Harvard Alumni Event: Post Pandemic: Thoughts on Entrepreneurship

  • July 29, 2021
When:
August 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Australia/Sydney Timezone
2021-08-21T11:00:00+10:00
2021-08-21T13:00:00+10:00

HAE China’s inaugural event features Mr. Huang Jingsheng, Founding Partner of CreditEase Impact Fund & Former Managing Executive Director, Harvard Center Shanghai, and Bill Lang, Chairman of Bill Lang International & Co-Chair of HAE Australia for a discussion on what entrepreneurship will look like in the post-pandemic era.

ABOUT OUR GUESTS

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Mr. Jingsheng Huang is the former managing executive director at Harvard Center Shanghai, where he sat up and ran the operation. Before joining Harvard, he served as a member of the board of China Venture Capital Association and a deputy chairman of the Shanghai Private Equity Association. His experience includes being a partner of TPG Growth and RMB Funds, managing director of Bain Capital LLC, managing director in China at SOFTBANK Asia Infrastructure Fund, partner at SUNeVision Ventures, and senior manager of strategic investment at Intel Capital.

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Mr. Bill Lang is a business educator, coach, and advisor with over 30 years of experience. Mr. Lang coach western businesses to be more effective in China and deliver exceptional service to Chinese visitors to the west through advanced skill development, strategy implementation, and strategic relationships. Today, Mr. Lang educate, coach, and advise The Institute of Advanced Business Studies (IABS), Full Circle Feedback, and The International Rehabilitation Institute (IRI). He is also the Director of Small Business Australia.

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Mr. Jason Huang established TANG in 2007. TANG helped over 400 enterprises achieve their business goals, including China Merchants Bank, Amway, Watsons, Xiao Guan Tea, KFC, Vanke, The Palace Museum, People’s Daily, and Daimler-Benz AG, improving the experience for over 2.1 billion customers. Mr. Huang co-founded the UXPA China in 2014 and served as Chairman. He is also a Visiting Professor at the School of Design and Innovation at Tonji University. He was awarded as the “Top Ten Outstanding Youths of Design in China” and “Top 100 Most Creative People in China Business”.

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Mr. Edward Chan is the Assistant Director of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP) InnoAcademy, whose mission is to nurture and upskill technology talents for Hong Kong. He is currently the Vice President and Director of the Harvard Club of Hong Kong and Co-Chair of the Future Foundations (talent, inclusion & design to delivery) Committee of FinTech Association of Hong Kong. Before his current role, Mr. Chan helped international enterprises and start-ups set up R&D operations in HKSTP. He has had more than a decade of experience in the technology industry in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Silicon Valley. In Beijing, Mr. Chan was part of the founding team of Evernote China and led product marketing, and served as a Director of the Harvard Club of Beijing.

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Ms. Lin Zhao is the Founder of the Upeace Retreat Center with locations in Beijing and Dali, Yunnan, providing mindfulness classes, yoga classes, and spiritual events. Ms. Zhao is also the Founder of the Beijing Utop Education Co., Ltd., offering study abroad consultancy services to Chinese high school students. She is a serial entrepreneur who also co-own a beauty salon and several gyms in Beijing. As a blogger with over two million followers, Ms. Zhao focuses on psychology, children’s education, healthy lifestyle, and wellness-related content.

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Mr. Joey Jiao is the Vice President of Investment of Blue Elephant Capital, leading early-stage venture capital for China’s education sector. Before joining Blue Elephant Capital, Mr. Jiao served as the Education Content Developer at Shanghai Yigou Internet & Technology and International Business Development at Hujiang.

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