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Learn & Be Inspired at the HYSTA Annual Conference

Day One


9:00 - 9:30 30 mins


Venue: Q Bay Center (160 E Tasman Dr, San Jose, CA 95134)

9:30 - 9:35 5 mins

Dan Zhang

Executive Director, HYSTA

Lake Dai

Chairwoman, HYSTA

9:35 - 10:00 25 mins

Greg Tanaka

Palo Alto City Councilmember and Tech Entrepreneur

10:00 - 10:30 30 mins

Keynote Speech:

“Breakthrough technology for global carbon-neutral transformation”

Yi Cui

Director, Precourt Institute for Energy;

Fortinet Founders Professor of Engineering, Stanford University

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins

Guoliang Yu

Co-Founder, Executive Director, Chairman and CEO of Apollomics 

11:00 - 11:40 40 mins


Linda Zhou

Partner of K&L Gates


Keting Chu

Founder, Chairman and CEO at Bluejay Therapeutics
Guoliang Yu

Co-Founder, Executive Director, Chairman and CEO Apollomics
Sofie Qiao

President and CEO of Vivace Therapeutics

Charlene Liao
President and CEO of Immune-Onc Therapeutics, Inc.

11:40 - 12:20 40 mins

Fireside Chat:

“Women’s entrepreneurship and leadership in Tech & Asian community”

Lili Zheng

Partner, Deloitte

Weili Dai
Co-Founder and Former President of Marvell Technology;
Co-Founder and President of FLC Technology Group

12:20 - 13:20 60 mins

Lunch Break 

13:20 - 13:40 20 mins

AAPI Panel - Fireside chat:

“Inclusion and inspiration: Asian Americans tremendous impact as entrepreneurs”

Hans Tung (Virtual)
Managing Partner, GGV Capital

13:40 - 14:40 60 mins

Asian Representation Fireside Chat (45 min chat + 15 min Q&A)

Daniel Wu
Actor, Director, and Producer

Patrick Lee

Co-founder & the founding CEO of Rotten Tomatoes;
Co-Founder & Managing Partner of PKO Investments

14:40 - 15:25 45 mins

Ecommerce & Supply Chain Panel - Discussion: 

“Innovation in the Trillion-dollar Transformation of Consumer Experience - Tales from three entrepreneurs”


Han Shen

Founding Partner of

Board Member at Weee!

Brad Bao

Co-founder & Chairman of Lime
Fengmin Gong

CEO & Co-Founder of Metafoodx, 

Co-founder of Palo Alto Networks,

Former VP of InfoSec Strategy at Didi
Jun Pei

Co-founder, CEO & Chairman of Cepton

15:25 - 15:55 30 mins

Crypto & Blockchain Panel - Keynote Speech: “Building a web3 start-up across bear and bull markets”

Sidney Zhang

Co-Founder & CTO, Magic Eden

15:55 - 16:40 45 mins

Crypto & Blockchain Panel - Discussion:

Security, Community, Applications (Bubbles vs. Reality); Infrastructure; SEC Regulations


Rob Massey
Global & US Tax Blockchain & Digital Assets leader
Partner at Deloitte Tax LLP

Michael Li
VP of Data Coinbase
Kristen Stone

CEO of Iris Rising,

Former COO of Balancer Club 
Lowell Ness
Partner at Perkins Coie LLP

16:40 - 17:00 20 mins

AI Panel - Keynote Speech: “How AI Will Transform the World”

17:00 - 17:45 45 mins

Kai-Fu Lee (Virtual)
Chairman & CEO
Sinovation Ventures;
President, Sinovation Ventures Artificial Intelligence Institute


AI Panel - Discussion:

Technology trends, new applications, and adoption trends in the “new norm”


Li Fan

CTO of Circle

Bill Jia
SVP of Engineering, Meta Infrastructure
Yanbing Li
Senior VP of Engineering, Aurora

18:00 - 20:00 2 hours

VIP Banquet, Gala & Live Performance

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