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AI Enables Traditional Industries

Thursday, February 1, 2018

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

Time and Location

Thursday, 02/01/2018
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

RMB 20 for students; RMB 60 for Yale alumni; RMB 80 for others.
Walk-ins are not acceptable.
Those who purchase student tickets are required to show a valid student ID at check-in.
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Please email if you have any questions, or call Yale Center Beijing at (10) 5909 0200.

The Event

In recent years the development of artificial intelligence (AI) has rapidly progressed and has been integrated with various industries such as healthcare, finance, security, education, automobile and etc.. Different new AI products have gradually entered the market. In the era of AI, technology companies are actively seeking for high-valued application scenarios, and meanwhile, traditional industries also expect AI to enable them new vitality. In this event, we are honored to invite investors from traditional industries and entrepreneurs from the AI market to talk about how AI enables traditional industries.


The language of the event will be Chinese.

The Speakers

Jiang Hong(Yale PhD '07)
Founder & CEO, LeanCloud

Hong Jiang received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from Yale University in 2007. He worked at Google from 2007 to 2010, and played important roles in several search infrastructure projects. After he moved back to China, he had been the China general manager of AVOS, a company founded by the YouTube founders. In 2014, he founded the cloud service startup LeanCloud.

Xue Su (Yale PhD '13)
Founder & CEO, Duohee

Prior to coming to Yale, Dr. Su Xue received his B.E. and M.E. degree from Tsinghua University. Dr. Xue focused on R&D on computer vision, recommendation system and matching system in social network while he worked in EA and Facebook. He founded Duohee in November 2017, a startup dedicated to providing intelligent and personalized social experience.

Gu Jiawei
CEO, Ling Technology

Gu graduated from Tsinghua University. Prior to Ling Technology, he managed the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) group at Baidu Research Institute of Deep Learning (IDL), and worked as researcher of Microsoft Research.He holds 22 US patents and more than 120 domestic patents.He was awarded as one of the top 40 Entrepreneurs in China under age 40 in 2017 by Fortune.

Martin Ma (Ph.D '07)
Founder and CEO, Happy Universe

Dr. Martin Ma is founder and CEO of Happy Universe, a startup using AI and big data to help developers to do cross border mobile app publishing. Dr. Ma holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University.

Helen Sun (SOM ’13)
President, Yale Club of Beijing

Helen serves as President of the Yale Club of Beijing. She is currently conducting AI research at Inc. Prior to this, she had worked for Huawei and its subsidiary for years, where she is responsible for strategy, market research, product & operation, and procedure & quality.

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