2013 SVIEF Roundtable Discussion A
Medical IT: Surfing the Health Information Technology Revolution

Schedule: 3:30pm – 4:30pm, Nov 2, Saturday, 2013
Venue: Great American Ball Room J, Santa Clara Convention Center

Hospitals are on the front line of the health information revolution, since they are now facing enormous challenges with the rapid advance of new technologies like clouding computing, big data, business intelligence, mobile, and smart devices. Information explosion particularly in medical imaging and regional health information exchange make the challenges even more urgent ad serious. 

The rapid adoption of new information technologies changes how healthcare providers think about clinical decisions, patient engagement and satisfactions, efficiency, and eventually the bottom-line growth of financial statements. The roundtable discussion will illuminate how hospitals can navigate through complex policy changes, get familiar to the trends of new information era, and take advantages of best practices adopted by top healthcare providers.

Key Topics:

  • Current and future trend of health information technology
  • How the daily life of healthcare professionals are affected by new technologies
  • How healthcare providers can promote patient engagements and improve service satisfactions
  • How to promote the cooperation among service providers across the Pacific


  • Executives, CEOs of companies in medical IT industry
  • Scholars in medical, health information technology, strategy and policy fields
  • Start-up enterprisers in medical IT related fields

Moderator: (To be confirmed)

    Roger S. Eng, President, Golden Gate Radiology Medical Group
    Thomas Huang, Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer, ClinicTree
    Eddy Lee, Principal, Fenox Venture Capital
    Lin Wan, Co-founder/ Chief Technology Officer, Stella Technology
How to apply: Please email your resume to info@svief.org

2013 SVIEF Roundtable Discussion B
US-China New Energy: Connect, Corporate, and Beyond

Schedule: 3:30pm – 4:30pm, Nov 2, Saturday, 2013
Venue: Great America Ball Room K, Santa Clara Convention Center

With the emerging of more demands on clear and sustainable resource, we need more efficient approaches for both technology advance and manufacture management, to ensure that new energy is more competitive with thermal generating resources. The US and China are the world leaders in new energy fields, especially in solar technology and manufacturing, and how should the two countries cooperate together to develop a strategy of win-win situation in the field of new energy?

Key Topics:

  • Energy storage:  Innovative technologies and application
  • Advanced grid connect integration systems
  • Renewables: Turning Green cities into Growth cities
  • Emerging trends: Tools and standards for driving down the cost of capitalizing solar as an asset
  • Natural gas VS Renewable energy
  • Opportunities between US and China


  • Executives, CEOs of companies in new energy, solar thermal industry;
  • Scholars in new energy fields;
  • Start-up enterprisers in new energy related fields;

Moderator: (To be confirmed)
Panelists: (To be confirmed)

How to apply: Please email your resume to info@svief.org

2013 SVIEF Roundtable Discussion C
Environmental Sustainability: New Market with Nature

Schedule: 4:30pm – 5:30pm, Nov 2, Saturday, 2013
Venue: Great America Ball Room K, Santa Clara Convention Center

Water, natural resources, infrastructure and, more recently, renewable energy needs are booming. Businesses increasingly incorporate environmental consideration into their decision-making and operations. Except for complying with environmental regulations, the sustainability initiatives bring them new market opportunities and long-term competitive advantages. 

The sustainability track will bring top environmental consulting, engineering and design firms from both U.S. and China together to explore challenges and opportunities in environmental sustainability. This forum will build up a platform of technology exchange and create business opportunities for companies from U.S. and China.

Key Topics:

  • How to lead and support programs that minimize the collective impact on the environment?
  • How to carry on business practices, operations and projects that improve environmental, economic and social outcomes?
  • How can U.S. and China cooperate with new business opportunities in this field?


  • Executives, CEOs of companies in environmental and resource sustainability industry;
  • Scholars in environmental, resource sustainability, and policy research fields;
  • Start-up enterprisers in environment related fields;

Moderator: (To be confirmed)
Panelists: (more to be confirmed)

    Jay B. Clare, Senior Vice President, Infrastructure and Environment division of URS Corporation
    Patrick Wooliever, Director, Tetra Tech
How to apply: Please email your resume to info@svief.org

2013 SVIEF Roundtable Discussion D
Information and Web Security: Wall and Boundary

Schedule: 4:30pm-5: 30pm, November 2, Saturday, 2013
Address: Great America Ball Room J, Santa Clara Convention Center

Nowadays, the connections of cross-regions and countries have never been so closed because of the technology development of Internet.  Along with the unceasing improvement and development of the information technology, countless companies and organizations have pursued numerous business opportunities and achieved tremendous success. On the other hand, the continued growth and popularity of Internet presents new challenges on web and information security to enterprises and organizations. Particularly, the rapid growth of cloud computing technology has further attracts much attentions on information security which once again become a hot topic among the public. Questions are coming up in people’s mind. How enterprises and organizations secure their information storage? How should companies and organizations delegate authority to employees? The authority of accessing to key information and facilities to keep the operational excellence while avoid information disclosure.  What should companies do when facing the problem of information disclosure and web attack? Are there any up-to-date technology and products in the market that can protect the information and data security? Information technology is a double-edged sword, so how companies can play with this tool within a secured boundary?

