- Hometown: Hubei, China
- Pre-MBA: Research Scientist, Corning Incorporated
Post Graduation Goals:
High-tech start-up focusing on the mobile and media sector.
Favorite GSB memory so far:
My fantastic Global Study Trip to Mexico
Wake up and shower.
Breakfast with Frank Hawk, Head of Stanford GSB Center in China, about the China Social Innovation Initiative that I cofounded during the first quarter with a few GSB and Sloan classmates, and the winter China Social Service Learning Trip I am leading.
Coffee chat with a classmate about some startup ideas.
Managerial Finance Class – one of my favorite classes in the quarter! Love the energy from the professor and I can finally understand that finance is all about free cash flow!
Attended the GMIX information session for the summer. But I had to leave early so that I could drive to San Francisco for an information interview with a startup CEO introduced by an alumni.
Driving to San Francisco.
Coffee Chat with the startup CEO about his company, the trends of the mobile and connected TV advertising industry, and career advice.
Visited a friend at Berkeley Haas Business School.
Rockets vs. Warriers basketball game in San Francisco. One of our classmates worked for Rockets in Houston, and we enjoyed the VIP access to the stage. I finally got to see Jeremy Lin!
Drove back to Palo Alto.
Wake up and breakfast (Wednesday is the day-off at GSB so I can wake up late!).
Golf at the Stanford Golf Course.
Lunch at Arrilaga; and the Stanford Band performed during lunch time!
Study group meeting for group projects.
Brain-storming about project ideas with classmates to leverage our resources in China and the U.S.
Office hour to pitch our project ideas to the Lean Launchpad Class in Design School.
Attended the talk by Richard Lim, Manager Director of GSR Ventures focusing on investment in China.
Visited a few passdown houses with future roommates. We are looking for a three-bedroom house so we can host lots of parties during our 2nd year.
Gym – I am very serious about it! :)
Finished the homework and case reading for Thursday and Friday classes.
Wake up and breakfast.
Two classes back to back.
Met with personal coach (a 2nd year MBA classmate who is an Arbuckle Leadership Fellow) and discussed my career and life choices.
Electronic business class. We talked about Apple and the digital music industry today.
Met with James Boettcher, General Partner at Focus Ventures, and talked about their investment in China in the clean-tech, health-care, and TMT sectors.
Quick trip to the gym.
Drove to San Francisco and attended the “China Pings Silicon Valley” event.
Drove back to campus; avoided the late night parties in SF since I had to drive two friends back home.
Called my family in China – I call them once every week.
Free time – YEAH!!