Adam GuliFounderLets Powwow
Adam Guli is Founder of Let's Powwow, a company focussed on sales and business development in Asia. Prior to this he was Global Accounts Manager for Asia Pacific and Middle East for Haworth. Prior to this, he was the Business Development Manager for David Diebold & Associates and a Sales Manager for Best Buy. He has studied Chinese through the Inter University Program at Tsinghua University, holds a Masters in Chinese from Cornell University, and a Bachelor in International Relations from Colorado State University. Adam has also exchanged for a year to Kansai University in Japan. He is a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing. He is a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing
Ang da LiFounderZhiliren
Angda Li is the founder of zhiliren.com, a SaaS SNS and Enterprise 2.0 service platform. Prior to zhiliren, he worked at Accenture as an analyst, Angda has also worked at W&H Law Firm. He is an expert in Internet and strategic consulting. He holds a MSc in Geography from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences and a BS in Physics from Tsinghua University. Angda’s hobbies include reading, methodology thinking and design. Angda is passionate about solving the problem of organizational social collaboration and working efficiency of chinese white collars. Angda is a member of Mensa Club. He is a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Anna GogomanOnline Marketing & Strategy ExpertUnforgetty
Anna Gogoman is the co-founder of Unforgetty.com, an independent marketplace for unforgettable and curated activities organized by inspired people in Beijing and Singapore. Learning how to make the best dumplings in an organizers own kitchen, exploring the city by bike with a local guide or following a workshop on how to make the best portrait photos are just a few examples of the activities people can sign up to through the website. Prior to Unforgetty Anna set up and participated in several other on and offline initiatives. Before becoming an entrepreneur Anna worked for almost 6 years in several positions at a financial institution in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she was part of the organizationâ€™s international talent program. She holds a Masterâ€™s degree in Business Administration. Anna is passionate about connecting and empowering people, and working on new ideas. She loves to learn new things and be inspired by others. She is 2013 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Anna Tsui is the co-founder of Wokaishi.com, a dynamic online platform for fitness and health. Prior to devoting her life to providing Chinese citizens with the best way to do get a six pack, Anna did business and operations management for The Venture Development Center in Boston, MA where she helped start-ups launch and develop their products. By now, she has started two international start-ups and is an expert at figuring out the unknown. She was awarded various scholarships that allowed her to do cool things like sip cappuccinos while studying Italian art and culture in Viterbo, Italy; create the first university-wide student magazine; and graduate with a degree in economics from UMass Boston. Anna is passionate about being a leader in developing the Chinese fitness industry. She is a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Fei QiAssociateLegend Capital
Fei Qi is a nutrition scientist in COFCO Nutrition & Health Institute, as well as the vice president of Nepenthe Agriculture Cooperation, which focus on providing valuable out-of-season vegetables via special biotechnology methods. Prior to entrepreneur experience, Fei had a strong background in both scientific research and social activities. Fei had spent 7 years at College of Life sciences, Peking University and 3 years at UCLA, and got a Ph.D. in Cell Biology at 2010. During his work at UCLA as both a staff and a visiting scholar, he was focusing on internal organ (liver, pancreas, gut etc.) development and diseases, and got nice papers published in high profile journals (PLOS Biology and Hepatology). During his college life, Fei was always a student leader who was in charge of several different groups including Students’ Union and university associations. Lots of awards were obtained during this time. Fei had held a Certificate of Business Fundamentals provided by UCLA Extension in preparation for future business career. Fei is also a certificated PADI open water diver and a certificated NYIP professional photographer. He is a fan of traveling, movies and lots of sports. Fei is passionate about building a right and profitable business model in Chinese Health Industry. He is 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Hsu Kang LiEvent OrganizerBarCamp Beijing
Hsu Kang Li is Operations and Product Director at Lanxi. He has had a myriad of experiences working with small enterprises, beginning with his first job with a creative design team in Southern California, where he grew up. Since then, he has moved on to working in science, education, starting his own apparel business, and business development with small construction and trade sourcing companies based in China. Now, he plays an important role in Groupon's China operations as part of its plans to achieve top position in the world's most competitive group-buying market. Hsu's passion and ultimate goal in business lies in building strong teams that work as single units to achieve strong results, in any realm of work. Now, he has brought this passion to help the fastest growing company in the world succeed in China. Specialties Project management (marketing branding, construction, trade sourcing), logistics, marketing material development, educational development and methodology training, ESL education, standardized test prep (GRE, SAT), IT systems management. He is 2013 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Jason Lim, Founder, ishiyou.com Jason Lim is the Founder of ishiyou.com, a social roommate matching web service in China. Jason is also very active in the technology start-up scene in Asia, where he is an Editor for TechNode.com, the leading English tech blog in China. Prior to TechNode.com, he worked at Appstoreconnect.com, where he lead key business development initiatives with world renowned developers, such as Rovio and Popcap, to bring their mobile apps in the HTC App Store in China. Jason has also worked at Pacific Strategy Partners, Blackdot Consulting, Third Horizon Consulting Partners and Ernst & Young in Sydney. He holds a Commerce Degree in Accounting and Marketing from the University of New South Wales. He is also a big fan of design and travelling. Jason is passionate about converting world inefficiencies into sustainable business opportunities, as well as being famous on television. He is a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Jie WuStrategy AnalystUFIDA
Wu Jie is a Business Strategy Analyst at UFIDA, a Chinese IT consulting company. Prior to joining UFIDA, she was a Technical Constant at eFront, analyst at SAP, and worked at GE Healthcare. Wu holds degrees from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), École Supérieure d'Électricité and Xi'an Jiaotong University. She was selected as a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Leo UchoaSales and Technology ManagerCultivatech
Leo Uchoa is the Global Sales and Technology Leader of Baumann Consultancy, a B2B web platform that connect Brazilian clients to Chinese suppliers, in a easy and powerful way. He is a entrepreneurial leadership in a wide variety of settings with a strong link regarding to creative industries and innovation projects. Prior to come to Beijing, Leo was founder for Cenario Cultural in Brazil, a printed magazine and website that engage and connect people with entertainment events and he's also marketing advisor for Overmedia Cast, a very successful on line video metrics service. Leo is a passionate about coaching and organizational behavior. He holds a Master Practioner certificate in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and a Commercial Management degree. He is 2013 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.
Lin TianResearch InternMicrosoft Research Asia
Tian Lin is the founder of GiftDream, a website that helps boys to find dream gifts for girls. Prior to the startup, he worked at Microsoft Research Asia, where he spends two years in research. He is a PhD. student of Tsinghua University in Computer Science, majoring in Computer Graphics, and also a tech geek contributing to open source community. Tian was awarded 1st prize Challenge Cup Competition of Science & Technology in Beijing, and won Sohu Science & Technology Scholarship, and ESS Alumni Scholarship in Tsinghua. He holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science. He is a fan of swimming and billiards. Tian is passionate about solving the problem of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, and achieving universal primary education. He is 2012 fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Beijing.