Isabel is Apple’s Vice President and Managing Director of Greater China, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. Isabel provides leadership and coordination across Apple’s more than 10,000 employees in Greater China.
Trained as an engineer, Isabel joined Apple in 2008 as Vice President of wireless technologies. She oversaw the development of cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, location and motion technologies for nearly every product. She was instrumental in driving product features for the Greater China market, and in creating and leading the wireless engineering organization in China.
Since becoming Apple’s first managing director of China in 2017, Isabel has been leading Apple’s mission to leave the world a better place, supporting the China Development Research Forum rural education programs, Apple’s own Zhihui programs and the company’s first Design and Development Accelerator in China.
Isabel was appointed as an independent director of Starbucks board on September 2019.
Jane Sun is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Trip.com Group Limited, a leading global travel services company that operates the sub-brands Trip.com,Ctrip, Skyscanner and Qunar. She first joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2005, later serving as Chief Operating Officer and Co-President, before becomingCEO in 2016.
In the years since Ms. Sun joined, Trip.com Group has experienced a significant increase in its market capitalization, growing from about $1 billion to $20 billion, and has continued to rapidly expand its global footprint. Founded in 1999,with the mission to “pursue the perfect trip for a better world”, the company effectively adapted to the rise of mobile Internet, growing from a small tech company into a one-stopshop for travel services for 400 million users worldwide. The company also has a firm belief in the ability for tourism to promote understanding and exchange, and to advance peaceful development. Ms. Sun led Trip.com Group’s expansion of its global presence by investing in the British travel search company, Skyscanner, and the launch ofits own international brand Trip.com to serve customers all around the world.
She was named one of Fortune's Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business for consecutive four years from 2017 to 2020. In 2019, she was named in the Forbes World's Most Powerful Women List, and awarded an Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award where she was also made a member of the Asia Society Board of Trustees. Forbes named her one in the Emergent 25: Asia's Latest Star Businesswomen in 2018, and one of the Most Influential and Outstanding Businesswomen in China in 2017. She was also one of FastCompany's Most Creative People in Business in 2017. During her tenure at Trip.com Group, she also won the Institutional Investor Awards for the Best CEO and the Best CFO.
Before joining Trip.com Group, Ms. Sun was head of the SEC and External Reporting Division of Applied Materials, Inc. since 1997. Prior to that, she was an audit manager at KPMG LLP in Silicon Valley, California. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a State of California Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Sun earned her Bachelor’s degree from the business school of the University of Florida, and graduated with high distinction. She also attended Peking University Law School, where she obtained her LLM degree.
Phyllis is responsible for the overall business of McDonald’s in the Chinese mainland, overseeing the Company’s business strategy and development.
Phyllis joined McDonald’s in 2000 and had served as the managing director in the Chinese mainland, Singapore and Malaysia. In 2015, she became the CEO of McDonald's China. Under her leadership, the number of restaurants in the Chinese mainland has doubled with rapid expansion in lower-tier cities. Envisioning the roadmap of digital transformation, she led the company to establish a comprehensive data-driven system and elevate customer dining experience through omni-channel digital platforms. While accelerating business development, Phyllis has initiated various sustainability programs covering green restaurants, green packaging, children’s welfare, youth employment, and etc.
Phyllis is a council member of the Soong Ching Ling Foundation. She has been selected as one of the Most Powerful Women by Fortune China and Top 100 Business Women by Forbes China. Prior to joining McDonald’s, Phyllis had worked at multiple international advertising agencies. Phyllis holds an EMBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a Fellow of the fifth class of the China Fellowship Program and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
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.
Ms. Siyuan Chen has been the President and General Manager of Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) for mainland China and Hong Kong since December, 2019.
Siyuan is a true leader full of passion for people and patients, with a strong sense of purpose inspiring and supporting team and organization to make a difference for patients. With strong leadership, great passion and rich experience both in China and international markets, Siyuan has a clear vision and strategic plan for BMS China to be a true bio-pharma leader through reinforcing its innovation leaderships in oncology, hematology and immunology, and accelerating breakthrough innovations in China to transform Chinese patients’ lives through science.
