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NACEA Annual Conference

Innovation Oriented Opportunities for US-China Entrepreneurs & Scientists


Time:

1:00 pm, Saturday, December 3, 2011

Location:

New Jersey Institute of Technology(NJIT)
Weston Lecture Hall - Room 160 and Room 260, 154
154 Summit Street, Newark, NJ 07102

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* Find Parking along the street or in the parking deck(free). How to get to NJIT: http://www.njit.edu/about/visit/gettingtonjit.php

*From NYC, take Path train to Newark Penn Station, and change to Newark Light Rail to Warren Street Station. The event is a few blocks away southeast next to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

* If you have problems regarding traffic directions on the day of the seminar, call 973-349-2009 or 848-248-0430 or (973)978-0353

Admission Fees

Fees:

  • $5 for NACEA members and students with ID
  • $10 for early pre-paid registrants
  • $20 for walk-ins
  • $35 New Membership with free entry this time and future events in 2012

Conference Agenda & Programs

North-America Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA) is proud to present the 2011 annual conference, themed Innovatio-Oriented Opportunities for US-China Entrepreneurs & Scientists. We welcome everyone to join us at this grant event and learn how you may participate in the new economic era across the US-China border.

2011 NACEA Annual Conference aims to help all current and potential entrepreneurs to gain insights, exhange ideas, find parnters, learn opportunities, seek fundings, or simply meet new friends on the road to their entrepreneurial dreams. You will learn where the opportunities are so as to gear up efforts in the right direction, and most importantly, hear great advices from experienced “veterans” when they start to march for their adventurous journey.

We are looking forward to everyone’s participation, and believe that you will enjoy the moment with a crowd of motivated entrepreneurs who are taking their chances in the historical US-China economical trend.

The conference will have 4 sessions:

  1. Outlook in Global Green Energy, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries
  2. Venture Capital/Angel Investor Forum
  3. Prospects of IT and E-commerce in the Coming Years
  4. Cross-border Opportunities and Challenges for US-China Entrepreneurs in the New Economic Era (in Chinese)

A down economy always means an excellent prospect of new ventures, and shooting stars are always the brightest in dark skies. We are confident that new entrepreneurial stars will shine from among you and us. Our conference will serve as an exchange forum and community for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be, and facilitate the development of a win-win economy and trade between the US and China .

Thanks to our Corporate Members and Sponsors

There will be four sessions in the whole afternoon conference (共分四个专题、两个分会场)


12:30 – 1:00

Registration & Networking



  1. Plenary session

Room 160, Weston Hall


1:00 – 1:10

Opening Remarks

Huailing Zhong, Ph.D., Executive Officer, NACEA


Welcome Address, and Introduction of NACEA and Officers

Yong Guo, President, NACEA


1:10 – 1:30

Keynote speech: Entrepreneurs and Universities – Perfect Together

Judith Sheft, MBA

Associate Vice President, Technology Development, New Jersey Institute of Technology

1:30 – 1:45

Award Ceremony

Host: Ping Hou, Ph.D., VP of Business Development, NACEA



II. Parallel Sessions:


Technology Track

Room 160, Weston Hall

Entrepreneurial Track

Room 262, Weston Hall




1:50 – 3:50

Session 1:


Outlook in Global Green Energy, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries

绿色能源,生物科技与制药的前景

Session 2


Venture Capital/Angel Investor Forum

投资人与您见面专场:

Pitching and Panel Discussion: Frequently Made Mistakes (FMM) by early stage start-ups

实例评估与解析: 公司开创时常犯的错误


Moderator: Joe Chin

CEO, Source Pad


Coordinator: Tony Hu

Founder, fotomkup.com

VP of Public relations, NACEA


Panelists:


John Ason

Angel Investor

Eyal Bino,

Founder and Managing Partner, Worldwide Investor Network (WIN)

Skyler J. Fernandes

Venture Capital, Centripetal Capital Partners, and COO of The South African Chamber of Commerce in America (SACCA)


Mark Tang

Angel Investor, Managing Director and Chairman, WT Global Capital Inc, World Tech Ventures, LLC



Moderator: Huailing Zhong, Ph.D.

President, U-Pharm Laboratories LLC

Executive Officer, NACEA


1:50 – 2:10 Current and projected growth of Renewable Energy Technologies in the US

Mark Loeser

Chief Operating Officer, Krannich Solar


2:10 – 2:30 Solar Energy in America

Bill Wang

President, American Renewable Energy


2:30 – 2:50 The future of Chinese-American pharmaceutical scientists: Challenges and opportunities

Mingshe Zhu, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb


2:50 – 3:10 Pharma in evolution: opportunities in the US and China

Yuan-Hua Ding, Ph.D.

Senior Director and Head of External R&D Innovation - Asia at Pfizer


3:10 – 3:30 Are We Prepared to Contract with the U.S. Government?

Stephanie D. Burroughs

Director, Procurement Programs

NJ Small Business Development Centers

Rutgers Business School Graduate Programs


3:30 – 3:50 Panel discussion, all speakers





3:50 – 4:00

Break

Break


Room 160, Weston Hall

Room 262, Weston Hall

4:00 – 6:00

Session 3


Prospects of IT and E-commerce in the Coming Years

信息技术和电子商务的未来前景


Session 4


国论坛 - 海归及美中商务及投资机遇


(This session will be in Chinese language, 本论坛以中文进行,形式为互动讨论为主)


ModeratorMay Li

Managing Director, RimLife Green Technologies

Chairwoman, NACEA


演讲人

于保法

山东保法肿瘤治疗股份有限公司 董事长


Panelists:


陈继军 (James Chen)

清华大学规划院电子商务与现代物流研究所所长


邬晓红律师, Michelle Wu, Esq.


胜者

中国温州良精集团董事长

温州市政协委员


Tony Zhang, Ph.D., J.D.

Fish & Richardson P.C


Suke Wang, Ph.D.

Director at GenScript Coporation


中国丹阳市代表团(待定)



Moderator: Tao Tao, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center; Vice president, NACEA


4:00 – 4:20 Jijun Chen,

Director of e-Business & e-Logistics Research Center of Tsinghua Urban Planning and Designing Institute, Deputy Secretary-General of National e-Trade Alliance of China (ETA) (See more positions held in the program book)


4:20 – 4:40 Dr. Jih-Shyr Yih

Research Scientist, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY.


4:40 – 5:00 Wei Zhao

Managing Director, Seatig, Inc.


5:00 – 5:20 Chuyu Xiong, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Kaiyuan Technologies


5:20-5:40 Retirement Planning and Financial Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Young Lee

The Maltese Group, Wealth Management Team at Merrill Lynch


5:40 – 6:00 Panel discussion, all speakers


6:15 – 8:15

Dinner (TBD)

Registration

Biographies for Speakers, Moderators, and Panelists

Plenary session

Speakers

Yong Guo, President, NACEA

Yong Guo, President, NACEA; VP and Partner of 双极资本U.S.A. With more than 15 years of experience in Fortune 100 companies. Yong has published one book and more than 20 papers in international professional journals. Yong’s book was published by Macmillan, London, UK. The book was collected by both the US and Australia Library of Congress, Harvard University Library and dozens of other universities. This book was used as a textbook or a major reference book in American, British and Hong Kong's business schools. Yong was invited to speak in international financial forums and conferences.

Judith Sheft, MBA

Associate Vice President

Technology Development,New Jersey Institute of Technology

Judith A. Sheft is the Associate Vice President Technology Development at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She is responsible for managing the university’s Office of Technology Development and creates programs and policies focusing on patent creation, intellectual property valuation, strategic use and protection of IP assets. She is also involved with economic development in the Newark Innovation Zone having responsibilities for management of the university’s high technology business accelerator/incubator, the Enterprise Development Center, and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. She is on the Board of Advisors to the NJIT School of Management and the NJIT Albert Dorman Honor’s College Interdisiplinary Design Studio program. Since 2007 she has been a member of the NJ – Israel Commission.

Prior to joining NJIT, she had been a founding member of Licenz Group, an IP consulting firm that focuses on assisting companies to maximize the value of their IP portfolio. Before that she had worked as the Intellectual Property and Compliance Vice President for Agere Systems, the semiconductor subsidiary of Lucent Technologies. In that capacity she had profit and loss responsibility for Agere’s patent and technology licensing business. She was involved in the allocation of intellectual property assets during the AT&T trivestiture and is experienced in assessing patent portfolios. Ms. Sheft has provided IP guidance to many of the high technology M&A and divestiture activities at AT&T and Lucent.

Ms. Sheft has extensive business development experience outside the U.S. She played a lead role in negotiating a long-term alliance between Lucent/Agere and NEC in the field of semiconductor manufacturing technology. The alliance has lasted over a decade and is a prime example of collaboration between competitors.

