This event will feature over 15 startup demos and exhibitions, showcasing the most original and innovative cutting edge technologies and ideas. 100+ entrepreneurs, industry influencers and prominent VCs as well as some of the most influential American and Chinese media will also be present. Dinner and drinks will be provided.
The anniversary demo event is by invitation only.
5:30-5:45 Opening Remarks
5:45-6:15 Fireside Chat: Cracking the Tech Fortune Cookie- A Fireside Chat with Evernote COO Ken Gullicksen.
6:15-6:50 InnoSpring Startup Demo
6:50-7:30 Panel Discussion: Unveiling the State of Cleantech Investment in China and the US
7:30-7:35 Announcement of Demo Winner
7:35-9:00 Mixer/ Dinner
Before joining KPCB, Wen was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co. San Francisco and a leader of McKinsey’s Asia semiconductor practice. During his five years at McKinsey, Wen focused primarily on serving leading companies across the global semiconductor value chain. His clients included EDA companies, IC design houses, wafer fab equipment vendors, automated test equipment suppliers, test solution providers, wafer foundries, logic and memory IDMs, PC and server OEMs and electronic component distributors. His secondary focus at McKinsey was on the North America biopharma sector, where his clients were small companies in the anti-viral, generics and specialty pharma segments. Earlier in his career, Wen founded OnChip Technologies, a startup developing MEMS microfluidic biochips. The company’s target market was high-sensitivity and high-throughput peptide separation and identification applications.
Wen earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. minor in biology from the California Institute of Technology. He also received a B.S. degree with honors and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the same institution.
Prior to GSR, Richard was involved in founding three venture-backed companies (Co-nect, iMarket, and Quickdot) in the United States. He was also an executive at Lotus Development Corporation and the National University Hospital of Singapore.
Richard grew up in Singapore. He earned a bachelor’s degree from National University of Singapore and an MBA from Stanford University (Arjay Miller Scholar). Richard is a charter member of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA).
Prior to Khosla Ventures, Andrew was at Lightspeed Venture Partners and helped build the firm's practice areas in cleantech, education, and genomics. During his tenure, he helped drive and manage Lightspeed's investments in Solazyme (NASDAQ: SZYM), LS9 (bioenergy); Stion (solar); Coaltek (clean coal); Leyden Energy (storage); Serious Business (NASDAQ: ZNGA, gaming); Orbis (nursing education); Natera and Personalis (genomics).
Andrew graduated Phi Beta Kappa in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Ken began his career as an engineer at Sun Microsystems before shifting focus to business strategy, market development, and engineering management at companies including Nortel Networks, Hitachi-Raychem Display Systems, and Sun Microsystems. Ken holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in electrical engineering from San Jose State University.
Huang is a native of Guangdong Province and received her undergraduate degree in Economics from Guangdong University. She also received a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Birmingham in the U.K.
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