Prior to BMS, Siyuan served as the Vice President, Head of Respiratory and HIV Business Unit of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) China, and several other senior management roles at GSK and continuously delivered strong business growth respectively, including Head of Specialty Care Business Unit in China, and Vice President, Head of Commercial for Asia Pacific markets including Japan, Australia, mainland China & Taiwan, Korea and Southeast Asia for ViiV Healthcare, a GSK company.
Before joining GSK, Siyuan had also held several senior management positions at Novartis. Prior to that, Siyuan used to work for the Boston Consulting Group in China as well as for Oracle and several other companies in Boston, USA.
Siyuan received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the Fudan University. She also earned a MBA degree from the Columbia Business School, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts.
Holly Lei has taken over as President of Covestro China based in Shanghai, effective July 1, 2019. With more than 20 years of experience in cross-cultural management around the world, Lei is the first local female leader for this position.
With a strong technical background in chemical engineering and material science, Lei started her career at Bayer Material Science(the predecessor company of Covestro) in 1999 as a technical representative, and has since held various management positions of increasing responsibilities focusing on sales, technical service and R&D in Greater China and the APAC region. As a seasoned leader strong at managing dispersed teams, she devoted her cross-industry insights and customer centric mindset to develop focus industries for Covestro’s Business Unit Polycarbonates in Greater China and the APAC region.
In her role as Global Head of Electrical, Electronics & Appliances (EE&A), BU Polycarbonates, Lei helped Covestro strengthen its industrial leadership by enhancing the global CMF (color, materials, finish)capabilities, transforming Covestro from a material supplier to an innovation partner.
Apart from her business success, Lei is also an affectionate people leader and excels at fostering an environment that allows people to flourish and develop to their fullest potential. As an avid ambassador of diversity and inclusion(D&I)at Covestro, she is actively involved in promoting D&I and equality in the workplace.
Lei holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Dalian University of Technology in China and a master’s degree in material science from Université de Sherbrooke in Canada. She has also received executive training at INSEAD Business School in France.
Lei is also a supervisory board member of GEA Group AG, a board member of the Shanghai Chapter of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China,and Vice Chairman of the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park International Experts’Consultancy Forum.
Lei is married with a grown-up son.
CAI, Jinqing started her career in 1993 in New York as an associate in a strategic consulting company. She then moved to Hong Kong to work for private equity fund management companies, k1 Ventures and Lark International Entertainment Limited, focusing on the media and entertainment industries.
In 2002, she co-founded the PR firm New Alliance Consulting International in Beijing and managed the highly successful inaugural annual conference of Boao Forum for Asia. In 2005, Ms. Cai became the founding partner of Brunswick Beijing, playing a central role in the PR firm’s high profile cross-border transactions.
In 2012, Ms. Cai joined the leading auction house Christie’s as the first Managing Director of Christie’s China. She was appointed President of Christie’s China in 2014 and then Chairman in 2016.
Ms. Cai received her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts and a Master’s in Public Affairs from Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs, Princeton University. She was born and raised in Beijing and was an undergraduate student at Beijing University, before pursuing her education overseas.
Ms. Cai is on the international advisory board of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and serves as a board member of Teach for China, a non-profit organization focusing on education inequality in China In parallel with her new role at Kering Greater China, Ms. Cai retains a consulting role at Christie’s, serving as Chairwoman of the company’s Asia Advisory Board.
Ms. Cai will be joining the Board of Mandarin Oriental International Limited as Non-Executive Directors with effect from 1st December 2021.
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.
Adele Tao joined LIXIL in 2012, successively served as vice president of national sales, general manager of Greater China and vice president of Asia Pacific for global key customers. In March 2019, Adele Tao was promoted as the Managing Director of GROHE, INAX, Kitchen and Integrated System Bathrooms in Greater China. Under her leadership, the team has consolidated and expanded market share and improved sales performance. In October 2019, Adele Tao was promoted as the CEO of LIXIL Water Technology, Greater China, responsible for managing the business of GROHE, American Standard, INAX, Kitchen and Integrated System Bathrooms in Greater China. Accelerating synergies, innovation and drive a more focused approach to enhance long term performance. Led by Adele Tao, 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 Tao was promoted to Senior Vice President of Lixil Group.
