2017 US-China International Enterprise and Innovation Expo (IEIE)

NAVIGATE THE FUTURE OF
US-CHINA COMMERCE

March 25, 2017 / New York City

IEIE 2017 brings together US-China thought leaders from around the world in collaborative activities to shape the future of US-China commerce.

Cross-Border Collaboration

Examine the past, the present, and the future of US-China collaborations. Network with 500 industry leaders in finance, technology, and business.

Exploring Innovation

Connect with entrepreneurs, investors, and executives to discover the latest in finance, technology, media, and real estate.

Industry Insights

Discover the latest trends from on-the-ground professionals in China and the US. Learn about cross-border best practices.

Forging Partnerships

Meet prospective clients and partners representing 100+ companies. IEIE is a prime opportunity to meet cross-border partners in finance, marketing, and technology.

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IEIE 2017

The 2017 China-US International Enterprise and Innovation Expo (IEIE) welcomes over 500 thought leaders and industry professionals from four industries: finance, media, real estate, and technology. This unique event provides a welcoming and intellectually robust environment, where industry leaders can connect with rising talent and game-changers to collaborate on the next wave of transformation between Asia and North America. IEIE is a space for exploring new ideas as well as fostering new partnerships between the best minds in China and the United States.

The 2017 China-US IEIE is proudly hosted by the Shoo-In Group, headquartered in New York City, and its three subsidiaries: Shoo-In Career, Shoo-In Media, and the iAchieve Foundation. IEIE is also supported by the Global Business Chamber of Commerce (GBCOC).

Connect with professionals, partners, and prospective clients from China and the US.

Featured Speakers

IEIE 2017 welcomes a host of keynotes and panels featuring senior executives from leading companies and Fortune 500 organizations. Professionals attending the conference include executives, industry experts, recruiters, and entrepreneurs.

Debra J Lodge

Debra J Lodge

Head of RMB Business Development at HSBC Securities Inc

Debra currently works as the Managing Director of Global Markets and the Head of RMB Business Development at HSBC Securities. Previously she worked as the Head of eFX Sales and Strategy Americas for thirteen years. She works very closely with China regarding RMB, CNY, CNH Internationalisation, RMB product sales.

Xin He

Xin He

CFO at Wanda America Holdings

Mr. Xin He has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Wanda America Investment Holding Co. since May 2012, and as Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Wanda Group (HKG: 3699) and AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) from August 2012 to February 2015. He has also served as director of board at Energy Focus Inc. (NASDAQ: EFOI) since July 2014.

Nicole Zhao

Nicole Zhao

CEO at LANYU

Ms Zhao is currently the CEO of LANYU, and is responsible for running the New York office and overseeing the North America’s overall branding strategy. Today, LANYU is headquartered in Beijing, China with representatives in Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Sydney. While LANYU maintains its focus as a creator of couture, the brand also designs and retails ready to wear, wedding dresses, and fashion accessories.

Yiting Shen

Yiting Shen

Global Head of Network Management at CitiGroup

As the Global Head of External Network Management for Treasury & Trade Solutions (TTS) at Citigroup based in New York, Ms. Yiting Shen is responsible for Citi’s relationships with other banks in 120+ markets across 270+ banks. Previously, she was the Global Head of Developing Currency Clearing, responsible for cross border transactions involving RMB, JPY, and RUB. Prior to Citi, Shen was an entrepreneur, co-founder of an Education consulting firm.

Anna Leung

Anna Leung

Property Holdings at Fosun Group

Anna is the Executive Director of North America Investment and Development of Fosun Property Holdings. She is a core member of Fosun’s global real estate initiatives, with focus ranging from strategic planning to execution of corporate M&A, deal transactions, and JV on multiple aspects of the oversea real estate business. Prior to Fosun, Anna worked in the US for Houlihan Parnes, Acadia Realty Trust, and Parmenter Realty Partners, responsible for real estate acquisitions and asset management.

Cher Chang

Cher Chang

Managing Director at The Carlton Group

Cher is a highly experienced real estate and capital markets veteran with substantial experiences in development projects and capital markets activities. She specializes in dealing with Asian capital such as pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, developers, as well as ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Cher has been involved in billions of dollars in transactions and has successfully raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital.

Eugene Xu

Eugene Xu

Founding Partner at LibreMax Capital

Dr. Eugene is a Co-Founder, Founding Partner, and Head of Investing Technology at LibreMax Capital, LLC. Prior to this, he served as a Managing Director in ABS Trading at Deutsche Bank. Dr. Xu started his career at the firm in March 2000, first as the Head of the firm's residential real estate asset backed securities research and as the Head of ABS Trading Strategy and Quantitative Modeling.

