Ziyuan Ying is a leader in international educational technology innovation with a demonstrated history working on NGOs and Global Social Affairs.
Ying is the Founder and CEO of Global Dreamer Foundation, with the mission to empower students from all backgrounds with access to quality education. Clients and official partners include: University of California campuses, Stanford Research Institute, Zhejiang University MBA, Beijing Foreign Studies University, and 15+ other world-class universities, institutions, think tanks, and NGOs.
Ying is the president of the Berkeley China Summit (BCS). The mission of BCS is to encourage bilateral discussion and collaboration between the US and China in innovation, entrepreneurship, technology, education, and beyond. Over the past 6 years, we have invited over 150 high-profile speakers, including Nobel Laureates Eric Betzig (2014), Randy Schekman (2013), and Turing Award Winners Richard Karp (1985), David Patterson (2017), and John Hennessy (2017).
Ying has been consistently working for and with NGO institutions including the United Nations Development Program and represented the state of California at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C as a Policy Advocator for United Nations Association (UNA-USA). He volunteered for the 40th San Francisco Marathon and was the founder of the Rio 2016 Olympics Chinese Volunteer Group.
Prior to joining the EdTech industry, Ying worked in multinational technology companies Amazon and Alibaba Group and has extensive experience in Strategy & Operations and International Business Development.
Ying is a graduate of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He was selected as the Alibaba "Global Dreamer" in 2018 and is the guest judge of Berkeley Haas Startup Seed Fund.