Upcoming Alumni Events


Innovation and entrepreneurship event Shanghai

11th Mar 2015

Special panel discussion and professional networking event.

Hosted by Dean of the University of Sydney Business School, Professor Greg Whitwell and Deputy Dean (Academic), Professor  Elizabeth Cowley, the event will offer a panel discussion on new trends in  innovation and fostering entrepreneurial collaboration between China and  Australia, and will give you the opportunity to participate in an interactive  Q&A session.

Panellists

Michael Go (EMBA’12)

Head of Markets, Australian  Financial Markets Association
Michael is a senior executive in the financial services industry and has worked  with international firms in a number of international locations. Michael brings  a wealth of experience across many areas, including financial markets,  technology, payments and funds management.

He has been a  Principal in start-ups including a Financial Markets Exchange for the trade of  short term interest rate and Money Market products, as well as a successful  mobile payments solution for the Asia Pacific region which rely on the  combination of smart business and leading edge technology solutions.

Frank  Wang (MIntBus’08, MCom’08)

Founder & CEO, Sumscope
Sumscope is a leading FinTech market data and trading platform company in China  specialising in the financial markets. Frank is a young entrepreneur with  impressive entrepreneurial capabilities and has strong backing for his business  from serious international and domestic Chinese investors. With access to a  number of high value investors proactively looking to invest, Frank’s business  has won entrepreneurial and start up awards and would seem to be headed for  further success in the future.


You will also  have the opportunity to hear a brief update on the Business School from  Professor Whitwell.

Wednesday 11 March 2015

6.30 – 9.00 pm
New Asia Ballroom
Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong
777 Zhangyang Road, Pudong New Area
Shanghai

RSVP

Please register online by Wednesday 4 March 2015.

This event is  for alumni and guests of the University of Sydney Business School only. We encourage you to extend this invitation to fellow alumni based in China.

Enquiries

Kathryn Cowe
The University of Sydney Business School
T +61 2  9351 5065
E kathryn.cowe@sydney.edu.au


Innovation and entrepreneurship event Beijing

12th Mar 2015

Special industry panel  discussion and professional networking event.

Co-hosted by Professor Archie Johnston and Professor Gregory Whitwell, the event will offer  a panel discussion on new trends in innovation across a variety of sectors and  will give you the opportunity to participate in an interactive Q&A session.

Please note that this event is for alumni (and guests) of the University of  Sydney Business School and Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies  only. We encourage you to extend this invitation to fellow alumni based in  China.

Thusday 12 March 2015

7 – 9pm 
Kerry Hotel Beijing
Kowloon Ballroom 1 & 2, Level 4
1 Guang Hua Road, Beijing 100020

Discussion Panellists

Michael Go (EMBA  ’12)
Head of Markets, Australian  Financial Markets Association
Michael is a senior executive in the financial services industry and has worked  with international firms in a number of international locations. Michael brings  a wealth of experience across many areas, including financial markets,  technology, payments and funds management.  He has been a Principal in  start ups including a Financial Markets Exchange for the trade of short term  interest rate and Money Market products as well as a successful mobile payments  solution for the Asia Pacific region which rely on the combination of smart  business and leading edge technology solutions.
   
Daniel Shi (MIT  ’05)
Founder, 23Seed
With qualifications for RMIT, University of Sydney, Shanghai Jiaotong  University and Tsuinghua University, Daniel has recently founded 23seed, an  organization using a data aggregation and analysis platform focusing on  startups and pre-A investment around the world.
   
Olivia Jingshu Ji (MCom’03)
President of CEBEX Group and  Founder of China Entrepreneurs (MCom’03)
Olivia is the Founder and President of China Entrepreneurs, and was one of  the founding members of Netease (NASDAQ: NTES) as well as Culture in China, an  interactive multi-media enterprise. After a successful exit, Business Week and  other media named her the youngest Chief Operations Officer and one of the top  entrepreneurs in China.

After obtaining her Masters in Commerce at the University of Sydney in  2003, Olivia took the role as Head of the TV Division for Ringier in China, one  of the top European Media Groups. Since 2008, she has devoted her time to  promoting entrepreneurship in China, and successfully incubated multiple  start-up companies. CEBEX Group provides strategic consulting services, and is  also committed to building the business ecosystem to bridge Chinese companies  with global partners. Olivia is passionate about social responsibility; she is  founding director of Beijing Hefeng Art Charity Foundation, and sits on the  board of Women in Leadership, the major association for female entrepreneurs  and investors.

RSVP

Please register online by Tuesday 3 March 2015.

Enquiries

Kristy White, Engineering and Information Technologies
T +61 2  9036 9760
E kristy.white@sydney.edu.au
   
Kathryn Cowe, University of Sydney Business School
T +61 2  9351 5065
E kathryn.cowe@sydney.edu.au

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