Ms. Sheft has a BS and MS in Mathematics from the University of Illinois and an MBA in International Business from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of intellectual property and strategic alliances and is an active member of the Licensing Executive’s Society.

Parallel Sessions:

Session 1

Outlook in Global Green Energy, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries

绿色能源,生物科技与制药业的发展前景

Moderator

Huailing Zhong, Ph.D.

President, U-Pharm Laboratories LLC

Executive Officer, NACEA

Dr. Huailing Zhong is president of U-Pharm Laboratories LLC in Parsippany, New Jersey, USA. Dr. Zhong graduated from Nankai University (Tianjin, China) with a B.S. degree in Medical Physiology. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Physiology and Pharmacology from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI), where he studied adenosine receptors in the rat brain. Dr. Zhong then conducted extensive post-doctoral research at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) in the following areas: structure and function of serotonin and dopamine transporters (SERT, DAT); regulation of DAT by cocaine; G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling mechanisms; physiology of Regulators of G protein signaling (RGS). In 2002, Dr. Zhong joined Synaptic Pharmaceutical Corporation (Paramus, NJ), which shortly became Lundbeck Research USA (Paramus, NJ) in 2003. At Lundbeck, Dr. Zhong was Senior Research Scientist with broad responsibilities in drug discovery and development projects related to psychiatric and neurological disorders. Dr. Zhong has over 20 scientific publications on the signaling mechanisms as well as therapeutic discoveries within GPCRs, transporters and other targets. In 2010, Dr. Zhong co-founded U-Pharm Laboratories LLC. The mission of U-Pharm is to provide dedicated pharmacological and drug discovery services in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Dr. Zhong is a member of many professional associations, including the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP), New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA), and Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA). Dr. Zhong is also an Executive Officer of NACEA.

Speakers and Panelists:

Mark Loeser

Chief Operating Officer, Krannich Solar

Mark Loeser began his career in the energy industry starting in 1980 as a reactor operator in the US Navy. Since then Mark has worked in various capacities within the energy production field such as power plant operations, environmental project management and regulatory affairs. He has experience with several top tier utilities such as American Electric Power and Exelon with the fleets of coal and nuclear power generators.

Since his early years in the power industry Mark has always kept his eye on emerging technologies, energy efficiency and renewable energy. His view of the energy industry is holistic in nature, which means it all starts with education, conservation and energy efficiency and then with renewable energy generation to reduce electricity consumption from large central power stations. His view of distributed generation has grown and refined over the years to his current vocation.

In 2005, Mark had the opportunity to enter the renewable energy field and since then has continually expanded his understanding of national and international markets for a variety of products available in the market today. After working with a California based integrator to develop the East Coast Solar PV market Mark had the opportunity to work with the New Jersey Clean Energy Program as Technical Director. One of the primary responsibilities was to evaluate new and emerging renewable energy technologies entering the marketplace.

Most recently Mark has taken a position with Krannich Solar, Inc, a top tier PV distributor in Europe, as Chief Operating Officer of US operations with the focus on expanding the market reach of this excellent German company.

Mingshe Zhu, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Dr. Mingshe Zhu is a drug metabolism researcher in Dept of Biotransformation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ, USA, where his teams have supported lead optimization of several discovery programs, preclinical studies of over 15 drug candidates in development, regulatory approval of Abilify and NDA submission of Dapagloflozin. Dr. Zhu received Ondetti and Cushman Innovation Award at BMS (2007). His research interests include development and application of LC/MS technology, optimization of ADME properties, metabolic activation, and regulatory drug metabolism. He completed Ph.D. training in Analytical Toxicology at SUNY at Albany, and post-doctoral fellowship in Drug Metabolism at University of Washington. He has been frequently invited to speak at conferences/workshops and teach short courses at ASMS, EAS, ACS and CPSA. Dr. Zhu co-authored over 60 research publications and co-edited two books, “Drug Metabolism in Drug Design and Development” and “Mass Spectrometry in Drug Metabolism and Disposition”. In the past several years, Dr. Zhu actively promoted drug metabolism science and technology in China and built broad connections with DMPK leaders in Chinese academic institutes, pharma and CROs. The drug metabolism book he co-edited has been translated into Chinese by prominent scholars. Dr. Zhu was invited by SFDA to organize three days workshop of “Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis and Regulatory Registrations” (2010), and played a key role in founding “Beijing Drug Metabolism Discussion Group” (2011). He also proposed and worked with several pharmaceutical scientists in USA and China to establish CPSA-Shanghai Young Scientist Excellence Award (2011). Dr. Zhu’s contact information: mingshe.zhu@gmail.com

Yuan-Hua Ding, Ph.D.

