Don't Miss It: November 23 | China Insights Series: Fireside Chat with WANG Shi : Details Link
Monday, November 23, 2020
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Hong Kong Time
Register for Zoom Webinar
WANG Shi, Chinese real estate developer and advocate for environmental sustainability, discusses the business philosophy of Vanke, which he founded and grew into China’s biggest home builder. He will share his experiences as a visiting scholar in the U.S., U.K. and Israel at Harvard, Cambridge and Hebrew Universities over the past decade, as well as his passion for nature, sports and his recent involvement in advocating for climate protection. The conversation will be moderated by Asia Society Southern California Advisory Board Member, Dr. Seagull Song.
Talk on the Aspirational Investor¡RTaming the Markets to Achieve Your Life Goals(9/17/2020)
Today most of us bear the burden of investing wisely, but too many of us are preoccupied with the wrong prioritie increasing returns at all costs, or beating "the market". Unfortunately conventional portfolio theory and the grand debates in finance have offered investors only incomplete solutions.
So what is the complete solution?
Ashvin B. Chhabra, the author of The Aspirational Investor: Taming the Markets to Achieve Your Life's Goals., will give our members his opinion on September 17th. He explains why goals, not markets, should be the primary focus of your investment strategy and offers a practical, innovative framework for making smarter choices about aligning your goals to your investment strategy.
More Info: http://www.aspirationalinvestor.com/about-1
Speaker¡GAshvin B. Chhabra
Dr. Chhabra is now the President of Euclidean Capital, the family office of James Simons. He was Chief Investment Officer and head of investment management and guidance at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management from 2013-2015. He was the Chief Investment Officer at the Institute for Advanced Study from 2007-2013 and Managing Director and head of wealth management strategies and analytics for Merrill Lynch's Global Private Client Group from 2001-2007. Prior to that, he was head of quantitative research at J.P. Morgan Private Bank.
Date: Sep 17, Thursday
Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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Meeting ID: 371 044 9968
This event is only to provide members with knowledge and information. Chinese American CEO Organization does not recommend or endorse the services or products provided by the speakers.
All presentations only represent the opinions of the speaker and do not represent the position or the opinion of Chinese American CEO Organization.
Seminar:: Pass On Your Successful Business to Next Generation --- By Attorney Wendy Doo(3/28/2018)
2018 The 16th Board Inauguration and Gala Dinner(2/24/2018)
Date¡GSaterday, Feb. 24th, 2018
Time¡G5PM - 9PM
Location¡GSouth Hills Country Club
2655 S Citrus St, West Covina, CA 91791
2017 Development Policy Effecting Chinese-Own Business in California(4/27/2017)
¡iTime¡jLunch time, Thurthday, 4/27/2017
¡iSchedule¡j11:30 am: Registration and Networking
12:00 pm ¡V 2:00 pm Program and Lunch
¡iLocation¡jThe California Club
538 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
¡iRegister¡jcontact Howard with Name+Company+Email
Investment Meeting of Economy and Trade between Chongqing and United States Enterprises(11/18/2016)
Dear President Ms.Zhou and Secretary general Ms.Qian and ladies and gentlemen,
This is Chongqing Commerce Commercial, as a government sector which is in charge of foreign economic development.
Chongqing, as one of the municipalities, is the biggest city in western China,
with complete business categories, and the rate of growth has been the
first from 2013. Chongqing manufacture has moved to "high-end oriented,
facilities, centralization" from "small, feeble, sporadic", formed "6+1"
pillar industry cluster including electronic informations, automobiles, equipments,
chemical, materials, energy, consumer goods, and so on; rapidly risen emerging
strategic industry, with continuous power; boomed modern-service industry,
sprung up new growth points.
Our commission is invited by Sacramento government, 11 economic and trade delegates are organized to visit to San Francisco on November 17, 2016. The delegation is led by Xiong Lin vice Director, and the delegates are come from economic and trade departments, and some enterprises in Chongqing.
To accelerate economic and trade cooperations between Chongqing and United States, especially to promote further development between Chongqing and California under"Economy and Trade Cooperation Regimes of Province/State of China and the United States". We are planing to hold "Investment Meeting of Economy and Trade between Chongqing and United States Enterprises". It is very appreciate that if you can attend the meeting, and if it is possible, we hope you can invite some local companies in California to attend the meeting.
