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Alex Gorsky (Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson)

Alex Gorsky

Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Alex Gorsky is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson, one of just seven leaders who have served in the dual role since the company was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1944.

Alex began his Johnson & Johnson career as a sales representative with Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1988. Over the next three decades, he advanced through positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and management, culminating in being named CEO and Chairman in 2012.

Under Alex’s leadership, Johnson & Johnson has both upheld the company’s 133-year legacy of delivering solutions to the world’s most urgent unmet healthcare needs, and continued to redefine expectations when it comes to purpose-driven innovation and sustainable growth on behalf of all stakeholders.

During his tenure, Johnson & Johnson has become a leading global Pharmaceutical company as well as the industry’s number one investor in research and development. The Medical Device sector is at the forefront of applying cutting-edge technology to surgery, vision care, orthopedics, and interventional solutions. And the Consumer Health business continues to evolve its portfolio of both iconic heritage brands and innovative standouts in self-care and skin health.

Outside Johnson & Johnson, Alex’s influence has shaped both the healthcare landscape and the greater business community through his work as an active member of the Business Council and the Business Roundtable. A longtime advocate of diversity and inclusion and supporter of veterans’ issues, Alex currently sits on the board of directors of the Travis Manion Foundation and IBM.

After completing his undergraduate education at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, Alex served six years in the Army. He earned his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. Alex has been married to his wife, Patricia, for more than 30 years, and they are the parents to one son, Nick.

Joe Bao (President, Microsoft China)

Joe Bao

President, Microsoft China

Joe Bao serves as President of Microsoft China. In this capacity, he leads Microsoft’s high performing enterprise sales, technical support, and global partner and consulting organizations, helping to enable the digital transformation of Microsoft’s vast network of customers and partners.

Joe is a 17-year veteran leader at Microsoft, bringing a rich blend of experience in operational areas of sales, marketing, and strategy at both Microsoft Corporate HQ and the Greater China Region. Prior to this role, Joe was the Chief Strategy Officer & VP of Global Partner Solutions for Greater China, responsible for developing the long-term strategy for Microsoft in the region, as well as leading a robust organization to support commercial customers, partners, developers, and digital communities in their innovation and transformation. Under his leadership, Microsoft has accelerated its growth, helping enterprise and commercial customers realize their cloud aspirations, and connecting the broad partner ecosystem with global opportunities.

Joe also cares deeply about public welfare, serving on the boards for non-profit organizations specializing in rural education. Joe received his B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently resides in Shanghai, China.

Craig Burchell (Senior Vice President Global Government Affairs, Huawei Technologies Co. Lt)

Craig Burchell

Senior Vice President Global Government Affairs, Huawei Technologies Co. Lt

Craig Burchell is a trade lawyer with 30years’ experience as advocate to governments and stakeholders around the world on law, business & policy in the technology sector. Craig is a multicultural European with work experience across Asia, Europe and America. Craig advises on trade strategies for business and advocates open markets, “level-playing field”, fair competition and non-discrimination. After a 20 year career at Philips Electronics, Amsterdam, as Global Head of Trade & Market Access, and delegate for Philips’ CEO Frans van Houten at the European CEO Round Table, Craig was Head of European Affairs for Samsung (ROK) and Xerox (USA), before joining Huawei Technologies in Q2 2019. He combines knowledge of international policy, trade law in practice and business to government processes as well as pragmatic business experience.

Craig is a selected member of the B20/G20 Trade & Investment Global Task Force 2021, the WEF Advisory Board on “Digital FDI”, the OECD-EMNet Advisory Group and the International Expert’s Group on the WTO’s “Investment Facilitation Agreement” a global project of ITC, WEF and Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik.
Craig is author of "Digital Investment for Recovery" and "Innovations in Digital Trade" plus blog posts and articles published by Nikkei Asia, Financial Times, Wall St Journal, Computerworld. Craig has been a panellist at conferences and webinars organised by the ICC, Economist, OECD, Forbes, World Investment Association WAIPA, and organised business input to the B20-G20, WTO, OECD/ BIAC, ICC, ITC, WEF and UNCTAD.a Craig is the thought leader behind the “Economist” 2020 Report on “The Cost of Deglobalisation”

Craig’s activities include leading delegations of European tech companies to 3 WTO Ministerials; Chair: Digital Europe’s Trade Policy Committee; Chair: Business Europe WTO Reform WG; representing Dutch business federation VNO-NCW in Business Europe International Committee; EU Chair of Transatlantic Business Dialogue EU-US Steering Committee, (which produced the Transatlantic Economic Council and laid foundations for TTIP; Chair: European Policy Centre WTO Forum; ERT, Transatlantic Policy Network, Board Member of the Transatlantic Business Council.

Craig has worked with decision-makers and business groups in many countries including the US Dept of Commerce, USTR, EU Members States Ministries and Perm Reps, EU Institutions, Ministries in Russia, Japan, China, India, Mexico and other markets,

After graduating from Strasbourg, (France), Leicester (UK) and Guildford Law School, Craig’s legal career traversed London, Brussels, Amsterdam and the world for Philips. Craig has Belgian and British nationality, speaks French, English, Dutch and Mandarin and lives in Shenzhen, P.R.China.

Chuck Robbins (Chair and Chief Executive Officer,Cisco)

Chuck Robbins

Chair and Chief Executive Officer,Cisco

Chuck Robbins is the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco. He assumed the role of CEO on July 26, 2015 and was elected Chair of the Board on December 11, 2017.

As Chair and CEO, Chuck is focused on helping companies, cities and countries around the world as they look to Cisco to connect, secure and automate their organizations for a digital-first world.

Over his 20 years at Cisco, he has served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations, where he led the Worldwide Sales and Partner Organizations, and helped drive and execute many of the company’s investment areas and strategy shifts; Senior Vice President of The Americas, Cisco’s largest geographic region; Senior Vice President of U.S. Enterprise, Commercial and Canada; Senior Vice President of U.S. Commercial Sales; and Segment Vice President, U.S. and Canada channel organization, where he was instrumental in helping build the industry’s most powerful partner program.

Prior to joining Cisco, Chuck held management positions at Bay Networks and Ascend Communications.

Jianguo Cao (Chairman of the Board and President, Hailiang Co.,Lted)

Jianguo Cao

Chairman of the Board and President, Hailiang Co.,Lted

Cao Jianguo, the Chairman of the Board and President of Hailiang Co., Ltd., is currently an expert judge of the Highest Science and Technology Awards, Vice Director of the National Technical Committee for Standardization of Non-ferrous Metals, Chairman of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee on Copper and Copper Alloys (TC26), and Vice Deputy of China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, etc. He has been honored as Meritorious Entrepreneur of Zhejiang Province, Outstanding Professional Manager of Zhejiang Province, National Model Worker of Non-ferrous Metals Industry, Innovative Figure of Chinese Private Enterprises, Special Contribution Award and Lifetime Achievement Award of Non-ferrous Metals Standardization Work, Global Zhejiang Entrepreneur Gold Award, etc.