Senior Director and Head of External R&D Innovation – Asia

Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development

Dr. Yuan-Hua Ding is a Senior Director and the Head of Pfizer External R&D Innovation – Asia, Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development. He partners with colleagues in Pfizer External R&D Innovation Unit, Pfizer Business Development Group and Pfizer Asia Research to evaluate academic research capabilities in Asia, build and manage a research network of academic institutes, biotech companies and Contracted Research Organizations (CROs). He liaises with therapeutic area and technology research unit leaderships in accessing the science and innovation needed to support Pfizer mission in Asia.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Ding hold a variety of positions in the Pfizer R&D division, including Head of Structural Biology at the Research Technology Center (RTC) in Cambridge, MA, Associate Research Fellow and Senior Research Scientist. He oversaw a group of scientists responsible for protein production, characterization,

crystallization, crystallography and structure-based drug design. His group supported structural based drug deign portfolio of 15+ programs, through collaborative effort between RTC, Pfizer global structural biology groups and therapeutic area project teams, including oncology, diabetes, inflammation and CNS.

Dr. Ding received a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Peking University in 1987 and a master’s degree in Biophysics from Tsinghua University in 1990. In 1996, after completed his doctoral studies in Biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, he moved to Harvard University as a postdoctoral fellow at Prof. Don Wiley’s lab to study structural immunology.

Stephanie D. Burroughs

Director, Procurement Programs

NJ Small Business Development Centers

Rutgers Business School Graduate Programs

Helping small business owners successfully compete in the government contracting arena is Stephanie’s responsibility and passion. Stephanie D. Burroughs, Director of Procurement Programs for the NJ Small Business Development Centers where she manages a team of consultants and staff who provide a variety of services to diverse small businesses that include individual advisor sessions focused on federal and state government agency sourcing strategies, identifying contract opportunities, procurement preference programs; registrations, certifications, certification auditing services, matchmaking opportunities and more. A variety of training and matchmaking programs are developed to provide small business owners direct contact with buyers and purchasing decision makers; educate small business owners about the current sourcing environment; develop marketing strategies; and demystify the contracting process with various federal, state and local government sectors.

For more than 25 years Stephanie has provided content rich presentations that empower and inspire her audiences and which move them to take immediate action. She has trained, coached and consulted with 1,000's of small business owners and has been a speaker for and developed 100's of training programs, expos and conferences all devoted to the growth, development and empowerment of diverse small businesses and women.

On behalf of NJ Transit, The Port Authority of NY & NJ and Gannett Fleming Corddry and Carpenter, Stephanie has directed and managed a variety of small business development programs, M/W/S/DBE certification, and contract compliance monitoring for multimillion dollar construction programs and the development of the first ever MBE/SBE construction expos exposing minority and small business contractors to the public contracting arena and large construction management firms in the NY/NJ area.

Stephanie has been featured on WMBC cable TV, Comcast Cable TV and in Diversity Plus Magazine. She has received a variety of awards and recognition including the recent: State Star award - Association of Small Business Development Centers, San Antonio, TX; Women's Leadership Award - National Minority Business Council, NYC, and recognition for her economic development efforts in the City of Newark by the Brick City Development Council.

An entrepreneur herself, Stephanie is President of StephanieSpeaking LLC, a professional and inspirational business development speaking, training and coaching firm. She is a graduate of Rutgers University, Newark, N.J. where she earned her B.S. in Management; and she has continued her education through extensive training programs.

NJSBDC notable accomplishments include:

  • Generated in excess of $600,000 in program income over the past 6 years.
  • Partnered with NJ Transit to plan and host two multi- week Construction Estimating courses on the Rutgers Newark campus.
  • Developed seven (7) successful annual procurement expos.
  • Partnered with Skanska USA to co-sponsor two (2) multi-week successful construction management courses.
  • Awarded a $301,000 contract on behalf of NJSBDC from NJ Transit to provide DBE federal certification auditing for NJ Transit and NJDOT.


