Dr. Yong Liu is VP of New Economy and Technology at Fosun Group. He is member of Fosun Big Data & AI Executive Committee, Fosun Blockchain Executive Committee, and Fosun Auto Industry Executive Committee. He was formerly a partner of WI Harper Group, a SF based early to expansion stage venture capital firm. Previously he was head of Lenovo and Baidu open innovation efforts in the US for strategic investment and partnerships, and an advisor to Legend Star and Cybernaut’s SV operation. He served as a key contributor in several cross-border M&A deals including Lenovo-Moto acquisition. He co-founded Lenovo LeFund in 2010 which was recognized as China top 10 seed funds by Zero2IPO in 2014. Some of his early stage investments include Zaker, SmartX, Windyvale, Avaamo, Owlii, Snackoo etc. In his earlier career Dr. Liu served Samsung Electronics SV R&D center, co-founded Dict.cn, and was an active business writer. He sits on the review committee/advisory board of multiple government funds and entrepreneurial programs in China and US. Dr. Liu holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indiana University Bloomington. He is currently board member of University of San Francisco CBSI and Nanjing University Alumni Association San Francisco Bay Area.