2011 NACSA China Trip Event Series

NACSA & IEEE Present: Entrepreneurship in China High-Tech Industry

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IEEE’s OC Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) & IEEE’s OC Entrepreneurs’ Network (OCEN) Present:

Entrepreneurship in China High-Tech Industry

Sponsored by: North America Chinese Clean-Tech and Semiconductor Association (NACSA)

Abstract: With special thanks to NACSA, we have invited an outstanding group of seasoned high-tech executives to share their experiences and insights on how to survive and thrive in a highly competitive environment in China with emphasize on semiconductor industry.  Additionally, they will discuss how to establish a high-tech business in Shenzhen, China, as well as information on the up-coming China trip organized by NACSA in 2011 for entrepreneurs who are interested in exploring potential business opportunities in China.

Day:      Saturday, February 5, 2011

Fee:        Free for all the IEEE members, as well as those who are exploring to join IEEE, SSCS & OCEN!

Time:      10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Space is limited, please RSVP: IEEE.OC.SSCS.RSVP@Gmail.com

Send questions to Farhad Mafie, IEEE-OC SSCS/OCEN Chairman: FarhadMafie@Gmail.com


9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.            Registration & Networking

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.          2011 NACSA China Trip Introduction

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.          Robert Fraser, Business Development Director, The North American Representative Office of Shenzhen, China.  “Shenzhen, China’s City of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.”

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.         Yihai Xiang, Co-Founder & CEO, KTMicro.  “Experience in Founding a Semiconductor Startup Company in China.”

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.         Julia Zhu, Associate at Allan Law Group.  “Doing Business in China, A Legal Perspective.”

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.         Q&A, Networking

Special Thanks to Knobbe Martens for Sponsoring & hosting this event!

Address & Information: Knobbe Martens, 2040 Main St., Irvine, CA. (Free parking on Saturday, Google Map)

Knobbe Martens Building, 2040 Main St., Irvine 92614, Knobbe Conference Center on the second floor.  For Directions and Maps see the KMOB web site at http://www.kmob.com/offices_irvine_map.htm#map.  The building entrance and parking structure are on the back side of the building.  Follow signs to the 2040 entrance (there is no parking on Main St.).  For GPS or Google Map junkies, the GPS coordinates are 33.682383, -117.852565.

Bio: Mr. Robert Fraser has over 30 years experience in sales, marketing and new business development. As the Business Development Director for The North American Office of Shenzhen, China, Robert promoted trade and investment between China and businesses in North America. He also located and provided due diligence for China companies seeking investment in US businesses. Robert currently is on the Advisory Board for the City of Shenzhen.

Bio: Mr. Yihai Xiang, Co-Founder and CEO, KTMicro. Yihai Xiang is the Co-Founder and CEO of KT Micro, Inc. Prior to founding KT Micro in 2003, Yihai was a design manager of Intel Corporation. He also worked at Mindspeed, Conexant and Rockwell as Sr. mixed-signal designer and group leader. Yihai has over 14 years of semiconductor industry experience in engineering, marketing and management roles. He holds an MSEE from Oregon State University and BSEE from Tsinghua University. Yihai has multiple patents in IC design.

Bio: Ms. Julia Zhu, practices in the areas of international law, corporate law and intellectual property law. Ms. Zhu’s legal experience in China and the United States has given her a unique insight into the legal and investment environment of the world’s two most critical economies.

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