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Bing Chen is Chairman and Co-Founder of Gold House, a collective of pioneering Asian founders, creative voices, and leaders dedicated to accelerating the Asian diaspora’s societal impact and enhancing the community’s cultural legacy. In his day job, Bing is Managing Director of a venture capital accelerator and serves as a Board Director and Senior Advisor to several of the world’s most promising digital media companies including Google’s Global Marketing Board, Snap’s Yellow Incubator, Bytedance, Omnicom’s Sparks & Honey, Baobab Studios (world’s leading virtual reality animation studio), Oura Health (leading sleep tracker platform), Shonet (Indonesia’s top lifestyle platform), Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers’ companies, as well as Fortune 500 firms and new majority market governments.

Previously, he was YouTube’s Global Head of Creator Development and Management, where he was one of the original and principal architects of the multi-billion dollar influencer ecosystem. There, he was responsible for the worldwide program strategy that engaged more than 500 million content creators across 70 countries, co-leading ventures such as the global expansion and evolution of the YouTube Partner Program; the company’s flagship talent incubator; the launch of Watch Time (the guiding algorithm of the platform); YouTube’s original investments in major industry engagements like VidCon (largest online video convention), the DigiTour (largest digital star tour), and YouTube FanFest (largest fan festival); and programs to elevate YouTube’s top native stars to superstardom. He began his YouTube tenure as the company’s first Creator Marketing Manager and remains a trusted confidant to hundreds of creative artists around the world.

Bing is most passionate about enabling self-expression and actualization for new majority communities, a fervor that extends to his philanthropic work (as Vice Chairman of the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, a Board Director of Asia Society, etc.). He is a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree; a Hollywood Reporter Next Gen Leader; a Hollywood Reporter Most Influential Agent of Change; Magic Johnson’s 32 Under 32 Leader; Asian Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year; and his companies have been recognized as Business Insider’s Top Startups; AdWeek’s Top Digital Media Startups; and more. He is also a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, One Young World Ambassador, Committee of 100 Next Gen Ambassador, and member of the Streamy Awards Blue Ribbon Panel. Bing is a third culture kid who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Creative Writing. He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, which becomes obvious at $11.99 buffets.

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Early Bird Rate Before 6/14/2019
General Registration After 6/14/2019
COMMUNITY RECEPTION: (Fri, 7/12, 5:30-7:30pm) | Keynote Speaker: Harry Lee)  $25.00  $40.00
LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA: (Sat., 7/13, 5:30-8:30pm | Keynote Speaker: Hamilton Chang) $95.00 $145.00
DAY PASS: Friday Conference (Fri., 7/12) Access to 12 Workshops/Seminars, Lunch & Reception $175.00 $275.00
DAY PASS: Sat. Conference (Sat., 7/13) Access to 10 Workshops/Seminars & Lunch & Awards Gala $199.00 $299.00
ALL-INCLUSIVE PASS: Best Deal!** (Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July, 13)   Full Access to Reception, Conference and Gala Event $299.00 $399.00
**WHIAAPI REGIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT (Fri., 7/12) In Partnership with the White House Initiative on AAPI (WHIAAPI), US Dept. of Commerce-Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) & National ACE | Access to 5 Workshops, Lunch & Reception $175.00 $275.00

Group Discounts are Available, please contact us for more information.

All conference registrations must be purchased online with a credit or debit card. Once you RSVP through, an email with a PayPal link for payment will be sent to the address that you provide when you RSVP. Your registration will be confirmed by an email sent to the same address after we receive your payment. Please ensure that your email address is correct when registering.

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All purchases are non-refundable. All payments must receive by 4 p.m. on July 8, 2019 to guarantee your seat.


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