Dr. Gang LU, the founder and CEO of TechNode.com which is the leading tech media in China covering Chinese technology and startups news, is one of the most recognized influencers from China in global tech space. As TechNode is the official partner of TechCrunch, Dr. Lu also manage TechCrunch China and TechCrunch events which are now the largest international and startup-focus tech events in China. TechNode also runs several brands such as ChinaBang Awards, TNT(TechNode Touch) Salon, VC Meetup, XFounder Club and NodeSpace Accelerator across China, and it has become one of the most credible platforms in China to bridge the Chinese entrepreneurial ecosystems with the global. Dr. Lu got his PhD in wireless communications from the University of Sheffield, UK. Dr. Lu was honored with “1000 Talents Plan” in 2017.