Cindy Tai (Vice President of Amazon and Head of Asia Global Selling)

Cindy Tai

Vice President of Amazon and Head of Asia Global Selling

Cindy Tai is the Vice President of Amazon and Head of Asia Global Selling, responsible for the overall business strategy and development of Amazon Global Selling in Asia-Pacific. Cindy Tai has over 20 years of strategic management experience in technology, especially e-commerce and mobile cloud services. Prior to joining Amazon in 2011, Cindy Tai worked at Amazon America, Longshine, Oracle and AXA Consulting.

Cindy Tai was responsible for Amazon advertising business in 2015 when she come to China. Since 2015, she has been responsible for the cross-border export business of Amazon Greater China, South Korea and Southeast Asia. With rich management experience in multinational companies, Cindy Tai leads Amazon Global Selling, helping sellers of Asia-Pacific open online stores on Amazon’s overseas sites and sell products to consumers across the world.

Cindy Tai has the successful experience of leading a multi-departmental team to achieve strong business growth and increase profitability, and to expand the market with global partners. Cindy Tai holds a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Iowa and international business certification

Angela Dong (Vice President of Nike Inc. and General Manager of Nike Greater China)

Angela Dong

Vice President of Nike Inc. and General Manager of Nike Greater China

Angela joined Nike China in 2005. She is currently the Vice President of Nike Inc. and General Manager of Nike Greater China, and is responsible for shaping the vision and growth strategy for Greater China – all while continuing to elevate the Nike brand and create strong consumer connections. During her tenure, Angela has played a critical role in driving the Greater China business and delivering sustainable and profitable growth. Prior to her current position, she acted as the CFO for Greater China. Angela’s solid business experience, proven track record, knowledge of the Greater China marketplace and foresight of digital business have made her a crucial member of Nike’s global leadership team. Angela was named as one of the Most Powerful Businesswomen in China by Fortune China in 2020 for the 5th consecutive time. In March 2021, Angela was listed for the second time as one of the 50 most influential business leaders in China by Fortune China.

• VP/GM of Nike Greater China (June 2015 - Present)
• VP/CFO & GM of Territories for Nike Greater China (January 2015 - June 2015)
• VP/CFO, Nike Greater China (September 2011 - December 2014)

Before joining Nike, Angela worked in management positions for Coca-Cola China and P&G. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Bo Feng (Executive Vice President and Party Committee Member of China COSCO SHIPPING Corporation Limited (COSCO SHIPPING))

Bo Feng

Executive Vice President and Party Committee Member of China COSCO SHIPPING Corporation Limited (COSCO SHIPPING)

Feng Bo is Executive Vice President and Party Committee Member of China COSCO SHIPPING Corporation Limited (COSCO SHIPPING). He successively served as an employee of the Container Shipping Division of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO), Manager of the Shipping Division of COSCO Chile, Deputy Head of the Transportation Management Office of the Transport Division of COSCO, General Manager of the Strategy and Development Division of China COSCO Holdings Co., Ltd., Deputy General Manager and General Manager of the Strategy and Development Division of COSCO/China COSCO Holdings Co., Ltd., President of COSCO Americas Inc., as well as President of COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc. Mr. Feng has more than twenty years of experience in the operation and management of shipping companies, with rich experience in corporate strategic planning, operation and management, and overseas corporate management. He has been serving on his current position since September 2020. Mr. Feng graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University with a degree in Spanish and later obtained a Master's degree in business administration from Fordham University (U.S.) and is an economist.

Fan Fu (Executive director and president of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co, Ltd)

Fan Fu

Executive director and president of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co, Ltd

Mr. FU Fan currently serves as executive director and president of the Company, director of CPIC AMC, chairman and general manager of CPIC Capital Company Limited. Previously, Mr. FU served as assistant general manager, and deputy general manager of Shanghai Investment Corporation, deputy general manager of China International Fund Management Co., Ltd., general manager and vice chairman of Shanghai International Trust Co., Ltd., chairman of Shanghai State-owned Assets Operation Co., Ltd., and director and general manager of Shanghai International Group Co., Ltd. Mr. FU holds a master’s degree.

Erik Fyrwald (Chief Executive Officer)

Erik Fyrwald

Chief Executive Officer

J. Erik Fyrwald joined Syngenta Group in June 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Univar, a leading distributor of chemistry and related services, from May 2012 until May 2016. In 2008, following a 27-year career at DuPont, he joined the Nalco Company, a leading water treatment products and services company, serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until December 2011, when Nalco merged with Ecolab Inc. Following the merger, Erik Fyrwald served as President of Ecolab, a global provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies. From 2003 to 2008, Erik Fyrwald served as Group Vice President of the agriculture and nutrition division at the DuPont Company. From 2000 until 2003, he was Vice President and General Manager of DuPont’s nutrition and health business.

Erik Fyrwald serves on the boards of directors of Syngenta Group, Bunge, CropLife International, Eli Lilly, the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and the UN World Food Program Farm to Market Alliance. He is also Chairman of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture.

Erik Fyrwald attended the University of Delaware, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering in 1981. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Alex Gu (Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic Greater China)

Alex Gu

Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic Greater China

Alex Gu is Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic Greater China. Based in Shanghai, he is a member of the Medtronic Executive Committee.

Until January 2018, Alex Gu was Vice President, Regional Growth Initiatives, Greater China, leading the business development, medical and clinical affairs, emerging markets/private hospitals, and R&D functions in the region. He was also the Greater China leader for Medtronic’s Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG).

Alex joined Medtronic upon the close of the Covidien acquisition in 2015. At Covidien, he led the China Region since 2009. Prior to his time at Covidien, he had roles at McKinsey & Company, General Electric, and Sabic in China. He started his career serving several roles within GE Healthcare in the U.S. Alex also served as one of AdvaMed China Council’s founding steering committee members and has been selected as Vice Chair of AdvaMed China Executive Committee.

Alex is a native of China. Alex holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He is a Fellow of Aspen China Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Julie Sweet (CHAIR & CEO, Accenture)

Julie Sweet

CHAIR & CEO, Accenture

Julie Sweet is chair and chief executive officer of Accenture. She became CEO in September 2019 and assumed the additional position of chair in September 2021. Previously, she served as chief executive officer of Accenture's business in North America, the company's largest geographic market. Prior to that, she was Accenture's general counsel, secretary, and chief compliance officer for five years. Before joining Accenture in 2010, Julie was a partner for 10 years in the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Julie serves on the World Economic Forum Board of Trustees and on the board of directors for the Business Roundtable, for which she chairs its Technology Committee. Additionally, Julie is board chair of Catalyst and serves on the board of trustees for the Center for Strategic & International Studies and for the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities – Bridges from School to Work. In 2020, she was named No. 1 on FORTUNE's "Most Powerful Women in Business."
Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Claremont McKenna College and a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School.

Christina Kong (Senior Vice President and Market Head, Greater China, Ecolab)

Christina Kong

Senior Vice President and Market Head, Greater China, Ecolab

Christina Kong is senior vice president of the Greater China market for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources.

In this role, Kong has leadership responsibility for Ecolab’s operations in Greater China.

Kong joined Ecolab in 2019 after 16 years at Emerson where she held multiple leadership positions in sales, marketing, strategy and general management.

Kong received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing and a master’s in Business Administration from Tsinghua–MIT.

