French Tech Tour China 2020
Stephanie Zhang received her master’s degree in power system from Tianjin university in 2007 and her MBA degree from Tsinghua university in 2015. Since 2007 till now, she has been working in Schneider Electric at many different positions including product marketing, digital project leader, strategic and marketing management in joint venture in DER and smart energy solution. She is now in charge of business incubation for Schneider Venture and Innovation department.
LU Yao is Director of Innovation and Projects in Orange Sourcing Consulting in Beijing. He focuses his efforts on Asian ICT ecosystem and provides market insight and partnership opportunity to Orange global footprint. He is leading Orange Open Innovation Center China to help Chinese and overseas startups grow potential business together with Orange. Having a research background in artificial intelligence, he is passionate about high-tech innovation and is willing to share his discovery in Greater China.
After twenty years at the highest level of the European asset and wealth management
banking sector – years during which he was also instrumental in Aden’s development –
Benjamin Poylo has joined Aden as Executive Board Member, Head of Investors Relations
and European Business Development.
Benjamin is notably in charge of sourcing of technology companies in Europe with the
potential to accelerate Aden’s move into the smart city field in China
Benjamin is graduated from Neoma Business School.
As an Analyst in the Venture Capital team, Raphaël Cattan is involved in the origination, analysis and carrying out of investments in the Smart City sector, in Europe, Israel, the United States and Asia. Prior to joining Idinvest, Raphaël worked in strategy consulting, participating in digital strategy missions in the healthcare sector. He also worked in the public sector for TelCo regulations as well as in the cabinet of the Minister for Economy and Finance.
Raphaël graduated from HEC Paris, Columbia University and Sciences Po.
Frank has a technical education background and holds an mechanical & aerotechnical master’s degree from ISAE-ENSMA. He started his career in Turkey where he worked for several years in automotive sector, before joining Ubifrance/Business France in 2008. Since the beginning of 2017, Frank is based in Beijing and manages Industries & Cleantech Department for Business France in Mainland China and Hong-Kong.
After a Master’s program in international management and finance, and professional experience in the United States and the Middle East, Jérôme joined the agency in 2002 in China (11 years) then in France to support French companies in their international development in the the techs and industry sectors. Since 2017, he has managed the Business France offices in Guangzhou and Shenzhen and, since 2019 the Tech and services division for China with a bicultural team made up of 12 sector specialists spread over 7 offices: Canton, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Wuhan.
Deputy representative of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in China, Pierre-Armand Jaboulay is in charge of issues concerning digital and health sectors. As such, he follows Chinese technological developments and advises CEA particularly in microelectronics, telecommunications and new technologies for health sectors.
As Economic Counselor specialised in manufacturing and digital industry at the Embassy of France in China, Pierre Martin is mainly in charge of monitoring Chinese industries of AI, microelectronics, and cybersecurity; as well as following up with major Internet companies in the country.
SUN Guanghao is responsible for making and executing ALE’s marketing strategies and tactics in Greater China. Prior to his current position, Guanghao SUN took several head roles in China and supporting roles in APAC with Alcatel-Lucent and Alcatel, for product marketing, solution management, regional sales, presales and consultant, etc… With over 17 years of experience in managing strategies and solutions in telecommunication and network infrastructure market, Guanghao SUN can share rich insights about business development of IT solutions, alliance and vertical industries, and experiences of strategy and project management under cross region.
Nathalie Trannois is currently head of the International Immersion unit (Innovation) in Bpifrance, the French Public Bank financing entrepreneurs, innovation and growth of companies.
For seven years her work has been dedicated to managing and supporting initiatives for technological cooperation between French and foreign companies in the framework of European schemes or bilateral agreements. With degrees in law and economics from Paris and Berkeley ( USA) universities, she also has seven years professional experience as a legal adviser in business and social law and her current mission is to support the internationalization of start ups. Her Immersion unit provides masterclasses, training sessions and immersion programmes in North America and China as well as international business workshops for early stage French start ups. And conversely, the unit operates the French Tech Ticket, a French governmental programme attracting foreign entrepreneurs to set up their start ups in France.
Ms HU Hao is a general manager at Tencent. is the co-founder of Tencent Maker Space Product Center and Tencent Youth Creative Camp. Ms HU Hao holds a masters degree MBA from Guanghua Management Institute in Beijing University and is currently studying of 28th EMBA class in CKGSB (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business).Ms Hu has 12 years experience’ in Internet marketing business operation and brand building for Tencent well-known products including QQ, Yingyongbao, Tencent Cloud, Tencent Maker Space. Tencent Open Platform from 2011, is now the leading open platform in China, instrumental in the success of more than 10000 Internet entrepreneurs. The team led by Mrs. Hu has been awarded many awards, including Tencent Annual Business Breakthrough Award and Tencent Culture Award.