Mike YangManaging Director, Global Strategic Materials, Bloom Energy

Executive/Entrepreneur in TMT, Energy,  Semiconductor, AI and CE spaces with  expertise in Strategy, Global Business Development, Supply Chain, Entrepreneurial Management and Finance.

Mike currently serves as Managing Director at Bloom Energy (leading SOFC company in green tech space, raised over US$1B to-date), Board Director at General Mobile (largest mobile platform in the emerging markets outside of China), Board Director of Relon Materials (Rare Earth and novel materials manufacturing, a US-China JV), Board Director of 1990 Institute (US-China non-profit think-tank with long historical ties to D.C. and Beijing), and Board Observer of Ambassador Cinema (2nd largest cinema chain in Taiwan). Mike’s previous experiences include Founding CFO/CTO of Danoo (Focus Media of US in out of door digital media space, with over US$20M raised in Series A and B from several top tier Silicon Valley VCs including Kleiner Perkins), Engagement Manager at McKinsey (APAC high tech,  semiconductor, corp strategy, and innovation practices), Regional Manager at Akamai (Internet caching network and cloud computation), and Senior Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Labs (Telecommunication, digital transmission and protocols).
MBA with highest distinction from Wharton, UPenn. BA wth highest distinction, MS, and PhD from Harvard.
Mike’s favorite quote is:「嚴峻挑戰的後面是美好的未來」
“Beyond (every) formidable obstacle is a brighter future.”
-Morris Chang (Founder and Chairman of TSMC)