LIXIL makes pioneering water and housing products that solve everyday, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. Through meaningful design, an entrepreneurial spirit, a dedication to improving accessibility for all, and responsible business growth. Our approach comes to life through industry leading brands, including GROHE, American Standard, INAX and LIXIL Kitchen. Approximately 55,000 colleagues operating in more than 150 countries are proud to make products that touch the lives of more than a billion people every day.
Under the leadership of Adele Tao, LIXIL China is committed to innovation-driven development with customer at its core. LIXIL has been launching innovative and state-of-the-art technologies and products based on a diversified product matrix carefully shaped by a multi-brand and multi-category strategy. LIXIL is committed to transforming its business from a traditional "product-oriented" supplier to a comprehensive solution provider of "product + service". LIXIL pursues digital transformation with the establishment of a consumer-focused data centre as well as lifelong product and service management focusing on end users. Through comprehensive upgrade with evolution, LIXIL will strengthen its competitive edge and continue to lead the industry with sustainable growth.
Vivian is the Deputy CEO for Deloitte China. As Deloitte China executive member, Vivian is in charge of the business transformation. Prior to her current role, Vivian was the national leader of Deloitte China Tax & Business Advisory, Deloitte Asia Pacific Clients & Industries Leader.
Vivian has abundant professional advisory experiences, she engages in the expression of views on business topics in reputable publications and influential forums, and provides intellectual support to governments and academic institutions. She has been voted as the World Leading Tax Advisor, World's Leading Women in Business Law, and Women in Tax Leaders for consecutive years. Vivian is the winner of 2018 ATHENA International Leadership Award in China to recognize her devotion to drive Diversity & Inclusion initiative in the business community.
Vivian is the Vice President of China Certified Tax Agents Association, Director of the Supervising Committee of Shanghai New Social Stratum Friendship Association, and President of the Strategic Committee of Yangtze River Delta of Shanghai Youth Intellectuals Friendship Association.
Vivian is the member of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
Katrina Lv is a Partner at McKinsey & Company and the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Shanghai Office. She has over 13 years experiences in management consulting. She leads the Public Sector and Infrastructure practice in Greater China and focuses on the regional economy development and city development.
Katrina helped 20+ cities in China on economic development, industry upgrade, public service optimization, and city transformation, etc. She led critical clusters development strategies and helped leading cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu etc. on municipal and national priority projects. She helps multiple leading city development and infrastructure companies along their transformation journey and supports leading developers in Asia and Middle East to design the implement mega city development projects.
Katrina is a frequent author, publishing multiple white papers such as “Smart Cities: Digital solution for a more livable future” to help cities and companies to better understand the trends in city development.
She also leads McKinsey All-In initiative and found Women Alliance Group with 10+ leading companies across industries to empower and promote professional women’s advancement.
Ms. Annabelle Yu Long, is Founding and Managing Partner of BAI Capital, as well as a member of Bertelsmann Group Management Committee.
Ms. Long founded BAI in 2008. She leads the team to achieve more than 14 IPOs and 40+ Unicorn companies in the past years, including Linklogis(09959.HK), Lexin (LX.NASDAQ), Bitauto (BITA.NYSE), Yixin (02858.HK), Dingdong Fresh(DDL.NYSE) and NetEase Cloud Music, SF Rush, BIGO, Keep, Tantan, PingCAP, Biren, Lejian, YJP, Mobike,
Jiliguala and so on. Ms.Long has served as NIO’s director since July 2021. She was named Forbes Asia's Power Businesswomen 2020 and Fortune China’s Influential Investors 2019.
Ms. Long was appointed the member of Group Management Committee of Bertelsmann in 2011 to advise and assist on important matters of corporate strategy and corporate development. She was presented group level Bertelsmann Entrepreneur Award and Bertelsmann Financial Performance Award for her outstanding contribution.
Since 2016, Ms. Long has sat on the board of Tapestry Inc. (NYSE: TPR, its portfolio includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade). She was also named Young Global Leader (YGL) by World Economic Forum in 2011 and had active involvement in WEF.
Ms. Long holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She was also the first Chinese people who served as the member of Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. She also holds a BSEE from the University of Electronic Science and Technology in China.
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 Anegeles 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 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.
Cheryl Cui is the co-founder and CEO of Bota Biosciences. Bota Biosciences is a global industrial biotechnology company focused on programming biological systems for the clean and efficient biomanufacturing of common household and industrial products. Bota Biosciences aims to build an integrated synthetic biology platform for rapid discovery of products that can serve various industries including industry chemicals, food, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, etc. Cheryl Cui earned her joint PhD degree in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics from MIT and Harvard Medical School in 2016. Her research in building synthetic gene circuits and molecular systems have led to publications in Science and Nature journals and a number of patents. Cheryl Cui was honored as one of the US Forbes 30 Under 30 for healthcare in 2019 and one of the MIT Innovators Under 35 in 2020.
Mrs. Rosa Lee graduated from East China University of Political Science and Law with law degree, and obtained MBA from Kellogg School of Management – Northwest University & Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
Having gained a breadth of leadership experience in several large multinational companies and accumulated more than 20 years’ experience in HR and business areas, Rosa joined Bosch in 2010 as the Senior Vice President Human Resources of Bosch China. From 2015, she is the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources Management in Stuttgart Germany Bosch Global Headquarter. Starting from Feb 2019, she joins the Management Board of Bosch China as the Executive Vice President, responsible for Human Resources in China & Asia Pacific.
Nicole is the Managing Director, Data & Analytics, China at London Stock Exchange Group, with over 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, business development and sales management in the financial services and information technology sectors. Leading the data and analytics business of the London Stock Exchange Group in China, Nicole focuses on the provision of industry data and solutions services for the China market. Nicole has been responsible for the restructuring and transformation of the company over the past 15 years and advocates for the localization of the firm as well as strengthening its leadership in the area of providing data, analysis and insights that are helping to transform China's financial markets in the post-pandemic era. Based on her deep understanding of the digital economy, green economy, financial supply chain, and sustainable investments, she has developed a blueprint for data-enabled innovation for a data platform that connects China's financial markets with the global markets all over the world.
London Stock Exchange Group is one of the world's top four exchanges, with a leading spot/derivatives exchange, as well as FTSE Russell (one of the world's top three index companies), Refinitiv (the world's leading financial data provider), and the London Clearing House, the main clearing house for over-the-counter derivatives.
Dr. Aiying Wang joined Envac in 2021 as President & CEO, Greater China & South East Asia. Aiying leads the team to focus on growth in China, HK, Singapore, Malaysia and adjacent areas in the segments of eco-cities, hospitals, airports and buildings. Envac is committed to the mission of a better environment, greener earth, and desirable communities.
Prior to Envac, Aiying served as VP/GM of APAC Electrical Component Division at Eaton. She led the APAC team to upgrade the R&D capabilities and operational excellence with a healthy business growth through a clear strategy and consistent execution.
Between 2011 to 2016, Aiying was Business Operation VP/GM for KEMET Electronics in China where she took great pride in the team for achieving worldwide record performance and creating a sustainable positive culture.
Before moving to China, Aiying worked in the USA from 1993 to 2011 in a diversity of roles, as material scientist at BIC Corp., as manager of R&D, Process Engineering and Operations at KEMET, and as Leader of Technical Source at Michelin North America.
Aiying holds a Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from the USA and a BS in Chemistry from China. She is an inventor of more than a dozen granted US patents. In 2018 Aiying received Mindspan (Australia) Executive Coaching Certification which further supports her passion to raise the bar for leadership in the community. Aiying served as Vice Chair and Chair for AmCham Suzhou Advisory Committee.