Key Topics:

  • Pros and Cons of cloud storage and its application
  • Delegation of authority to employees
  • Solutions of information disclosure and leaking
  • Key technical points on designing information security solutions
  • Forecast industry trends


  • CEO and C-levels from information technology companies
  • Experts and researchers in information technology field
  • Emerging startups relevant to information technology

Moderator: (to be confirmed)
Panelists: (more to be confirmed)

    Parviz Yegani Vice President, Architecture and Technology, Juniper Network
How to apply: please send your resume to info@svief.org

2013 SVIEF Roundtable Discussion E
Expand Company in the U.S. Market

Schedule: 4:30pm-5:30pm, Nov 2, Saturday, 2013
Venue: Exhibit Hall D, Executive Lounge, Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley, U.S.

Silicon Valley, as the wealthiest region in California, is home to many of the Fortune 500 technology corporations as well as thousands of small startups. It continues to be a leading hub for high-tech innovation and development, accounting for more than one-third of all of the venture capital investment in the United States. What are the special features about Silicon Valley? Why Silicon Valley is so attractive for entrepreneurs? Is that difficult for non-U.S. citizens to open business in the U.S? How do I start my business in Silicon Valley? What are the differences of US company tax from my home country? What are the hotspot and new opportunities for investment and opportunities in the U.S.? 

This panel discussion is designed for entrepreneurs and investor to provide overview and insights about how to expand your company in the U.S. market.

Key Topics:

  • Open business in US, or operate a branch office in Silicon Valley
  • US company tax issue and oversea assets statement
  • Investment hotspot and opportunities in US


  • Investment immigration attorney in Silicon Valley
  • Top venture capitalists­
  • U.S. corporate tax expertise
  • Start-up business owners

Moderator: (To be confirmed)
Panelists: (To be confirmed)

How to apply: please send your resume to info@svief.org

Al Gore

45th Vice President of the United States
Judy Chu

Congresswoman, US
Mike Honda

Congressman, US; Chairman of SVIEF
Jackie Speier

Congresswoman, US
Steve Wozniak

Co-founder, Apple Computer, Inc.
Chief Scientist, Fusion-io
(List in alphabetical order)
Larry Asera

Chairman, CEO and Founder, Asera Group, Inc
Michael F. Bianco

Chairman and CEO, American Capital Markets Group
Renu Bhatia

Vice President, Sales and Strategic Partnerships, Marvell
Christina A. Brodbeck

Co-Founder, Pickvee; Managing Partner, Rivet Ventures

James Cai

Founder of Schein & Cai LLP; President of SVIBA

Sean Chai

Director, Innovation Technology Services at Kaiser Permanente

Dongmin Chen

Dean, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Peking University
Andrew Chiu

Chief Executive Office CEO, Verliant Energy
Jay B. Clare

Senior Vice President, Infrastructure and Environment division of URS Corporation
Andrew Collins

CEO, Mailman Group
Ash Damle

CEO and founder, MEDgle
Roger S. Eng

President, Golden Gate Radiology Medical Group
Jay Eum

Co-Founder and Managing Director, TransLink Capital
Andy Fan

Vice Chairman, United Nations World Peace Foundation
Charles Fan

Senior Vice President of R&D, VMware
Yajun Fang

Program Chair, MIT Intelligent Transportation Research Center
Johnnie Giles

Executive Director, External Affairs of Comcast Corporation
Praveen Gupta

VP, SK Telecom Americas
Nicholas Hope

Director, Stanford Center for International Development (SCID)
Alan Huang

Co-founder, InPower BioEnergy Technologies Inc.
Thomas Huang

Co-founder / CTO, ClinicTree
Michael A. Innaurato

Equity Partner, Life Science

Helene Kim

Executive Director, Berkeley IELE Program

Eddy Lee

Principal, Fenox Venture Capital
Cha Li

Founder and Managing Partner, iStart Ventures LLC and Dragonvest Partners LLC.
Jun Li

Chairman, Beijing Software Export Center
Yong Liu

Ph.D. Director, Open Innovation and Partnerships, Baidu, Inc.
Yaoguang Ma

President, Mashington Investment Group China
Kelly Masood

President/CTO, Intilop
Anurag Maunder

Head, EMC Storage Automation and Infrastructure group
Juwei Mu

Professor, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS)
Joseph Pergolizzi

General Partner, Life Science Equity Partners LLC; Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical School
Monisha Perkash

CEO & Co-founder, LUMO BodyTech
Kish Rajan

Director, California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development
Brittany Richards

Venture Director, Citi Ventures
Hong Shi

Chairman/Managing Partner, Redstone Venture Capital
Vaughan Smith

VP, Facebook         
Keith Teare

Founder, Archimedes Labs
Co-founder, TechCrunch
Victor Tong

Founder and Chief Evangelizing Officer, Webplus
Rob Trice

Venture Partner, Swisscom Ventures        
Jay Vijayan

CIO, Tesla Motors        
Lin Wan

Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer, Stella Technology
Chenxi Wang

VP, McAfee
Shaojie Wang

President, ZVCA
Ron Wessels

Head, Global Startup Recruitment, SAP Startup Focus program
Canice Wu

President, Plug and Play Tech Center
Parviz Yegani

Vice President, Architecture and Technology, Juniper Networks
Jigang Yi

Vice President, ZVCA
Tiemin Zhao

Venture Partner, IPV Capital and Gerneral Manager, Amprius USA
Jianqing Zhang

Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Randi Zuckerberg

Founder / CEO, Zuckerberg Media; Former Marketing Director, Facebook

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