ADVISORY BOARD CHAIR
MS. NORA WU
Chair, CBSI Advisory Board
Former Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader
Pricewaterhouse Coopers International Ltd
Nora Wu is the former Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd. As the first woman from Asia to hold this global leadership role in the company’s 165-year history, Nora was responsible for driving and leading the human capital vision and strategy for the firm’s global network of 230,00 people in 157 countries.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
MR. KISHAN BULUSU
Founder and CEO of Botprise
Kishan Bulusu is the founder and CEO of Botprise and has more than 20 years of leadership experience at both entrepreneurial and established companies. He holds key executive leadership role at CloudFarbix Software where he leads their Global Sales and Business Development.
MR. DAVID CHEN
Former President, HYSTA
Co-Founder and Former Vice Chairman & President, VanceInfo
Mr. Chen is the former president of HYSTA. He is co-founder and former Vice Chairman & President of VanceInfo, one of the largest China based IT services firms. He oversaw strategy and daily operations between 2001 and 2010.
DR. YUFU CHENG
China Country Director
R20 Regions of Climate Action
Dr. Cheng is China Country Director for R20: Regions of Climate Actions, Chaired by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Together with R20 team, members and partners, Dr. Cheng is working with Chinese Central Governments, Subnational Governments, Technology, Policy and Investing Partners to identify and implement the effective low carbon projects in China. He founded Azolar.com, an international multi-facet Internet solar platform to promote international solar business, with other leading partners in solar business.
MS. DARLENE CHIU-BRYANT
Mrs. Chiu Bryant is Executive Director of GlobalSF, appointed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and tasked with stimulating economic growth and job creation through bilateral trade and investment between China and San Francisco.
MR. KER GIBBS
Immediate past president, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
Ker Gibbs has served in executive and board level positions with public and privately held companies. He was most recently the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, where he focused on US-China relations and business issues facing American companies operating in Asia. Mr. Gibbs has lived in Asia for more than two decades and is a Mandarin speaker.
AMBASSADOR LARRY GREENWOOD
Former U.S. Ambassador to APEC
Chairman of the Board at Japan Society
Larry currently serves as Chairman of the Board at Japan Society. Until July 2015, Larry was senior managing director for government relations in Asia for MetLife. He was responsible for working with governments, legislatures and industry associations to shape financial policies and regulations in Asia. His achievements at MetLife included building a new government relations team in Asia, helping the company open new businesses in Vietnam, Malaysia and Myanmar and supporting U.S. negotiators in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.
MR. XIN GUO
Global CEO & China Chairman
In the past 20 years, he has held various management positions in consulting industry both in the US and China. His consulting expertise is mostly in working with clients on developing strategic organization structures, business processes, and human resource systems.
MR. TIM KOCHIS
Founder and CEO
Chairman, Asia Foundation
Tim Kochis has over 42 years of experience in the personal financial and investment planning profession, most recently as CEO and the Chairman of Aspiriant until 2012. He was a founder of Kochis Fitz, one of its predecessor firms and before that, Tim was head of Personal Financial Planning for Deloitte and, before that, for Bank of America.
MS. JENNY LIU
Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Jenny Liu is a partner in the firm’s corporate practice and co-leader of the firm’s China practice. She splits her time between the San Francisco, Shanghai and Beijing offices. Jenny advises growing companies on their operations in the United States and China in various industries, including internet and telecom, software, energy, education, medical devices and consumer services.
DR. MARSHALL MEYER
Chair Emeritus, CBSI Advisory Board
Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Marshall W. Meyer is the Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also Professor of Management and Sociology Emeritus, associate member of the Center for East Asian Studies, and a faculty member of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China. Meyer is also Adjunct Professor of Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a scholar of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute.
DR. BRUCE PICKERING
Senior Policy Advisor, GlobalSF, Visiting Scholar
Berkeley Roundtable on the Economy Future of Work Initiative
Dr. N. Bruce Pickering is Vice President of Global Programs at Asia Society, overseeing cross-Center program initiatives throughout the organization’s global network. Appointed in July 2012, he is based in San Francisco, where has served as Executive Director for Northern California since 2003.
DR. SEAN RANDOLPH
Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Sean Randolph is Senior Director of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, a public-private partnership of business, labor, government and higher education that works to foster a competitive economy in California and the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Bay Area.
DR. MARY TEAGARDEN
Deputy Dean and Professor of Global Strategy
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Mary Teagarden, Ph.D., a professor of global strategy at Thunderbird School of Global Management, is a world-renowned thought leader and educator in the areas of global strategic management and strategic human resource management.
MS. VIVIEN WANG
Chair Emeritus, CBSI Advisory Board
Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP
Vivien Wang has over 18 years of public accounting and international tax experiences, providing tax consulting, compliance and tax accounting assurance services to various high-tech and venture capital clients. Her experience includes structuring and globally managing both U.S. inbound and outbound investments.
MR. JEFF WU
Chief Executive Officer, dZPACE
Former Chief Executive Officer, Symbio
Former EVP, Pactera
Jeff Wu has leveraged his 20-plus years of product development, P&L management, globalization strategy, corporate marketing and operation experience in large and small enterprises as the Chief Executive Officer of Symbio, a global leader in innovative IT services.
Founding Chairman, CBSI Advisory Board
MR. WAYNE WANG
Former Chairman & CEO, CDP Group, Limited
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