Dennis M. Karr

Dennis M. Karr

Managing Director at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Dennis Karr joined Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in 2002 as the Managing Director in New York, where he focused on representing corporate and multinational clients in real estate sales and leasing transactions. He possesses over 30 years of commercial real estate experience. Mr. Karr represents Chinese companies entering or expanding in Manhattan.

Jian Hu

Jian Hu

Managing Director at Moody's

Jian Hu is currently Managing Director and Head of New Ratings for US Corporate Asset Securitization that includes CLOs, Commercial and Esoteric ABS, and other structured credit products at Moody’s Investors Service. From 2008 to 2016, he was Global Head of CLOs and Structured Credit Surveillance. He is also Moody’s global structured finance research coordinator.

Umang Dua

Umang Dua

COO at Handy

Mr. Umang Dua is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Handy. Launched in 2012, Handy has raised $110M from top investors across the US. Previously, Mr. Dua founded College Connect during his MBA program at Harvard Business School. Umang began his career with McKinsey & Company.

Vanessa Liu

Vanessa Liu

COO at Trigger Media

Vanessa serves as COO of Trigger Media. She is a business builder, digital media entrepreneur and technology innovator. She has been building, launching and re-launching businesses over a span of 15 years. Prior to Trigger, she was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company's media & entertainment practice.

Farah Alli

Farah Alli

Berkshire Hathaway

Ms. Farah Alli is the Managing Director at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. She is a sales executive with over a decade of experience in sales strategy, leadership and training as well as client relations and business development. Prior to Berkshire Hathaway, Ms. Alli was part of the Salesforce team.

Janice Stanton

Janice Stanton

Senior Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield

Ms. Stanton a Senior Managing Director in the Capital Markets group at Cushman & Wakefield. She is responsible for advising global investors on the real estate investment markets. Ms. Stanton has more than 25 years of industry experience in real estate investment research and analytics, finance, and pension fund management.

Rana Gujral

Rana Gujral

Entrepreneur

Rana Gujral is an entrepreneur, turnaround CEO and an investor. Mr. Rana founded a leading enterprise startup TiZE and is a member of councils for Forbes and YEC. Mr. Rana writes for TechCrunch and Forbes and advises several startups. He was awarded the ‘Entrepreneur of the Month’ by CIO Magazine and recently listed among Top 10 Entrepreneurs to follow in 2017 by Huffington Post.

Mary Wadsworth Darby

Mary Wadsworth Darby

Senior director at CKGSB

Ms. Darby has acted as principal in founding Peridot Asia Advisors, a strategic transactions advisory firm working with companies doing business with China and other parts of Asia, and Peridot Scholastic Advisors which advises companies in Asia providing supplemental education and training for Chinese students seeking to study in US colleges, universities and secondary schools.

Stephen Fridakis

Stephen Fridakis

Vice President at HBO

Dr. Stephen G. Fridakis is the Chief Information Security Officer of HBO. He has responsibility for the management of IT Security, establishment of policy and oversight of networks and applications. Prior to HBO he was the CISO of the United Nations FAO and UNDP. His long experience in IT security includes positions at Amazon, VeriSign, Oracle, Netscape, and DHL.

Ron Kim

Ron Kim

New York State Assembly Member

As the first and only Korean-American elected official in New York, Assemblyman Ron Kim has consistently joined community groups in advocating for long-term solutions to bring a vulnerable workforce from exploitation to empowerment. He represents the New York State Assembly in District 40, including the Whitestone, Flushing and Murray Hill areas.

Lauren Musto

Lauren Musto

Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs

Lauren is a Private Wealth Advisor in Goldman Sachs’ New York office, where she works with clients to develop and implement customized investment strategies to meet their unique needs and goals. Prior to joining Goldman, Lauren oversaw approximately $3 billion in client assets as a Vice President in J.P. Morgan’s Securities Lending Group.

Kailin Zhu

Kailin Zhu

Principal at Clarett International

Kailin Zhu is the Principal at Clarett International, where she heads advisory and business development. Ms. Zhu contributed to the addition of over 750,000 square feet of new developments to New York City’s skyline. For more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience, she has worked with real estate investors, owners to achieve value and successfully arranged for the sale of development opportunities, office and retail properties.

Dan Delmar

Dan Delmar

Investor & Advisor at Harvard Business School

Mr. Dan Delmar is a consultant, corporate executive, angel investor, and entrepreneur. He is Chief Mentor and Board Director at Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of New York as well as the founder and president of Corporate Strategy Consulting. Previously, Dan consulted on breakthrough growth at Bain, Accenture. Dan was an executive at Carrier Corporation and from 2003-2009 at IBM in the Corporate Strategy department.