Session 2

Venture Capital/Angel Investor Forum

投资人与您见面专场:

Pitching and Panel Discussion: Frequently Made Mistakes (FMM) by early stage start-ups

实例评估与解析: 公司开创时常犯的错误


Moderator

Joe Chin

CEO, Source Pad

Joe is a career Internet entrepreneur and has successfully founded numerous companies over the past 15 years. Currently, Joe is the Founder and CEO of SourcePad, a virtual outsourcing company. Prior to SourcePad, Joe was the founding CEO of the largest ad network for ecommerce sites and product manufacturers, Guidester (now Searchandise Commerce). Formerly, Joe was the Managing Director of REOL, Internet Analyst at Laidlaw, founder/President of Diadem (a multi-player game company), and founder/principal of JEV (an import/export company). Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Joe was an engineer, designing multi-million dollar satellites at Hughes Aircaft. Joe earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia University and a Masters of Science from the University of California Berkeley. Joe is a frequent speaker and has been quoted in numerous publications, including BusinessWeek, Fortune, Crain's, Advertising Age and Inc. Magazine. Over the course of his career, Joe has raised over $20 million in financing from both angels and VC's.

Coordinator

Tony Hu

Founder, fotomkup.com

VP of Public relations, NACEA

Tony is the founder of fotomkup.com - a facebook application to customize user's photos using online templates and share with their friends. Prior to his current venture, he was the president of an e-commence importing company, Genesis International Corp. Tony is also the sitting VP of Public Relations of NACEA (North-America Chinese Entrepreneur Association), he is one of the founders and senior executive officers of NACEA.


Panelists:

John Ason

Angel Investor

John Ason has been an angel investor for over 13 years specializing in early stage pre-revenue companies. He has made over thirty eclectic investments in the areas of e-commerce, technology, advertising and entertainment. John was at AT&T Bell Labs for over 25 years, first involved in software and technology development, then in marketing and business management of large telecommunications projects overseas. He is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a guest lecturer at the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson and at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. John's hobbies include traveling, golf, GO (oriental game) and mentoring companies.

Some of John's investments are:

For about half if his investments, John has been the lead angel devoting a significant amount of his time to mentoring the companies. A typical company consists of one or two people in a garage or kitchen with minimal or no revenues. Average investment from the angel network for the first round is $275K. Any low capital industry with high growth potential qualifies with the exception of medical and biotech. As a starting point, John will accept only one page executive level summaries via email (ason@comcast.net). 

Eyal Bino

Founder and Managing Partner, Worldwide Investor Network (WIN)

Eyal Bino is Founder and Managing Partner of the Worldwide Investor Network (WIN), a NY-based funding accelerator focused on helping global early stage technology companies shorten their path to their first round of funding in the US and to accelerate their ventures. WIN’s investor community of VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and private equity firms invest in technology companies with high growth potential in the range of $500K-$5M.

Previosuly, Eyal has been the Founder and CEO of BornGlobal, a consulting firm focused on accelerating international startups in the US market, with a focus on new media, gaming and consumer internet.

 Eyal holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and International Business from New York University and is actively involved in research, writing and speaking about entrepreneurship in the global world, and the use of digital and social media to bridge between businesses, cultures and people.

Fernandes, J. Skyler

Venture Capital, Centripetal Capital Partners

COO of the South African Chamber of Commerce in America (SACCA)

Fernandes is a venture capitalist at Centripetal Capital Partners, an early stage venture fund with an innovative investment structure and invests across industries including: internet, telecom, healthcare, and energy.  Mr. Fernandes leads the Missing Middle Initiative, launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, focused on creating funds that invest $100K-$3M, a critical financing gap for businesses globally.  Previously, Mr. Fernandes worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse, in the asset securitization group at Societe Generale, and raised capital for Latin American corporations at Standard Bank.  Additionally, Mr. Fernandes serves as COO of the South African Chamber of Commerce in America (SACCA), is a serial entrepreneur co-founding a number of companies, and is a member of Echoing Green's Social Investment Council.  He graduated a year early from New York University summa cum laude, due to coursework at Harvard University where he studied quantum physics.

Mark Tang, Ph.D. MBA

Angel Investor, Managing Director and Chairman,WT Global Capital Inc, World Tech Ventures, LLC

Dr. C. Mark Tang is currently head of of World Tech Ventures, LLC, an international merchant banking and advisory firm specializing in financing and advising small medium enterprises (SMEs)in US and China/Asia, and Chairman of GCA Therapeutics, Ltd., a US specialty pharmaceutical company focusing in-licensing and developing drug for Chinese market.

