, Asia at OrbiMed)
(Deputy Director General of Suzhou Human Resources and Social Security Bureau )
(Managing Director, Walden International)
(CEO, Huahong International)
(Managing Director,Sierra Ventures )

(General Manager, Suzhou QuiteYuan Financial Co.)
(Founding Partner & Managing Director, WestSummit Capital)
(Investment Director, SB China Venture Capital )
>>Jun Lei, Xiaomi Founder: Hi-tech enterpernuers should "follow the trend and take advantages of opportunities"(xinhuanet.com)
>>Top ten projects of 2012"Win in Suzhou" Start-up Contest(SVIEF.ORG)
>>2012 Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum was successfully held on Otc.20th(americacommercialnews.com)
>>Jun Lei talking about enterprise development in 2012 SVIEF(world.people.com.cn)
>>2012 Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum successfully completed and “Win in Suzhou” Start-up Contest announced the finals (USQiaoBao.com)
>>Video:Inauguration of SVIEF 2012 and Discussion between China and US about Innovation and Cooperation (Phoenix TV reported)
>>2012 SVIEF Opening Ceremony, Connecting US and China (World Journal)
>>2012 Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum was successfully held on Otc.20th in San Jose Convention Center.(from 99people.com)
>>China (Nanjing) Software Valley will attend and sponsor 2012 SVIEF(10/18/2012)
>>Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun will Present Keynote Speech in SVIEF VC Forum(10/17/2012)
>>Tony Huang, Venture Partner, WI Harper Group,agrees to become the judge of 2012 SVIEF "Win in Suzhou" Startup Contest (10/12/2012)
>>Kambiz Hooshmand, Co-Founder and General Partner at Archimedes Ventures, agrees to be keynote speaker at US-China night (10/12/2012)
>>Greg Tarr Partner, CrossPacific Capital, agrees to become the judge of 2012 SVIEF "Win in Suzhou" Startup Contest (10/10/2012)
>>Wei Liu, VP, Angel Investment Legend Star Capital Co. Ltd. , agrees to become the judge of 2012 SVIEF "Win in Suzhou" Startup Contest(10/04/2012)
>>MICHAEL F. BIANCO, Chairman and CEO of American Capital Markets Group, agrees to become the speaker of 2012 SVIEF (10/02/2012)
>>Dixon Doll Co-Founder and General Partner, DCM, agrees to become the advisor of 2012 SVIEF (09/26/2012)
>>Sept 21th, Mr. Wang Xiaochu, Vice Minister of Ministry Of Human Resources and Social Security of PRC, met 2012 SVIEF CEO Ms. Iris Lei. Ms. Lei has been invited as an advisor of the Ningbo International High-level Talents Forum, and presented a lecture about the Status of American Entrepreneurs. (09/24/2012)
>>PG&E signed as a sponsor of 2012 SVIEF (09/24/2012)
>>Kansen Chu, San Jose City Councilmember, agrees to become the advisor of 2012 SVIEF (09/21/2012)
>>Kecheng Li, Executive Deputy Director of The China Center for Actuarial Science Research, Peking University, agrees to become the advisor of 2012 SVIEF (09/13/2012)
>> Judy Chu , Congresswoman, US, confirmed to be the Chairwoman of 2012 SVIEF (08/28/2012)
>>Mike Honda , Congressman, US, confirmed to be the Chairman of of 2012 SVIEF (08/28/2012)
>>Ben Yu, Managing Director, agrees to become the judge of 2012 SVIEF "Win in Suzhou" Startup Contest (08/08/2012)
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