The invitation of" Economy and Trade Cooperation Regimes of Province/State of China and the United States" has been attached herewith.(more details and register form)
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Chongqing Commerce Commision
Telephone: 0086-23-6773 6075 Mobilphone:0086-130 0833 6822
Fax: 0086-23-6795 1623 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chinese CEO 2016 Vlong Golf Tournament on 9/25/2016 has been very successful!
It has been great welcomed by our members. It is a great social networking, friendship communication event. This year we have also received a great deal of generous donations too.
Thank you very much for those members who have been great contribution to this event and consistent supporting ChineseCEO Organization. More pictures
[SEMINA] Credit and Insurance (4/26/2016)
Join us for an exclusive lunch and learn featuring Euler Hermes Risk Management Consultant,
Winston Chu. This seminar will focus on using credit insurance as a comprehensive credit
management tool to help your business mitigate risk and grow sales.
What: Credit Insurance 101
When: Apr 26 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
Where: Courtyard Baldwin Park, Ballroom
14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center, Baldwin Park, CA 91706 [More details]
BYD's Stella Ke Li Wins 2016 Chinese CEO of the Year
Chinese CEO Organization¡¦s (CEO) 15th Board Inauguration Ceremony and 2016 Gala Dinner will be held at The LA Hotel Downtown on March 19th, 2016 (Saturday). About 400 members and VIP guests of the Chinese CEO Organization will attend the event. Distinguished guests including the honorable Congressman Ed Royce, Congresswoman Judy Chu, Congressman Ted Lieu, Commercial Counselor of the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles Haiyan Liu, California State Treasurer John Chiang, former Congressman David Dreier and famous documentary movie producer William Mundell, etc. Ed Royce, a member of the United States House of Representatives for California's 39th congressional district and current Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House, will deliver a keynote speech regards US-China relations as well as the trade relations between US and China.
The members of the 15th Board of Chinese CEO Organization include: President Lisa Zhou (CEO of Gensun Casual Living), Vice President Andrew Pan (Senior VP , Head of China Business and Strategy of East West Bank) and Vice President Sophia Li ( President of Biocalth International Corp.), Secretary General Mariah Qian (CEO of Seba International Corp.), Chief Financial Officer Marlynn Ma (Senior Vice President, Global Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch), as well as board members Gene Chang (President of JC Research & Consulting, Inc.), Kenny Chang (President of Kcal Insurance Agency), Edward Lee (CEO of AIDP, Inc.), Diana Kaplan(Vice President of Re/Max Fine Homes), Neville Lin (President of Powermax USA Inc. ), Weining Yang (Chen Yoshimura LLP, Attorney-at-Law, Partner), Robin Zhang (Marketing Director of China Unicom(Americas) Operations Ltd), Charles Zhao (CEO of Golden Bridge International Inc.)John Zhong(President of AccuTek Imaging Resource Inc.) and Tim Zhu (CEO, HP Craft Inc.).
The honorable chairmen and chairwomen of Chinese CEO Organization include: Jackson J. Wen (Chairman of Biocalth International Corp.), David G. Liu (Chairman of Standard Portfolios Assets Management), Yan Cheung (President of America Chung Nam Inc.), Sherry X. Wang (President and CEO, East-West Global, Inc.), Richard Y. Lee (Chairman of Amsino Medical Group), Li Dong (Chairman of Leoch Battery Corp.), Jack X. Deng (Chairman of Landstrong Group), Hui Cheng Xiao (Chairman of Limited Financial Investment & Trust CRE), Jay Liang (President of ETECH Securities, Inc.), Jason Xue (President of Saga Technologies) and Cheng Lu (Chairman and CFO of East-West Global, Inc.).
The 15th Board of Chinese CEO Organization nominated Stella Li, President of BYD Motor Inc. and Senior Vice President of BYD Company Ltd, to be the 2016 Chinese CEO of the Year. The award will be presented to Stella Li during the March 19th gala dinner.
Stella Li (Ke Li) received her Bachelor's Degree in Statistics from Fudan University in 1992. Prior to joining BYD, Ms. Li worked at Global Resources, a B2B media company which facilitates two-way trade between the PRC and World companies. Ms. Li joined BYD in 1996 as a manager in Marketing Division. Her responsibility was to train sales team, create marketing strategy for BYD products. In 1997, Ms. Li opened BYD¡¦s first overseas office in Hong Kong, and then found the first European office in Rotterdam in 1999. In 2000, Ms. Li set up BYD North America Sales Headquarter in Chicago. She became a Senior VP of BYD Company Ltd in 2006 and was responsible for the overall BYD overseas business. Ms. Li has contributed greatly to BYD¡¦s business globalization. She currently leads BYD¡¦s electric auto sales effort and new energy business in America and other international markets.