Charles Wang

Charles Wang

President of Chinese American Cultural & Art Association

Charles Pei Wang is currently President of Chinese American Cultural & Art Association, a New York based non-profit NGO specialized in promoting, bridging two way culture exchange between U.S. and China. Prior to this new venture, Charles was appointed by President Jimmy Carter as a member of the President's Commission on Mental Health/Asian American Panel.

Henry Tang

Henry Tang

Managing Director & Co-founder at Clarett International

As Managing Director and one of the co-founders of Clarett International, an investment real estate advisory, development and management company, Henry Tang brings with him 35 years of investment banking experience from Wall Street having participated in the global development and transformation of the capital markets that exists today.

Henry Cao

Henry Cao

Professor and Chair of Finance Department at CKGSB

Dr. Cao Huining (Henry) is a Professor of Finance, Chair of the Finance Department and the Academic Director of the Finance MBA at CKGSB. He earned a PhD in Finance in 1995 from UCLA and a PhD in Pathology in 1991 from Yale University. Cao's research has been published in journals including Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics.

Isaac Blech

Isaac Blech

Board of Director at Inspire MD

Mr. Isaac Blech is a renowned biotech investor focused on pharmaceutical companies. Over the past thirty five years, Mr. Blech established some of the leading biotechnology companies in the world, including Celgene, ICOS Corporation, Nova Pharmaceutical, Pathogenesis, and Genetics Systems. Their combined value is over $110 billion.

Who should attend?

IEIE aims to promote cross-border collaboration. Any professionals who are interested in US-China partnerships will gain value insight through the conference. Join us to talk with industry leaders, hear insiders' perspectives, and see the latest cross-border trends in person.

Conference Schedule

Here is a general overview of IEIE 2017. Networking will occur in-between sessions, and there will be additional opportunities to connect with speakers and attendees throughout the conference. VIP events are also available for speakers, sponsors, and invited guests. Contact us for VIP program opportunities.

VIP registration is available for speakers, sponsors, and invited guests. Contact us for VIP program opportunities.

Saturday - March 25, 2017
    • Registration & Reception

      9:00 AM - 9:30 AMReception Hall
    • Opening Remarks

      9:30 AM - 9:40 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • How State Government Will Help China-U.S. Better Collaborate?

      9:40 AM - 9:55 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • The World is the Chessboard: How to Seize Opportunities that Others Neglect?

      10:00 AM - 10:15 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • The Revolution in Executive Education and New Paths to the C-Suites

      10:20 AM - 10:35 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • How Handy Paved a Path to Profitability in the Home-Service Market?

      10:40 AM - 10:55 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • Through the Looking Glass - China Fashion Brand's Path of Internationalization

      11:00 AM - 11:15 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • Breakthroughs in Biotechnology: Changing the Face of Medicine

      11:20 AM - 11:35 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • Disrupting Risk Management: How HSBC Drives Innovation in the Offshore RMB Markets?

      11:40 AM - 11:55 AMCipriani Grand Hall
    • Lunch Break

      12:00 AM - 1:00 PMVarious

      Break & Networking

    • Meeting of Minds: Investment

      1:00 PM - 1:30 PMCipriani Grand Hall

      Investment Trends in the Global Market

    • The growing position of China and the chinese in America: Their role in a mutual success

      1:35 PM - 1:45 PMCipriani Grand Hall
    • Meeting of Minds: Media

      1:45 PM - 2:30 PMCipriani Grand Hall

      Bridging the Gap: US-China Media Deep-dive

    • Meeting of Minds: Real Estate

      2:30 PM - 3:15 PMCipriani Grand Hall

      A Golden Decade of Overseas Investment

    • Meeting of Minds: Finance

      3:15 PM - 4:00 PMCipriani Grand Hall

      Wall Street Investment Banking Roundtable

    • Expo & General Networking

      9:30 AM - 5:00 PMCipriani Grand Hall
    • VIP Networking

      7:00 PM - 9:20 PMTo be announced

    Register Today

    Online registration is now open. Contact us directly for organizational tickets, exhibitions, or partnerships. Sign up today to reserve your attendance at IEIE 2017.

    Student Admission

    $120

    Student Admission

    $55

    Student Admission

    $75

    General Admission

    $199

    General Admission

    $80

    General Admission

    $125

    IEIE GROUP REGISTRATION

    $360

    Private Cockatil Party

    $2800

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