2007 Photos

   2007: Day 1

 
 

Dean Judy Olian welcomes guests.
 

Mr. Wilbur K. Woo, Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. and keynote speaker Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn.
 

Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn speaks on "The China You Don't Know" during Thursday's keynote address.
 

Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn analyzes the evolution of the Chinese economy.
 

The conference, held February 1-2, is entitled "Entrepreneurial Spirit - Pacific Vision" and focuses on the business relationship between the U.S. and Greater China.
 

I-Chun (Yelena) Wu of the GCBA and Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. thank Dr. Kuhn.
 

Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, Dean Judy Olian, Dr. Dunson K. Cheng and Mr. Richard King
 

Laurie Dowling, Executive Director of the Office of Executive Education Programs and Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. welcome Brent Jacobson.
 

Mr. Michael Woo and Mr. Richard King serve on the Woo Greater China Business Conference Advisory Committee.
 

Mr. Richard King, Mr. John Long and Dr. Dunson K. Cheng
 

Patrick Lee and Michael Chang - board members, Cathay Bank.
 

Mr. Wilbur Woo greets Mark Lam, author of China Now: Doing Business in the World's Most Dynamic Market.
 

Ms. Esther Wee and Mr. Wilbur Woo
 

Mr. Wilbur Woo and Dean Judy Olian
 

Thursday's dinner opens with remarks by Cathay Bank Chairman, Dr. Dunson K. Cheng.
 

Dr. Dunson K. Cheng toasts the success of the Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference.
 

Wilbur Woo addresses conference attendees at dinner.
 

Wilbur K. Woo, Vice Chairman Emeritus of Cathay Bank and Cathay Bancorp, Inc, is a major figure in the Los Angeles business, political, cultural and charitable domains as well as in the Chinese-American community.
 

The conference was organized through a joint effort by UCLA Anderson and the UCLA Anderson Greater China Business Association.
   
 

2007: Day 2

 
 

Judy D. Olian, dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, addresses the growing influence of Greater China in the global economy.
 

Mr. William Grabe, Managing Director of General Atlantic LLC, welcomes Mr. Yibing Wu, Chief Transformation Officer, Lenovo Group.
 

Mr. William Grabe and Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. share the stage during Friday's opening addresses.
 

Mr. Yibing Wu, Chief Transformation Officer, Lenovo, addresses business merger challenges and opportunities between China and the U.S.
 

Mr. Yibing Wu addresses conference attendees.
 

Mr. Yibing Wu oversees key strategic initiatives at Lenovo.
 

Laura Loh, Co-Director of Marketing for the Greater China Business Association thanks Mr. Yibing Wu.
 

Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. congratulates Yibing Wu on the birth of his child.
 

Rick Welts, Haiwei Wang, Chris Renner and Mitch Kupchak discuss the challenges and opportunities of the sports industry.
 

Chris Renner of Helios China with Mitch Kupchak, General Manager of the Los Angeles Lakers - "Playing to Win" Panel.
 

Rick Welts, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Phoenix Suns - "Playing to Win" Panel.
 

Wilbur Woo, Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., Rick Welts and Mitch Kupchak.
 

Barry Stavros, Assistant Sports Editor for the Los Angeles Times with Haiwei Wang, Sam Aqua and Chris Renner.
 

Haiwei Wang, Rick Welts, Barry Stavros, Mitch Kupchak and Chris Renner
 

The conference featured panels on the sports industry, banking and venture capital, real estate and media.
 

Banking, Venture Capital and Private Equity panel was moderated by Leo Abruzzese of the Economist Intelligence Unit.
 

Michael Berchtold, formally of Morgan Stanley, discusses banking and venture capital in China with Bill Seto and Leo Abruzzese.
 

Bill Seto, a partner at Ernst & Young - Banking, Venture Capital and Private Equity Panel
 

Mr. Michael Woo welcomes conference attendees to the second day.
 

Dr. James Tong welcomes Qun Wang, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pearl River Investments.
 

Dr. James Tong, Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Political Science
 

Qun Wang, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pearl River Investment, discusses real estate growth in China.
 

Qun Wang has built Pearl River Investments into one of China's leading real estate development companies.
 

Sam Sun of the GCBA and Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. present a gift to Qun Wang.
 

Eric Sussman, a UCLA Anderson lecturer in accounting and real estate, moderates the "Building for the Future" panel.
 

Leland Sun, Chairman and Founder of Pan Asian Mortgage Company has over 20 years of secondary mortgage market expertise in Asia and the United States.
 

Leland Sun, Eric Sussman, Adam Lazar and John Long
 

The "Building for the Future" panel considered the real estate nexus between China and the U.S.
 

Business leaders, academics and top MBA students were among the conference participants.
 

The role of entrepreneurship in technology and media - "Turning It On" Panel.
 

Gigi Johnson and Gang Mai - "Turning It On" Panel
 

"Turning It On" Panel
 

Robert Foster, moderator of the "Turning it On" panel teaches high technology management and strategy, business plan development and management consulting field study at UCLA Anderson.
 

N. Mark Lam is Chairman and CEO of Live365, the world's largest internet radio network
 

Gigi Johnson is a lecturer at UCLA Anderson, faculty director of its Global Entertainment Executive Program, and executive director of its Certificate Program in Entertainment/Media Management for undergraduates.
 

Xin (Ellie) Wang, Gang Mai, Robert Foster, Mark Lam, Ching Lee, Gigi Johnson and Victoria Xiaofang Wu.
 

Leo Abruzzese, Editorial Director, North America and Financial Services Director, Economist Intelligence Unit presents a global outlook report on China.
 

Leo Abruzzese speaks on "Greater China: Growth and Caution".
 

Career Panel
 

Larry Wang, of Wang & Li Asia Resources discusses careers in China.
 

Donghui (Ernie) He, Assistant to the CEO, Pearl River Investments - Career Panel.
 

Ching Lee, President of the GCBA and Conference Co-Lead Coordinator thanks attendees.
 

Ms. Esther Wee and Senior Associate Dean Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. present a traditional Chinese art piece.
 

The Greater China Business Association plans to host the Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference annually.

2008 Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference