September 30, 2017
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Seattle Biz-Tech Summit is the premier international business and technology annual conference in the pacific northwest hosting influential industry leaders, investors, developers and startups. With over 1,000 on-site attendees, it’s the largest Seattle-area conference dedicated to global innovation and collaboration b etween cross-border companies. This year, the summit theme is “Innovation meets Connection” which continue to focusing on technology innovation and business exchange between pacific northwest and Asia. The summit will deliver cutting edge topics in Technology Innovation in Healthcare & Medical Industry, Public Cloud & Cloud Security, Innovators Meets Investors, IoT, Intelligent Machines & Smart Cities, Foreign Investment Related Laws.
2017 Summit Highlights:
- Be inspired by influential speakers
- Network with more than 100 international delegates
- Meet recruiters onsite at recruiting area
- Innovation incubators from China to showcase Hi-tech development center
- VIP Dinner for local officials, executive directors and CEOs
- Startup competition from 10 selected companies
- 50 exhibitors onsite to showcase local and international businesses
- Post-conference Happy Hour to entertain and mingle with 1000 attendees
2017 Sessions Overview
Technology Innovation in Healthcare & Medical Industry
AI is completely reshaping life sciences, medicine, and healthcare as an industry. Deep learning solutions are at the heart of this revolution, they’re enabling a new era of biomedical advancements – from real-time pathology assessment to point-of-care interventions to predictive analytics for clinical decision-making. Learn more about how AI-driven healthcare is taking center stage.
Public Cloud & Cloud Security
latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. In 2017, we see several new themes emerging: a narrowing race among public cloud providers, decrease in private cloud adoption, a renewed focus on enterprises on optimizing cloud costs, and strong growth in Docker. In this session, we will invite executives from Huawei, Microsoft, amazon, Alibaba to share their industry insight of cloud computing.
Innovators Meets Investors
How do inventors find the means to turn their great ideas into great businesses? How do investors discover the “next big thing” that will deliver enormous returns on their capital? In this session, you will hear top VC investors share their successful stories and innovators discussion regarding the opportunities and challenges they face in pioneering breakthrough technologies.
Enabled by the rapid expansion of cloud computing, automated data collection endpoints and advanced real-time data analytics solutions, IoT technologies are steadily transforming the way consumers and enterprises interact with computerized systems. From smart home appliances, self-driving cars to manufacturing automation in factories and warehouses, IoT sparks a wide range of exciting opportunities for businesses while posing unique challenges in the meantime. In this session, you will learn about some of the cutting-edge problems and solutions in IoT technology and business from our invited industry leaders.
Intelligent Machines & AI Cities
The world is converging towards cities, fast and for the long term. In a digitized era, cities themselves are constantly evolving, calling for new ways for cities to function ever more efficiently. Recent advances in AI and data-driven approaches in general provided us with a new prism through which we can reformulate and better solve some of the grandest challenges in city management – traffic flow control, crowd monitoring and prediction, public security, city planning, utilities distribution, etc. In this session, we will invite several domain experts to share their experiences and thoughts.
Foreign Investment Related Laws
The world’s economy is more interconnected than ever. In both China and the US, prosperity of the technology startup industry vitally hinges upon the free flowing of top talent and mature capital across the Pacific. A skillful investor needs to comprehend and leverage the intricacies of the distinctive law and regulatory provisions and processes in these two countries in order to navigate the complicated landscape of foreign investment. In this session, several experts specialized in this subject will talk about their successful experience in dealing with foreign investment laws.
|8:30 AM||Hall||Registration Opens
|Main Stage||Opening & Keynote Presentation
|Hall||Startup Demo Zone|
|Room A-D||Breakout A-D|
|Room A-D||Breakout A-D
|Main Stage||Seattle Startup Challenge
|Main Stage||VIP Dinner
2017 Keynote Speakers will be coming soon!
2016 Keynote Speakers
Former United States Ambassador to China, Former Gov. of Washington
Chief Scientist of AI, Microsoft
Gary Faye Locke is a Chinese American politician. Locke was the United States ambassador to China from 2011 until 2014. He was the 21st Governor of Washington from 1997 to 2005 and served in the Obama administration as United States Secretary of Commerce from 2009 to 2011.
Dr. Deng is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Acoustical Society of America, and the ISCA. In 1999, he joined Microsoft Research, where currently he leads R&D of deep learning as the Partner Research Manager of its Deep Learning Technology Center. Since January 2016, Dr. Deng has also taken new responsibilities in the company as the Chief Scientist of AI in Microsoft’s Applications and Service Group (ASG). He recently received IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award (2015) for “Outstanding Contributions to Deep Learning and Automatic Speech Recognition”.
2017 Session Speakers will be coming soon!
2016 Session Speakers
Managing Director for business services, WA Dept. of Commerce
Director of International Business Development, City of Seattle
President, WA State China Chamber of Commerce
CEO, SECO Development
Distinguished System Architect, Wireless Network Architect and Design, AT&T Labs, AT&T
Inventor, Apple Relation Manager, Google
Managing Director, China Strategic Investment, ARM
Solutions Architect and Evangelist, Amazon
Senior Manager, T-Mobile
Managing Partner, Tsing Capital
Founder and President, Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.
Technology industry leader, entrepreneur, advisor and investor
Founder and General Partner, Wisemont Capital
VP, US R&D Competence Center & Corporate Chief Test Expert, Huawei
General Manager, LeEco
Jalen He, Director, Alibaba Cloud
Partner Architect, Microsoft Azure
Distinguished Engineer, EBay
Founding Partner, New Highlands Ventures
Head of Machine Learning, Uber Seattle
SVP of Infrastructure Engineering at Salesforce
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, AT&T
Principal Dev Manager, Microsoft Power BI
US Country Manager, Alibaba AliCloud
Partner Group Eng Manager, Microsoft / Distinguished Engineer, IBM
Associate, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Amy L. Sommers
Partner, K&L GATES
Managing Partner, Lee & Lee, PS
Senior Director IoT Business Development, Microsoft
Founding Partner, New Highlands Ventures
Managing Director, Alliance of Angels
Founder of Green Bridge
CEO, Outlines Venture Group / Co-Founder, MOZ
Partner of Vulcan Venture Capital
Director, US IT Capability Lead, Microsoft
IoT Program Manager, Digital Aviation, The Boeing Company
Engineering Manager in Google
VP, CTO Cloud Computing, Head of Computing Lab at Huawei Technologies
Data Scientist II, Microsoft
VP of Security Software Engineering, Salesforce
Staff Engineering Manager, Google Cloud
Sr. Director, adSage
Attorney, Lani Cao Law Office
MARY VIGAL, JD, LL.M. (Tax)