NYU Shanghai Talk by Kenneth Wilcox

High-tech Financing: Silicon Valley Bank in China
Kenneth Wilcox
Date & Time
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 16:30 to 18:00
Room 1505, 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) in California has been at the forefront in the development of high tech banking. Kenneth Wilcox, as CEO of SVB and a leader in high-tech/innovation finance, grew SVB through the 2008 economic crisis and successfully brought SVB to China. He co-directed the now ongoing SVB-Pudong Development Bank at its early stage. In his presentation, Kenneth Wilcox give the history of the SVB-Pudong Development bank. He will also share with us his perspectives on China and US venture financing, as well as on banking career.
Kenneth Wilcox is the Chairman of Silicon Valley Bank and advisory board member of a number of  prestigious organizations, including the Federal Reserve Board of San Francisco and the Asia Society. Stanford Business School developed a case study on Mr. Wilcox's work in developing the SVB presence in China
Mr. Wilcox held a PhD from Ohio State University and a MBA from Harvard Business School. Before his banking career, Mr.Wilcox was a professor of German. 
Professor of Practice in Management Heini Shi will introduce Mr. Wilcox and moderate the post-talk Q&A. 
Location & Details

To our visitors

  • RSVP may be required for this event.  Please check event details
  • Visitors will need to present a photo ID at the entrance
  • There is no public parking on campus
  • Entrance only through the South Lobby (1555 Century Avenue) 
  • Taxi card


Metro: Century Avenue Station, Metro Lines 2/4/6/9 Exit 6 in location B

Bus: Century Avenue at Pudian Road, Bus Lines 169/987