Benjamin Sun | Director, ChinaSF (San Francisco Center for Economic Development)
As director of ChinaSF, Ben brought his unique cross-boarder business development experience to the role of Director of ChinaSF in China overseeing and managing staff, promoting San Francisco, working with board members, business partners, and strategic alliance and developing business opportunity for San Francisco businesses. He has successfully brought and helped companies from China to land and develop business in US such as China Sunergy, Bank of Communication, Kingsoft, etc. and worked with outbound investors to identify deals in US. (2010 – 2013)
Benjamin Sun has been a frequent flyer between China and San Francisco and providing advisory work for businesses in China and U.S. including top tier Chinese firms and U.S. Fortune 500 companies. Through years of operation, he has established considerable relation network in cross-fields and proven track records of his work. During his consulting career, he also co-founded 2 start-ups in biotech and clean tech. (2004 – 2010)
Mr. Benjamin Sun worked in R&D in healthcare industry and National Institute of Health prior to consulting. He had publications on biotech in prestige academic journals. (1998 – 2004)
He got his M.S. and B.S. in Biochemistry from University of Nevada, Reno. He is fluent in English, Mandarin, Shanghainese and other local dialects.