Ecolab is a trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations. With annual sales of $12billion and 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

Craig Katerberg (Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer of Budweiser APAC)

Craig Katerberg

Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer of Budweiser APAC

Craig Katerberg is the Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer of Budweiser APAC, a public company listed on the Hong Kong Exchange with 25,000 employees and 52 breweries across Asia Pacific. He is responsible for various functions for the company, including external affairs, legal, compliance, government affairs, ESG and communications.

Craig has been employed by the group related to Budweiser APAC since 2012. Prior to his current role, he was the General Counsel for Anheuser-Busch. He has worked for the company in senior management roles in China, the United States, Europe, and Australia, which has led to his deep expertise in government affairs and legal practice.

Craig has served in the field of economic development for the City of New York and worked at law firms in Brazil, Peru and the United States. He has served on multiple Boards of Directors and has been granted numerous individual and team awards, including the 2021 Business Law & Leadership Award from the Lawyers Alliance for New York.

Craig is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the Northwestern University School of Law.

Chuyuan Li (Chairman and CPC Party Secretary of Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited)

Chuyuan Li

Chairman and CPC Party Secretary of Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited

Mr. Li Chuyuan, at the age of 56, graduated from the Department of Chemistry, Sun Yen-sat University in 1988, Master of EMBA, Senior Economist and Senior Engineer (professor level), National Labor Model, Member of the Guangdong Provincial People's Congress, Member of the Guangdong Provincial People's Congress in Education, Technology, Culture and Health Specialized Committee, Guangzhou Municipal CPC Party Representative, Expert Enjoying the State Council Special Allowance, the National Science and Technology Progress Second Prize Winner, Guangdong "Ding Ying science and Technology Award" Winner, China’s Top 10 Economic Person of the year 2017, "China’s Support Army and Government" Person of the year 2017, Top 10 Innovative Figures of Guangdong Province, Leading Industry Talent of Guangzhou City. Right now he is Chairman and CPC Party Secretary of Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited, Chairman and CPC Party Secretary of Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., Ltd.. Mr. Li has rich experience in the overall operation and management of the enterprise.

Christina Li (Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Anta Group)

Christina Li

Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Anta Group

With nearly 22 years of Corporate Affairs and Corporate Communications experience, Christina Li joined ANTA group as the Vice President of Corporate Affairs in 2017, in charge of Corporate Image, Public Affairs and Communications, Corporate Culture and Corporate Social Responsibility. Before she joined ANTA group, she was the Vice President of Corporate Affairs of SAP. Christina has held similar roles in Greater China with TOP 500 multinational companies such as Mars-Wrigley Confectionary, Walmart, PepsiCo, and Motorola as the senior management team members. She was awarded as the TOP 10 spokespersons in China by the industry associations. Christina holds an International MBA from Peking University (BiMBA).

Leslie Maasdorp (Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the New Development Bank)

Leslie Maasdorp

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the New Development Bank

Mr. Leslie Maasdorp is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the New Development Bank. In this role he is responsible for the treasury, portfolio management, finance and accounting functions of the Bank.

Over the past 25 years he has occupied senior leadership roles in both private and public sectors. Most recently he served as a Managing Director and President of Bank of America Merrill Lynch for Southern
Africa for a period of four years. Prior to that he served in a dual role as Vice Chairman of Barclays Capital and Absa Capital. In 2002 he
was the first African to be appointed as International Advisor to Goldman Sachs International.

Before his 13 years as a global investment banker, he served in several senior leadership roles in the Government of South Africa. In 1994 after the transition to democracy, he was appointed as Special Advisor to the Minister of Labour and in 1999, in his role as Deputy Director General of the Department of Public Enterprises, he lead the restructuring and privatization of state owned enterprises for the South African
Government.

He is a former Chairman and CEO of Advtech, a leading provider of private education in South Africa. Leslie is a young global leader of the World Economic Forum. He holds a BA degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of the Western Cape and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the School of Oriental and African
Studies, at the University of London.

Pan Li (Vice President of Haier Group and General Manager of Haier Overseas Market)

Pan Li

Vice President of Haier Group and General Manager of Haier Overseas Market

As the Vice President of Haier Group and General Manager of Haier Overseas Market, Mr. Li Pan leads the promotion of Haier's overseas development strategy and innovates the overseas expansion path driven by organic growth and acquired growth, which enables Haier’ overseas market to achieve explosive and soaring development.

1. Achievements by Organic Growth: Having been resolutely implementing the brand building strategy to shape Haier as the world-class brand, under the leadership of Mr. Li Pan, Haier Overseas has completed the network layout of “Three in One” (design, manufacturing and marketing), built up and optimized the sale network over 160 countries and regions across the whole World. Furthermore, having successfully penetrated into Top 10 Home Appliance Channels in Europe and America, the major products of Haier overseas, including Refrigerator, Washing Machine, Wine Cooler and Freezer, has been No.1 in global market share. The year of 2020 witnessed the overall Overseas revenue exceeding 100B RMB, accounting for nearly 50% of Haier Home Appliance Group.

2. Achievements by Acquired Growth: Having led the major acquisitions of GE Appliances with the history of over 100 years and Candy, the famous white goods company in Europe, Mr. Li Pan has achieved the periodic globalized layout of Haier Overseas and promoted the landing and implementation of Haier’s RENDANHEYI management model in every corner of the world, which has initiated the differentiated operational model for cross-board merger and acquisition and has set up a good example for Chinese companies.

Under the leadership of Mr. Li Pan, the acquisition of GE Appliance in America (5.4 B USD) is the largest acquisition in China’s home appliance industry until now. With the post-operational synergy, GE Appliances has acquired 22% market share in North America in 2020, ranking No. 2 in the industry.

On top of that, Mr. Li Pan successfully led the acquisition of Candy, the famous Home Appliance company in Italy (475M euros). Candy has turned from losses into profits at the year when it has been acquired, becoming the fastest growth company in Europe.

Under his leadership, Haier overseas has made in-depth business operation in international market and has enjoyed the increasing market share year by year. In the last few years, Haier overseas has invested several plants in Russia, Turkey, India, Egypt, Romania and etc., shaping the total annual production capacity of nearly 10M units. Having boosted the local economic development and offered local jobs, we have offered the smart home solutions for local end users.

Under the integrated operation of Mr. Li Pan, the parent company of Haier and several acquired companies have achieved great performance, having completed the overseas strategic goal of shaping Haier as the mainstream brand in mainstream countries.

Qihong Liu (Chairman of Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co., Ltd.)

Qihong Liu

Chairman of Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co., Ltd.

LIU Qihong, chairman of Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co., Ltd.. He has an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University. Over his years in the aviation industry, he has won numerous awards and honors, such as "Golden Phoenix" prize for Hangzhou entrepreneurs, Most Influential Zhejiang Entrepreneurs, Zhejiang's Most Beautiful CPPCC Members, Outstanding Hangzhou Entrepreneurs, Outstanding Contribution for Cooperation and Poverty Alleviation between Zhejiang and Western Provinces, Outstanding Individuals in the National Transportation System to Fight COVID19, Advanced Individuals in the National Poverty Alleviation Project , etc. Now he serves as a member of the 12th CPPCC Zhejiang Committee, Vice-chairman of the Zhejiang International Trade of Commerce, and Vice-chairman of Xiaoshan District Federation of Industry and Commerce (General Chamber of Commerce) .

Echo Li (Managing Director, Greater China & Senior Vice President at SPORTFIVE)

Echo Li

Managing Director, Greater China & Senior Vice President at SPORTFIVE

Echo Li is Managing Director, Greater China & Senior Vice President at SPORTFIVE (previously named Lagardère Sports) and the youngest and only female country manager across SPORTFIVE’s 55-year history and Lagardère Group’s 196-year history. She was entrusted by SPORTFIVE HQ to spearhead Greater China business in 2016. Since then, Echo has been leading the Greater China business development from scratch to developing a team with exponential revenue growth. SPORTFIVE China proudly leads the sports sponsorship and comprehensive consulting service in the market and provides comprehensive sports marketing activation solution consisting of asset analysis, customization of commercial rights and negotiation, content creation, digital solution and offline fan experience.

Echo is responsible for creating values in China market for SPORTFIVE’s global partners and esports rights holders, including: business development of Formula 1, European Football Leagues, League of legend European Championship, T1, French Open, Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls in NBA; leading Atletico de Madrid, Belgium National Team and Spanish National team’s continued digital innovation and fan engagement; supporting Chinese brands’ global journey via sports sponsorships and comprehensive creative activations , including Tsingtao Beer, Skyworth, Honor, OPPO, Hisense, TCL, Saic Group, Douyin and Kuaishou; providing comprehensive sports marketing consulting service to premium sporting organizations and local governments in the market, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hong Kong, Macau, Suzhou, Hangzhou.

Echo began her career at the organizing committee of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010. She then moved to United Arab Emirates to lead a series of premium sporting events, military demonstrations and festivals for Abu Dhabi Tourism Bureau.

Echo graduated from Cheung Kong EMBA Program and is frequently invited as guest speaker by MBA programs on how to use sports to support Chinese brands’ globalization and corporate social responsibility commitments, including Finance MBA programs at Cornell, Peking and Tsinghua Universities.

Sophie Liu (Bilingual Anchor, CBN)

Sophie Liu

Bilingual Anchor, CBN

2014 till now, Liu became the host of high-end one-on-one business dialouge show《Managing China》. She interviewed hundreds of top business leaders in China, including the Chairman of Gree Dong Mingzhu, the President of Softbank Asia Infrustructure Fund YanYan,Chairman of top ecommerce platform YHD YuGang, the richest 80’s in China Wang QiCheng, etc.

2015-2016, Liu became the host of 《Family Heritage》,the first business talk show in China focusing on the family business and the heirs. Liu interviews more than 20 family business owners, including the Chairman of Red Star Macalline Group and his two daughters; the Chairman of FuYao Glass, the founder of Shanghai Dragon Museum, etc.

2016, Liu became the host of 《Unicorn Hunting》,the first international entrepreneurial TV Reality Show, in which Liu traveled six countries and regions including Silicon Valley, Sydney, South Korea, etc, to looking for the most potential entrepreneurs and bring them to the Chinese investors.

2017, Liu became the news anchor of morning news program 《Breakfast with Finance》, in which she brings the latest international finance and economic news to the local viewers.

2014 till now, Liu became the host of high-end one-on-one business dialouge show《Managing China》. She interviewed hundreds of top business leaders in China, including the Chairman of Gree Dong Mingzhu, the President of Softbank Asia Infrustructure Fund YanYan,Chairman of top ecommerce platform YHD YuGang, the richest 80’s in China Wang QiCheng, etc.

2015-2016, Liu became the host of 《Family Heritage》,the first business talk show in China focusing on the family business and the heirs. Liu interviews more than 20 family business owners, including the Chairman of Red Star Macalline Group and his two daughters; the Chairman of FuYao Glass, the founder of Shanghai Dragon Museum, etc.

2016, Liu became the host of 《Unicorn Hunting》,the first international entrepreneurial TV Reality Show, in which Liu traveled six countries and regions including Silicon Valley, Sydney, South Korea, etc, to looking for the most potential entrepreneurs and bring them to the Chinese investors.

2017, Liu became the news anchor of morning news program 《Breakfast with Finance》, in which she brings the latest international finance and economic news to the local viewers.

Sebastian Lau (Director-General of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF))

Sebastian Lau

Director-General of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF)

2011 - 2013 Assistant to FIFA Executive Member
2013-2016 Assistant to Vice-president of AFC
2017 - Present Director-General of AESF

Mr. Sebastian Lau is the Director-General of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) which is the sole competent authority for electronic sports throughout Asia and recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia (“OCA”). Through Mr. Sebastian's active efforts, he has played an integral part in the development and promotion of Esports in Asia. His involvement has seen the inclusion and organization of Esports as a demonstration event at 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and a Medal event at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila. Moreover, Mr. Sebastian is the Member of International Committee of Hong Kong Football Association, with his vast expertise and experience come as no surprise, having been involved in various organizations such as Oceania Football Confederation, Olympic Council of Asia, Asian Football Confederation, and FIFA for the past 10 years.

Genhong Mao (Deputy Secretary General of Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government, Deputy Secretary General and Director of the Executive Office of the 19th Asian Games Organising Committee (HAGOC))

Genhong Mao

Deputy Secretary General of Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government, Deputy Secretary General and Director of the Executive Office of the 19th Asian Games Organising Committee (HAGOC)

Mr MAO Genhong, Deputy Secretary General of Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government, Deputy Secretary General and Director of the Executive Office of the 19th Asian Games Organising Committee (HAGOC) and the 4th Asian Para Games Organising Committee (HAPGOC).

In recent years, Mr. MAO has held key posts such as Deputy Secretary General of the Local Organising Committee of the FINA Swimming World Championships (25m), Deputy Secretary General and Director of the Executive Office of HAGOC and HAPGOC, and Deputy Executive Director of Hangzhou Marathon Organising Committee, making significant contributions to the development of sporting events. Mr. MAO is committed to spurring local sport enthusiasm and bringing its benefits to all.

Yonghong Mei (Vice President of Country Garden Group,Chairman of Country Garden Agriculture Co., Ltd,Chairman of BGI Agriculture Group)

Yonghong Mei

Vice President of Country Garden Group,Chairman of Country Garden Agriculture Co., Ltd,Chairman of BGI Agriculture Group

Born in Huangmei, Hubei province. Bachelor's degree, specializing in agronomy in Huazhong Agricultural University.

Served as deputy director of the general office of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Director of the research office, Director of the Department of Policy, Regulations and System Reform, Mayor of Jining city and Deputy Secretary of Municipal Committee in Jining City, Shandong Province, etc.

2015-2018, Director of China National GeneBank (Shenzhen) , Chairman and CEO of BGI Agriculture Group.

Neeraj Aggarwal (Chairman of Asia Pacific, BCG Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG)

Neeraj Aggarwal

Chairman of Asia Pacific, BCG Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG

Neeraj is the Chairman of the Asia Pacific region for BCG, which
includes overseeing business in Australia, China, India, Japan, South
Korea, and Southeast Asia. He is a member of BCG’s global Executive
Committee. Neeraj has over 25 years of experience with clients
spanning multiple sectors and has worked across geographies ranging
across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.

