Dr. Gang Lu
CEO & Founder @ TechNode.com
Dr. Gang Lu is the founder and CEO of TechNode.com which is the leading tech media outlet in China covering Chinese technology and startups news. As TechNode is the official partner of TechCrunch, the leading tech media in U.S., Dr. Lu also runs TechCrunch China. Gang Lu is one of the most influential tech bloggers from China. He is the initiator of the annual ChinaBang Awards, which is a very respected event that recognizes the best Chinese startups each year. Gang Lu was also the Asia Business Development Director of Netvibes.com, the world leading personalized homepage and widget technology provider. He is one of the first to introduce the widget economy and Open Platform into Asian markets. Prior to joining Netvibes, he was in the department of research and development working on Multimedia Messaging Service platforms and 3G applications in Dialogue Communications Ltd., a leading mobile messaging service provider in UK. Dr. Lu is also the chief researcher at Hunan University Media Lab (Shenzhen) with a focus on entrepreneurship. Dr. Lu got his PhD in wireless communications from the University of Sheffield, UK.