Born and raised in China, educated at Harvard, Lin says she is a product “made in China.” Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Lin runs the Innovation Ideas Institute where her most recent research focuses on Chinese investment in the US. Lin was an English/Chinese Anchor and reporter for China’s CCTV television channel, presenting Chinese events to the world and bringing fresh perspective to the world news sphere. She anchored breaking news events that made China broadcasting history and later was with CNN’s Washington DC bureau. She’s got strong views on the globalization of China as well as how to foster a healthy bilateral investment environment between the US and China. You’ll hear her perspective on this and much, much more.
Lin Yang Biography
Born and raised in China, later educated in US at Harvard University, Lin Yang is a China public policy specialist and a media veteran, with a career spanning from policy, media and business in both US and China. She is named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Lin is the Founder and President of Innovation Ideas Institute(3i), and lectures at Harvard HTUP program. Her most recent research focuses on policies related to "China invest in USA", a new and fast growing phenomenon in US-China economic relations, and on how to foster a healthy bilateral investment environment between US and China.
While she was a Senior Research Associate for the China Public Policy Program at Harvard University, her tasks were through first hand interviews and balanced case research to bring insights to the international world of academia, government, and business on how China public policies are made in the rapidly changing environment.
Previously Lin was a key English/Chinese Anchor and reporter for China Central Television (CCTV) International, presenting Chinese political and economic events to the world and bringing fresh perspectives to the World’s News sphere. She anchored numerous unprecedented live breaking News events that made China’s broadcasting history, and interviewed numerous world political and business leaders. In 2006, she was with CNN Washington DC Bureau.
Lin’s professional experiences also include work with international agencies and think-tanks in New York City and Beijing, advisory positions at the interface of business and government in the financial sector in New York City. She frequently speaks at public events and public media about Globalization of China.