Powering Innovation for Global Impact

Silicon Valley, CA • September 20 & 21

The Global Capital Summit, in partnership with UNOPS, is an exclusive, bi-annual gathering where the most forward-thinking global investors meet Silicon Valley’s leading venture capitalists, asset managers, and CEOs of the most promising private growth companies. The program extends over two full days and includes highly interactive sessions covering top technology and investment trends, along with post-series B company presentations by proven entrepreneurs who are leveraging innovation to build large businesses. GCS will also include a private VIP reception where attendees can enjoy high-level networking with both speakers and fellow attendees.

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SPEAKERS

ROY BAHAT

Bloomberg Beta
Head

Roy Bahat is the head of Bloomberg Beta, a venture fund backed by Bloomberg L.P. that invests in companies that make business work better. Roy has spent time making startups, as a corporate executive, in government, media, and academia — and is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.

BLAKE SCHOLL

Boom Technology
CEO

Blake Scholl is the CEO of Boom Technology, a supersonic airliner which enables fares 75% lower than Concorde and 2.6x faster than other airlines.

KEITH KRACH

DocuSign
Chairman of the Board

Keith Krach is Chairman of the Board of DocuSign, the global standard for Digital Transaction Management and eSignature. Krach is a Silicon Valley veteran, best known for being a builder of innovative high-performance companies, a disruptor of paper, and a creator of categories.

SANDY CARTER

Amazon Web Services
VP

Consistently recognized by her peers as one of the most influential and powerful women in technology, Forbes named Sandy Carter one of their 2016 Digital Influencers, Onalytica’s Top 100 Influencer both for Cloud and IoT and a Top Channel Chief by CRN Magazine.

GRANT ALLEN

ABB Ventures
Managing Director

Grant Allen is Managing Director and Head of Ventures at ABB Technology Ventures (ATV) and is based out of ABB’s Silicon Valley headquarters. Areas of interest include industrial robotics, AI, vision/sensing, advanced manufacturing, IoT and cybersecurity. He is also an active angel investor (25+ investments including AltSpace VR, Skillshare, Verbling, Visually and Uber).

DETLEF POHL

Siemens Venture Capital
Managing Partner

Detlef Pohl is a Managing Partner at Siemens Venture Capital, the venture arm of a global powerhouse in the fields of industry, energy, and healthcare and for infrastructure solutions.

PAUL HOLLAND

Foundation Capital
Partner

Paul helps take start-up companies from zero to $100M quickly. Professionally, Paul’s favorite place to be is “inside the tornado” of a fast growing, dynamic start-up. He has helped to generate over $13B in market capitalization in his operating career. He invests in the IT, consumer, and digital energy sectors.

JEREMY HILLMAN

World Bank
Head of Global Communications & Strategy

Jeremy works at the World Bank Group in Washington DC. He helps to shape the organization’s media, digital strategies and employee engagement in support of the Bank’s mission to end extreme poverty.

GENÉ TEARE

CrunchBase
Head of Content

Gené is the Director of Content at CrunchBase. She is an early team member at TechCrunch joining in 2008 to run CrunchBase. Working from the Atherton ranch Gené she was also involved with the set up of TechCrunch50 and TechCrunch Disrupt events from 2008 to 2012.

STEVE GOLDBERG

Venrock
Partner

Steve joined Venrock in 2009 after having been CEO of several early stage companies including DataRunway, Vidient, Arcwave and CoWave Networks. At Venrock, Steve focuses on investments in connectivity, M2M/Internet of Things, robotics and embedded systems.

JOSH ELMAN

Greylock Partners
Partner

Josh invests in entrepreneurs building social networks and platforms, mobile apps, new media, and connected devices.
He joined the team in 2011 and invests in entrepreneurs building new consumer products and services.

ERIC FENG

KPCB
Partner

Eric Feng rejoined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2015 and focuses on consumer Internet investments and incubations. Eric was previously with the firm in 2010, where he worked across the sustainability and digital practices and was Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore.

MURRAY NEWLANDS

Forbes
Contributor

Murray Newlands FRSA is an entrepreneur, business advisor and speaker. Newlands is the founder of www.sighted.com and online invoicing company. Newlands is also an adviser to the Draper Nexus Network of Things Fund that invests in IOT companies. He gives practice advice from the 1000’s of pitches he has heard for entrepreneurs and startups to grow their companies, get investment and succeed.

BÉRÉNICE MAGISTRETTI

VentureBeat
VC Reporter

Bérénice Magistretti covers venture capital and funding news for VentureBeat. Prior to joining the team, she was a freelance journalist writing about tech and startups for TechCrunch, WIRED UK, Bilan and Wamda. She is originally from Switzerland and is now based in San Francisco.

KATIE ROOF

TechCrunch
Senior Writer

Katie Roof is a senior writer and video host at TechCrunch. She has an interest in late stage venture capital and is especially enthusiastic about commerce, social media and apps. Previously, Roof was a tech reporter for FOXBusiness.com and has been a contributor at Reuters, TheStreet and Forbes.

