Edwin Yeh to speak at Chinese Institute of Engineers 2011 Annual Conference
January 21, 2011. San Jose, CA.
Edwin Yeh, Chairman of St. John’s Capital Group, are invited by Dr. William Kao, Dr. Kelley Liu, and Dr. Joe Tai Program and Conference Chairs of Chinese Institute of Engineers to participate in the Business & Law panel of is annual conference program.
Along with Edwin,
- Jeng Her, Co-Founder, KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc & CEO, Protevo Biotech,
- Limin Hu, Co-Founder & EVP, Technology and Operation, of Ellie Mae, Inc,
- Ling Wu, VP, Global Business Development, & GM, Greater China, of Broadvision
will speak on the panel to discuss startup related issues and other growing pain related issues.
The 2011 Annual Conference will be held on Saturday February 12, 2011 at Double
Tree Hotel San Jose, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110.
The conference theme is “Upcoming Opportunities for Asian Americans.”. Three parallel tracks including “Emerging Technologies”, “Business & Law”, and “Humanities” will be organized in concert with the conference theme in the afternoon from 1-5pm.
A delightful gala banquet in the evening including keynote speech, scholarship award, Technology and Humanity award, and entertainment will be featured.
Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE/USA)
CIE/USA is a non-profit, non-political organization with the purpose of serving the local
Founded in 1917, CIE/USA is one of the oldest and the most prestigious Chinese-American engineering associations in the U.S. It has 7 chapters in the U.S. including the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. CIE/USA also co-hosts three biannual engineering seminars in Taipei, Beijing, and Hong Kong with governments at each locality.
Edwin Yeh, Chairman, St. John’s Capital Group
Edwin is the Chairman of St. John's Capital Group and CEO of St. John's funded US Distressed Mortgage Fund (USDMF). Under his stewardship, USDMF has amassed a track record of successfully acquiring over 380 foreclosures deals with >30% exit-return during the last 24 months and is preparing for IPO.
In the community, Edwin currently serves as a board member for Monte Jade and advisor to Foothill College's Entrepreneur Center. He was a member of the National Association for Real Estate Investment Trust (NAREIT) and California Mortgage Association, and had served as advisor to Stanford University's Asia Technology Initiative (ATI) Program. From 2000-2005, Edwin was a partner at Dragon Venture (now known as DFJ Dragon), a Silicon Valley based venture capital firm where he was Managing Director of DragonFund II and DragonFund III. Prior to Dragon Venture, Edwin served in variety of technical management and engineering roles at NetIQ, Infowave, and ASAP. He is a graduate of Georgia Tech and Case Western Reserve University and holds degrees in Computer and Biomedical Engineering.