Silicon Dragon Global 2015
October 6, 5-9pm Draper University, 44 E. 3rd Ave., San Mateo, CA
Tech innovation trends are shifting from East to West as China, Korea, Japan, India move ahead and ideas are copied in Silicon Valleys of the world. Hear from leading experts and stay ahead of the trends to prosper in this new globalized era and compete with the best.
Global Tech Innovation Trends 5:30pm – 6pm Multinational Strategists from the Far East Up the Ante for Innovation with Advances in Tech, from Mobile Communications to Artificial Intelligence. What are their Next Big Ideas? How do these Innovators Manage Leading-Edge Product Development?
Dr. Adam Coates, Director of Silicon Valley AI Lab, Baidu Brendon Kim, Head of Samsung Strategic Investments group, Global Innovation Center Sid Mohasseb, Strategic Innovations Leader, KPMG Moderator: Mark Milian, Writer-Editor, Bloomberg
Ken Gullicksen, CSO, Evernote Candice Lo, Interim Head of Talent China, Uber Michael Korcuska, VP-Product, LinkedIn Moderator: Lilly Huang, Senior Director, Silicon Valley Bank
Tech Chats: Founders of Emerging Chinese Companies 6:30 pm – 7:00pm
Drones, robotics and social mobile are what’s hot in China’s tech climate. These startups are taking on the world outside China with unique technology.
Jin Zhao, CEO, social mobile commerce leader, Jinti Inc., Shanghai Rex Sham, Chief Scientist, robotics technology startup, Insight Robotics, Hong Kong Moderators: Diana Ding, Founder, Silicon Valley Innovation Channel Ying-Ying Lu, Contributor, Silicon Dragon
Venture Capitalists / Dealmakers 7:00pm – 7:45pm Find out what’s getting funded and at what valuations, how China, Japan, Korea are leverage their tech knowhow to shift the innovation momentum from east to west. Xiaomi, Samsung, DJI are just some examples of leading edge innovators from the east.
Joe Lonsdale, Founding Member, Formation 8 Jenny Lee, Managing Partner, GGV Capital Tim Young, General Partner, Eniac Ventures Nick Adams, Managing Director, AME Cloud Ventures Erik Lassila, US Managing Partner, Peakview Capital Chuck Comey, Partner, Morrison & Foerster Rebecca Fannin, Silicon Dragon (moderator)