The Board of Chinese CEO Organization also nominated Richard Lee (Chairman of Amsino Medical Group) for the 2016 CEO Outstanding Achievement Award, Mariah Qian (CEO of Seba International Corp.) for the 2016 Chinese Woman CEO of the Year Award, Kenny Chang (President of Kcal Insurance Agency) for the 2016 Community Leadership of the Year, Alan Yu (President and CEO of Lollicup USA, Inc.) for the 2016 CEO Member of the Year Award and Jay Liang (President of ETECH Securities, Inc.) for the 2016 CEO Special Recognition Award. The awards will also be presented to the nominees during the gala dinner.
The highlight of the gala dinner will be honorable Congressman Ed Royce¡¦s keynote speech on the US-China trade relations. The event will also feature a documentary movie on U.S.-China relations, “Better Angels”. David Dreier, Former U.S. Congressman and Chairman of the Annenberg-Dreier will conduct an interview with William Mundell, producer of “Better Angels”.
William Mundell is an entrepreneur, film producer and a political activist. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science at Carlton University in Canada where he was the recipient of the U.S. Ambassadors Award. He completed his graduate studies at Columbia University, earning an MBA in Finance and a Masters in International Economics and Public Finance. Mr. Mundell has been Chairman of IKM, which provides web based knowledge assessment, since 2004. Previously he served as Chairman of ZBB Energy Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange alternative energy company focused on the development of battery technology. He is the former Chairman and CEO of Vidyah Inc. From 1989 through 1998, Mr. Mundell was with WEFA (now part of Global Insight), serving first as President and later as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mundell was an adjunct professor at UCLA¡¦s Anderson Graduate School of Management, and is an honorary professor at Tsinghua University in China.
In 2011, Mr. Mundell made a documentary movie, Gerrymandering, which was credited with creating sweeping political reform in his home state of California. In 2012, he embarked on a feature documentary movie “Better Angels”, about the U.S.-China relationship. The movie is intended to shatter the myths Chinese have about America and Americans have about China by looking through the lenses of ordinary citizens, who, in the course of their daily lives, are seeking to bridge the physical and metaphysical distance between the two countries.
About Chinese CEO Organization
Chinese CEO Organization (CEO) is a non-profit, mutual benefit membership organization. Its members are successful Chinese business executives and professionals operating private commercial and trade related enterprises and services in the United States.
Founded in 1996, Chinese CEO Organization is established for the purpose of promoting the future development in commercial trade and other economic activities between the United States and China. It is also established for the purpose of providing mutual benefits in business expansion and career advancement for its members, increasing the interaction and cooperation among its members, and protecting the rights and interests of its members.
Over the past 20 years, CEO has organized or co-hosted numerous events and member activities. These events and activities have not only helped CEO members to enhance business cooperation between them and expand their personal and business network, but also contributed greatly to the developments of the Chinese American business community and the trade relationship between the United States and China. Today, CEO has become the most successful and influential business association in the Chinese American community of Southern California.
Seminar: Ambition-grows-global-economy-slows (Feb. 4, 2015) By Asia Society
Join renowned economists, scholars and investment analysts for a high-level discussion
on economic trends and prospects for China. Will China be the engine for growth in 2015
or will its slowdown prove a global economic millstone? An OECD study forecasts that a
two percentage point decline in China's domestic demand for two years would lead to a
0.3% fall in the world's GDP.
Date: 4 February 2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Address: Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
951 S Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
On register page,
please select "Supporting Organization" for discount.
Invitation of Luncheon California Club(June 27, 2014)
CEO member Mike and Claudia Margolis cordially invite you to join them for
lunch and a discussion of challenges and opportunities for Chinese businesses
entering and operating in the United States on June 27 at California Club.
If you are interested in going to the event, please email Danni Zhang at
email@example.com for RSVP.
Forum (May 17, 2014)
All CEO members are invited to BoYa Forum (Entrepreneurship in US and China:
Innovative Venture Opportunities and Challenges) co-hosted by Peking University
Alumni Association of Southern California and Chinese CEO Organization in
the afternoon of 5/17 (Sat). Following please find more details of the event.
RSVP please write to firstname.lastname@example.org ?
