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EE402: International Partnerships

“Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Final Spring Seminars

Topic: 
The Expanding Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship in South East Asia
Abstract / Description: 

Peng is an entrepreneur who invests in entrepreneurs. He does so primarily through his role as Managing Partner at Monk's Hill Ventures – a technology venture fund based in Southeast Asia that he co-founded. Peng was the cofounder of Electric Classifieds. Afterwards, he was the founder and CEO of Interwoven, which went public on NASDAQ and grew to a $10B market cap, before being acquired and is now part of HP. After Interwoven, Peng founded Encentuate (acquired by IBM), the leader in enterprise identity management.

The three businesses he started now generate annual revenues that total more than $1 billion. Most recently, Peng was a Partner at GSR Ventures, a leading VC in China. Peng has also served on many boards, including SingTel and YY.com. He is currently the Chairman of SolveEducation!. Peng earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

 

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Date and Time: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

“Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Spring Seminars

Topic: 
Sias University: A Private-Sector, American Startup in China’s Higher Education System
Abstract / Description: 

Dr. Shawn Chen is the Founder and the Chairman of the Board of Sias International University. Educated in both the U.S. and China, Dr. Chen's career has embraced education, business, and entrepreneurism in both countries. In 1998, with the approval of the Minister of Education and the State Degree Office in China, he founded Sias International University, an innovative educational institution through which students, leaders, and scholars from East and West can meet and profit from an exchange of ideas expressed in both Chinese and English. Located in Henan Province near the City of Zhengzhou in Central China, Sias International University has graduated almost 65,000 students. Dr. Chen is solely responsible for financing, planning, implementation and assessment of the university's overall operations.

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Date and Time: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

The Present and Future of Cross-border Entrepreneurship Between South Korea and the U.S.

Topic: 
The Present and Future of Cross-border Entrepreneurship Between South Korea and the U.S.
Abstract / Description: 

"Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries" Spring Seminars

Panelists: Bryan Jin, Business Operations Manager of Yosemite X, and Sangyong Jung, Co-Founder and CEO of Upple Inc.

Bryan Jin is the finance manager and the lead product designer at Yosemite X. Immediately after earning his BA in economics from UC Berkeley in 2013, Bryan was the first employee to join the company's founder YT Kim and two blockchain core engineers. He was deeply involved in product development and led product marketing functions for the company's release of its groundbreaking, first-ever public blockchain without a native cryptocurrency. Bryan is currently working on building enterprise adoption of Yosemite Public Blockchain.

Sangyong Jung is a serial entrepreneur, UX designer and a full-stack developer. After studying business administration in college and HCI in graduate school for his Master's degree, in 2015 he founded Sentbe, a fintech international money transfer service. He stepped down to become an advisor for Sentbe in 2018, and went on to found a new startup called Upple. Upple is a company that connects Korean graphic designers and global clients from rest of the world.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

EE402T presents “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Spring Seminars

Topic: 
Recent Developments, Opportunities, and Challenges for Entrepreneurs in India: An Investor’s Perspective
Abstract / Description: 

 “Recent Developments, Opportunities, and Challenges for Entrepreneurs in India: An Investor’s Perspective”

 

See asia.stanford.edu for more information.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces

Topic: 
#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces
Abstract / Description: 

Individuals of all genders invited to be a part of:
#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces, where we will feature real stories of harassment at Stanford academic STEM in a conversation with Provost Drell, Dean Minor (SoM), and Dean Graham (SE3). We will have plenty of time for audience discussion on how we can take concrete action to dismantle this culture and actively work towards a more inclusive Stanford for everyone. While our emphasis is on STEM fields, we welcome and encourage participation from students, postdocs, staff, and faculty of all academic disciplines and backgrounds.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
STLC 111

EE402T presents “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Spring Seminars

Topic: 
Straddling a Medical Device IoT Startup Between Taiwan and the United States – Lessons Learned
Abstract / Description: 

Jason Wang, MD, PhD, is Director of the Center for Policy, Outcomes, and Prevention, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University. He also co-chairs the mobile health and other new technologies group at the Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences. He received his B.S. from MIT, Medical Doctorate from Harvard Medical School, and Ph.D. in policy analysis from RAND. After completing his pediatric residency training at UCSF, he worked in Greater China with McKinsey and Company. In 2000, he was recruited to serve as the project manager for the Taskforce on Reforming Taiwan's National Health Insurance System. He is a past recipient of the NIH Director's New Innovator Award for creating mobile apps for health. He is a co-founder and advisor for MedicusTek, a medical IOT company focusing on patient safety, with offices in Taipei and Newport Beach, CA.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

EE402T presents “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Spring Seminars

Topic: 
Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Development: Understanding the Situation for Startups in India
Abstract / Description: 

Dr. Amit Kapoor is Honorary Chairman at Institute for Competitiveness, India; President of India Council on Competitiveness and Editor-in-Chief of Thinkers. He is as well the chair for the Social Progress Imperative & Shared Value Initiative in India and sits on the board of Competitiveness initiatives in Mexico, Netherlands, Italy & France and University of Vermont's SEMBA Advisory Board. In addition to being advisor to Thinkers50 and participant with the Global Solutions Network, he is an affiliate faculty for the Microeconomics of Competitiveness & Value Based Health Care Delivery courses of Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School and an instructor with Harvard Business Publishing in the area of Strategy, Competitiveness and Business Models.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

EE402T presents “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Spring Seminars

Topic: 
Asia Entrepreneurship Update 2019
Abstract / Description: 

Dr. Richard Dasher, Director of the US-Asia Technology Management Center, will introduce new (updated) data and discuss trends in entrepreneurism and in various aspects of the supporting ecosystems for startup companies in major Asian economies.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

EE402T presents “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” Spring Seminars

Topic: 
TBA
Abstract / Description: 

Tim Romero is a Tokyo-based entrepreneur, podcaster and author who has started four companies and led Japan market entry for others since coming to Japan more than 25 years ago. Tim hosts the Disrupting Japan podcast, teaches corporate innovation and entrepreneurship at the NYU Shinagawa campus and is CTO of TEPCO Ventures. Tim is deeply involved in Japan's startup community as an investor, founder and mentor.

See <https://asia.stanford.edu/course/entrepreneurship-in-asian-high-tech-industries/entrepreneurship-in-asian-high-tech-industries-2/timromero/> for more information.

Join us for our "Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries" Spring Seminar Series. The seminars will take place each Tuesday through June 4, 2019. Stanford students may register through Axess in course EASTASN 402T (cross listed as EE 402T and EALC 402T) for 1 unit seminar credit. Free parking after 4:00 pm on campus in designated areas – please read signs carefully.

See > for more information on the series.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Skilling Auditorium

29th Anniversary Shinnenkai Reception

Topic: 
29th Anniversary Shinnenkai Reception
Abstract / Description: 

This year, Keizai honors former U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos, Founding Partner of Geodesic Capital, with the Keizai Silicon Valley Outstanding Impact Award for US-Japan Business.

After receiving the Award, Ambassador Roos will participate in a fireside chat with Professor Richard Dasher. The program also includes the traditional Kagamiwari (sake barrel "breaking") ceremony. Honorable Tomochika Uyama, Consul General of Japan in San Francisco, is expected to lead this tradition.

Date and Time: 
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club, 3000 Alexis Dr., Palo Alto, CA 94304

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