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Yale Entertainment Industry Investment Forum

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Co-hosted by Yale Center Beijing and Yale Club of Beijing.

Time and Location

Tuesday, 12/12/2017
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 20 for current students; RMB 60 for Yale alumni; RMB 80 for others.
Purchase at the door: RMB 100. (Those who purchase student tickets are required to show a valid student ID at check-in.)
Click HERE to register.
Please email if you have any questions, or call Yale Center Beijing at (10) 5909 0200.

The Event

China's culture and entertainment industry is undergoing massive transformation and attracting more capital and entrepreneurs than ever. This forum will gather Yale alumni and industry experts to discuss what the latest trends are and where the most promising opportunities lie.


The language of the event will be Chinese.

The Speakers

Sally Shan MBA '97
Managing Director and Head of China, HarbourVest Partners

Sally Shan focuses on private equity fund of funds investment, secondary markets and direct coinvestment deals. Prior to HarbourVest, Sally held various senior management positions in Lehman Brothers and J.P.Morgan. Sally received MBA degree from Yale School of Management in 1997. Sally is a member of Aspen Institute China Fellowship.

Yuan Bing JD '98
Managing Director, Hony Capital

Yuan Bing is in charge of PE Investment Management Department at Hony, which oversees the private equity investment activities. Prior to joining Hony, Mr. Yuan was the Managing Director in Morgan Stanley Principal Investments based in Hong Kong and was responsible for Morgan Stanley’s principal investment activities in China. Mr. Yuan received his Master's degree in International Relations from Yale University in 1993, and J.D. degree from Yale Law School in 1998.

Julia Zhu MBA '98
CEO, Phoenix Live Entertainment Company

Julia Zhu is the co-founder and CEO of Phoenix Live Entertainment Company under Phoenix TV Group, responsible for the company’s growth strategy, investment and operation. Julia worked at News Corp’s subsidiary STAR Group, overseeing strategic alliance and investment across TV and digital media in China. Ms. Zhu holds MBA degree from Yale University and B.A. degree in economics from Wesleyan University.

Alan Chen MBA '06
Partner, HDQH Fund

Alan Chen is a partner with HDQH Fund, an investment firm focusing on media and entertainment industries in China. Prior to HDQH, Mr. Chen worked at McKinsey, Shanda Capital, Xueda Education Group, Nestle and Mars. Mr. Chen holds an MBA degree from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor degree in economics from the University of International Business and Economics.

Tao Kun
Joint Founder, CKF Pictures

Mr. Tao Kun is a famous film producer. He founded CKF Pictures in 2013 and served as General Manager.

Huo Xiaoting MPH '12
China Director of Twentieth Century Fox International Productions

Xiaoting joined Fox after two years as Director of International Business at Desen International Media Group, and two years of working for the renowned film director Chen Kaige. She has a double bachelor degree from Peking University and a Master degree from Yale.

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