|Career Development Salon - Hype or Hope: High Tech Startup As a Career Path|
Are you fresh in college and about to hunt for your first internship in FLAG? Are you a graduating student who is wrestling with whether work for a corporate or launch your own startup? Are you debating between sticking to your own STEM major or switching to a new business field? Are you looking for a secret recipe to land an internship or full-time job in FLAG-like companies in Silicon Valley? If your answer for any of above is yes, then you don’t want to miss the opportunity to the Career Salon on Sunday July 31 at UCLA, co-organized by LEAP Career Development Forum, Tsinghua University Alumni Association of SolCal (THUAASC), and UCLA-CSSA. Three key players in the frontier of the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley will share with you frankly and exclusively about insights and experience in crafting a successful career .
DATE/TIME: July 31, Sunday, 1:30PM-4:30PM
LOCATION: Franz Hall 1178, UCLA 502 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
ADMISSION: Free but space is limited. RSVP is required at http://bit.ly/leapsalon7312016
1:30PM-2:00PM Registration and Networking
2:00PM-3:00PM Talk: Career in Silicon Valley - Navigate, Develop, and Thrive
3:10PM-4:10PM Panel: Hype or Hope - Glimpse into the Silicon Valley Startup World
4:10PM-4:30PM Social Mixer
Talk Abstract：Career in Silicon Valley - Navigate, Develop, and Thrive
In this talk, Dr. Liu will draw from his personal experience in Google and share insights on how tech giants operate, from building amazing products to delight the users, fostering open and creative corporate culture, to talent selection, evaluation, and development. He will also offer his thoughts on key factors for success in the technology industry.
Panel Abstract：Hype or Hope - Glimpse into the Silicon Valley Startup World
In this panel, three speakers will share their experiences on founding and funding a startup company from three different angles. They will unveil the truth behind the startup career path and provide an glimpse into the Silicon Valley entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Dr. Richard Liu Former Engineering Director, Google
Co-founder/CEO, LeapMind, Partner, TEEC Angel Fund
Dr. Jun Deng Investment Manager, TEEC Angel Fund
Mr. Lisheng Wang Co-founder, Propel(x) Founder/Director, MIT Alumni Angels