Lin Yang

Lin Yang

Innovation Ideas Institute

Born and raised in China and later educated in the US at Harvard University, Lin Yang steers her career across business, policy and media between US and China. Lin is the Founder and President of Innovation Ideas Institute, a think tank fostering innovation collaboration between US and China, and lectures at Harvard HTUP program. Lin also serves as a senior advisor for SANY group on globalization and innovation, and a Partner for its investment arm. Lin is also a special contributor to major Chinese and American media outlet, and is regarded as a credible China story teller in the international community. She is elected as a “”Young Global Leader”” and a “”New Champion”” by the World Economic Forum.

Lin’s recent career in US focuses on the globalization and innovation of China and Chinese enterprises. She conducted extensive research and advisory work with major Chinese corporations who are investing and growing internationally, and helped US innovators to connect with China for maximized success and impact. While she was a Senior Research Associate for the China Public Policy Program at Harvard University, she founded the first “”China public policy innovation case program”” at Harvard University which included first hand interviews and balanced case research to bring insights to the international world of academia, government, and business on how China public policies are made in the rapidly changing environment. She also participated in the editorial work in the “”White Paper on Chinese Enterprises in US””.

Previously Lin was a key English/Chinese Anchor for China Central Television (CCTV) International in Beijing, presenting Chinese political and economic events to the world and bringing fresh perspectives to the World’s News sphere. She anchored numerous unprecedented live breaking News events that made China’s broadcasting history, and interviewed numerous world leaders. In 2006, she was with CNN Washington DC Bureau.

Lin’s professional experiences also include work with international agencies and think-tanks in New York City and Beijing, such as the assistant director for US-China relations at the Asia Society, etc, and advisory positions at the interface of business and government in the financial sector in New York City. Lin frequently speaks at public events and public media about Globalization and innovation of China.