In June 2021 Aiying received the Award of “Women in Tech” by Forbes China in recognition of her proactive contribution to STEM fields and in setting examples for women leadership.
Annabel Lin is the Managing Director of Greater China Solution Specialists and APAC International Growth Team at Google. Annabel has over 20 years of experience in digital marketing experience and team leadership, specializing in managing digitization and global brand building. She started her career in digital brand strategy & planning, and developed into a series of roles that cover marketing strategy, business management, and strategic partnership development, and so on. Prior to her appointment as the Managing Director of Greater China Solution Specialists and APAC International Growth Team at Google, she led different teams within Google - she led the China team to build market influence, help Chinese brands go global, and bring forward various innovations . She also had experience in building strategic partnerships with key publishers and developers for monetization solutions. Building on her previous experience with key advertisers, she continues to advocate building a healthy digital/data ecosystem in the market. She also pays special attention to foster a sustainable working environment for diversity & inclusion.
Claire Chen graduated from Shanghai International Studies University with a major in International Accounting. She worked in Microsoft for 10 years as a senior Business Manager of Global Foundation Services and as the Director of business Operations of cloud and Enterprise Division in Microsoft headquarters in the United States.She was responsible for the overall operation planning and implementation of Microsoft Azure and Office 365 cloud services in China, and made major contributions to the landing and development of Microsoft's cloud business in China.
In 2016, Claire Chen co-founded Clobotics with her partners and served as the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the company's marketing strategy, public relations, government relations, business operations, human resources and other businesses.In the past five years, under the guidance of her, Clobotics has created two leading products of artificial intelligence, facing wind power and retail.At the time of economic downturn，Clobotics revenue continued to grow, won several national awards and patent authorization. Clobotics helps solving the pain points of the industry by AI technology, achieving the strategic rapid development of global business layout.
Ms. Cui was mainly engaged in Wireless technology R & D and marketing since she joined ZTE in 1999, and served as ZTE Vice President from 2005. Ms. Cui has been responsible for the global strategy and marketing of CDMA products, Corporate integrated business technology, Corporate Branding, Global strategy and market planning for wireless products, Chief of Staff, Chief Development Officer.
Ms. Cui has extensive communications expertise and rich experience in global telecommunications industry management. She has keen insight for ICT industry. Currently serving as the company's Chief Development Officer and Chief of Staff.
Ms. Cui, according to the company's business development needs and the company's strategy, builds and maintains high-level contacts with current and prospective customer and elaborates business development plans for promoting the digital transformation of the ICT industry together with clients as well as business partners.
As one of the Corporate spokespersons, Ms Cui delivered in-depth industry insights in many global forums or via media. Her first "addition, subtraction, multiplication and division" network development concept was highly recognized, then she advocates the construction and practice of "Digital Tropical rainforest" industrial cooperation mode, leads the development and industrial integration of communication industry, and calls for and promotes the digital transformation of various industries under the epidemic situation. As the Chief Development Officer, Mrs. Cui builds and maintains high-level contacts with current and prospective customer and other business and project partners. She facilitates business growth by working together with clients as well as business partners to develop jointly market strategies and innovative technologies.
Ms. CUI got her Bachelor of Thermal Engineering from Southeast University, Master of Thermal Energy System Software Development from Southeast University, and EMBA from Tsinghua University.
ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. Founded in 1985 and listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company has been committed to providing innovative technologies and integrated solutions for global operators, enterprise, and consumers from over 160 countries across the globe. Serving over 1/4 of the global population, the company is dedicated to enabling connectivity and trust everywhere for a better future.
As Global Principal and Regional Managing Principal for Greater China, Xiaomei is involved in Gensler’s global vision, leading in strategic development of the region, as well as spearheading research and design innovation across the firm’s diverse practice areas.
Xiaomei joined Gensler in 2005as one of the founders of the Shanghai office, she successfully grown the Gensler Shanghai office into a thriving global hub for design innovation. Through her leadership, Gensler expanded its practice in Asia to Japan, Singapore, India, Australia, and Thailand.