Place: Pacific Palm Resort, 1 Industry Hills Pkwy, City of Industry,
A Taste Of Wine
(May 8, 2014)
All CEO members are invited to join us for this exciting wine tasting reception
and learn about the wine market in Hong Kong and China. Register Link
Library's private seminar on Charity Planning (May 4, 2014)
All CEO members are invited to Huntington Library's private seminar on Charity
Planning for the Chinese Garden on May 4 (this coming Sunday). This afternoon
event addresses tax and charitable planning. If you are interested in attending,
please RSVP to Vanassa Mau ASAP. Details of the event can be found on the
attached invitation. Register
Real Estate and Security Investment(April 29, 2014)
Dear CEO Members and Friends,
Please join the CEO luncheon forum on Real Estate and Security Investment
host by Diana Kaplan, Marlynn Ma and Gene Chang at Pacific Palms Resort
on 4/29 (Tue). You are cordially invited to join the luncheon forum.
Following please find detailed information about the forum:
Luncheon Forum on Real Estate & Security Investment
Diana Kaplan, Marlynn Ma, Gene Chang
April 29th, 2014 (Tuesday)
Pacific Palm Resort
Torrey Pines Room
1 Industry Hills Pkwy, City of Industry, CA 91744
For questions, please call Diana Kaplan: T: 949-478-7078 or M: 626-589-5522
Attached please also find this year's calendar of CEO events hosted by our
board directors. We look forward to seeing you in these events.
Chinese CEO Organization
[Seminar] China's High-Tech Surge: Investing in America and Innovation(April 3, 2014)
Please join the Asia Society and Rhodium Group for the launch of a new report
on the Chinese investment surge in U.S. high tech. What are the hottest
sectors drawing the most Chinese investment? Which Chinese firms are leading
the surge and what is driving them? What are the economic and political
factors behind these investments, and what are the most serious challenges
they face? What is the impact on U.S. jobs, the tax base, and national security?
Speakers: Cheng Lixin, Chairman and CEO of ZTE (USA) and President of North American
Region Mark Horn, Senior Managing Director, Technology Banking, East West Bank
Kenneth Petrilla, Executive Vice President, Head of China Desk, Wells Fargo
International Group Jack Wadsworth, Advisory Director, Morgan Stanley Ken Wilcox, Chairman, Silicon Valley Bank More Details
Dear CEO members,
You are invited to a reception on March 24th in honor of Michelle Kwan and Clay Pell.
Michelle Kwan is an Olympic figure skater and her
husband Clay Pell is a Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate. Please find
the invitation link below.
Please RSVP to Amy Gabarra at Amy@ClayPell.com or (401) 996-3365.
Chinese CEO Oganization
Huge success of 2014 ChineseCEO Annual Gala(Fed. 19, 2014)
Our Annual Gala just ended in cheers and bravos with huge success! In the past 2 months, we devoted into the gala preparation with great passion and enthusiasm, and worked closely as a team facing the challenges, sharing the happiness and woe. All of our Board Members are fully engaged in the event planning without compromise to ensure the perfection of our meeting, Lisa and Mariah guaranteed the reception and the venue layout in perfect order; Andrew made the gala program running smooth and steady; Gene kept in working on the program book even in spite of illness; Sophia conducted the choir to be one of the biggest highlights in the event. We are encouraged by Honorary Chairpersons¡¦ care and support during the event preparation as well, Honorary Chairman Dong Li, and Honorary Chairman Jay Liang made their special trips back to U.S. to join our event which is really touching to all of us. We are also very proud to have so many dedicated members, including Claudia and Maggie, in our team in organizing this event, their effort made the success of our Annual Gala even more colorful and meaningful. Last but not least, we are pleased to see volunteers, a group of young entrepreneurs and professionals, joined our team and played important roles in preparation.
The big success of our Annual Gala reflects the Chinese CEO Organization stepped into a new level and stood at a new height. Our Annual Gala has attracted broad attention and was widely recognized in Chinese community, and garnered much favorable press as well.
The image of Chinese CEO Organization has been promoted as expected through the Annual Gala this time. I would like to express my deep appreciation to all of you, thank you! Meanwhile, I will definitely work more closely with all the Board Members in the coming year to implement the annual plan better, and push our organization to a new higher level!
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year of 2014(Jan. 16, 2014)
Dear CEO members & friends,
We look forward to seeing you at CEO's 14th Board & President's Inauguration Dinner in Feb. 16, 2014 and many of the exciting CEO events next year! Best wishes to all of you and your families for happy holidays and a great new year!
Board of Chinese CEO Organization [Christmas & New Year greeting Card]