As Executive Director of both Fortune Global Holding Ltd. and Potevio International (Middle East), Gong Tingyu led Chinese central enterprises to extend capabilities into Africa, the Middle East, and South America, and advised enterprise leaders, public interest groups and charities on the full potential of internationalization. Christine is Founder and Deputy Secretary General of the Asia Pacific Exchange and Cooperation Foundation and Vice Chairman of the international Council for Caring Communities (ICCC), which was approved by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for special Consultative status in 2001. The biennial International Student Design Competition was established in 1994 by ICCC in conjunction with UN-HABITAT and United Nations Ageing Unit, DESA and the private sector. The Regional Exhibition of Awarded Works for 2014 Competition was successfully held in Beijing, China. Also Co-chairman of the China Culture and Art International Organization, LLC, Christine promotes culture and art exchanges. She has been active in incorporating international experience in solutions responsive to Chinese pension challenges.
Tommy Weibing Gong holds an Engineering degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China, and professional IT certifications from North American institutions having started his IT career in 1996 in Silicon Valley. Mr. Gong is founder of Polar Bear Energy Inc., a business in the cleantech/greentech sector. He is now a leading commercial property developer in Shanghai and serves as Chairman of Shanghai Sino-CA Real Estate Development & Management Co., Ltd., Shanghai Tommy Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., Shanghai Green Town Plaza Development Co., Ltd., Shanghai Canada-China Property Management Co., Ltd., and Shanghai Tommy & Hua Investment Co., Ltd. Tommy has been director of Lingo Media Corporation since September 2010.
Carlos Amezcua is an award-winning veteran of television news, having received 22 Emmys including one for his coverage of Mexican politics. He also received awards from the Associated Press, “Golden Mikes” from the Radio Television News Association, and was part of a team that won the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. The Daily News called Carlos Amezcua “L.A.’s best anchorman”. As President and CEO of CarlosMedia Corporation, a full service media and technology company, Carlos is responsible for the creation of Comedy Compadres, LA Kings Magazine, FOX Friday Specials, as well as leading the digital video streaming initiative at FOX Television, CBS, and Warner Brothers. Carlos is also an accomplished songwriter, lyricist, and artist.