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2019 OCEAN Annual Conference and 20-Year Celebration


2019 年深秋,华人企业家联合会OCEAN 迎来20 周年年会。本届年会将回顾20年来华人企业家创业走过的风风雨雨,探讨华人企业家在当前中美关系新格局的时代背景下面临的挑战与应对。OCEAN诚邀您的参与。

Date & Time: November 9th, 2019, 12:30-8:30PM

Location: 3rd Floor, Campus Center, UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey BLVD, Boston, MA 02125

Ticket: $10 (Dinner is included)



12:30pm to 1:15pm:  Registration and welcome coffee年会注册报到

Session 1: OCEAN 20 Years: what a journey! 薪火二十载

1:15pm to 1:20pm: Welcome Address 欢迎词,  Hongfang Yang, PhD, President, OCEAN 杨虹芳博士,OCEAN会长

1:20pm to 1:30pm: Slides show: Twenty Years of OCEAN - 20年时光一瞬间幻灯展

1:30pm to 2:00pm: OCEAN Past Presidents Roundtable 老会长圆桌话谈OCEAN成长史,  Gang Li, Zhuang Su, Yunzhao Hu, Hua Jiang,李刚,苏壮,胡运炤,蒋华

2:00pm to 2:30pm: OCEAN MBA and Me – OCEAN MBA教育对我的影响,  OCEAN MBA Alumni 邬小乐,孔燕平,孔学军 and OCEAN MBA director 吴凯彬

2:30pm to 2:45pm: Introduction of OCEAN BIO – 介绍 OCEAN 生物企业分会,  Jianying Shi, PhD, OCEAN BIO Coordinator,史建英博士,OCEAN BIO负责人

2:45pm to 3:00pm:Coffee Break and Group Photo 茶歇 / 集体合影

Session 2: What Is Lying Ahead 精诚创未来

3:00pm to 3:30pm: The Future Outlook for Chinese Americans 美籍华人的未来展望, Henry S Tang,Governor and co-Founder, Committee of 100, 邓兆祥, 百人会创始人和总裁

3:30pm to 4:00pm: Impact of CFIUS Regulations on Cross-Border Business between China and the US - 美国CFIUS法规对中美跨境商贸的影响, Linda Ji, JD, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, 季学清,法学博士,McDermott Will & Emery律师事务所合伙人

4:00pm to 4:30pm: Evolution & Future of Start-up Business Models by Overseas Returnees, 海归创业商业模式的演变和未来 , Yunfei Zhang, PhD, Co-Founder, Asiainfo, 张云飞博士,Asianinfor 创始人

4:30pm to 5:00pm: A History of Science in the Light of Nobel Prizes戏说诺奖史, Ethan Xu, PhD, Director of Bioinformatics, Sanofi Genzyme, 徐亦迅博士,赛诺菲转化科学部生物信息学总监

5:00pm to 5:30pm Smart Things for a Safe, Comfortable & Convenient Life – Artificial Intelligence 创造安全,舒适和方便的人工智能, Billy Zhang, PhD, Visiting Professor, Xi’an University of Post and Communication, 张自力博士,西安邮电大学访问教授

5:30pm to 6:00pm Q & A 听众和讲演嘉宾对话

Dinner 晚餐

6:30pm to 8:30pm: Chinese Buffet 自助中餐晚宴, 餐后文艺表演

Invited Speakers

Henry S. Tang (鄧兆祥)   Senior investment banking veteran of Wall Street

鄧兆祥是华尔街有35年投资经验的资深人士,他参与了当今全球资本市场的发展和转型。他曾为Salomon Brothers,Lehman Brothers,Prudential和Jefferies&Co等多家华尔街最大的投资银行从事全球证券和银行业务。如今,他是全球战略投资卡内基大厦集团的管理合伙人。向金融机构提供咨询服务,并为美国和中国的跨境投资者提供并购和房地产咨询服务。