Dr. Tang has is an entrepreneur, educator, and a life science and high tech investment banker. Dr. Tang has co-founded three successful ventures. Most recently he was a director and co-founder of a digital right management tech company which was acquired by a public company. Dr. Tang has previously worked in Wall Street in different capacities including equity research, investment banking, and asset management for over 15 years at major investment banks. Dr. Tang is a co-founder and Chairman of the World Bio-technology Forum, through which Dr. Tang has provided educational conferences regarding bio entrepreneurship and venture financing in US and Asia. Dr. Tang has published two books and contributed regularly to international trade publications. He is also a frequent international speaker on various investment topics in US and China. From 2004-2006, Dr. Tang was also an instructor and biotech director at Rutgers Business School, where he taught biotech finance, venture capital and business development courses. Dr. Tang was one of the first identifying Asia biotech as a growth area, wrote one of the first article on biotech equity risk management and one of the first book on investing in biotech sector. Dr. Tang had been an advisor for non-profit and science park in Asia.

Session 3

Prospects of IT and E-commerce in the Coming Years

信息技术和电子商务展望

Moderator

Tao Tao, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center

Vice president, NACEA

Tao Tao is the current the VP of North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA). He works as a research scientist with IBM T.J.Watson research center on IT service management and has received three IBM research awards. He has been very active with several high profile oversea Chinese communities in Greater New York area in last 5 years. He is also Secretary of CIE-GNYC and has been a major organizer of more than 10 conferences and seminars of various sizes.

Tao Tao finished his Ph.D in computer science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001. He also received M.S and B.S in computer science in 1995 and 1992 from Wuhan University, China. Prior to joining IBM in February, 2006, He had worked with United Airlines as a senior architect for 4 years (2001--2005) developing large-scale mission-critical applications for airport operations. His research interests include cloud computing, IT service management(ITSM), distributed computing, data mining and service-oriented architecture(SOA).

Speakers and Panelists:

Jijun Chen

Senior Engineer, Director of e-Business & e-Logistics Research Center of Tsinghua Urban Planning and Designing Institute, Deputy Secretary-General of National e-Trade Alliance of China (ETA), Director of e-Business Research Center of China Association of E-Commerce (CECA), Senior Expert of China Association of E-Commerce, Senior Engineer of China Association of E-Commerce Construction Sub-Committee, Deputy Chairman of China Association of Standardization Logistics Standardization Group, major establisher of RosettaNet China.

Jijun Chen has more than 12 years experience in IT system strategic planning, supply chain, e-business, logistics management consulting and business process reengineering, business-to-business integration (B2Bi) and synchronization (such as VMI & CPFR), RosettaNet and e-Logistics standardization, and establishing of China eHub for Trading, Telecommunication, Manufacturing, Retailing, Transportation, Logistics, Tobacco and Coal industries in China. Jijun Chen has been proactively promoting the implementation of international standards, such as RosettaNet、Web Services、ebXML, WS-I, with great emphasis on the planning, standardization and implementation of cloud computing, The Internet of Things (IoT), digital city and regional logistics portal.

Dr. Jih-Shyr Yih

Services Transformation Initiatives

Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY

From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Yih was chief of staff to VP Services Research, for hiring, communications, technical planning, strategy execution, and awards of eight global labs with 550 researchers and budget over $100M.

From 2000 to 2005, he led teams in creating IBM's advanced commerce solutions, such as the ibm.com Common Commerce Engine, Global Asset Reuse Services private marketplace, and Websphere Commerce multichannel solutions. He also worked on many complex client engagements worldwide. Dr. Yih has taken assignments with Retail Core Banking Solutions in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Networked Applications & Services Division in White Plains, NY. He was an adjunct faculty member at the Columbia University. He has been awarded two IBM Outstanding Innovations Awards and published over 50 technical journal and conference papers

Wei Zhao

Managing Director, Seatig, Inc.

Wei Zhao is a managing director and the founder of Seatig Inc., an outsourcing and software development firm specializing risk applications, trading applications, and pricing systems for hedge funds, trading firms, and investment banks. Prior to founding Seatig, she worked in Bear Stearns and Platinum Grove Asset Management.

Chuyu Xiong, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Kaiyuan Technologies

Young Lee

The Maltese Group, Wealth Management Team at Merrill Lynch

Young Lee is a financial advisor with the Maltese Group, a wealth management team ranked by Barron's among the top 1000 advisors in the United States and top 50 in New Jersey from 2008 to 2011, helping manage over $800 million in assets for institutions, small business owners, individuals and families.

