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Haier North American Innovation Hub
Haier Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) is the North American hub for all of Haier’s advanced technology outreach and engagement. SVIC engages with the greatest technological minds in the world through its Haier Open Partnership Ecosystem (HOPE), a professional tech scouting community that works together to solve technical problems, break development bottlenecks and bring innovations to market faster and more efficiently.
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Heading corporate development for strategic technologies in North America for Haier Corporation, the global leader in appliances, connected kitchen, smart home, and products that enhance personal health, comfort and lifestyle. Brands include GE Appliances, Fisher & Paykel, Mabe, Aqua, Casarte, Leader. Part of Haier's Advanced Innovation organization.
Yaping joined SVIC in 2018. Prior to SVIC, she worked at L.E.K. Consulting to address pressing strategy issues for Fortune 500 and PE companies. She also worked for Teach For China, an education start-up in rural China, for Goldman Sachs on corporate sustainability and real estate, and at Alibaba on international buyer management. Adapting to different audiences and cross-pollinating industries, Yaping is a strong generalist good at applying technology, data and insights learnt elsewhere to new fields.
Jie (Linda) Cao
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Haier Silicon Valley Innovation Center
2955 Campus Drive
San Mateo, CA 94403