AI on the Rise: Decoding the Next Wave of Venture Capital Opportunities in US / China

AI on the Rise: Decoding the Next Wave of Venture Capital Opportunities in US / China

CPT/CE Eligibility (A Recognized CPT Provider)

CPT hour(s) 1
PL (CE) hour(s) 1
RBV CPD hour(s) 1

(CODE: 240418LU-CEX)

The landscape of venture capital (VC) in Asia is experiencing a dynamic shift, with artificial intelligence (AI) emerging as a driving force of innovation and investment. Join Warren Li, Head of VC & Startups, North Asia, Google Cloud, for an exclusive deep dive into the latest trends shaping the AI investment landscape. This session is specifically designed for professional investors seeking to gain valuable insights and identify promising opportunities in this rapidly evolving domain.

Sandwiches and drinks will be served at the event.

About the Speaker

Warren Li
Head of VC & Startups, North Asia, Google Cloud

Warren leads the venture capital business development practice at Google Cloud Greater China by collaborating with notable venture capital firms. His responsibilities include facilitating the integration of Google technologies and resources within the startup ecosystem. Prior to joining Google Cloud, Warren was instrumental in co-founding the startup business development unit at Amazon Web Services Greater China, serving there from 2015 to 2020. Before transitioning to the tech industry, Warren engaged in private equity funds with a focus on cross-border investment, following a decade-long tenure as a strategy consultant in various regions including Europe, the United States, and Asia.

Beyond his primary professional endeavors, Warren actively participates as an angel investor, partnering with early-stage VC funds and angel syndicates. Furthermore, Warren holds an MBA from INSEAD and has been imparting knowledge as an adjunct professor, teaching MBA students in regular programs and executives attending executive programs at INSEAD since 2019.

Michael Yung
Strategic Advisor
Google Cloud, Google (Hong Kong) Limited

Michael Yung is currently a Strategic Advisor in Google Cloud’s APAC Industry Technology Group, where he provides technology advice and guidance to clients on their long-term strategy. He has over 30 years of experience in IT, with a particular focus on Internet, eCommerce, and TravelTech. He is also an expert in web usability, computer security, and blockchain technologies.

Before joining Google, Michael held senior roles at a number of leading organizations in the APAC region, including Asia Miles, Caltex, Cathay Pacific Airways, the HKSAR Government, Hutchison eCommerce, HKICPA, Priceline, SingTel, and Tradelink. In these roles, he was responsible for developing and managing systems, as well as providing strategic advice and guidance.

General – Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.

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Enrollment Fee

CFA Society Hong Kong Member
$ 100
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Guest / Non-member (with CPT Certificate)
$ 300
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Candidate (with CPT Certificate)
$ 100
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Date And Time

2024-04-18 @ 12:30 PM to
01:30 PM

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