Startup Grind Shenzhen is hosting Cristina Ventura, Chief Catalyst Officer of Lane Crawford Joyce Group and Yanyan, Founder of Solving Problems Technologies on March 23rd! Joined by the Harvard Business School film craw, shooting some cool footage of the energy and dynamics of the Greater Bay startup ecosystem. Join us! Panel topics include: 1. Corporate Venture Building – how big corporates work with and work like start-ups? 2. Asia New Ecosystem – how are companies building ecosystem and involved in the ecosystem? 3. Chinese Consumers – trends and vision for the future in the respective areas
Lane Crawford Joyce Group
Chief Catalyst Officer
Solving Problems Technology
Cristina proves there is more than 24h in a day. She is currently the Chief Catalyst Officer for the Lane Crawford Joyce Group, responsible for nurturing synergies between eco-system players in the retail and technology industries through The Cage, a 12-week ignition program with mentoring and commercial opportunities based in Hong Kong. LCJG is a privately owned global group gathering 1500 brands and 850 omni-channel retail spaces.
Previously, Cristina lead Apple’s high growth expansion in Hong Kong and China. She was Regional Retail Director at Prada Group and prepared its IPO in Hong Kong. She managed operations for Gucci Europe & Middle East, as well as Louis Vuitton in Europe and Asia.
She studied at Harvard, Stanford, Singularity University and Qinghua and went through 500 Startups.
Cristina用自身证明了1天的时间有不止24小时。她目前是连卡佛集团(LCJG)的首席催化官，负责通过The Cage项目培育零售公司和科技行业公司之间的协同发展。The Cage是香港的一个为期12周的加速项目，提供指导和商业机会。LCJG是一家私有的跨国集团，旗下有1500个品牌和850个全渠道零售空间。
Yan is the founder and CEO of Solving Problems Technology. The company now runs three products. First one is Mars Exchange, which is an exchange program for top tech leaders globally, Mars Exchange now serves executives of Tencent, DJI, Uber, Lego, and Google, helping them learning from and connecting with other tech leaders in different parts of the world. The second project is Mars Speakers, Mars Speakers is the fastest-growing speaker bureau in China.The third product is Mars Growth, an Ad service that helps global business leveraging leading Asian internet products from Bytedance and Tencent to grow their consumer base. Yan also co-founded Startup Salad, one of the biggest Hackathon community in China.
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