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Career Development Lecture: From Oracle Vice President to Sand Hill Angel — Tips and Inspirations for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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Jun
24
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Speaker’s Background:
Sherman Ting is a Board Director of Sand Hill Angels. He also serves as Chair of the Membership Committee and Co-Chair of the Entrepreneurial Community Engagement. Sherman has over 25 years of experience in the high technology industry, in engineering, executive management and as an entrepreneur. He is an active angel investor in start-up ventures.

Most recently, Sherman was Founder and CEO of Century A Technologies, a company which built a marketing/sales/support infrastructure in China, for new breeds of Internet-based enterprise software products designed in the US.

Previously, Sherman was Vice President at Oracle Corporation, where he founded the HP Products Division and grew the business into the number one product line, with over $300M in product license revenue. While at Oracle, he also established the Asia Products Division to spearhead the cultivation of business in the Asia Pacific region, which later became the fastest growing market for Oracle. As a result, Oracle’s Japanese subsidiary experienced one of the most successful high tech IPOs in Japanese history. In addition, Sherman was on the Oracle CEO’s hand-picked team to start up a Network Computer business, to revolutionize how people and businesses use the Internet.

Prior to Oracle, Sherman held engineering positions at Hewlett Packard, developing relational database systems for HP’s cutting edge RISC computer servers, and at Intel, developing computer language processors for Intel’s advanced chip architecture.

Sherman received an MSE in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Event Summary:
After all the experience of working for big companies like Intel, HP and Oracle, Sherman Ting also set up his own business as an entrepreneur. All these experience helps him with his investing business nowadays. Sherman shared his personal career path with the audience by talking about the valuable lessons he learned looking backwards to his career path. With strong bullet points and clear elaboration on each point, Sherman made his speech very engaging and inspiring.
The audiences were free to ask questions during the presentation, and Sherman did a great job of answering them in a sincere manner.
Sherman Ting summed up with two slides concerning lessons learned during his career path and what he think it takes to form a solid foundation no matter what career one is pursuing.
At the end of the speech, Sherman received a gift from ACSSS for sharing his successful career and excellent mind with all the audience.

Career Department Lecture: From Entrepreneur to Investor: Mr. Hanson Li

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Jun
24

Speaker’s Background:

Mr. Hanson Li is a successful entrepreneur who founded several businesses in the B2B/software and small business consulting space. Current he serves as Executive Director of The Hina Group, which has an investment fund focused on high tech, media, telecom and energy in China. He worked at Capital One before, and founded a company called Equalfooting. Hanson earned a BA, MA and MBA degree from Stanford.

Hanson moderated a panel discussion with an entrepreneur and Stanford alumni, Victor Wang from MedSemantics. Victor earned a MBA degree from Stanford.

Event Summary:

Mr. Hanson Li showed his footprint of living in Asia and the States at the beginning of the speech. After that, he talked in chronically sequence about his personal experience and the key takeaways he learned from each experience. He worked at big companies like Capital One, started his own company Equalfooting, and went to business school at Stanford. His insights in different experiences are very inspiring for the audience.

Mr. Victor Wang joined the panel discussion after a short Q&A session to Mr. Hanson Li. Victor has experience in living, working in many different countries, and he is now the CEO of MedSemantics. The discussion between Victor and Hanson is interesting and excellent.

A lot of questions were asked during the session, mainly about entrepreneurship, difference between China and the USA.

At the end of the speech, Hanson and Victor each received a gift from ACSSS for sharing their knowledge with the audience.

Welcome New Farmers!

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Jun
21

亲爱的各位同学,

你们好,欢迎来到阳光灿烂的加州,欢迎来到美丽开阔的斯坦福校园,欢迎成为斯坦福大学中国学生学者联谊会的一份子。

我们中国学生学者联谊会的主要目标是服务于在校中国留学生,弘扬中国文化,增进中国留学生群体与校内外文化、学术和职业组织之间的交流,进而为同学们提供学术、职业发展方面的信息和机会。校内绝大多数服务于中国同学的活动都是由联谊会组织,譬如迎新聚会、春节演出、集体远足、求职、学术、生活讲座等等。来到这里,相信你们能够很快的适应这里的学习生活,我们也会竭力为你们提供帮助。

首先,如果需要接机,请通过下面的页面登记必要的信息,我们会协调在校的同学帮忙接机:
http://www.stanford.edu/group/acsss/cgi-bin/entry/new-students-scholars/pickup/

其次,在我们的网站上还有一届届同学门精心整理的新生手册,汇集了大量在斯坦福生活学习必备的信息
http://www.stanford.edu/group/acsss/cgi-bin/entry/new-students-scholars/handbook/

在新生Orientation以及开学后的一段时间,我们还会安排一系列活动帮助大家了解学校的环境、多结识周围同学。请一定要参加9月15日晚,International Student Center, Graduate Student Counsil和我们共同主办的中国学生主题聚会;开学后会还有一系列的聚会、讲座等,具体信息会在接下来的几个星期中通知大家。

最后,请通过如下页面来订阅我们的邮件列表,以便及时收到所有活动的通知
https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/acsss-announcement

预祝大家来斯坦福一路顺利,

郭晓江,秦垠峰
斯坦福大学中国学生学者联谊会
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