Your Summit registration includes admission to all keynote and small-talk sessions. Last year’s summit was a huge success featuring discussions in 6 major aspects of Chna’s New Economy. In Summit 2017, we are bringing the number up to 9.
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.
Mr. Wang Jiwu is currently the chairman of the board of Tuspark Holdings. Mr. Wang is a leading scholar in finance and corporate management. His papers on management got the attention of international business news such as Financial Times. After taking over Tuspark, he has contributed to Tuspark’s effort to help the economic growth of China.
Mr. Yan Kaijing is the chairman of the board of Tasly Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd. Tasly besides pharmaceutical manufacturing, Tasly also focuses on research and development, plantation, production and sales. Mr. Yan is a member of the 11th Central Committee of All-China Youth Federation.
Mr. Hu Haiping is the CEO and vice chairman of the board of Shanshan Investment Holding Co Ltd. He is a senior consultant for United Nations Office for Project Services and was honored China’s “Top Ten Outstanding CEO” in 2010. He is a partner at Ivy Capital and Zijingang Capital. Hu serves as a guest professor at renowned universities, an entrepreneurial mentor and an investment strategist.
Mr. Wang Qiang is the founding partner of Zhen Fund. He is a renowned lover and collector of ancient books. Wang helps entrepreneurs discover meaning of entrepreneurship by engaging in philosophical discussions. Before founding Zhen Fund, Mr. Wang was the cofounder and CEO of Vice of New Oriental Education.
Xu Chen is the chairman of China General Chamber of Commerce - U.S.A.. Beginning in 1990, Xu joined Bank of China to start his professional career, and later held key positions in finance division and London branch of the bank. In January 2015, Xu became the president of Bank of China USA, and oversees the New York, Queens, Chicago and Los Angeles branches of Bank of China.
Mr. Huang Xiaojie is one of the founding partners as well as executive manager of JD Investment. Before 2007, he managed the graduate student division in People’s Bank of China. Founded in 2007, JD is now one of the most competitive Private Equity firms in China, with over 100 billion RMB in market value.
Mr. Che Pinjue, originally the head of data committee and group vice president at Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd., now serves as a venture partner at Sequoia Capital to focus on investing in innovative big data start-ups.
Mr. Sun Jian has been the Chief Executive Officer of Homeinns Hotel Group, a leading economy hotel chain in China, since 2004. Mr. Sun has over 13 years of consumer industry experience. Mr. Sun has been an Independent Director of E-House (China) Holdings Limited since March 2014. Mr. Mr. Sun serves as the Vice President of China Chain Store & Franchise Association.
Mr. Ding Zuyu has served as co-president of E-House since April 2012. Mr. Ding currently also serves as vice principal of the E-House Research and Training Institute, secretary-general of the Real Estate Broker Professional Committee Intermediary Committee of the China Real Estate Association, and an independent director of Shanghai Chengtou Holding Co., Ltd. Mr. Ding was named “Shanghai Outstanding Young Merchant” in 2012, and was named one of the “Top Ten Shanghai Young Merchants for 2011-2012”.
chairman of CP Pharmaceutical Group
Miss Tse received Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Tse is now the chairman of CP Pharmaceutical Group, forerunner of pharmaceutical manufacturing in China. Dedicated to follow to the group’s motto “Improve quality of life, maintain the dignity of life,” Miss Tse works to bring world class health services to many with her vision and management.
Lawton R. Burns
Chair of the Health Care Management Department
Lawton Robert Burns, Ph.D., MBA, is the Chair of the Health Care Management Department, the James Joo-Jin Kim Professor, a Professor of Health Care Management, and a Professor of Management in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also Director of the Wharton Center for Health Management & Economics, and Co-Director of the Roy & Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management.
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cellular Dynamics
Dr. Bruce Novich serves as an Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. Dr. Novich has been President of Industrial and Corporate New Business Development Division at FUJIFILM North America Corporation since April 2015.
Weng is a deputy curator at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Her recent exhibition Gu Shi Xin Bian, Tales of Our Time was applauded by many mainstream media such as The New York Times. Weng hosted exhibitions for Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art.
Lu Xiongwen serves as a Professor and the Dean of the School of Management of Shanghai Fudan University. Dr. Lu is an Honorable Professor of the University of Hong Kong and Norwegian School of Management and serves as a Director of Chinese Marketing Research Center at Fudan University. He has authored four books and published over three dozens of research papers.
Dr. Cao Huining is a Professor of Finance, Chair of the Finance Department and the Academic Director of the Finance MBA at CKGSB. He earned a PhD in Finance in 1995 from UCLA and a PhD in Pathology in 1991 from Yale University.Before joining CKGSB, he taught at UC Berkeley, UCSD, Ohio State University, Carnegie Mellon and UNC Chapel Hill.
Speakers Joining Live
In this years summit，Some of our most distinguished guests unfortunately cannot make it to our panels. However, they have agreed to contribute to our conversation through other means, such as livestreaming. We would like to extend our special thanks to them:
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.
Su Mang is the president and CEO of Trends Media Group,and executive publisher of Harper’s Bazaar in China. Experienced in magazine, advertising and media operations, Su has the most well-rounded experience in fashion media. Graduated from China Conservatory of Music and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, she is known to promote charity and philanthropy through fashion. Led by Su’s international vision, Harper's BAZAAR is the first Chinese fashion magazine to hit the international market.