Panel 4: Technology
MAR 21, 8:30 AM EDT // MAR 21, 8:30 PM BJT
Leader of the Geo-technology practice, Eurasia Group
Paul leads the Geo-technology practice at Eurasia Group, focusing on global technology policy issues, cyber-security, internet governance, ICT regulatory issues, and emerging areas such as 5G deployment, automation, artificial intelligence, Greentech, and fintech/blockchain, and sovereign digital currencies. He is building a cross-issue and cross-regional team that helps clients understand and assess the risks generated by the complex intersection of politics, technology innovation, security threats, and the changing global regulatory environment.
President of Committee of 100; former managing Director Intel Corporation
Zheng worked at Intel Corporation and rose to Managing Director and then served under President Obama as a White House Fellow and special assistant to the Administrator for US Agency for International Aid. Thereafter, he started a financial service data firm that grew to 300 staff and 7 offices. He was most recently the Chairman of an education focused investment firm. He is the author of three books published in China that sold over 250,000 copies.
Co-founder & CEO at Cloud Education Technologies Inc
Ms. Ding co-founded Cloud Education Technologies Inc 云学堂 which provides education training to businesses and organizations to train their next generation of workforce.
Dr. Denis Simon
Senior Adviser to the President for China Affairs at Duke; Professor of China Business and Technology at Duke's Fuqua School of Business.
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Simon has more than four decades of experience studying business, competition, innovation and technology strategy in China. In 2006, he was awarded the China National Friendship Award by Premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing. Prior to returning to Duke, Dr. Simon served as Executive Vice Chancellor at Duke Kunshan University in China (2015-2020).