Xiaomei has directed many prominent projects, often on a complex scale, spanning tall buildings, urban design and master planning, , renewal and repositioning, mixed-use development, education, health & wellness, aviation and sports. Xiaomei led the delivery of China’s tallest building – the highly awarded 632-meter-high Shanghai Tower. a
In supporting Gensler’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality in all work by 2030 with the Gensler Cities Climate Challenge (GC3), Xiaomei directs the Region’s Design Resilience Committee in implementing the green design strategies into each and every project in the Greater China region. Recently, Gensler has been awarded the USGBC Leadership Award for China 2021 for her outstanding contributions to the green building community.
LI Yue is the General Manager of the Honeywell smart Warehouse Logistics Solutions business in China. She is committed to Honeywell's China development strategy of "East for East", leading local teams in pioneering technology innovations and establishing industry partnerships to meet the diverse warehousing automation needs of China local customers.
As General Manager of Honeywell smart Warehouse Logistics Solutions business, LI Yue is responsible for leading the business's 0 to 1 growth in China, developing and commercializing a series of products and solutions to meet local market needs, building the core competencies of the team, ensuring project implementation and profitable business growth, with target to be the market leader in China within three years.
Prior to joining Honeywell, LI Yue spent 15 years at ABB as Director of Supply Chain Management, Director of Plant Operations for three plants and General Manager of High Voltage Motors and Generators for Greater China.
LI Yue graduated from Tianjin Foreign Studies University with a Bachelor's degree in International Economics and Trade. She then studied in the UK and received an MBA from the University of Nottingham.
Study and work experience
PhD in Pathobiology, University of Southern California
Postdoctoral Fellow, TISCH Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, USA
2021 Forbes Top 50 Chinese Women in Science and Technology
With 13 years of experience in translational medicine, she is committed to exploring the molecular pathogenesis of disease occurrence and development, preclinical evaluation of new drugs, and research on drug resistance mechanisms. The main clinical-grade genetic diagnosis product, and the first successful launch of epilepsy diagnosis clinical services based on whole exome sequencing in China, she led the establishment of the first high-throughput platform for clinical function verification and drug development services based on zebrafish technology.
Published more than ten papers in top international journals such as CANCER RESEARCH.
Xiufen Si, Ph.D. in Engineering from Zhongnan University and currently studying EMBA program in Shanghai Jiaotong University, is one of Science and Technology Leading Talents in Suzhou and Jinji Lake Double Hundred Talents. As chairman of the board in Suzhou AGV Robot Co., Ltd, she is also chairman of both Suzhou Robot Industry Association and Qingdao Robot Industry Association. Research areas belonging to digital factory and intelligent manufacturing include indoor driverless car, artificial intelligence, digital twin, industrial internet of thing and others.
Assuming the office in Suzhou AGV Robot Co., Ltd, she and all members of company have developed many key breakthroughs in this field and applied more than 150 patents and software copyrights covering navigation, localization, dispatching and motion control technologies in mobile wheeled robot. Laser guided forklift AGV without reflector headed by her has won the 1st prize of 2018 Jiangsu Machinery Industry Science and Technology Progress Award, Jiangsu Machinery Patent Gold Award and 3rd prize of Science and Technology of China Machinery Industry in 2019.
In addition, based on technologies of wheeled mobile vehicle and new AI, she and all team members have creatively explored the diversified application scenarios involving AGV including subdivide scenes such as AGV moving cargos between indoor and outdoor scenarios in Petrochemical industry, driverless forklift transporting cargos in high storage rate and high-rise shelves with narrow area aisle as 1.6m, driverless forklift loading and unloading cargos with high precision from high-rise shelves up to 9m, and driverless forklift loading and unloading cargos from trucks. They are digging deep for carefully knowing the requirement of customers helping making digital production with whole process intelligence and full data link possible.
Ms. WANG has served as our director since July 2019, and our chief executive officer since September 2019.
