Business & Finance in China

The U.S.-Chinese relation in 2018-2019 was characterized by the trade war between the two nations. The tough situation on trade creates an unpredictable future for anyone that has invested or plans to invest in China or the U.S. In this panel, we will look at the current and future investment opportunities and challenges in the two largest economies in the world from macroeconomic perspective as well as from that of an individual investor in the money game.


Kingsley Lam

Kingsley Lam heads the Greater China corporate coverage in North America for J.P. Morgan Commercial Bank. Kingsley joined J.P. Morgan in 2009 and have had years of experience working with foreign-owned companies in the US, with a focus on China and credit. JPMorgan Chase is the biggest bank in the US and has branches in 10 cities in Greater China. It is dedicated to helping Chinese corporations invest overseas, especially in North America.


Richard Nash

Richard Nash is a Vice President of PayPal, leading the Global Government Relations Group, comprised of teams based in the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.


Olivia Wang


Jude Blanchette

Olivia Wang has expanded the U.S. presence of ZhenFund, the Beijing-based seed fund led by Bob Xu and Victor Wang and partnered with Sequoia Capital China. ZhenFund has more than 150 portfolio companies and has participated in several IPOs. Wang opened two offices for the firm in the greater San Francisco area and has led more than 15 deals across both U.S and Chinese companies.

Jude Blanchette is Senior Advisor and China Practice Lead at Crumpton Group. Previously, he was the engagement director at The Conference Board’s China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing.