Dr. Hsieh has been a recognized entrepreneur for several successful Silicon Valley start-ups and held several executive positions for large semiconductor companies of US, Taiwan, China, and UK cumulating over 30 years of professional experience in IC design, software development, and semiconductor manufacturing. Prior to joining ARM, Dr. Hsieh was R & D President for Freescale Semiconductor China Design Centers responsible for Industrial and Automotive MCU and application processors design and development. These Design Centers are among the largest and highest quality design centers in China. These design centers were responsible for over 80% of Freescale’s industrial/automotive MCU design and development. Dr. Hsieh works closely with Taiwan customers, ecosystem partners, universities, and government functions for mobile computing, automotive, medical devices and health care, green energy, IoT, and server markets.
Bin LUO joined in Microsoft Accelerator in China as CEO in Residence in Feb. 2016. Bin was from Canonical Asia based in Taipei, who promoted Open Sourced Ubuntu Operation System to world top OEMs, ODMs and IPC companies with their Cloud, Client and IOT products. Before Canonical, Bin had been with Intel for 13 years in vary management positions and the last 8 years was taking care of Intel Capital Biz Development program in Asia. Bin used to be on loan from Intel to RosettaNet (a self-funded global consortium of companies creating and implementation industry wide e-biz standards) as China Director. Prior to Intel, Bin managed major account biz, government program, anti-piracy campaign and Year 2000 program at Novell China. He also served in China Hewlett Packard as channel sales manager and product marketing manager in early 90s.
Dr. Tim Pan is outreach senior director of Microsoft Research Asia, responsible for the lab’s academic collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region.
Tim Pan leads a regional team with members based in China, Japan, and Korea engaging universities, research institutes, and certain relevant government agencies. He establishes strategies and directions, identifies business opportunities, and designs various programs and projects that strengthen partnership between Microsoft Research and academia.
Tim Pan earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He has 20 years of experience in the computer industry and has co-founded two technology companies. Tim has a great passion for talent fostering. He served as a board member of St. John’s University (Taiwan) for 10 years, offered college-level courses, and wrote a textbook about information security.
Anis Uzzaman, Ph.D is the General Partner and founding member of Fenox Venture Capital. He serves as the Chief Executive of the company, overlooking overall management and operations.
As a leader of the IBM and Cadence Management Teams, Anis led numerous strategic
investments in the software development, microelectronics, and e-commerce space. A serial entrepreneur in the retail and technological sectors, Anis provides mentorship in fundraising, operations, and exit strategy to entrepreneurs.
Anis has invested in over 60 startups in the United States, Japan, and South East Asia.
He holds a B.Eng. degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, an M.S. in Engineering from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D in Computer Engineering from Tokyo Metropolitan University in Tokyo, Japan. Anis is an honored guest speaker in international conferences, workshops and seminars, has published more than 30 technical papers, and is the author of the“Startup Bible”.
Jerry is General Partner of the Hardware Club, a private community for global hardware entrepreneurs that has gathered 160 exciting hardware startups from 30 different countries, including Misfit Wearables, Thync, Prynt, Click & Grow, Reach Robotics, etc. The Hardware Club provides capital investments as well as manufacturing and retail resources to its member startups, for which it has partnered with prestigious EMS firms (Foxconn, Pegatron, Flex, Jabil, Quanta, Compal, etc) and retailers (Amazon, Best Buy, Brookstone, Target, Media Saturn, Citadium, etc).