Ms. WANG has served as the chief executive officer of Hywin Wealth Management since July 2018. Prior to that, Ms. WANG served as the Vice President of Hywin Financial Holding Group from July 2015 to July 2018, responsible for the middle to backstage management of the company.
Ms. WANG received her executive master of business administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2018. In 2020, Ms. WANG won the “Woman of the Year in Greater China Wealth Management” at the WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards 2020. In 2021, Ms. WANG won the “Best CEO in Greater China Wealth Management” in the WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards 2021.
Vicky received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Antai College of Economics and Management (ACEM), Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
She has many years of experience in the internet and PE/VC industries and also served as an early team member and executive of a well-known online education company in China.
In 2016, Vicky founded Wukong EDU in Auckland, New Zealand, and served as the CEO. Now Wukong EDU has become a world-leading online learning brand globally for students aged 4-18 years old.
She has been invited to participate in overseas education and technology forums many times and is committed to promoting Chinese culture to the world.
Vicky has always been actively involved in charity work. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she held a series of free public lectures on Chinese culture for children affected by the epidemic. She also led the team to carry out "Love is Beyond the Mountains and Seas" charity book delivery campaign, and donated books to children in mountainous areas.
Haiyan Wu is a founding member of the firm, overlooking entire fund management, operations and investment decisions. She is also the lead partner for enterprise software deals. Haiyan has been instrumental in contributing e-commerce deal flow given her prior unique experience as an executive at DHgate.com, the first cross-border B2B marketplace in China, founded by ex-CEO of Joyo.com (now Amazon China). Haiyan was also the first analyst hire at China Renaissance (HKEX: 1911) on its inception in 2004.
Haiyan's core portfolio includes PingCAP, TigerGraph, Tiger Brokers (NASDAQ: TIGR), Missfresh (NASDAQ: MF), SMZDM (SZSE: 300785) and Wish (NASDAQ: WISH) etc.
Haiyan graduated with a B. Eng in Engineering Physics from Tsinghua University and is recognized as Top 25 Forbes China Best Women VCs and Forbes China's Top 50 Women in Tech.
Anna Xu graduated from Nanjing University and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).
Anna Xu created the Mobile Internet Business Division at NetEase. As the founder of NetEase News app, she increased the app’s user base from zero to 400 million and led the R&D of well-known apps such as NetEase Open Course.
In 2015, Anna Xu co-founded HIKE Capital with Mark Yang, the founder of Guazi Used Car. Focusing on innovations, new technology and new consumption, HIKE Capital has invested in Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI), RELX (NYSE: RLX), Guazi, Spark Education FlashEx, Megatronix, Yuanbao, Shimo and Halara.
Based in Shanghai, Rebecca Yang brings with her a wealth of experience, deep knowledge, and wide spread connections in China, to foster the development and cultivation of trusted relationships with top tier clients to support the expansion of Christie’s in China. Rebecca will work closely global specialist community to drive top client transactions. As the brand ambassador for Christie’s in China, Rebecca will maintain a high external profile through participation in key marketing campaigns, as well as events organized by clients.
Rebecca has an entrepreneurial background with diverse interests. She was the founder and CEO of IPCN Ltd., an Anglo-Chinese media and entertainment content company, which was the first to introduce
the rights licensing business to reproduce international TV formats/IP rights in China such as ‘China’s Got Talent’ and ‘The Voice of China’. Additionally, in 2010, Rebecca established her own production company Ba Lin (80Entertaiment) in Shanghai which was behind many of China’s broadcast sponsorship deals and branded content projects. After a merger between IPCN and Zebra Music, Rebecca took a board director role at the newly merged entity, CMC Times, which is the leader in live music event production in China today. She also led CMC Times to play an important strategic role as a content curator for the high growth location-based-entertainment real estate investment under CMC Inc.
Rebecca is also one of the most dedicated female polo players in China and an accomplished marathon runner. She was also elected as the Davos World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders in 2016.