More recently, a lot of Neeraj’s work has been focused on disruptive
impact of Digital across businesses. He has worked closely with more
than 50 CEOs over the years in different geographies. In his current role,
Neeraj spends a lot of time working with both less tenured and
experienced CEOs and Chairmen in helping them think through their
mandates and effectiveness.

Neeraj holds a degree in B. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Delhi,
Masters in Computer Science from Ohio State University, USA and holds
an MBA degree from IIM, Ahmedabad. He is a recipient of the Alumni
Achiever Award from IIM Ahmedabad.

Jin Qian (Area President of Hilton Greater China and Mongolia (GCM), Hilton)

Jin Qian

Area President of Hilton Greater China and Mongolia (GCM), Hilton

Mr. Qian Jin joined Hilton in April 2017 as Area President of Hilton Greater China and Mongolia (GCM). As a member of Hilton’s Asia Pacific Executive Committee, he reports to Alan Watts, President, Asia Pacific.

Based in Shanghai, Qian Jin is responsible for leading the sustainable development of Hilton's second-largest market globally, and under his leadership, Hilton GCM has grown rapidly in the region in recent years.

Qian Jin has more than 30 years of senior management experience in hospitality, building his reputation across posts in China, Fiji, Malaysia, and Singapore. Before joining Hilton, he spent the majority of his career at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, eventually rising to the post of president of Greater China. He also later served as president of Wanda Hotels & Resorts. Today, Qian Jin leads the Hilton Greater China and Mongolia team towards the goal of becoming the first-choice hotel management company for Chinese tourists both at home and abroad.

Qian Jin holds an MBA from Bond University in Australia and a PhD from Victoria University.

Clay Chandler (Executive Editor, Asia at FORTUNE)

Clay Chandler

Executive Editor, Asia at FORTUNE

Clay Chandler is Fortune’s Asia editor. Based in Hong Kong, Clay oversees Fortune’s editorial operations throughout the region, contributes feature articles, commentary, and news analysis to the magazine and Fortune.com, and leads the Asia- and China-based conferences. Clay writes Eastworld, a twice-weekly newsletter with analysis of developments in Asian business, finance, and technology. Clay returned to Fortune after a six-year stint at McKinsey & Company. He worked previously for Fortune as Asia Editor in Beijing, and before that covered business, economics, and technology in the U.S. and Asia as senior staff writer for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. Clay has lived in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Tokyo, and reported from every major Asian capital. He speaks Mandarin and Japanese, is a graduate of Harvard University and a former fellow of Harvard’s John King Fairbank program on Chinese studies

Jason Thomas (Managing Director, Adidas Greater China)

Jason Thomas

Managing Director, Adidas Greater China

Adidas Greater China Managing Director Jason Thomas began his career with adidas as a Financial Manager for adidas Middle East in 2003. After rising through the ranks to become General Manager for adidas Emerging Central in 2014, he relocated to Shanghai to take over as SVP Finance, Asia-Pacific in 2017. Jason has been leading adidas Greater China since 2019.

In March 2021, adidas launched ‘Own the Game,’ a growth strategy that will guide the company’s performance from now until 2025. Deeply rooted in sport and with the consumer at its heart, adidas’s main strategic focus is now on strengthening brand credibility, creating unique consumer experiences and further building on its efforts in sustainability. Under Jason’s leadership, adidas Greater China remains firmly committed to delivering the best products and experiences to Chinese consumers and athletes, as well as supporting China’s broader national fitness goals.

Guangshao Tu (Member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Adjunct Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Executive Director of Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF))

Guangshao Tu

Member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Adjunct Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Executive Director of Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)

Mr. Tu Guangshao is a Member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Adjunct Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Executive Director of Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF).

He is former Vice Chairman and President of China Investment Corporation. Immediately prior to this, he served as Executive Vice Mayor, Vice Mayor of Shanghai and the founding chair of SAIF Board from 2009 to 2016. He held several positions in China Securities Regulatory Commission, including Vice Chairman, Secretary-General, General Manager of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Director General of the Department of Trading. He also acted as Deputy Director of the National Financial Market’s Quotation and Trading Information System Center of People’s Bank of China, Director and Deputy General Manager of the China Securities Trading System Corp.

Adele Tao (Leader, LIXIL Water Technology (LWT) - Greater China)

Adele Tao

Leader, LIXIL Water Technology (LWT) - Greater China

She joined LIXIL in 2012 as the National Sales Head of Grohe and has successfully worked across markets for the past eight years. Currently she is based in Shanghai. With experience spanning over two decades, she has built a robust network with architects, designers and the hospitality industry in China and Hong Kong, helping LIXIL brands to have a stronger presence.

In March 2019, Adele Tao was promoted as the Managing Director of GROHE, INAX, Kitchen, Integrated System Bathrooms (Prefabricated bathrooms) in Greater China. Under her leadership, the team has consolidated and expanded market share and improved sales performance. In October 2019, she was promoted as the CEO of LIXIL Water Technology, Greater China, to accelerate synergies, innovation and drive a more focused approach to enhance long term performance. Led by Adele, LIXIL Group has won 2020 Ram Charan Management Practice Award of Harvard Business Review, a non-profit award, represents the highest honor for management practice in China. In April 2021, Adele was promoted to Senior Vice President of Lixil Group(As a member of JOMU) .

Prior to LIXIL, Adele has worked across industries in leading global organizations including PHILIPS home appliances, Whirlpool China Investment Co. Ltd., and KOHLER.

She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Fudan University.

Anmin Wang (Deputy Chief Economist of China National Nuclear Corporation)

Anmin Wang

Deputy Chief Economist of China National Nuclear Corporation

Appointed as Deputy Chief Economist of China National Nuclear Corporation(CNNC), PhD of Management Science and Engineering, WANG Anmin worked as Director of the Human Resources Department of CNNC since 2009.

Prior to his career in CNNC, WANG Anmin served at Lantian Shaanxi, the Organization Department of Xi'an Municipal Party Committee, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.

Cheng Wang (Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Conch Group)

Cheng Wang

Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Conch Group

Mr. Wang Cheng is currently the Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Conch Group, Chairman of Conch Cement, and Chairman of Three Carbon (Anhui) Technology Research Institute. Since 2003, he has served as deputy mayor of Huainan City, member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committee, deputy secretary of the Bengbu Municipal Party Committee, mayor of the municipal government, and other important leadership positions in many provincial cities. Mr. Wang is also a representative of the 13th National People's Congress.

Fang Wang (Executive Editor, Shanghai at FORTUNE China)

Fang Wang

Executive Editor, Shanghai at FORTUNE China

Fang Wang is Executive Editor, Shanghai, of Fortune China.
Before joining Fortune in March 2021, she spent 18 years at the Financial Times, holding multiple roles including online news editor (New York City), multimedia producer (London), and senior duty editor of the FT’s Chinese website (Beijing).

Fang graduated from New York University in 2003 with an MA degree in business and economic reporting. She received her BA degree in journalism from Fudan University in Shanghai in 1999. Between 1999 and 2001 she was a technology industry reporter at Shanghai Daily.

