Speakers

29-03-18

Lee Sessions

Lee is responsible for building collaborative relationships with leading Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) organizations to better support our portfolio companies with the best co-investors to accelerate growth.

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28-03-18

Andrei Sheetkin

Andrei is an associate in the Moscow office of DLA Piper and specialises in civil law, corporate law, mergers and acquisition and venture capital transactions. In the venture capital business, Andrei is engaged in advising funds and investors, founders and/or...

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27-03-18

Tim Smith

Tim is an Executive at Rouse and a Partner of Rouse Legal. He specialises in advising developed market businesses, both MNCs and SMEs on their new ventures and IP strategy in China. Now based in London, Tim previously worked...

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26-03-18

Eric Steager

Eric is Director – Corporate Development & Innovation and Managing Director, Strategic Innovation Portfolio for Independence Blue Cross, focused on the identification, analysis and execution of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic equity investments. Prior to joining IBC, he spent four...

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25-03-18

Jonathan Tudor

Jonathan is responsible for their external venture and fund investments. Prior to this, he was a Venture Director at Castrol Innoventures and previously a partner in a UK-US venture fund focused on creating and growing technology companies in multiple...

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24-03-18

Ekaterina Vainberg

Ekaterina (Katy) is an innovation thought leader and ecosystem facilitator with a deep focus on startups acceleration and growth. She has a profound expertise is setting up and managing international acceleration & incubation programs ("Startup Security Challenge", "Integrator", "MGIMO...

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23-03-18

Jakob Wirbatz

Jakob is an Investment Director at Evonik Venture Capital. Prior to joining Evonik, Jakob was a Partner of WEITNAUER, a law firm focused on M&A and venture capital transactions. From 2001 he worked as Legal Counsel and Investment Manager...

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22-03-18

Ethan Xie

Ethan Xie 谢鹰, joined Alibaba in January 2013 and now serves as the Managing Partner of Alibaba Innovation Ventures. Alibaba Innovation Ventures is the corporate venture capital investment arm of Alibaba Group and provides venture and growth stage funding...

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21-03-18

Tim Xiong

Tim Xiong is the head of Startup Incubation and University Relations Department in Amazon Web Services (AWS) China. Tim is leading the department to build the strategic collaboration with startups, Accelerators & Incubators, venture capitals and top universities in...

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09-03-18

Chibo Tang

Chibo has been investing in early stage companies in the technology and media sectors in Asia for nearly a decade. He is head of Gobi’s Hong Kong office and Managing Director of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund,...

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