Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, 5 Zhujiang West Road Pearl River New City, Tianhe District Guangzhou, China

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Thu Nov 7 CST - Fri Nov 8 CST (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Nov 6 7:30pm - Fri Nov 8 5:00am
Location Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
5 Zhujiang West Road Pearl River New City, Tianhe District Guangzhou, China
Region APAC

The Fortune Global Tech Forum is an annual international technology event for senior executives from global FORTUNE 500 companies, top emerging entrepreneurs of the tech world, and the most prominent investors who finance them. This is the third year that the forum will take place in Guangzhou and showcase the annual Fortune China Innovation Award Competition.

China, long the world’s manufacturing and export powerhouse, has in recent years emerged as a leader in infrastructure, 5G technology, e-commerce, mobile payment and artificial intelligence. While growing its tech services and R&D, the continued development of China’s economy will have profound impact on the country and the rest of the world.

The Forum will highlight key trends in global technology. For executives, entrepreneurs and investors alike, it offers a unique opportunity to meet the leaders of the digital revolution and learn how they are reshaping the world of tomorrow.


2019 Speakers


Clay Chandler
Executive Editor, Asia, FORTUNE

Paul Scanlan
Chief Technology Officer for Carrier Business Group, Huawei

Du Yeqing
Vice President of 5G Product Line, Huawei

Dennis Song
Vice President, Lenovo Group; Managing Partner, Lenovo Capital

Li Shuo
Deputy General Manager of AI Cloud Group and Head of AI to Business, Baidu

Enita Pu
Partner, Sequoia Capital China

Zhang Xia
Principal Enterprise Strategic Evangelist, Greater China, Amazon Web Services

Li Hong
General Manager, Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Holdings

Li Qing
Vice President and General Manager of Greater China, Illumina

Liu Juyan
Chief Engineer and Vice General Manager, Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings

Simone Song
Founding Partner, ORI Healthcare Fund

Frank Hester
Founder and CEO, The Phoenix Partnership

Ray Yang
Founder and Managing Partner, Marathon Venture

Ninie Wang
Founder and CEO, Pinetree Care Group

Lee Der-Horng
Fellow, Singapore National Academy of Engineering; Dean, PCI Intelligent Technology Academy

Li Chuyuan
Chairman, Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings

Li Dongsheng
Chairman, TCL

Elizabeth Rossiello
Founder and CEO, AZA

Da Hongfei
Founder, NEO

Jonathan Dotan
Chief Strategy Officer, OTOY; Consulting Producer, Silicon Valley

Lucy Gazmararian
Fintech & Crypto Advisory, PwC

Gan Jie
Professor of Finance and Associate Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Ben Harburg
Managing Partner, MSA Capital

Deborah Lehr
CEO and Founding Partner, Basilinna

Paul Triolo
Practical Head, Geotechnology, Eurasia Group

Stephanie Cohen
Chief Strategy Officer, Goldman Sachs

Li Fan
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Engineering, Lime

Julian Ma
Founder and CEO, Inceptio Technology

Freeman Shen
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, WM Motor

Amit Singh
Co-Founder and CEO, Super Highway Labs

Victor Ai
Founder and CEO, Terminus; Managing Director, China Everbright Ltd.

Cao Tuqiang
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Greater China, Cisco

Gillian Tans

Justin Gong
Co-Founder, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, XAG

Geoffrey Prentice
Co-founder, Skype and Oriente

Yao Zhang
Founder and CEO, RoboTerra

Bai Bo
Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO, U.S.-China Green Fund

David Yang
Director and Senior Vice President, SF Group

Tao Zhang
Founder, Dao Ventures and Dao Foods International

Peter Lipka
COO, Improbable

Yang Jun
CFO and SVP, 37 Interactive Entertainment

Zhou Wei
Founder and Managing Partner, China Creation Ventures

Zhiyu Chen
Senior Vice President, E-commerce and Marketing, Walmart China

Bianca Ho
Co-founder and COO, Clare.AI

Deborah Weinswig
Founder and CEO, Coresight Research

Bonnie Chan Woo
Co-founder, Studio SV

Jack Jing
Executive Vice President, Sunning Technology

Martin Reeves
Chairman, BCG Henderson Institute

Yao Zhiqiang
Co-founder and Chief Strategist, CloudWalk Technology

He Xiaopeng
Chairman, and CEO, Xpeng Motors


Michal Lev-Ram
Senior Writer, FORTUNE


Jennifer Zhu Scott
Founding Principal, Radian Partners

Adam Lashinsky
Executive Editor, FORTUNE; Co-chair, FORTUNE Global Tech Forum

Clifton Leaf
Editor-in-Chief, FORTUNE

Claire Zillman
Senior Editor, FORTUNE

Alan Murray

Eamon Barrett
Senior Writer, FORTUNE

Derek Zhang
Executive Editor, FORTUNE China


Yvonne Xie
Social Media Editor, FORTUNE China

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• Guangzhou Phar. Holdings

• HermanMiller

• SINA Finance

• Sohu