Wenyin Wang (Founder and Chairman of Amer International Group)

Wenyin Wang

Founder and Chairman of Amer International Group

Mr. Wang Wenyin, the Founder and Chairman of Amer International Group, a native of Anqing, Anhui province, is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He also serves as the Vice President of the China Enterprise Directors Association, Vice President of the Council of the European Union in China, Chairman of the China Association of Productivity Promotion Centers. Vice Chairman of the Guangdong Federation of Industry and Commerce, Executive Vice Chairman of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurs Alliance. Vice-Chairman of the Anhui Federation of Industry and Commerce, Vice Chairman of the Shenzhen Federation of Industry and Commerce, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Shenzhen Commerce Federation, Chairman of Shenzhen Enterprise Federation and Shenzhen Entrepreneurs Association.Founding President of Anhui Chamber of Commerce in Guangdong Province, Founding President of Shenzhen Cultural and Creative Industry Association. In 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Chairman of the Top 500 China Enterprise Federation and other social positions. In 2013 won a title as the World's Most Creative Chinese Business Leader, Outstanding Chinese Entrepreneur, and Fortune China's Most Influential Business Leader. Mr. Wang Wenyin is also known as Outstanding National Entrepreneur of 2013-2014, 2014 Guangdong Economic Figure of the Year, 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Leader (outstanding contribution). 2016 Guangdong province Outstanding builder of Chinese Social Ideology, 2016 Guangdong Meritorious Entrepreneur, 2017 Asia-Pacific Most Socially Responsible Economic Leader (outstanding contribution). The World's most influential business leader in 2018, the Top Influential Person of China's Economy in 2019, 2020 Top Chinese Brand Person of the Year. Mr. Wang Wenyin is titled as one of “The 40 Most Respected Entrepreneurs” during the 40th anniversary of the Shenzhen Special Administrative Region and other honorary titles.

Jilin Xu (the "Zijiang" Distinguished Professor of history at East China Normal University (ECNU))

Jilin Xu

the "Zijiang" Distinguished Professor of history at East China Normal University (ECNU)

Tony Xiong was appointed as the Senior Vice President of Schneider Electric, and the Head of Strategy and Business Development in China on June 3, 2019. He is also the President of Schneider Electric Business Value Research Institute in China.

With more than 20 years of experience in the world's leading consulting organizations, Tony worked in many multinational and local companies before joining Schneider Electric, including 17 years in IBM. He also took positions in Glodon, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nokia, KPMG and other companies, gained profound industry knowledge in the fields of oil and gas, power generation and manufacturing.

Weiming Xiang (Vice President of GE, President of GE China)

Weiming Xiang

Vice President of GE, President of GE China

Weiming Xiang is the Vice President of GE and President of GE China. In his role, Weiming is responsible for strengthening stakeholders’ relationships in the region, supporting the development and execution of business strategy and risk management in China market, and aligning GE’s business strategies with China’s overall development goals. Weiming focuses on leveraging GE's global scale and leading technologies to enable the company to sustain long-term business growth in China, the single-largest country market outside the U.S. Weiming also serves as the President of GE Aviation Greater China.
Joining GE in 1992, Weiming has held leadership positions and been involved various roles including market development, sales, service, product project management and business development strategy, in GE Aviation, GE Transportation and other business units, across China and the U.S.

Tony Xiong (Senior Vice President of Schneider Electric, Head of Strategy and Business Development in China)

Tony Xiong

Senior Vice President of Schneider Electric, Head of Strategy and Business Development in China

Tony Xiong was appointed as the Senior Vice President of Schneider Electric, and the Head of Strategy and Business Development in China on June 3, 2019. He is also the President of Schneider Electric Business Value Research Institute in China.

With more than 20 years of experience in the world's leading consulting organizations, Tony worked in many multinational and local companies before joining Schneider Electric, including 17 years in IBM. He also took positions in Glodon, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nokia, KPMG and other companies, gained profound industry knowledge in the fields of oil and gas, power generation and manufacturing.

Anqi Yang (New Media Associate Executive Editor at FORTUNE China)

Anqi Yang

New Media Associate Executive Editor at FORTUNE China

Yang Anqi joined FORTUNE China in September 2014 as Senior Editor. From 2013 to 2014, Yang worked as a senior reporter of 《Caijing》Magazine, a famous Chinese business media. From 2009 to 2013, he worked as a senior reporter of 《Global Entrepreneur》Magazine, when he published 10 cover stories in four years. Before that, he also worked as a reporter of 《Beijing Business Today》from from 2008 to 2009.

Yang Anqi graduated from China University of Mining and Technology, and majored in Urban Planning. After graduation, Media Scholarship winner of Renmin University,EMBA Media Scholarship winner, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University.

Jens Eskelund (Managing Director, Maersk China Limited)

Jens Eskelund

Managing Director, Maersk China Limited

Mr. Jens Eskelund has been Managing Director of Maersk China Limited since 2009. He comes from Denmark and holds an MA degree in philosophy and has studied at University of Aarhus and University of Texas.

Coming to Beijing as a student in Chinese at Renmin University in 1998, Jens has since worked as Commercial Officer at the Danish Embassy to China before taking on a position as Marketing Manager for Maersk in Beijing in 2000. He has since held positions as General Manager for Public Affairs for Maersk in China and later Director of Public Affairs for North Asia before assuming the current position as Managing Director of Maersk China Limited, an investment company of A.P. Moller - Maersk in China. A main focus of Maersk China Limited is to engage Chinese government entities, institutions and trade associations on matters of policy, regulatory environment and business development on behalf of the companies within A.P. Moller – Maersk.

Mr. Jens Eskelund also served as Vice Chairman for the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China between 2019-2021, and acts as Executive Committee Member of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China since July 2021.

Ying Yang (Pfizer Vice President, Worldwide Business Development Asia Lead)

Ying Yang

Pfizer Vice President, Worldwide Business Development Asia Lead

Ying is currently leading Asia Business Development for Pfizer. She is responsible for establishing Pfizer’s strategy for China and Japan to guide and prioritize internal and external product pipeline opportunities and business opportunities, and driving innovative initiatives and building partnerships, in order to fulfill unmet patient needs and accelerate Pfizer’s growth in Asia.

From 2020 to 2021, she successfully led and completed strategic collaborations with external partners including Cstone, Cansino, LianBio and Ferring. She also led development of the five-year China strategy plan and the China Vision 2025 plan for Pfizer Pharmaceutical Group.

Ying has over 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience spanning across commercial, development and manufacturing.

Prior to returning to Pfizer China in 2016, Ying spent 12 years at Pfizer’s New York headquarters, with roles including Commercial Decision Analytics Global Lead, Pfizer Consulting Asia Lead, Senior Manager in Global Supply, and biostatistician in R&D. She relocated to Beijing five years ago, and assumed responsibilities first as the Chief of Staff for the Greater China Region, and then as the Strategy & Business Development Lead.

Ying holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai.

Ye Yin (CEO, BGI Group)

Ye Yin

CEO, BGI Group

Yin Ye, Chief Executive Officer of BGI Group, is a genomics researcher and holds a number of appointments. He is an adjunct professor at Dalian University of Technology, a member of the Biometric Professional Committee of the Chinese Society for Measurement, a standing member of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association Committee on Cancer Public Education, and is Chairman of the 7th Council of the Shenzhen Association of Standardization. Additionally, Yin Ye has been recognized in the ‘2nd Guangdong Top Ten Science Communication Experts’. He holds a Ph.D. degree in bioengineering from the University of Copenhagen.