Acoustic researcher, Data Scientist, and Conversational AI Pioneer
Former Associate Researcher at IACAS
Postdoctoral researcher at CNRS-LIMSI
Fortune China “The Most Powerful Women Next Gen 2021”
CYZone “Top Female Founder 2021”
CAS Outstanding Scientific and Technological Achievement Award
Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Award
Member of Committee of Female Worker of CCF
Dr. Yanmei Zhu, Executive Director and Executive Vice President of BGI Group, is in charge of strategies, talent development, public relations, branding, organizational culture and social responsibility. She is the only female among the five executive directors of BGI Group. Since joining BGI in 2012, Dr. Zhu has founded the business incubator Miracle Light, the sports & fitness company SGI, the Mammoth Foundation, the BGI employee learning platform, the BGI long-term employee program, and established the "Big Tree" talent development system. In February 2020, Dr. Zhu joined BGI’s front-line fight against COVID-19. She led her team to build BGI's high-throughput nucleic acid testing lab – the Huo-Yan laboratory, into a global brand. Today, there are more than 90 Huo-Yan labs in more than 30 countries and regions around the world. Through the Mammoth Foundation, Dr. Zhu also oversaw the donation of COVID-19 testing kits to nearly 40 countries and organizations and helped six countries, including Italy and France, to upgrade their COVID-19 testing labs. Dr. Zhu was formerly the deputy dean of the School of Economics and Management of Tongji University. She is a student advisor at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, and BiMBA Business School of the National School of Development, Peking University, and a lecturer at Shenzhen University’s School of Management.
Dr. Jielin Dong is a part-time research fellow of the China Institute for Science and Technology Policy at Tsinghua University. She also serves as a board member of several technological companies, and a columnist for a few international journals. Her recent work is the book “A brief history of human innovation: the power of desires”.
Dr. Dong was a distinguished professor of Soochow University, and the director of the Center for Enterprise Innovation and Development of Soochow University. Through her career, she has worked for Fortune 500 technology companies such as Lucent and Cisco, as well as financial companies and scientific institutes.
Dr. Dong finished her Ph.D. degree in physics in Carnegie Mellon University in 1988 and B.S. in Zhongshan University in 1982.
Ms. Freya Gao is the Managing Director of Tianfeng Securities. She is also the Head of Industrial and Financial Innovation Department. She has nearly ten years of experience in the financial industry. Ms. Gao serves as the venture partner of an emerging market VC and PE funds. She is also the Founder and CEO of Hengfei Consulting.
Ms. Freya Gao previously worked as General Manager at China Venture Group for its East-China market. She has deep insights in both private & public markets as well as domestic financial institutions.
Hong Zheng was born and raised in Beijing in the 50s. She went through the Cultural Revolution and spent three years in the countryside, first as a farmer then a barefoot-doctor in the 60s and early 70s. She studied in China Geo-science University and received her master and doctoral degree in science in the 80s. She then worked in universities as an associate professor and research fellow in Beijing and Australia till early 90s While working for Bright China Management Institute she started to learn and engage in NPO work. After spending two years in KSG of Harvard and received MPA, she came back to Beijing, joined Dandelion Project. Together with friends she started Dandelion School for migrant children in 2005 and has served as the principal to today.
Since joining the editorial team of fortune China in June 2021, Lanxiang Liu has been mainly responsible for in-depth reports and comments in the field of big finance and real estate. At the same time, she has developed external KOL and participated in the daily operation of the platform in combination with the needs of fortune new media platform. Previously, she worked in institutions such as JD technology, 21st Century Business Herald and Reuters, and established Zhixin Asset Management Research Institute as a co-founder. In 2007, she graduated from the school of Journalism and communication of Peking University, and in 2005, she graduated from the English Department of Beijing International Studies University.
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.
Yvonne Xie is the new media executive editor of Fortune China. She previously served as the managing editor of the business department for China Daily’s website and as senior manager of global communications for the Dalian Wanda Group. Ms. Xie is the co-winner of the 20th China News Awards for Best Interview. She graduated from Nankai University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
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.