Since becoming China’s first special economic zone in 1980, Shenzhen has transformed itself from a tiny fishing village into China’s most innovative city and the emerging tech capital of the world. Dubbed “China’s Silicon Valley”, today companies based in Shenzhen file more international patents than those in France or Britain, for instance.
In this stars webinar, health tech entrepreneur Sherry XIAN, CEO of health platform Luolai Health and Founding Partner of unicorn iCarbonX, explains why Shenzhen is the place to be for tech startups.
The details are as follows:
- Topic: Doing Business in Shenzhen: The View From a Health Tech Startup
- Speaker: Sherry XIAN, CEO, Luolai Health; Founding Partner, iCarbonX, Shenzhen, China
Dr. Sherry XIAN is CEO of health platform Luolai Health and Founding Partner of iCarbonX, China’s first health tech unicorn leading the way into the post-genomic era. Sherry is also an expert in longitudinal population data tracking and analysis. She has worked with President Obama, NASA, leading professors and private institutions in China and the US. Sherry managed several large projects in psychology and neurophysiology funded by the NIH, the NSF and the Sloan Foundation. She is also a TEDx speaker, a LeanIN China mentor and a Former Director of the Survey Research Institute at Cornell University. Sherry received her BA in Applied Psychology from Beijing Normal University, a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Chicago and post-doctoral training from the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University.
- Date and time: 18 September 2020, 3.00 – 3.30 pm (SGT)