- Founder, Transist, People's Republic of China
Calvin Chin is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Qifang, China's leading online student loan service and the first Chinese company recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer. He has previously worked in various entrepreneurial and leadership roles in education, banking and technology start-ups in New York, Silicon Valley and Shanghai. He serves as an adviser, lecturer and mentor to students, entrepreneurs and start-ups on strategy, fundraising and social responsibility, social innovation and social entrepreneurism. He is a Social Innovation Park Fellow and was named 2009 Chinese Business Leader of the Year by Horasis and Baker & McKenzie. He has an MBA from TRIUM (NYU, LSE, HEC Paris) and a BA from Yale University.