Connecting Silicon Valley and China                       

Conference Agenda

Day One (Friday, September 21)

Venue: San Jose City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95112

Map and Parking Info

Master of Ceremony: Christie Wang, Counsel, Hewlett-Packard Company
12:30 - 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 – 1:15 pm Welcome from SVCWireless President Qiming Huang, SVCWireless
1:15 - 1:30 pm Opening Keynote: Kansen Chu, Council Member, District 4, City of San Jose
1:30 - 2:00 pm US and China: Who will Win the Race to Be the World’s Technology Leader and Why
Steve Westly, Managing Partner, The Westly Group
2:00 – 2:30 pm China Unicom Mobile Development and Strategy
Ben Chen, President, West Region Operations, China Unicom Americas
2:30 - 3:30 pm Panel: Landing in Silicon Valley
Moderator: David Healy, Co-Chair of Mergers & Acquisitions, Fenwick & West LLP
Skip Whitney, Executive Vice President, Partner, Kidder Mathews
Thomas Luo, Technology Writer in Silicon Valley, CBN Weekly
Joseph Hedges, International Program Manager of Economic Development, City of San Jose
Christopher Huang, CPA, Christopher Huang CPAs, Inc.
Darlene Chiu Bryant, Executive Director, ChinaSF
3:30 – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 – 4:15 pm Machines Conforming to Humans
Stanley Yang, Chief Executive Officer, NeuroSky, Inc.
4:15 – 4:45 pm SmartCloud
Dennis Quan, VP of SmartCloud Infrastructure, IBM
4:45 – 5:15 pm The Future Of The VIE Structure – New Challenges For Investments In China’s Value-Added Telecommunication Sector
Thomas M. Shoesmith, Partner, Corporate & Securities practice group, Pillsbury
5:15 – 6:15 pm Panel: Partner with China
Moderator: Fred Greguras, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Ian Song, Director, BD and Partnership,Tencent America
Chris Damm, Director, Monterey Bay Export Assistance Center
Qiming Huang, SVCWireless
Imin Lee, Chief Representative, Yangpu US Office; Founder, AccelOps, Inc.

Day Two (Saturday, September 22)

Master of Ceremony: Shawn Cheng, Associate in Patent Practice Group, Perkins Coie
9:30 – 10:00 am Registration
10:00 – 11:00 am

Panel: Multi-screen Paradigm in Consumer Electronics
Moderator: Jonathan Goldberg, Senior Analyst, Vice President, Deutsche Bank
Sam Liang CEO, Alohar Mobile
Magnus Ekenheim, Head of Developer Technical Services, Sony Mobile
Colin Dixon, Senior Partner, Advisory, The Diffusion Group
Edward Tsai, Investment VP, DCM

11:00 - 11:30 am The Future of Mobile Gaming
Ron Czerny, Founder and CEO, Playphone, Inc.
11:30 – 12:00 Fireside Chat: Convergences Across the Pacific in My Career
Shawn Shen, Google, with Sherman Tuan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 9x9.tv
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch & Networking
1:30 – 2:00 pm Mobile technology Innovations at the interface of Global International and Environmental Health
Erica Weirich, Executive Director, Global Health Research Foundation
2:00 - 2:30 pm New IT: Enterprise's Response to Cloud Computing and New Generation of Mobile Applications
Charles Fan, SVP, VMWare
2:30 - 3:30 pm Panel: The Cloud Behind Mobile
Moderator: John Yu, Co-Founder & Managing Director, WestSummit Capital
Leon Zhao, Head of Mobile at Online Partnerships Group, Google
Simon Tan, Product Manager, Box
Willie Lu, Chief Architect of Mobile Cloud Platform, Technaut Intellectual Ventures
Mauricio Perez, Director of Products, Sling Media Inc.
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 – 4:15 pm Moment of Zen about our Past, Present & Future
David Chen, Executive Vice Chairman and Co-President, VanceInfo
4:15 – 4:45 pm China Transformation
Edison Tse, Director of Asia Center, Stanford Engineering
4:45 – 5:45 pm Panel: New Breed of Entrepreneurs
Moderator: Rick Liu, Member of Founder Team, Gameview DeNA
Adam Foroughi, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, AppLovin
Stewart Guenther, Co-Founder and Managing Director, VC ~ Private Equity Roundtable
Leo Wang, Founding Partner, PreAngel Fund
Jun Sun, Ph.D, CTO & Co-Founder, Netspectrum
5:45 – 6:00 pm Closing remark from Shawn Shen, EVP, SVCWirless
6:00 – 7:00 pm Social Mixer

 

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