SOURCE: Asia America MultiTechnology Association

Asia America MultiTechnology Association

May 01, 2012 09:01 ET

Business Expert Tina Wang Joins Asia America MultiTechnology Association as Executive Director

Leading Asian Networking Organization Advances Asia-America Business Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), Silicon Valley's largest business network aimed at fostering business growth, entrepreneurship and capital investment in technology enterprises across Silicon Valley and Asia, today announced Tingxiu (Tina) Wang has been appointed its new Executive Director. Tina Wang has expertise in China-focused marketing and business development activities in Silicon Valley and China. Tina has worked with large consulting firms, banks, and venture capital funds focused on the technology industry.

"The AAMA has a tremendously positive impact on individuals and organizations in Silicon Valley and in Asia through our conferences and networking events," commented Tina Wang, executive director, AAMA. "It is an honor to help lead the organization and support the growing AAMA community with informative programming."

Founded in 1979, the AAMA is one of Silicon Valley's oldest, largest and most established non-profit organizations dedicated to building a high-technology community that shares a passion for business in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

"Tina has an extensive network in Silicon Valley and Asia and she is exceptionally talented at building consensus, driving programs, and managing successful organizations," said David J. Lam, AAMA president. "The entire board of directors is excited to collaborate with Tina as the AAMA's new executive director on compelling programs and events that deliver business value to AAMA members, corporate partners and the greater community."

Tina Wang, Biography
Tingxiu (Tina) Wang oversees the program development and operations of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), one of Silicon Valley's largest organizations dedicated to the Asia America high tech community.

Prior to joining AAMA, Tina led the marketing and business development activities for the Chinese Services Group at Deloitte LLP. Tina's experience also includes tenure as Vice President of Business Development for the WI Harper Group, a premier China focused early stage venture fund, where Tina was extensively involved in fundraising, investors relations, and developed a strategic marketing plan for the fund. At Silicon Valley Bank Tina worked in both the venture lending and technology banking sectors and was on the team that led the top 20 US venture capitalists in the landmark 2004 Silicon Valley Bank Venture Capital Trip to China.

A native of Shanghai, China, Tina had worked for Shanghai Hi-Tech Park where she provided consulting services and assisted multinational hi-tech companies to set up China subsidiaries. Tina earned her B.A. in Foreign Language and Studies from East China Normal University in Shanghai, Master of Public Administration (with honor) from Arizona State University, and M.B.A in International Business with Thunderbird Worldwide Scholarships from Thunderbird, the School of Global Management.

ABOUT ASIA AMERICA MULTITECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION (AAMA)

Founded in 1979, the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), formerly known as Asian American Manufacturers Association, is Silicon Valley's largest and most established non-profit organization dedicated to serving as the bridge between Silicon Valley and the Asia high-tech community. The organization has chapters in California, Beijing and Shanghai and holds local events that promote business relationships and the cross-fertilization of ideas and best-of-breed collaboration.

With a network of 10,000+ from over 2,000 companies AAMA's membership roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, including the Internet, wireless, telecommunications, multimedia, semiconductor, software, hardware, electronics and bio-tech industries, as well as the financial and professional services industries that are integral to high-tech development. Through its diverse programs ranging from monthly Speakers Series to the annual Connect Conference, AAMA provides a forum in which members can network, exchange ideas and share resources.

Contact Information

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