SPEAKERS

  • Al Gore

    45th Vice President of the United States

    Al Gore was the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States. He is currently the Chairman of Generation Investment Management, Chairman of The Climate Reality Project and a member of the Board of Directors of Apple.

  • Sheng Fu

    CEO, Cheetah Mobile

    Sheng Fu is CEO of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE:CMCM). Under Fu’s leadership, the company has become the world's top developer of mobile utility apps and the fourth largest internet company in China within five years.

  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

    Professor, Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute

    Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute / Oxford University. He has published the international bestseller “Big Data” and the awards-winning “Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age."

  • Juggs Ravalia

    VP, Platforms, Yandex

    Juggs Ravalia is currently a visiting scientist at Carnegie Mellon University. He has worked in a number of technology and management fields and an active contributor in global technical standards forums.

  • Geng Lin

    Engineering Lead,Emerging Technologies and Markets, Google Access

    Dr. Geng Lin is Engineering Lead for Emerging Technologies and Markets (ETM) at Google Access. Prior to Google, he was CTO of Networking Business at Dell and CTO of IBM Alliance at Cisco Systems.

  • David Doctorow

    Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Expedia

    David Doctorow is the Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and Senior VP, Global Marketing at Expedia. Previously he was an Associate Principal in McKinsey’s Marketing & Sales Practice, and Director of Marketing Strategy and Operations at Hewlett-Packard.

  • Djamel Agaoua

    Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Cheetah Mobile

    Djamel Agaoua is Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Cheetah Mobile. Prior to this, he was the CEO of MobPartner, co-founder of AchatPro, and CEO of B Process.

  • Andre Vanier

    VP, Search Product Management, Yahoo

    Andre is a Vice President of Search Product Management at Yahoo! He was previously the co-founder & CEO of Rondee, Inc. and 1-800-411-SAVE.

  • David Baser

    Head of Monetization Products (Greater China), Facebook

    David Baser is a Product Manager and current head of monetization products for Greater China, where he focuses on developing the export advertising market.

  • Kate Herbert

    Sr. Director, Platform & Exchange Services, MoPub, Twitter

    Kate Herbert is the Senior Director of the Platform & Exchange Team at Twitter. Prior to this, Kate was the VP of Client Services at MoPub, and led the DoubleClick Ad Exchange team at Google.

  • Brian Wong

    CEO, Kiip

    Brian Wong is the CEO of Kiip. The company redefines how brands connect with consumers through a rewards platform that targets “achievement moments” in mobile games and apps.

  • Geoffrey Prentice

    Director, Oriente Investment Holdings Limited & Co-Founder, Skype

    Geoffrey Prentice is the Director of Hong Kong based Oriente Investment Holdings Limited. Previously he was the Chief Strategy Officer at Skype and a member of the founding team.

  • Stuart Evans

    Distinguished Service Professor, Carnegie Mellon University Integrated Innovation Institute

    Dr. Stuart Evans is a Distinguished Service Professor at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, where he teaches “Innovation & Entrepreneurship.” He is a board member, educator and author, focusing on dynamic high tech ventures.

  • Lotus Chen

    ASUSTek COMPUTER INC.

    Lotus Chen is the CTO of ASUSTek Computer, where he leads the mobile and cloud software development efforts. He has over 30 years’ of experience in software product planning, development, technical marketing, business development and sales.

  • Robert Fan

    Founder & CTO, Sharethrough

    Robert Fan is the co-founder and CTO of Sharethrough, the leading international native advertising software platform. Previously, Robert worked for Booz Allen Hamilton providing technical analysis.

  • Edith Yeung

    Partner, 500 Mobile Collective Fund

    Edith Yeung is a Partner at 500 Mobile Collective Fund, focusing on investing in mobile apps and consumer internet startups. She is also the founder of RightVentures - seed stage investment firm focusing on mobile and consumer internet companies.

  • Timothy Draper

    Founder Partner, DFJ

    Timothy Draper is the Founder Partner of leading venture capital firm DFJ. In addition, Tim founded Draper University of Heroes, an immersive boarding school dedicated to encouraging proactive entrepreneurship.

