Silicon Dragon CES 2024

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Silicon Dragon CES 2024

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Get ready to dive into the global tech world at Silicon Dragon CES 2024, where innovation and cutting-edge advancements take center stage!

Join us at CES 2024 in Las Vegas, January 10, 5-7pm:


Ask A VC!

Jay Eum, Founding Managing Partner, GFT Ventures, Silicon Valley

Jay is a 21-year veteran venture capitalist with extensive investment experience at Samsung Ventures and TransLink Capital. He recently became Founding Managing Partner of GFT Ventures, which invests in category-leading early stage startups focused on frontier technology sectors including AI/ data science, automation/ robotics, fintech/ blockchain, digital healthcare and mobility. Jay started his venture capital career at the Silicon Valley office of Vertex Management, the Singapore-based VC arm of investment firm Temasek Holdings.

Jay received an MBA from Stanford University and M.S/B.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University. Jay serves as Chairman and Board Director of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA). Jay is also an active angel investor and advisor to several startups including Coupang (NYSE: CPNG), KiwiCo, Korbit (acq’d by Nexon), Korea Credit Data, Merit, Noom, SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI) and Tapas (acq’d by Kakao)

Ask A VC!

Nan Zhou, Director, Qualcomm Ventures, Silicon Valley

Nan is an investor at Qualcomm Ventures focusing on AI application, IoT, and 5G connectivity in North America. Her core thesis includes AI in Retail, AI & automation in Manufacturing, IoT, and mobilities. Previously, Nan was head of U.S. investment at Baidu Capital and Baidu Changcheng Growth fund, responsible for establishing Baidu’s U.S. investment ecosystem. She built local VC and entrepreneur networks and sourced and completed investments including Cererbas,, Velodyne, Falcon, Ripcord, MoreHealth, and Black Sesame.
An ex-Wall Street investment banker, she is familiar with both U.S. and the Asia Pacific (HK and China) capital markets, as well as M&A and IPO processes.
She is an MBA graduate of the Wharton School and received accounting and economics undergraduate degrees from the University of Maryland.

Spotlight: Asia Brands Going Global

Strategies and lessons learned from Asia-founded brands going global.

Alvin Wang Graylin, Global VP of Corporate Development, HTC, Seattle

Alvin leads global corporate development at smart mobile device maker HTC. A seasoned tech entrepreneur and executive, he also is a co-author of the soon-to-be-released book, Our Next Reality, How The AI -Powered Metaverse will Reshape the World.

Graylin has more than 30 years of business management experience in tech and business, including 20 years in Greater China and seven years as China president at HTC. Prior to HTC, he was a serial entrepreneur, having founded four venture-backed startups in the mobile and internet spaces, covering mobile search, NLP, AI, AR, big data, mobile social, adtech, and digital media. He also has held P&L roles at Intel, Trend Micro, and IBM.

Tech Founder Pitches

Xuejun Sheldon Xie, Co-founder & CEO, PhantaField, San Francisco

Wesley Zheng, Co-founder & CEO, POSH, San Francisco

Chris Wentz, Founder, Everykey, Cleveland

San Wong, CEO & Founder, R2C2

Billy Tea, Co-Founder, ReelSights Ai

Judges for feedback: Stephen Forte, Fresco Capital; Jean-Marc Ly, Growth Investor & Serial Entrepreneur, Bob Sopko, Director, CWRU LaunchNet / Plus audience Q&A

Networking Reception

Welcome Remarks:

Jacko Tsang, Director, HK Economic & Trade Office (HKETO), San Francisco

David Kaufman, Director, Global Strategies, Nixon Peabody

Syed Rizvi, Partner, Moss Adams LLP


Rebecca Fannin, Founder/ Editor, Silicon Dragon Ventures


5pm Registration & Networking

5:10 Welcome Remarks

5:30pm Ask A VC

Jay Eum, GFT Ventures

Nan Zhou, Qualcomm Ventures

6pm Spotlight

Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC

6:15pm Tech Founder Pitches

Xuejun Sheldon Xie, PhantaField, San Francisco

Wesley Zheng, POSH, San Francisco

Chris Wentz, Everykey, Cleveland

San Wong, R2C2, Hong Kong

Billy Tea, ReelSights Ai, Hong Kong

6:35pm Reception

7pm Event Concludes


January 10
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Event Category:


CES 2023
CES Suite, Location provided to registrants
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States

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