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Chris loves working with startups, and she is particularly interested in the challenge of optimizing resources to maximize startup growth impact in an ever-changing media and business environment. Working for Chinaccelerator, she has hands-on guided 40+ startups on growth across various Internet verticals. She is also actively involved in Chinese startups eco-system, building relationships with of industry leaders and investors, identifying and executing on projects that have positive impact on the society.
Matthieu is an entrepreneur and community builder. As the International Growth Director at XNode (thexnode.com), he works with startup founders, corporations, and ecosystem players to innovate in China. He is on a mission to identify the relevant model that will help organizations stay ahead of the competition. Previously, Matthieu worked for Techstars as the Regional Manager for Greater China where he supported community leaders to nurture their local tech communities. He has spent 12+ years in Greater China: Beijing, Hong Kong, and now Shanghai. He is on Twitter and Instagram with @maboxiu.
Ekaterina is currently the CTO and Co-Founder of Spare Leash, a pet sitting platform that connects pet owners to verified pet sitters. Spare Leash services are all in home, 100% cage-free.
Before Spare Leash, she took her passion for pets and created a pet adoption platform, DOGether, where individual rescuers and shelters are able to post animals looking for homes and match them with potential adopters.
Apart from that Ekaterina is a mentor in Le Wagon, coding bootcamp, a speaker at Ladies Who Tech and Slush Conferences and hosts workshops on tech and startups.
In her spare time she is a dog mom of two, loves painting and traveling.
March 2018 Enrolled in Oxford Blockchain Strategy Program
2005–2007 Brandeis University(U.S.), Master's degree in Economics and Finance
2001 –2005Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics(China), Bachelor's degree in EE
2018 Co-founder & CEO of everiToken (world's first token-focused public chain)
2015 –2017 Founder & CEO of 1Xinyong Big Data Company
2015 –2016 Investor & Co-founder of HiDreamer Mobile Game & FPL Electronic Sports
2011 –2014 Founder & CEO of Shanghai Leroy Corporate Gifting (sold out)
2010 –2014 Co-founder & Director, Fubon Brothers (HK) Financial Holding (sold out)
2007 –2010 Strategy & China Business, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai)
2006/6-8 Alternative Investments(mainly CDOs), Oppenheimer Funds(NYC, U.S.)
Honors and Social Activities：
Shanghai 1000-Talent Program (entrepreneur group)
Director of Shanghai Alumni Union of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Member of Pudong Youth Federation in Shanghai
Educated at Peking University, the US and Australia, Yaoli is about to start her postdoc at Peking University in September and is AngelHack Beijing community ambassador. Her general mission is to encourage technology entrepreneurship and convert academic innovations in technology into industrial products to solve realistic problems. Her particular interests are in location-based services and urban smart mobility. She got her PhD in Infrastructure Engineering from the University of Melbourne.
Enrico is among the few foreigners — and first Italian — ever listed on Forbes China, nominated as one of the most influential young innovators in China and later recognized by Forbes as one of the top experts on innovation management and new technologies. Based in China for almost 10 years, Enrico is a serial entrepreneur, a consultant, and a university professor.
Enrico is the Founder and CEO of DooPlus Group, a platform dedicated to helping businesses transform the way they catalyze innovation through dedicated educational and open innovation programs. Specializing in innovation management, with a focus on growth and optimization strategies in the areas of product and market, Enrico is also a strategic consultant to startups, SMEs, multinational corporations and government administrations.
Sergio is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Tuitu Technology Solutions, helping startups and enterprise corporations develop and fulfill the production of creative solutions that embrace modern technologies such as WeChat Mini Programs, Dockerized Technologies, IOT hardward & software solutions. Tuitu technologies have helped to launch several Shanghai based startups, as well as automate and modernize internal processes for international enterprises.
Apart from that Sergio is a featured lecturer at Le Wagon, coding bootcamp, has been a mentor for Singularity Univerity, and a speaker for Tech Crunch, WeWork, naked Hub, and Tsinghua University. When he isn't working, Sergio is also a composer of songs and multi-instrumentalist, who has worked on over 200 songs to date.
Agile practitioner since 1999, passionate about building software products, I use LEAN startup to develop business.
Programmer since 1994, I can combine a broad range of technologies to deliver business value and amazing user experience. I embraced methodologies such as XP, SCRUM, TDD and Refactoring in the early days and use all these agile tools on daily basis to boost software engineering throughput.
With 20 years experience building software, managing developers and implementing engineering best practices, I can lead or support your Software projects.
I also have expertise working on high availability and platform operation. Thus I can cover the whole product lifecycle, from requirements analysis to running production.
I spent the past 5 years exploring data project. Acquired in depth expertise about webscraping and keep learning about data science every day.
Stacey is the founder and CEO of ESL Passport ( www.eslpassport.com ), as well as a partner in Lightbulb Growth Co. and Evolve Globally (www.evolveglobally.com). All of her projects and endeavors push for higher standards of the global education industry with specialization in the ESL (English as a Second Language) Industry.
Outside of business ventures, Stacey enjoys supporting her community in entrepreneur, women in business events, and pet rescue events.
Stacey has lived in Asia for nearly a decade and has traveled to over 30 countries leading workshops, education industry reports, public speaking courses and more.
Carmen is the founder of ARTech, and she believes that art and technology should belong to everyone. With a strong love for art and technology, she launched the ARTech exploration movement, which lasted for nearly two months, visited nine countries in eastern Europe, and deeply interviewed digital ARTech art pioneers including Oscar winners. This trip will be shared with the audience as a documentary.
As a woman in tech, she has more than 10 years of experience in the top 500 companies in the world. She has been the operation director of China district for AUGmentecture, an American augmented reality company. She has been interviewed several times by the tech media and the women's media and she is very passionate about philanthropy. She is the founder of ARTech TALK and co-sponsor of TEDx Tianshan Park.