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Sharing Economy Forum

Thursday, June 8, 2017

This event is organized by Global Shaper Community, co-organized by iFeng Finance.

Time and Location

Thursday, 06/08/2017
Registration: 6:30-7:00 pm
Talk and Q&A: 7:00-8:30 pm

Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)

Registration and Fees

Purchase in advance: RMB 15 for students; RMB 80 for others.
Purchase at the door: RMB 100.
Click HERE to register.
Please email yalecenterbeijing@yale.edu if you have any questions, or call Yale Center Beijing at (10) 5909 0200.

The Event

As a breakthrough business model, the sharing economy has changed our perspective on life in many ways. This forum will discuss the meaning of sharing economy, shed light on its typical business model, analyze the current problems and solutions, and forecast its future direction.

LANGUAGE

The language of the event will be Chinese.

The Speakers

Tarry WANG
Co-founder & COO of Xiaozhu

Tarry Wang Liantao is co-founder and COO of Xiaozhu.com. Prior to the founding of Xiaozhu in 2012, Tarry had been Vice President of Ganji.com since 2010. Tarry was Vice President of Madhouse, China’s biggest mobile ad platform, from 2008 to 2010, where he was responsible for business development and marketing outreach. Before joining Madhouse, as part of the founding team, Tarry helmed Qihoo 360 as Executive Vice President from 2005 to 2008, overseeing overall B2B business and online searching operation.

Josh ZHANG
Executive Partner & Chief Strategy Officer of URwork

Josh Zhang is the Executive Partner & Chief Strategy Officer of URwork, responsible for corporate strategy planning, business data analysis, government affairs, educational training, CSR and other value-added innovation business segments supporting corporate development. He has profound insights and experience in business operation.

Austin ZHANG
Co-founder of ofo

Austin Zhang is the co-founder of ofo, the world’s first “non-docking” bicycle-sharing platform. He is in charge of risk management and quality management. He has overseen a team that worked with brand marketing, data strategy and operation management and helped ofo to expand to more than 100 cities and obtain over 100 million registered users. ofo's vision is to become a transportation-sharing platform with global reach.

Professor Ke RONG
Associate Professor, Institute of Economics, School of Social Science, Tsinghua University

Dr. Ke Rong is an associate professor in the Institute of Economics, School of Social Science at Tsinghua University in China. Dr. Rong received his PhD degree from the University of Cambridge and his Bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University. Before joining Tsinghua, he was a senior lecturer at the University of Exeter and Bournemouth University in UK and a visiting scholar at the Harvard Business School.

The Organizer

The Global Shapers Community is an initiative of the World Economic Forum and constitutes a network of city-based Hubs developed and led by young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who want to develop their leadership potential towards serving society. Shapers are highly motivated individuals who have a great potential for future leadership roles in society. They are selected on the basis of their achievements, leadership potential, and commitment to make a difference.

Co-organizer

iFeng Finance is the finance chanel of iFeng.com, one of the most influential online media outlets in China. iFeng Finance, with over 10 million daily page views, provides the latest financial news, in-depth stories and financial events, and offers thorough analysis of global finance news for all investors.

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