在获得哥伦比亚大学的学士学位和MBA学位后,他以经济学家的身份进入华尔街投资行业,随后的工作包括研究分析,投资组合策略,公司财务,销售,联合,交易,证券公司管理和投资银行业务,涉及多个市场,包括英国,德国,法国,日本,新加坡,香港,台湾和中国大陆。唐先生长期致力于通过公共政策为亚洲经济发展创造条件。自1989年以来,他一直是100委员会的州长,主席和联合创始人,该委员会是从事美中关系的非政府公共政策组织。他带头领导了委员会为使李文镐博士实现平等而做出的努力。此案导致对李博士的间谍指控被撤销。在此之前,他曾在纽约美国公共服务机构华裔美国人计划委员会担任主席,总裁兼董事长达18年,是改善向亚裔和华裔美国人社区提供公共服务的先锋。他对多样性和机会发展的承诺导致他被任命为联邦玻璃天花板委员会的总统,在该委员会中,他促进了亚洲参与私营和公共部门管理的许多层面。 1987年,市长爱德华·科赫(Edward Koch)授予他“纽约人族裔奖”。他曾获得“亚裔美国人商业成就奖”,“埃利斯岛荣誉勋章”,“兄弟会之桥奖”,并于2007年被授予年度Homecrest人物奖。唐先生曾在纽约-北京姊妹城市委员会和曾任亚洲金融学会和美国华人行政论坛的创始人兼董事。他曾经或目前在纽约大都会艺术博物馆,纽约爱乐乐团,纽约历史学会,霍普金斯大学-南京中国研究中心,耶鲁中国协会,经济发展委员会(华盛顿)的顾问委员会任职的政策组织)和纽约2012年奥委会委员。


Henry Tang is a 35 year investment banking veteran of Wall Street having participated in the global development and transformation of the capital markets that exists today. He has been engaged in global securities and banking activities for several of the largest Wall Street investment banks, including Salomon Brothers, Lehman Brothers, Prudential, and Jefferies & Co.  Today, he is the managing partner of Carnegie Towers Group, a global strategic investment advisory organization to financial institutions along with M&A and real estate advisory services to U.S. and China cross border investors.

After earning BS and MBA degrees from Columbia University, he entered the Wall Street investment industry as an economist with subsequent assignments in research analysis, portfolio strategy, corporate finance, sales, syndication, trading, securities corporate management and investment banking across different markets including the UK, Germany, France, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.   Mr. Tang has had a long-standing commitment towards fostering conditions for the advancing Asian economies through public policy. He has been active as a governor, chairman and co-founder of the Committee of 100, a non-governmental public policy organization engaged in U.S.-China relations since 1989.  He spearheaded the Committee’s efforts to bring equity to the Dr. Wen Ho Lee case which resulted in the dropping of espionage charges against Dr. Lee.  Prior to this, he had an 18 year engagement as chairman, president and director of the Chinese American Planning Council, a New York public service agency that was a pioneer in improving the delivery of public services to the Asian and Chinese American communities. His commitment to diversity and opportunity development led to a Presidential appointment to the Federal Glass Ceiling Commission where he helped advance Asian participation in many levels of private and public sector management. In 1987, Mayor Edward Koch granted him the Ethnic New Yorker Award. He is the recipient of the Asian American Business Achievement Award, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the Bridge to Brotherhood Award and was recognized the Homecrest Man of the Year in 2007.  Mr. Tang served on the New York-Beijing Sister City Commission and was founder-director of the Asian Financial Society and the Chinese American Executive Forum. He has or currently serves on the advisory boards of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, the NY Philharmonic, the NY Historical Society, the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese Studies, the Yale China Association, trustee for the Committee on Economic Development (Washington based policy organization) and board member of the New York 2012 Olympic Committee.

Linda Ji (季学清)  A partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Linda Ji is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP . She has extensive experience representing domestic and international clients in connection with a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, with a specialty focus on cross-border deals. Linda represents clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies in various industries, including emerging and high technologies, life sciences, consumer products, manufacturing and health care real estate.