Yin Ye has presided over and participated in nearly a hundred international cooperation projects in genomics. He was a major participant in research of the SARS virus and has published more than 60 papers (including co-author) in internationally renowned academic journals, such as Nature. He initiates and supports many public welfare projects such as the Baboon/Mandrill Genome Project, the “Soybean Home” Project, Life Cycle Table Project, and Rabies Research.
In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Yin Ye was appointed head of BGI's COVID-19 prevention and control program, leading thousands of employees at BGI in the fight against the pandemic in China and globally. He oversaw the launch and distribution of BGI’s COVID-19 testing kits to more than 180 countries and regions around the world, and the establishment of more than 90 "Huo-Yan" laboratories in over 30 countries and regions globally to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zhenghong Yang (Vice President of Materia Medica Group Corporation)

Zhenghong Yang

Vice President of Materia Medica Group Corporation

Mr. Yang Zhenghong is currently the Vice President of Materia Medica Group Corporation (600704.SH). He graduated from the Department of Economics of Hangzhou University in 1993 with the title of senior economist and was awarded the first batch of outstanding capital contributors of provincial enterprises in Zhejiang Province in 2017. Mr. Yang Zhenghong has long been engaged in energy trade, reform and development management of state-owned enterprises. Since his graduation, he has been working in Zhejiang IOT Environmental Energy Co.

Since 2014, he has been the chairman of the board of directors of I&E Huaneng, spending three years to absorb the huge potential loss and realize the second venture, and by making the trade better and the industry bigger and stronger, he has rebuilt a new I&E Huaneng in six years, making it gradually develop from a traditional coal trading enterprise to a first-class integrated service provider of environmental protection energy supply chain with two wheels of energy trade and energy industry, practicing He has been working on the green development of the "black" industry.

Since 2020, he has been appointed as Vice President of MaterialChina Group Co., Ltd, in charge of supply chain business management, business model innovation, present and future business management, logistics management and industrial internet construction in the energy and chemical sector, and responsible for business management in the medical health and health care service sector of the Group. He supported the successful IPO of the company, which he had served for 27 years, on September 29, 2021, becoming the first "main board splitting main board" listed company in the A-share market.

周伯文 (京东集团副总裁、京东人工智能研究院院长)

周伯文

京东集团副总裁、京东人工智能研究院院长

周伯文博士,现任京东集团副总裁、京东科技基础技术群总裁、京东人工智能研究院院长,负责推动京东技术服务的战略,创新,研究,产品/解决方案和商业化。2020年,周伯文博士荣获吴文俊人工智能杰出贡献奖。
周伯文博士担任国家新一代人工智能治理专家委员会委员、国家新一代人工智能发展研究中心专家委员,上海市人工智能战略专家咨询委员会委员、北京市、广州市、成都市政府特聘科技顾问,并担任中国科技大学、南京大学、香港中文大学(深圳)、哈尔滨工业大学等多所国内一流高等院校的兼职教授与博士生导师。同时周伯文博士是 IEEE院士,在国际一流期刊及顶级学术会议上已发表上百篇论文,在中、美等国有数十项专利,其中包括多篇论文被国际学者单篇他引过1500次,累计上万次,是国际人工智能前沿研究和产业数智化转型的复合型领军人才。
加入京东之前,周伯文博士在IBM 任职15年期间,曾任IBM纽约总部人工智能基础研究院院长,IBM Watson首席科学家以及IBM杰出工程师。

Ray Zhu (Corporate tax partner in PwC China)

Ray Zhu

Corporate tax partner in PwC China

Ray is a corporate tax partner in PwC China. He joined PwC from 1998 and was seconded to PwC US from 2006 to 2007. He has over 20 years of experience in providing China tax and business advisory services.

Ray is currently the leader of Central China Corporate Tax practice.

Ray has provided tax advisory services to numerous MNCs and domestic companies in terms of inbound and outbound investment, foreign exchange control, tax planning and he is active in projects related to listing and M&A.

With his close and professional relationship with the Chinese tax officials at all levels, he has been involved in various tax controversy cases in recent years and helped MNCs and domestic companies deal with tax investigation and assist in negotiation with tax authority.

Ray has extensive experience in design of overall structure, reorganisation plan and asset disposal and other specific China tax areas.

His client portfolio includes many US Fortune 500 companies as well as many well known EU, Korean and domestic enterprises covering Pharma, retail, and industrial products industry.

Hua Zhu (Vice president of Yunnan Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd.)

Hua Zhu

Vice president of Yunnan Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd.

The vice president of Yunnan Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd. . Zhu Hua has been working in Yunnan Investment Holding Group for 13 years, and used to undertake the posts such as member of Group Party Committee, director of organization personnel, vice president and so on.

In recent years, Yunnan Investment Group has systematically built up a new pattern of reform in state-owned enterprise, that is linkage and mutual promotion among “industrial cultivation, financial investment and capital operation”was systematically constructed. Yunnan Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd. unswervingly implemented the "151" development strategy, powerfully, preferably and greatly accomplished the sectors of “ Public Welfare, Big Finance, Culture and Tourism, Health Care and Wellness, Big Data” and “Five Great plus One” of “Belt and Road Initiative”, achieving leapfrog development. By the end of 2020, Yunnan Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd. has accumulated 474.5 billion yuan in total assets, 178.6 billion yuan in total operating revenue, and 4.51 billion yuan in total consolidated profits, and it have been developed into a comprehensive investment holding enterprise with the largest asset scale in Yunnan Province, as the 130th on the list of “Top 500 Enterprises of China” in 2021 and the 471st on the list of Fortune Global 500, becoming the first enterprise listed in Fortune Global 500 in Yunnan Province .

Haimeng Zhang (Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company)

Haimeng Zhang

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Leader of Sustainability Growth Platform in Greater China Region
• Keen practitioner in sustainability, ESG and decarbonization transformation
• Long term partnership with leaders in real estate, financial institution, high tech, and advanced industry
• Specialize in Chairman/CEO counseling, large scale transformation, and decarbonization planning

Co-leader of Infrastructure and Public Sector Practice in China
• Extensive experiences and thought leader in real estate
• Helped Chinese local governments on economic development and mega project planning
• Sustainable infrastructure and ESG investment advisory

Experienced adviser to Chinese companies on overseas investment and cross border M&A

MBA, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Co-Author: Serial Innovators (Chinese version), Leadership at Scale

Derek Zhang (Executive Editor at FORTUNE China)

Derek Zhang

Executive Editor at FORTUNE China

Zhang joined FORTUNE China in 2009, and was promoted to Executive Editor in 2013. Zhang currently have more than 2.9 million followers on LinkedIn. Before joining FORTUNE China, Zhang was Managing Editor of InformationWeek China. In 2004, he was admitted by Cambridge, Oxford and Carnegie Mellon University and chose to pursue MSc of Computer Science in Oxford. In 2005, he graduated with straight “A”s from Oxford University, gave up an early offer from a sub company of News Corporation in West London and came back home to continue his career in China’s media business.