He has been with Merrill Lynch for nearly ten years helping clients in various positions from Indiana to New Jersey. Young is a graduate from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University where he was selected as commencement speaker upon graduation. Young is a board member for the Krannert School of Management at Purdue and President of the Purdue Alumni Club of New Jersey. In the fall of 2007, he was selected to speak at the Krannert Executive Forum. Young’s giving back to his community is evident in his current roles as past President of the Rotary Club of Edison, NJ, and a founding member for the Korean Community Center of Greater Princeton (KCCP) Young has helped the Edison Rotary Club raise over $20,000 to award scholarships for high school students from Edison, J.P. Stevens, Middlesex Academy, South Plainfield, St. Joseph and Wardlaw Hartridge. He was recognized in the fall of 2011 as the Outstanding Member by Korean Community Center of Greater Princeton (KCCP) for his dedication and commitment to community service. In addition, he has helped sponsor previous events for the North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA) and help get approval for matching gifts to the non profit organization.

Session 4

国论坛 - 海归及美中商务与投资机遇

China Forum - Cross-border Opportunities and Challenges for US-China Entrepreneurs in New Economic Era

(4:00 – 5:45pm)


Moderator

May Li

Managing Director, RimLife Green Technologies LLC

Chairwoman, North-America Chinese Entrepreneur Association

May Li has been working in the renewable energy sector for over 3 years and has accrued comprehensive knowledge (technology, products and market) and market experience in the solar and LED industry. She is the co-founder and CEO of RimLife Green Technologies, a company that focuses on LED and solar product development and marketing. Under her leadership and management, the company has developed successful partnership with several LED and solar suppliers, an OEM manufacturing partner, distribution and project development partners in the tri-state area. The company is ready to launch greater marketing efforts and generate significant revenues.

Prior to this, May Li has served as VP of Marketing in RimLife Technologies, a software and IT outsourcing company where she led the development of several patented software and a successful revenue model in outsourced business. Her working experience also includes chief market/sales analyst of a multi-national company Sandvik US, and associated professor at University of International Business & Economics in Beijing, a renowned business school in China.

In addition to entrepreneurship, May Li founded and is now the Chairwoman of North-America Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA), a non-profit organization that houses business owners, nurtures entrepreneurship and the US-China relationship in both government and business levels. In the past few years, May Li has made frequent trips to China and has developed solid relationship with local governments and businesses. She was invited speaker in the International Renewable Energy Forum held in Qingdao in April 2010 and Global Sustainability Leadership Forum in Nov 2010 in Beijing. May Li is a certified BPI Building Performance Analyst, a member of US Green Building Council and NJ Sustainable Leadership Forum and serve in the advisory board of NJ Sustainable Business Incubator.

May Li’s business expertise and experience include solar system design and development, LED technology and applications, strategic business planning, global marketing, US-China Cross-border investment (M&As & commercial properties), international business partnership, customer relations, and enterprise management. As an experienced entrepreneur, her vision, her in-depth understanding of the international market, and her business connections in both the US and China will play an important role in her future achievements.

May Li has earned her BA & MA Degree in Shandong University of China and read Ph.D in Beijing prior to her MBA study in the US.



Speakers and Panelists:


Baofa Yu, 于保法

山东保法肿瘤治疗股份有限公司 董事长


主任医师,1988年中国协和医科大学研究生毕业,1990-1991美国UCSD 博士后,1992-1993年Salk博士后,1994-1998 Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCSD. 在美期间主要从事癌症药物载体给药的研究和肿瘤分子生物学研究。他发明了利用肿瘤组织作为抗癌药物缓释体系的新概念和缓释库治疗方法,具有临床应用价值,于1998年回国在东平农村创办泰美宝法肿瘤医院。十三年来治疗肿瘤病人一万多人收到了良好的社会效果。2004年创办济南保法肿瘤医院。2010年办东平保法综合医院。2011年与新泰第二人民医院合作肿瘤治疗中心收到良好的效果。 目前正在筹建北京保法肿瘤医院。

于保法任数家医院董事长,同时兼任山东保法肿瘤治疗股份公司董事长,济南嘉佐药物研究所所长,重点研究复方抗癌药物的组合和新药申报。他领导的团队获得抗癌美国中国和澳大利亚发明专利数项,他本人2000年1月获山东省科学技术委员会“99山东省十大杰出留学科技专家”称号,2005年1月获得中国青年志愿者协会“中国青年志愿者服务铜奖奖章”,2005年获中国国务院颁发的华侨华人专业人士‘杰出创业奖’,2006年3月获中国青年志愿者协会“中国青年志愿者行动贡献奖”。出版专业书籍三本,发表缓释库治疗癌症论文数十篇。论文参加AACR和ASCO(2011)并被录用。