Linda develops strategies and practical solutions tailored to each client, taking into consideration their unique needs, laws and regulations of China, US and other jurisdictions, as well as tax treaties. Linda has represented multiple Chinese and US companies in their business operations and expansions in the US, including corporate structuring, new company formation, VC/PE financings, debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and post-IPO compliance, joint ventures, technology licensing, strategic collaborations, as well as corporate governance, equity compensation and equity incentive plans, and other operational matters. Linda also counsels China-based clients in connection with transactions involving US national security analysis and filings with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Additionally, Linda advises US and European companies on doing business in China, on matters such as formation of WFOEs and JVs, acquisitions, compliance, IP enforcement and profits repatriation. Prior to coming to the US, Linda worked at the Ministry of Commerce of PR China (MOFCOM) in Beijing.

Yun Fei Zhang (张云飞)  PhD & Founding member of IP Dynamics Inc

张云飞先生, 美国波士顿大学物理学与天文学博士。作为亚信科技 (AsiaInfo) 的共同创始人,张云飞参与了中国互联网的设计及构架。主持了ChinaNET,UniNet 和CNCNet 三大全国骨干互联网的设计和建设。之后,张云飞先生在2000年创办了游龙网络科技公司并任董事长。在2000年至2006年间张云飞先生出任美国IP Dynamics公司首席技术官及董事。张云飞先生还曾兼任中科大信息科学特聘研究教授(未来网络实验室执行副主任)、上海市信息投资股份有限公司技术总监、邮电出版社《电信技术》顾问等职,并是国际互联网工程工作组(IETF)提案 RFC 1842的作者。

Dr. Yun Fei Zhang was a founding member of IP Dynamics Inc., a silicone valley startup, and served as the CTO and a Board Director of the company. Prior to IP Dynamics, Dr. Zhang was a co-founder of AsiaInfo Holdings Inc. While at AsiaInfo, Dr. Zhang was the Chief Architect for the first three largest national Internet backbone networks in China. Prior to AsiaInfo, Dr. Zhang worked at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics on a NASA space explorer, responsible for its distributed data network subsystem.

Dr. Zhang was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Science and Technology of China and served as the Executive Deputy Director of its Laboratory for Future Networks. Dr. Zhang was also a co-founder and Chairman of DragonFlow Networks Inc., CTO of Shanghai Information Investment Co., and a co-author of the Internet IETF RFC 1842.

Dr. Zhang holds a Ph.D. from Boston University and a Bachelor from University of Science and Technology of China.

Ethan Xu (徐亦迅)  PhD


Dr. Ethan Xu is currently Director of Bioinformatics at the Translational Sciences Unit of Sanofi Genzyme. Ethan obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. While working in the Systems Toxicology Group of Merck Research Laboratories, Ethan developed a new method to integrate metabolomics with transcriptomics data to build detailed models of drug-induced toxicity. At the biotech company Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Ethan built a cloud-based clinical NGS pipeline and data warehouse to support multiple oncology clinical trials and translational biomarker discovery. At Sanofi US, Ethan has been leading Translational Sciences’ data science efforts to integrate human genetics with multi-omics profiling for the therapeutic pipeline development in autoimmune diseases and rare diseases.

Billy Zhang (张自力)  PhD

Billy Zhang博士目前为德满(青岛)智能信息能源设备有限公司董事长,2019年起任西安邮电大学的特聘教授。

张博士早先任职于美国财富500强公司,在通讯和电子信息领域的供应链管理、产品管理、销售管理、市场管理、企业管理等各部门担任重要职位,领导了全球采购、技术转化、产品开发、市场开拓及产品的全生命周期管理,亲身参与全球化过程。职业一直处于当时世界技术发展的最前沿,从卫星通讯和移动通讯以及卫星数字电视到数据存储和光通讯,并参与国际电讯联盟的光通讯标准制定。 先后在Hughes Network Systems 任材料工程师,负责全球供应商管理,足迹遍布亚洲、欧洲和北美各个角落。在LeCroy任产品经理,负责数据存储器件(计算机硬盘)精密测试设备的开发和全球营销。在Tektronix 任产品营销经理,负责光通讯精密测试设备的开发和全球营销。

