Center For Business
Executive Summit 2019
Tentatively Confirmed Speakers for the 2019 Executive Summit
CEO and Partner of ZhenFund
Anna Fang is the CEO and Partner of ZhenFund, an early stage venture capital firm in China. Anna oversees the fund’s investments, portfolio management and operations. Anna’s investments include e-commerce companies such as Red, Mia, Club Factory and ZaoZuo. Her other investments include Yitu Technology, Mobvoi, Deep Glint, Horizon Robotics and VIPKID.
Anna is an advisory board member of Columbia College and Columbia Global Centers. She is also the co-head of Stanford Graduate School of Business – Beijing Chapter. Anna was named a Young Global Leader at World Economics Forum in 2016. She was selected into Forbes’ 2016 Midas Brink List. She was also named an Outstanding Young Investor of the Year 2016 by China Renaissance Group.
Founding Managing Partner, Qiming Venture Partners
Gary Rieschel has over twenty-five years of successful operating and investing experience as a senior executive, entrepreneur, investor, and global business strategist. During his career, Mr. Rieschel held executive positions at Intel, Sequent Computer, Cisco Systems, and Softbank Corporation. He is Founding Managing Partner of Qiming, a firm with over $4B USD focused on early stage investments in China which is one of China’s premier VC firms. Qiming launched a U.S.-based health care fund in 2017.
Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Yinuo Li is the Director of China at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, overseeing a team that works with China’s public, private, and nonprofit sectors to address key domestic and global health, development, and policy issues. Yinuo joined the foundation in 2015 after a career at McKinsey & Co., where she was most recently a partner at the firm’s Palo Alto office.