2004年10月于保法教授倡议,由共青团团中央、国家卫生部、中央电视台共同主办,中国青年志愿者协会、山东保法肿瘤治疗股份有限公司及其下属三家医院承办的“中国青年志愿者医疗扶贫万里长征”,从江西省瑞金出发,途经广西、贵州、云南、四川、重庆、甘肃、宁夏、陕西等10个省市,为老区人民开展大病普查,送医送药、医务培训等服务,并为此次活动拿出300万元。沿途中总结出《中国农村卫生改革与现状调查报告》。胡锦涛总书记对该报告高度重视,批阅后转到卫生部,该报告促进了中国农村医疗卫生改革。2005-2007年间,于保法教授就“医疗扶贫万里长征”活动以及他关于癌症治疗的书籍和文章数次接受了CCTV《讲述》和《焦点访谈》栏目以及北京人民广播电台对他的采访。2006年,为响应国家号召,减轻患者负担,于教授在山东省率先推出了部分肿瘤“保效、限价”的措施,受到《齐鲁晚报》等多家媒体的报道

于保法是第十届全国人大代表,第十一届济南市政协常委,十二届济南政协委员和济南市致公党常委,致公党山东省委留学生专业委员会副主任,中国侨商投资协会理事,山东省侨商会副会长,济南市海外留学归国创业人员联谊会副会长。

Jijun Chen 陈继军

高级工程师, 清华大学规划院电子商务与现代物流研究所所长、国防科技生产力促进中心技术推广部副总工程师,中国电子贸易产业技术创新战略联盟副秘书长、中国电子商务协会电子商务研究中心主任,中国电子商务协会高级专家、中国电子商务协会建设分会总工程师,并曾经担任中国标准化协会物流技术标准化工作组副组长、RosettaNet中国组织创建人之一。

晓红律师, Michelle Wu, Esq., Graham Curtin


Ms. Wu concentrates her practice in immigration law and corporate law, at Graham Curtin located in Morristown, New Jersey. Her immigration practice includes the petition, change, transfer and extension of various non-immigrant visas; permanent residency (employment-based, family-based and EB-5 investment immigration); and citizenship petitions.  She also has significant experience in corporate transactional matters including the incorporation of various forms of entities; corporate governance documents; drafting and negotiation of various commercial contracts and leases; mergers, acquisitions,

joint ventures and divestitures; securities and investment; cross-border transactions; and corporate counseling.   

Ms. Wu has assisted clients in the EB-5 investment green card petitions not only through investment in the USCIS approved regional centers but also by establishing and investing in new businesses or existing entities as well as through acquisition or forming and investing in joint ventures in the U.S.  

Ms. Wu served as Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Helen E. Hoens, Appellate Division, Superior Court of New Jersey.  During law school, Ms. Wu served as Judicial Intern for the Honorable Ronald J. Hedges, U.S.M.J., District of New Jersey. She also served as Managing Development Editor of the Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal. Currently she is a Trustee of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association/NJ Foundation and is the Co-Chair of APALA/NJ's Professional Development Committee.  Ms. Wu is a graduate of Rutgers University Law School - Newark. She also obtained an M.P.H. from Columbia University. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.


Tony Zhang, Ph.D., J.D.

Fish & Richardson P.C

Tony Zhang is an Associate in the New York office of Fish & Richardson P.C. He joined the firm in 2002, having previously served as a patent agent and technology specialist with the firm. His practice emphasizes patent prosecution and due diligence investigation in the areas of chemistry, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and materials science. Dr. Zhang's projects have involved pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, drug formulations, chemical synthetic methods, therapeutical devices and diagnostic devices (including biosensors and biochips), fuel cells, solar cells, catalysts, and polymers.

Admissions

 Massachusetts 2007

 New York 2008

 United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education

 BS, Beijing University 1996, Chemistry

 PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2001, Chemistry

 JD, Suffolk University Law School 2007

汪苏克 博士(Suke Wang) Ph.D.

Director at GenScript Coporation

胜者

国温州良精集团董事长,温州市政协委员




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Origin date: April 11, 2007
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