Veteran software architect for 15+ years and expert in big data, database and data security, Wiley has been a co-founder and Chief Architect of two software start-ups in Beijing. Before that, he worked at Orange, Achievo and Hitachi as a software engineer .
Liz is a strategic marketing professional with more than 20 years’ experience working with global tech companies. Throughout her career, she has held a variety of marketing roles ranging from branding and public relations to product and digital marketing. She holds a degree in Political Studies from Queen’s University and currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario.
Mikaël is a Québec certified lawyer with over 15 years of global business experience, now living in Shanghai. He has significant experience doing cross-border transactions and investments in China, Canada, Europe and the U.S. and was the managing partner in China of an international law firm from 2009 to 2015.
Ines is a China and U.K. trained business manager with 10 years of experience as a business executive as well as a self-motivated entrepreneur.
Mike has been a venture capitalist since 2002, and is the founder of covered call investing site BornToSell.com (2009). Before being a VC, Mike was an investment banker during the late 90s (reading over 10,000 business plans in 4 years) and was a software engineer for 12 years before that; he worked at 3 startups: one was acquired and two went public on NASDAQ.
A Legal Expert in foreign direct investment, mergers & acquisitions and government regulatory issues in China with 20 years’ experience, Haiping formerly worked at the London-based “Magic Circle” firm Clifford Chance. Haiping is qualified in mainland China and the State of New York and holds an LL.B. and an LL.M. degree from Peking University and an LL.M. from the University of Georgia.
Chungang is an expert in dispute resolution. He has represented clients in hundreds of lawsuits before the Supreme People's Court of China, the Higher People’s Court of Beijing, CIETAC, Beijing Arbitration Commission, Shanghai Arbitration Commission, ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, etc., which have involved a variety of substantive areas such as trade, investment, real estate, finance, energy, technology and logistics. He has also advised clients or acted as PRC legal expert for litigation and arbitration heard in the U.S., Singapore and Hong Kong.
Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Asia Law & Practice, Who’s Who Legal, LegalBand and other renowned legal publishers have ranked Chungang as a leading lawyer in the areas of litigation and commercial arbitration in China for many years in a row.
A Legal Expert in legal issues related to Foreign Direct Investment in China and general corporate issues, Daniel has over 20 years’ experience representing hundreds of international companies doing business in China and other Asian regions. Qualified in New York, Taiwan and mainland China, he holds law degrees from Harvard Law School and Taiwan University.