JOYDEEP BHATTACHARYYA

Canaan Partners
Partner

Joydeep invests in SaaS-enabled software including mobile-first enterprise solutions. His experience in SaaS is rooted in the founding days of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Lync Online) where he ran cross-functional teams including R&D, IT Operations and Customer Support.

RISHI GARG

Mayfield
Partner

Rishi is a longtime executive and entrepreneur at some of the world’s most innovative companies.As VP of Corporate Development and Strategy at Twitter, Rishi executed its most active M&A program, including the acquisitions of Periscope, TellApart, Niche, Zipdial, and others.

DAISY CAI

Baidu
Head of Venture

Daisy Cai is currently leading Baidu Ventures’ technology investments globally. Previously, Daisy was China Partner at TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm. Prior to that, Daisy Cai was with Goldman Sachs Investment Partners in Hong Kong where she led TMT and consumer investments in Greater China.

ANDREW CHUNG

1955 Capital
Founder & Managing Partner

Andrew founded 1955 Capital to invest in technology from the Americas and Europe that have the potential to solve the most pressing problems in China and India. Prior to founding 1955 Capital, Andrew was a general partner at Khosla Ventures where he focused on transformative companies in the areas of sustainability (energy, food, agriculture), education, health, and other emerging technologies.

RAYMOND YANG

West Summit Capital
Managing Partner

Raymond is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestSummit Capital, a leading global technology growth capital firm focused on helping high growth technology companies access the China market.Raymond has more than 25 years of investment and entrepreneurial experience in the US and China technology sector.

CHARLES FAN

Cheetah Mobile
CTO

Charles Fan is the CTO of Cheetah Mobile, a leading global mobile Internet company. Charles leads the global technology platform team, and is responsible for Cheetah Mobileäó»s big data and cloud strategy. Charles also serves as the General Manager of Cheetah Mobile America. Prior to joining Cheetah Mobile, Charles was a SVP of VMware where he led the Virtual Storage and Big Data Business.

JACK JIA

GSR Ventures
Partner

Jack Jia is a Partner at GSR Ventures, where he focuses on investments in the Internet, wireless, and software sectors. Prior to GSR Ventures, Jack was the founder and Chairman of Baynote, Inc., a software innovator that develops recommendation and search technology for the adaptive web. Jack was also Senior Vice President and founding CTO of Interwoven Inc., and a founder and CEO of V-max America. He holds more than twenty technology patents.

THOMAS LUO

PingWest
Co-Founder

Thomas YH.Luo is the Co-founder, CEO and Chief Editor of PingWest, and the connector between Silicon Valley and China. PingWest is a Chinese online tech media who is engaging reports relating to the most cutting edge tech companies in Silicon Valley as well as in China. Previously Thomas worked for CBN Weekly, China’s top business magazine, as a tech writer based in the Silicon Valley.

JOHN YU

Oriza Ventures
Managing Partner

Before Oriza – Founding Partner and Managing Director of WestSummit Capital, a growth capital private equity fund focusing on investment in technology sector primarily in North America. Cofounder of Advanced Communication Devices Corp. – a semiconductor device company focusing on networking in Silicon Valley.Cofounder of Viaquo Corp. – an Internet security management software company in Silicon Valley.

TRISTA WANG

Tencent Media
Media

CYNTHIA ZHANG

China Asset Management
Head of PE

XIAO QIAN

Stanford Hospital
Associate Medical Director

ZHEN HUANG

Central University of Finance Economics
Professor, Institute of Financial Law

NICK RAYNES


Film Producer and Director

Nick Raynes is a film producer, director, and businessman. He is the grandson of billionaire Marvin Davis who owned 20th Century Fox, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Aspen Skiing Company, The Little Nell Hotel, Pebble Beach Golf Links, and Fox Plaza.

STEVE STEVANOVICH

Argonne National Laboratory
Member of the Board of Governors

Steve Goran Stevanovich is currently the founder, President and CEO of SGS Global Holdings, which holds investments in a variety of tech companies in different industries like aeronautics and sustainable energy.

STAY UP TO DATE

Cross Border Investment Forum (Workshops)
Work with leading investment influencers to learn the latest trends in cross-border venture capital.

 

Private Demos
Guests will be able to experience emerging technologies from Silicon Valley’s most innovative Series A & B companies.

 

F50 Connect
Founders and CEOs of U.S. companies learn how to work with investors and strategic partners from China and how to build a successful engagement strategy.
Private Meetings
Private meeting rooms available for our international delegations and VIP guests.

Keynote/Lead Stage
Global thought leaders on the investment ecosystem.

 

Investor Track
VCs, FoFs, and asset management companies talk about their investment strategies and trends.

 

Future Tech Innovation Track
Innovative future generation of tech leaders speak with investors about emerging technologies and investment opportunities.

 

Corporate Venture Forum
Corporatie involvement in VC ecosystem.

 

Deal Room
Private, cafe-style meeting area to meet with amazing founders.

 

VIP Room
VIP access for speakers and VIP guests only.

 

General Reception
Late afternoon reception for event attendees.

 

Evening VIP Reception
VIP access for speakers and VIP guests only.

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