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Wednesday, October 7 • 2:45pm - 3:25pm
Untold stories by a serial entrepreneur

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Larry Ho: Writer of Taiwan's best-selling object-oriented programming book, programmer, geek, raised 25M USD in his 20's, had to shutdown during the .com bubble, ventured into China, and finally succeeding in Bay Area -- Larry Ho is one of Taiwan's few seasoned serial entrepreneurs who's experienced two financial crisis, failures and successes, and ran software, Internet, as well as now, a hardware startup.

Wayne Huang: Wrote the last book published by Larry's Inforian book publisher startup, then competed with Larry's CICQ head-to-head by developing AceCall, then started Armorize and in 2008 had to tell his land lore that Armorize might be shutting down and owning rent, then successfully scaled Armorize globally and ultimately sold to Proofpoint, then now as VP Engineering to Proofpoint.

With the recent China stock crisis leading to an imminent global setback, listen as Wayne moderates this panel for Larry, and as Larry shares his experiences on:

a) Lessons learned from the 2000 and 2008 crisis.

b) Picking your office: Taiwan, in China, or the US?

c) When to take venture capital? When to exit?

d) Where to build your operations?

e) For crowdfunding campaigns, where to manufacture?

f) Branding and marketing into the US market

g) Life lessons learned as a serial entrepreneur

Moderators
avatar for Wayne Huang(黃耀文)

Wayne Huang(黃耀文)

VP Engineering, Proofpoint
Wayne Huang is VP Engineering at Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) and co-founder and CEO to Armorize Technologies, Inc. Wayne is also an angel investor. He bootstrapped and ran two of Asia’s largest security conferences OWASP Asia 2008, 2009, and Syscan Taipei 2008, 2009. With over 15 years of experience in enterprise security, He has led teams to design and develop products that address a spectrum of enterprise security needs, including Web... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Larry Ho(賀元)

Larry Ho(賀元)

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Light Harmonic
In 1994, Larry Ho (aged 23) published Taiwan's best seller "The Millennium Software Revolution," and subsequently founded Inforian Press, first as a book publisher. In 1995, Larry turned Inforian into a software startup and released one of the world's first desktop meta search engines -- IQ, which supported 7 languages and sold 8 million copies world wide. In 1997, Inforian released the first Chinese instant messenger -- CICQ, which quickly... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 2:45pm - 3:25pm
10) Huashan Legacy Huashan Creative Park, Bade Road Sec. 1, Zhong Zhen District, Taipei

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