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 — a Not-for-Profit corporation with the mission to provide better access to educational resources for students from underprivileged backgrounds. He is also the founder of Excel Orange EdTech Group, an educational consulting firm with expertise in International Executive Education and Customization Programs. 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). BCS holds an annual summit and speaker series featuring high-level discussions about the latest discoveries, trends, and cross-border opportunities. Our mission is to encourage bilateral discussion and collaboration between the US and China in innovation, entrepreneurship, technology, and education. 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 has 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 is the startup fellow at Berkeley Law and was selected as the Alibaba "Global Dreamer" in 2018.