Zhang has a BA in English & American Studies from Beijing Foreign Studies University and joined China Daily to work as a reporter and editor. In his earlier days, Zhang won the “best story award” from China Daily twice and played a key role in creating the ELT weeklies for the group. Zhang also got the Certificates of "Building a Business" course from Said Business School, Oxford University, and Finance Media EMBA Fellowship Program from PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University.

Liangjie Zhang (IEEE Fellow, Senior Vice President and Director of Kingdee Research at Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd)

Liangjie Zhang

IEEE Fellow, Senior Vice President and Director of Kingdee Research at Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd

Dr. Liang-Jie Zhang is an IEEE Fellow, Senior Vice President and Director of Kingdee Research at Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd. He received his Ph.D. from Tsinghua University. Dr. Zhang is currently a guest professor of Tsinghua University and Congqing University.

He was a research staff member and program manager of application architectures and realizations at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He also served as the Chief Architect of Industrial Standards at IBM Software Group. In 2010, Dr. Zhang joined Kingdee to lead the innovations of enterprise Internet services, enterprise big data and AI services. He was also responsible for creating Kingdee Cloud Platform and enterprise blockchain services.

He is a Distinguished Scientist of ACM and Fellow of IEEE. Dr. Zhang won the 2011 Technical Achievement Award from IEEE Computer Society. He is a member of the Big Data Industry Expert Committee of Guizhou Province. Dr. Zhang is the President of Shenzhen Big Data Alliance and Shenzhen Entrepreneur and Innovation Federation.

Qinghou Zong (Founder of Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co., Ltd.)

Qinghou Zong

Founder of Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co., Ltd.

Mr. Zong Qinghou is the founder of Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co., Ltd., which was established in 1987. He is currently the chairman and general manager of Wahaha Group, a representative of the National People's Congress, and also a well-known business leader in China.
For more than 30 years, through product innovation and excellent marketing strategies, Mr. Zong Qinghou has successfully established his own brand-Wahaha, and has rapidly developed into China’s largest beverage company with 20,000 employees and established more than 180 branches in 29 provinces and cities across the country. Wahaha Group was honored as one of China's most respected enterprises, China's top 500 enterprises, and China's top 500 private enterprises. The Wahaha brand created by Mr. Zong Qinghou is well-known at home and abroad, and he is called the master of weaving in the marketing network in the industry.
Mr. Zong is also a corporate leader who is enthusiastic about public welfare and is willing to assume social responsibilities. Wahaha has made a donation of 650 million yuan in education, poverty alleviation, social welfare and humanitarian relief of natural disasters, and Mr. Zong has won honorary titles such as the China Charity Award and China's Top Ten Charity Figures.

Daniel Zhang (Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Alibaba Group)

Daniel Zhang

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Alibaba Group

Daniel Zhang was appointed Chairman of Alibaba Group in September 2019 and Chief Executive Officer in May 2015.Over the past 14 years, Daniel has spearheaded innovation and growth across Alibaba. Zhang joined Alibaba in 2007 as the chief financial officer of Taobao Marketplace. As Chief Operating Officer of Alibaba Group from 2013 to 2015, Daniel guided the company's successful transition to a "mobile-first" ecosystem. Daniel was the mastermind behind Alibaba's annual "11.11 Global Shopping Festival", the world's largest online retail event. He also led the establishment of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network and has served as its chairman since 2018. He is also the chief architect of the "New Retail" strategy and the Alibaba Business Operating System, which aims to redefine the consumer retail landscape through innovation of new retail formats and help global businesses find success in digital transformation respectively. Under Zhang's leadership, Alibaba is on the way to integrate consumer Internet and industrial Internet under one umbrella – an important positioning and path for Alibaba's future. Zhang is also a member of the World Economic Forum's International Business Council and co-chair of the board and the China board of Consumer Goods Forum. Fortune magazine named him Businessperson of the Year in 2019 and 2020, and TIME magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people of 2020.

Yuanbao Zheng (Chairman of the People's Holding Group)

Yuanbao Zheng

Chairman of the People's Holding Group

Zheng Yuanbao, male, Han Nationality, born in March 1958, Liuzhou City, Yueqing City, Wenzhou, senior economist, is currently the chairman of the People's Holding Group.

Zheng Yuanbao was elected deputy, member of CPPCC and Executive Committee of National Federation of Industry and Commerce, Vice Chairman, Jiangxi Province Federation (Industry and Commerce), Jiangxi Province, Wenzhou Province, Outstanding Entrepreneur, Model Worker, Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang Province, ten Economic Economy, China, 35 Outstanding Entrepreneur, China reform, 40 years of reform and opening up.He is currently the president of Wenzhou Machinery Industry Federation, vice president of Shanghai Jiading District Federation of Industry and Commerce (General Chamber of Commerce), vice president of Zhejiang Private Economy Association, president of Zhejiang Electric Industry Association, member of the poverty alleviation work Committee of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and member of the Advisory Committee of Zhejiang Federation of Industry and Commerce.Zheng Yuanbao is also a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Peking University and Zhejiang universities.

张志祥 (建龙集团董事长兼总裁)

张志祥

建龙集团董事长兼总裁

Mr.Zhang Zhixiang was born in August 1967 in Shangyu District Zhejiang Province and graduated from Zhejiang University of Technology. Since the start-up of Jianlong Steel Plant in 1998 by Mr. Zhang Zhixiang, the company has been always adhering to the spirit of “From the little to the best” with the faithfulness of “Integrity, Compliance, Teamwork, Excellence, Mutual benefit” along the development path. With the belief that “customers matter most” and “the precise management and control should always prevail”, the company has realized the rapid scale expansion and product structure optimization& upgrade through the internal R&D. The company has grown to a large integrated enterprise-Beijing Heavy Industry Group (“Jianlong Group” hereinafter) engaged in steel production, mineral resources, shipping and electromechanics through a series of M&A and industry development, in which Mr. Zhang Zhixiang chairs the group as the President and CEO.

With the steel production as the main business, Jianlong Group is ranked as the No.8 steel producer around the globe, No.5 steel producer in China and No.2 Private Enterprise in China. In 2020, Jianlong Group produced 30.47 million tons of crude steel and realized the revenue and profit of 195.6 billion RMB and 6.35 billion RMB respectively as well as the total tax of 4.35 billion RMB. As of 2020, Jianlong Group has total asset of 154.3 billion RMB with over 60,000 employees.

Mr. Zhang Zhixiang is now the representative of the 13th National People’s Congress, the standing committee member of the 12th Executive Committee of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, the vice chairman of China Steel Association, the standing vice chairman of China Member of Commerce for Metallurgical Enterprises, the vice chairman of China Business Council, and the standing member of the 8th Standing Committee of China Metallurgical Society. Mr. Zhang Zhixiang was elected as the representative of the 10th and 12th National People’s Congress and the 2nd Chairman for the China Member of Commerce for Metallurgical Enterprises. Mr. Zhang Zhixiang also won the title of the Representative of non-public Economy Individuals and the Outstanding Builder for Chinese Characteristic Socialism.

Simon Zhang (Vice-president and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Midea Group)

Simon Zhang

Vice-president and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Midea Group

Simon Zhang, joined Midea in August 2010, he has served as head of IT Overseas System Dept., head of IT Supply Chain Management Dept. and Director of Midea Group IT. Currently serves as Vice-president and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Midea Group.