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    Sam is currently an intern at The Information and co-founder and co-CEO of Fin. He also invests in tech startups through Slow Ventures, where he is a partner. He was formerly a vice president of product management at Facebook from 2010 to 2014, where he managed the People, Places, and Things...
    Interested in pursing a career in blockchain/crypto? Come join us to meet some of the best founders in this space who have successfully launched their projects & raised $$,$$$,$$$! https://shef.typeform.com/to/j7VZHe
    Google Developers Launchpad wants to bring the leading female founders and leaders together to help expand the community and build their startups more successfully. Join the second-annual Launchpad Female Founders Summit in San Francisco from November 16 - 17, 2017 for in-depth talks, fireside...
    Dr. Kai-Fu Lee is the CEO of Sinovation, one of the most successful VCs in China. Prior, he was the VP of Engineering and President of Greater China Region at Google. Prior, he developed the world's first speaker-independent, continuous speech recognition system as his Ph.D. thesis at Carnegie...
    Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Wikipedia) Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is a technology executive and entrepreneur. She has worked at companies including Google, Amazon and News Corp, Yodlee (YODL), Polyvore, and Junglee. In January 2011, she became the Founder and Chairman of JOYUS, the video shopping...
    Please come and join us for a panel discussion on the current status of AI from the perspective of career building, corporate innovation and investment https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-perspectives-on-aidata-from-startup-vc-corporate-and-academia-tickets-36300877903#
    Come join the Global Shapers of San Francisco for a moderated talk with Reese Jones, Associate Founder of Singularity University at NASA Ames. RSVPs are required to attend.
    Please come and join us for a panel discussion on how engineers can break into the rapidly growing Artificial Intelligence industry even if they don't have a deep background in the field. We'll be covering topics including:Where the opportunities are: how engineers without deep research or work...
    Come join the Global Shapers of San Francisco for a moderated talk with Reese Jones, Associate Founder of Singularity University at NASA Ames. RSVPs are required to attend.
    Come join us for our flagship annual summer party with Shinect members and friends featuring unlimited drinks and food as well as awesome performances from our members!
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    Adora Cheung

    Partner @ Y Combinator

    Anna Patterson

    VP Engineering @ Google


    Ankur Prasad

    Head of Marketing for Amazon Appstore @ Amazon

    Anu Hariharan

    Partner @ Y Combinator

    Bo Shao

    Founding Partner @ Matrix Partners China,

    Founder @ EachNet (acquired by eBay)

    Cathy Daw

    Director of Test and Release Engineering @ Mesosphere ( invested by A16Z, HP, KPCB)

    Curtis Feeny

    Managing Director @ Voyager Capital
    Board member @ University of Washington, CBRE, Staples, Ayla Networks etc.
    First EVP @ Stanford Management Company

    Charles Fan

    CTO @ Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM)

    Chi-Yi Kuan

    Director of Analytics, Data Mining @ LinkedIn

    Ding Xue

    Co-founder & COO @ Ofo

    Harry Man

    Partner @ Matrix Partners China

    Hans Tung

    Managing Partner @ GGV

    Jianjun Yu

    Founder & CEO @ Ximalaya FM (invested by KPCB, Xiaomi)

    Junyan Liu

    CEO @ Easemob

    (invested by Matrix, Sequoia)

    Jianing Hu

    Co-founder @ Polyvore (acquired by Yahoo!)

    Jake Klamka

    Founder @ Insight Data Science

    Joris Poort

    CEO @ Rescale (invested by Jeff Bezos, Microsoft, etc.)

    Ke Wei

    Founder @ 36Kr

    Liangjie Xu

    Founding Partner @ 7Seas VC,

    ex-CTO of Sina (NASDAQ:SINA)

    Linda Zhou

    Partner @ K&L Gates LLP

    Louis Fu

    Partner @ Tencent Exploration

    Masha Sedova

    CEO @ Elevate Security,

    ex-Director of Trust Engagement @ Salesforce

    Michael Seibel

    Partner & CEO @ Y Combinator

    Nancy Hua

    CEO&Co-Founder @ Appitimize (backed by Google Venture)

    Nicole Chiu-Wang

    CEO @ Boon + Gable,

    JD & Miss Los Angeles 2008

    Parker Conrad

    CEO @ Rippling,

    Founder @ Zenefits (invested by Fidelity, Founders Found, etc.)

    Paul Baines

    Senior Data Scienst @ Wise.io (Acquired by GE)

    Punit Aggarwal

    Heat of Entrepreneur Development @ Google

    Patrick Lee

    Co-Founder @ Rotten Tomatoes

    Purnima Kochikar

    Director of Google Play, Apps & Games @ Google

    Privahini Bradoo

    CEO @ BlueOak,

    Co-Chair @ World Economic Forum (Advanced Materials)

    Ren Wu

    CEO @ Novumind,

    ex-Lead Architect @ AMD

    Richard Peng

    Founding Partner @ Genesis Capital,

    ex-Head of M&A @ Tencent

    Ricard Qiu

    VP Business Development @ Udemy

    Simon Zhang

    CEO @ GrowingIO (invested by Greylock, Matrix, etc.)

    Shiwei Xu

    CEO @ Qiniu Cloud

    (invested by Matrix, Qiming, etc.)

    Tasha Oliva Pelaez

    Director of Commercial Project Engineering @ Tesla

    Tracy Young

    CEO&Co-Founder @ PlanGrid (invested by Sequoia, Founders Fund and 500 Startups)

    Weiguo Ji

    CEO @ Beisen HR

    (invested by Matrix, Sequoia)

    Wei-Ying Ma

    VP and Head of AI Labs @ Toutiao
    ex-Assistant Managing Director @ Microsoft Research Asia

    Xiaobo Cui

    CEO @ TalkingData (invested by NLVC, SoftBank)

    Xinhong Wu

    CEO @ Meitu (invested by Foxconn, Tiger Global)

    Xinhua Ji

    Founder @ UCloud (invested by CICC, DCM, etc.)

    Xu Luo

    CEO @ Fenxiangxiaoke CRM (invested by DCM, Hillhouse, IDG, etc.)

    Yanze Shi

    CEO @ Xiaoshouyi (invested by Matrix, Sequoia, Tencent)

    Zhao Yong

    CEO @ Deep Glint (invested by Microsoft, Sequoia)

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