• April 25-26, 2015

    CMU Summit 2015 Conference!
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    CMU Summit is a high-profile forum, where leading entrepreneurs, executives, venture capitalists and researchers from both China and United States could come together to address big issues on economy and technology, and further cultivate potential opportunities for mutual partnerships.
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Featured Panels

Featured Events




Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm, April 25, 2015
Venue: Singleton Room, Roberts Hall
Limit of Attendees: 70
Food provided





Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm, April 26, 2015
Venue: Singleton Room, Roberts Hall
Limit of Attendees: 70
Food provided





Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm, April 26, 2015
Venue: Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall A51
Food provided

Read more about the above events here.

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Keynote Speeches





Dr. Hsia is the Vice Provost for International Programs and Strategy of Carnegie Mellon University, and his role is to support and help coordinate programs at the university level with the goal to enhance and ensure the high quality of education, research and student experiences for all international programs on all campuses. Hsia served at the NSF as director of the Nano and Bio-mechanics program. He is also the director of the Global Enterprise for MicroMechanics and Molecular Medicine, or GEM4. Read more about Jimmy Hsia here.





Jerome is Vice President, Core Technology, at IBM Watson. He leads a team of developers and researchers in charge of Watson Developer Cloud - a set of cognitive services that anybody, students, start ups or fortune 500 companies, can integrate through the cloud. Jerome joined IBM after its acquisition of Vivisimo, the innovative search solutions company he co-founded fourteen years ago. Jerome is a Carnegie Science Entrepreneur and Pittsburgh 40 under 40 awardee. Read more about Jerome Presenti here.





Bo Zhu is the founder and chairman of the Innovalley Accelerator/Incubator in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, China. He is also a founder of the Dreamchaser investment management fund in Shenzhen and is acknowledged as one of the top ten most successful angel investors in China. With twenty years of experience working with Internet, IT, and telecommunication, Mr. Zhu has directed Innovalley in investing in more than 60 companies in the United States and in China. Read more about Bo Zhu here.





Feng Li is actively involved in investment in education, consumer services, TMT and other high- tech related fields. In the joint of internet and finance, Mr. Li led the investments into Credit Ease, Ripple, Coinbase, Baifendian and Wacai. Mr. Li once launched two start-ups. After leaving New Oriental in early 2007, he created Miaozhen System, a renown big-data driven advertising company. Read more about Feng Li here.




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