Big Data began as a popular buzz word a few years ago, and now has become the most innovative force reshaping almost every industry. This technology has long been the driving force for the great success of Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, etc. and now it is reforming the financial industry.
Let us look into some of the key evolutions of big data technologies and how its influence has reformed and innovated our industries.
6:00 PM Registration
6:30 PM Dinner
Introduction by Martin Liang, Chair of NACC
First President of EastWest Bank in North America
7:00 PM “Big Data for Internet Finance”
– Alex Lu, Founder of Finanlytics Inc.
7:30 PM “Data and Value Driven Real Estate Investment”
– Y.P. Chan, Principal of Chanden Inc.
8:00 PM “Case Study: RV Crowdfunding”
– Dong Ma, CEO of ViaRV LLC
FREE PARKING is available on Levels P1, P2 and P3.
Alex Lu has over 15 years of research, product and technology management experiences in search engine, online advertising, big data technologies (machine learning, data mining etc.), and FinTech. Before founding his own company on social investing in early 2015, Alex has taken many different leadership roles as VP of Search at SNDA, Chief Scientist at Ku6 Media, Engineering Director at Baidu, CTO at DZH Inc. Alex also worked at Bing and Google as principle program manager and software engineer on the core search & advertising technologies. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Mr. Y.P. Chan is a principal at Chanden Inc. focusing on investment and business advisory services primarily in Greater China and the United States. Y.P. has over 20 years of experience in business turnaround and restructuring, entrepreneurship, equity and real estate investment, JV and acquisitions, and executive education in USA and Greater China. Y.P. obtained both his MBA and MSEE degrees from Columbia University. He is currently an advisory board member of The University of Washington Bothell School of Business and a Visiting Executive Lecturer in the Darden Business School, the University of Virginia.
Dong Ma has over 15 years of experience as an insurance agent in personal auto, home and commercial insurance in the Pacific Northwest. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Beijing University of Science and Technology. Mr. Ma also has several years of work experience in the auto and computer industries, working under companies like Shin-Shin General Electronics and Beijing Heavy Duty Automobile Manufacturer prior to his arrival to Seattle. He is current the CEO of his own company, ViaRV, in Bellevue, WA.