  • Anita Huang

    Captain, Taiwan Startup Stadium

    Anita Huang leads the overall planning & operations of Taiwan Startup Stadium. Her professional experience includes senior executive positions at Yahoo!, Google, and Tudou in the greater China region.

  • Soujanya Bhumkar

    VP, Global Partnerships, Yahoo

    Soujanya Bhumkar is Vice President of Global Partnerships at Yahoo. Soujanya has a long history of leading and co-founding startups, including Tamarind, Vazu and Cooliris, which Yahoo acquired in November of 2014, and of which Soujanya was CEO.

  • Robert Lo

    Executive Vice President, APAC, Zoom

    Robert is currently the head of Zoom APAC. Previously, he led Skype in Taiwan and co-founded two internet hardware companies, brite-View and IPEVO.

AGENDA BUY TICKET
08:20AM-09:30AM

Welcome Coffee

09:30AM-09:40AM

Welcome From Host

09:40AM-09:50AM

A Tale of Two Countries: How China and the U.S. Connect the World
Sheng Fu, CEO, Cheetah Mobile

09:50AM-10:10AM

Technology, Society, and Our Future
Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States

10:10AM-10:20AM

Fireside Chat
-Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States
-Sheng Fu, CEO, Cheetah Mobile

10:20AM-11:20AM

What's the Future of Big Data?
Moderator:
- Quentin Hardy, Deputy Tech Editor, The New York Times
Panelists:
- David Doctorow, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Expedia
- Geng Lin, Engineering Lead, Emerging Technologies and Markets, Google Access
- Juggs Ravalia, VP, Platforms, Yandex
- Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor, Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute

11:20AM-11:40AM

The Big Deal about Big Data
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor, Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute

11:40AM-12:00PM

The End of Ad Harassment
Djamel Agaoua, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Cheetah Mobile

12:00PM-01:00PM

Lunch Time

12:55PM-01:00PM

Welcome Back

01:00PM-01:20PM

The Future of Mobile Search
Andre Vanier, VP, Search Product Management, Yahoo

01:20PM-01:40PM

Facebook Vision for Businesses' Mobile Presence
David Baser, Head of Monetisation Products (Greater China), Facebook

01:40PM-02:30PM

The Differences Between Asia and U.S. in Mobile Internet Era Development
Moderator:
- Olina Qian, Founder, SVACE
Panelists:
- Brian Wong, CEO, Kiip
- Kate Herbert, Sr. Director, Platform & Exchange Services, MoPub,Twitter
- Lotus Chen, CTO, ASUSTek COMPUTER INC.
- Stuart Evans, Distinguished Service Professor, Carnegie Mellon University Integrated Innovation Institute

02:30PM-03:00PM

Coffee Break

03:00PM-03:20PM

Mobile Investment Outlook 2016- Hottest Startups All VCs Are Chasing After
Edith Yeung, Partner, 500 Mobile Collective Fund

03:20PM-03:40PM

Startup Scale-up: Comparisons between US & Asia
Geoffrey Prentice, Director, Oriente Investment Holdings Limited & Co-Founder, Skype

03:40PM-04:30PM

Crossing the Pacific to Build New Startups
Moderator:
- Natt Garun, US Editor, The Next Web
Panelists:
- Anita Huang, Captain, Taiwan Startup Stadium
- Robert Lo, Executive Vice President, APAC, Zoom
- Robert Fan, Founder & CTO, Sharethrough
- Soujanya Bhumkar, VP, Global Partnerships, Yahoo

04:30PM-04:50PM

Investment and Technology Flows between China and the U.S. :The Draper experiences with China
Timothy Draper, Founder Partner, DFJ

04:50PM-04:55PM

Closing

LOCATION

City View at METREON

135 4th St., Suite #4000, San Francisco, CA 94103

ABOUT CONNECT 2016

Cultures are connecting with a new Internet, one that resides in pockets instead of on desks, and enables everything imaginable with a touch.

At Connect 2016 you’ll hear how startups are the new global rock stars, how big data transcends its buzzword status and actually impacts you on a daily basis, and what it takes to work effectively across international borders.

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