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Time:March 24-26, 2018
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Sponsor:Development Research Center of the State Council
Organiser:China Development Research Foundation
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Jim Breyer

Founder and CEO, Breyer Capital Business Circle

Jim is the Founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, a global venture capital firm. Jim has been an investor in over 40 consumer internet/technology companies that have completed successful public offerings or mergers, including Facebook, Etsy, Legendary, Datalogix and Marvel Entertainment.

Over the past several years, Jim has developed a deep personal and investment interest in long-term oriented entrepreneurs and teams working in artificial intelligence (AI) and human assisted intelligence (HAI) and he has made numerous investments in this space.

Jim also has a long track record of investing in China and partnering with Chinese entrepreneurs, including through Breyer Capital’s major limited partnership with IDG Capital, a premier technology venture capital firm based in Beijing.Jim currently serves on the board of directors of Blackstone and 21st Century Fox, where he is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. Jim served on the board of Facebook, Etsy, Legendary, Datalogix, Marvel Entertainment, Wal-Mart, Dell Inc., etc.

Jim is passionate about philanthropy and applying venture philanthropy and innovation models to areas such as education, the arts, and environmental sustainability. Jim is a Fellow of Harvard Corporation, Harvard’s senior governing board; a member of Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors since 2001; a member of Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council since inception; a founding member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Stanford’s School of Engineering; Chairman of the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund; and Chairman of the Advisory Board at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. Jim is a long-time Trustee of SFMOMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles.