1. City of Bellevue: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub
Speaker Bio: Conrad Lee is Bellevue’s first minority City Council member and the longest continuous serving member of the council and the first mayor (2012 – 2013) of Asian (Chinese) ancestry. He is active in the efforts to bring global talents and businesses to his City and the Pacific Northwest Region.
2. Practical Strategies and Execution for Startup
Speaker Bio: Y.P. Chan is the Founder, Investor, Mentor and Consultant to various startup and new business in USA, Greater China, Japan and South Korea. He has over 20 years of experience in business turnaround and restructuring, entrepreneurship, venture capital, executive education, JV and acquisitions in USA and East Asia. He was the CEO of a publicly listed company in USA and obtained both his MBA & MSEE from Columbia University.
3. Am I Ready for a Startup?
Speaker Bio: Dr. Jing Zhou co-founded a water filtration company (Beijing, Suzhou & California) from 2010-2014. She received a Beijing Distinguished Expert Award for outstanding contribution as an entrepreneur. Prior to being an entrepreneur, she had 10 years of academic experience, earning a Ph.D in Chemistry from University of Maryland BC and her BS from Nankai University.