21世纪后张博士回到中国并进入电力、新能源、安全、照明、工具等领域,担任全球500强企业中国销售和市场总监、事业部亚太总经理、大中华区副总裁等职位,通过与国企的合资引进美国技术,为发展中国经济包括机场建设、飞机制造、石化煤矿、电力能源、汽车装配、电子代工、建筑安全、城市发展等都做出了重要贡献。远在物联网成为熟知的词汇之前就把应急安全的物联网解决方案引入了中国(安装于北京奥林匹克水立方游泳馆内),又率先在中国传播基于大数据和人工智能的数字能源物联网技术(能源互联网)。职业贯穿数据(Data)、信息(Information)、知识(Knowledge)和决策(Decision)的智能链。先后在Cooper任中国市场和销售总监,负责库柏工业公司在中国的品牌建设。在Cooper Menvier任亚太区总经理,从零开始首先在中国打造库柏工业公司的安全事业部。在Alstom任中国销售运营总监,建立高效的销售流程和业绩评估系统。Demand Energy 任大中华区副总裁,在亚洲引入先进的智能电网理念。



Dr. Billy Zhang is currently the Chairman of Deman (Qingdao) Intelligent Information Energy Equipment Co., Ltd., and has been a Distinguished Professor of Xi'an University of Posts and Telecommunications since 2019.

Dr. Zhang previously worked for Fortune 500 companies in the United States, where he held key positions in supply chain management, product management, sales management, market management, and corporate management in communications and electronic information, leading global sourcing, technology transfer, and product development. , market development and product life cycle management, personally participate in the participation process. Career has been at the forefront of the world's technological development at that time, from satellite communications and mobile communications and satellite digital television to data storage and optical communications, and participated in the International Telecommunications Union as a material engineer at Hughes Network Systems, responsible for global supplier management, The footprints are distributed throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. He is a product manager at LeCroy, responsible for the development of precision test equipment for data storage devices (computer hard drives) and product marketing manager at Tektronix, responsible for the development and global marketing of optical communication precision test equipment.

After the 21st century, Dr. Zhang returned to China and entered the fields of power, new energy, safety, lighting, tools, etc., served as China Sales and Marketing Director of Global Top 500 Enterprises, Asia Pacific General Manager of Business Department, Vice President of Greater China, etc. The joint venture of state-owned enterprises introduces American technology and has made important contributions to the development of China's economy, including airport construction, aircraft manufacturing, petrochemical coal mines, electric energy, automobile assembly, electronic foundry, construction safety, and urban development. The vocabulary used to meet the emergency and secure IoT solution in China (installed in the Beijing Olympic Water Cube Swimming Pool) and the first to spread the digital energy IoT technology (Energy Internet) of big data and artificial intelligence in China. After Cooper Menvier was the pioneer in the Asia Pacific region, he was the China Marketing and Sales Director at Cooper, where he was responsible for the brand building of Cooper Industries in China. The general manager of the district, from scratch, first built the safety division of Cooper Industrial in China. Established the Director of Sales and Operations in China at Alstom to establish an efficient sales process and performance evaluation system. Demand Energy is the Vice President of Greater China and introduces the advanced smart grid concept in Asia.

After 2013, I returned to the United States to create my own consulting firm in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Manufacturing (Industry 4.0), Smart City, Digital Energy, Smart Healthcare, Driverless, Wireless Communications, Advanced Education, water treatment, new and old kinetic energy conversion PPP, innovation management, technology incubation and other fields provide strategic, financing, operations and international market development consulting for governments, investment companies, companies and entrepreneurs.

Billy is a former BS in Physics from Shandong University and a major in polycarbonate iron. I took CUSPEA to study in the United States and received a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. The research direction is electrochemistry, which is the basic technology of batteries. During the reading period, he was a visiting scientist at the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology) and the Brookhaven National Laboratory. The doctoral thesis uses a gradient search method to fit the calculated molecular structure of the material from the big data. The gradient search is artificial intelligence and then an MBA at the University of Maryland, majoring in marketing. He has received executive education training from Harvard Business School's corporate marketing strategy.