China to the World: Integration in Globalization Strategy
Hear from Our Featured Guest Speakers
From top government officials, to policymakers, from industrial leaders, to renowned scholars,
we bring them to you in the same room. Here are some of the speakers from the 2016 summit.
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Ambassador Zhang Qiyue has been the Consul General of China in New York since 2014. Ambassador Zhang Qiyue has rich experience in multilateral and bilateral diplomacy. She served as Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Belgium and Indonesia respectively. Her previous posts also include the Secretariat of United Nations Headquarters in New York and Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
Mr. Pan Shiyi is China’s famous real estate developer, chairman of the board of SOHO China. His SOHO city has revolutionized the landscape of real estate development in Beijing. In 2011, together with Sina Leju, Mr. Pan launched and became the leading figure in real estate e-commerce. Having over 180 million followers on Weibo, Mr. Pan is honored as the “Top Ten Influential Figures in Real Estate Industry.”
Mr. Zhang Jizhong is perhaps China's most well known TV series producer and a recognizable entertainment celebrity in China. Over the past two decades, Zhang Jizhong has several commercially successful, critically acclaimed credits to his name as a producer. Over the past ten years, Zhang Jizhong has produced several big budget TV series adaptations of Louis Cha's wuxia novels, which have attained commercial success in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and other Asian countries.
Mr. Zhou Xin is co-founder and chairman of the most outstanding real estate service provider in China, E-House Holdings Limited. Founded in 2000, E-House is the leading online and offline platform for real estate transactions, cumulative revenue topping 1 trillion RMB in 2016. Together with CRIC, Zhou founded E-House Corporate Group, attracting investments from 21 famous groups including Evergrande, Vanke and Yunfeng.
Mr. Li Ning is the Chairman and executive director of Viva China Holdings Limited. Mr. Li is the founder of sportswear giant Li Ning Co. One of the most outstanding athletes in 20th century, Li was the gold medalist for six separate categories in the 1982 Gymnastics World Championship and honored “Prince of Gymnastics.” After his retiring from gymnastics in 1989, he launched Li Ning brand, which became the top tier sportswear in China.
Mr. Zhang Yiming is the founder and CEO of Toutiao, which he founded in 2012. About 175 million people use Toutiao’s service each month. He is responsible for setting the overall direction of the company. He has received numerous distinctions such as Forbes China “30 Under 30”, Fortune China "40 business elite under the age of 40" and "50 business pioneers in China".
Mr. Tad Smith is the president and CEO of Sotheby’s and an adjunct professor at New York University's Stern School of Business. Graduating from Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and Harvard Business School, Smith has worked in many renowned organizations including CEO at Madison Square Garden Company and other key positions at Cablevision Systems Corporation, Reed Elsevier Group PLC, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, BMG Entertainment, etc.
Chen Man is the go-to contemporary photographer and visual artist in China. Chen’s works have been exhibited and had won multiple international awards in countries such as France, United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Hong Kong. As a fashion photographer, she works as the cover photographer for many renowned magazines such as Vogue, Elle and Harper’s BAZAAR.
Speakers and Representatives from these companies at Summit 2016
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Get informed and inspired at large forums and small-talk sessions
across eight themes surrounding China’s new economy today. Listen, think and learn.
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This year, we aim to provide our participants with more direct interactions with our guest speakers. Apart from keynote presentations, we hold mini Q&A sessions.
Summit is a great opportunity to meet people. Bring your name card and enjoy chatting with guests, future colleagues and peers.
For targeted sponsors, we hold career fair and recruitment sessions. Come and learn about your dream jobs, and speak with HRs at the summit.