Unlocking Value and Impact

Value Creation and Social Impact are the themes of this years 2017 Berkeley Bridge Asia Business Conference. There will be a packed and exciting schedule filled with diverse and highly accomplished keynote and panelist speakers!

12:00 - 1:00 PM



1:00 - 1:15 PM

Opening Remarks


1:15 - 1:45 PM

Unlocking US-Asia Economic Policies under the Trump Administration

Prof. Vinod AggarwalDirector, Berkeley Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center (BASC)


1:45 - 2:45 PM

PANEL 1: Unlocking Megatrends Shaping Business in Asia Today & in the Future

Richard Palmer, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley PWM

Derek Idemoto, Vice President & Corporate Development, Cisco Investments

Helen Wang, Award-winning author of "The Chinese Dream"

Felice Backman, Founder, Silicon Valley Asia Technology Alliance

Moderator: Bryan Castillo, Managing Director, Ackrell Capital


2:45 - 3:00 PM  BREAK


3:00 - 3:45 PM

Keynote: Unlocking Value the Emerging Asian Markets: The Secret Sauce for Value Creation

Prof. Peter Goodson, CD&R, Mekong Capital


3:45 - 4:45 PM

PANEL 2: Unlocking Early Stage Investments

Kyle Lui, Principal, DCM Ventures

Victor Tan, Director, SGInnovate

Binh Tran, Managing Partner, 500 Startups Vietnam

Ying Wang, Managing Director, Fosun Kinzon Capital

Moderator: Monika Auger, Haas MBA 2018, The Wall Street Journal


4:45 - 5:00 PM  BREAK


5:00 - 5:30 PM

Keynote: Unlocking Opportunities for the Underserved Markets

Beau Seil, Co-founder, Managing Partner, Unitus Impact Fund


5:30 - 5:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Richard Lyons, Dean of Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley


5:45 - 7:00 PM

Networking Session