HYSTA Adds Two Private Equity Executives to its Board

Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association have added two private equity executives to its board. They are Connie Chan, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz and Eric Chen, a managing director at Silver Lake. Also, Vivian Wang, a partner at Deloitte Touche and Lilly Huang, director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Global Gateway, join HYSTA’s management team. HYSTA is a U.S.-based association for Chinese professionals.


SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — HYSTA (Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association) is excited to announce the new board members, management team members and the upcoming 2013 Annual Conference and CEO Summit.
New Board Members
Connie Chan, HYSTA Board Member
Connie is a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she focuses on consumer venture (mostly Series A, B, C). Previously, Connie led business development and marketing efforts for HP Palm in China. Prior to HP Palm, she worked as a founding Senior Associate at Elevation Partners. Connie graduated from Stanford University with a MS in Management Science & Engineering, and a BA in Economics.
Eric Chen, HYSTA Board Member
Dr. Chen is a Managing Director of Silver Lake, a pioneer in private technology investing with $30B revenue. Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2008, Dr. Chen was a Senior Vice President and Executive Committee member of ASML. Dr. Chen joined ASML following its acquisition of Brion Technologies in 2007, the company he co-founded in 2002 and served as the CEO since inception. Dr. Chen is currently on the board of Allyes Online Media Holding and Hillstone Networks. Dr. Chen represented China in the International Physics Olympics in Germany, earning a Silver Medal. Dr. Chen studied Physics at Peking University and received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
New Management Team Members
Vivien Wang, CFO of HYSTA
Newly appointed as CFO of HYSTA, Vivien oversees the organization’s financial health and revenue model, and supports its executive directors. Vivien is currently a partner at Deloitte. Being one of the youngest partners with a Chinese background at any big four public accounting firms, Vivien brings in extensive experience in public accounting and international tax, providing tax consulting, compliance and tax accounting assurance services to various high-tech and venture capital clients. Her experience includes structuring and globally managing both U.S. inbound and outbound investments. Vivien assisted in the planning and implementation of the worldwide restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, and IP migrations for multinational clients.
Lilly Huang, Director of HYSTA Executive Program
Lilly has been appointed Director of HYSTA Executive Program. Lilly is a director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Global Gateway, which assists innovation companies with their international market expansion. She has over 10 years of experience helping companies solve their most critical financial and strategic challenges when they expand internationally. Before joining SVB, Huang was a director of the China Desk for the City of San Francisco, based in Shanghai, and successfully helped more than a dozen Chinese companies set up U.S. subsidiaries in San Francisco.
2013 HYSTA Annual Conference and CEO Summit
Coinciding with the arrival of the new board members and management team members, HYSTA is also excited to announce this year’s Annual Conference and CEO Summit, with the theme centering on the next generation of Chinese Entrepreneurs. Where to find them, how to foster them? What are their stories building their companies in the US market and China market? How can everyone leverage the US-China cross-border advantages? What’s more exciting, Chinese companies are going global. We will have high profile speakers including Jack Xu, the Co-President and CTO of Sina, and George Hu, COO of Salesforce.
This year’s Annual Conference will be held on October 5, 2013 (Saturday), at Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. With an expected attendance of over 1,000 people, you will have the opportunity to meet professionals and leaders from various fields, network with talents, and build up valuable relationships. Mark your calendar today!
Following the Annual Conference there is the two-day HYSTA CEO Summit. This annual CEO Summit, hosted by HYSTA’s Executive Program (EP), is a go-to-Silicon Valley hub connecting Chinese business leaders across the Pacific—from Silicon Valley to Zhong Guan Cun and beyond. Typical EP members include serial entrepreneurs and senior executives of publicly traded companies; their membership is available via invitation only. This year’s CEO Summit will be held in Half Moon Bay.
HYSTA Annual Conference
Date: October 5, 2013
Venue: Mission Bay Conference in San Francisco
For any inquiry, please contact Annual Conference Program (ac2013.team@hysta.us).
HYSTA CEO Summit (by invitation only)
Date: October 6 & 7, 2013
Venue: Half Moon Bay
For any inquiry, please contact Executive Program (ep.team@hysta.us).
(Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association, www.hysta.org) is a leading Chinese professional association in the US. Founded in 1999 by a group of successful Chinese entrepreneurs, HYSTA aims at nurturing entrepreneurship and career development among Chinese technology and business professionals and facilitates networking and the exchange of business ideas between the U.S. and China.