Executive Team

Interim President - Ella Zheng (Sanford Heisler Sharp)

Vice President - Hui Harry Wang (Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott)

VP of Programming - Ella Zheng (Sanford Heisler Sharp)

Treasurer - Sean Li (Quinn Emanuel)

Interim Secretary - Jessie Zhou (Rimon P.C.)

In-House Committee Co-Chair/Social Co-Chair 

Linda Wu (Genentech)
Susan Tien (Susan Tien Legal Search)

In-House Committee Social Coordinator - Jessie Zhou (Rimon P.C.)

IT/Web Designer - John Cao (Womble Bond Dickinson)

Social Event Chair - Jennifer Gilbert (Bunsow De Mory L.L.P.)

Executive Team Members:

Ella Zheng (Sanford Heisler Sharp)
Hui Harry Wang (Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott)
Jennifer Gilbert (Bunsow De Mory L.L.P.)
Jessie Zhou (Rimon P.C.)
John Cao (Womble Bond Dickinson)
Lawrence Kong (Amgen)
Linda Wu (Genentech)
Sean Li (Quinn Emanuel)
Susan Tien (Susan Tien Legal Search)

Recent Past Presidents

Lawrence Kong (Amgen) - 2019

Linda Wu (Genentech) - 2017-2018 bio

LindaWuDr. Linda Wu is a Senior Patent Counsel at Genentech. She was previously a Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Natera and an associate attorney with Foley & Lardner, focusing on IP counseling for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Linda has experience in a wide range of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution, litigation, inter partes review (IPR), interference, due diligence, freedom to operate, infringement, invalidity, patentability evaluations, technology transfer, and license agreements. Prior to her law career, Linda was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Stanford University and a Scientist at Medarex (now Bristol-Myers Squibb). Linda contributed to multiple IND filings with FDA. Linda earned her Ph.D. in Immunology and Molecular/Cellular Biology from the University of Toronto – Canada. Linda’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including a first author paper in Nature Immunology. Linda earned her J.D. from Santa Clara University.
Carol Leung (ArcSoft, Inc.) - 2015-2016
Alex Yan Nie (Sheppard Mullin) - 2013-2014
Zheng (Jen) Liu (Orrick)- 2010-2012
Ben Wang (Unilever) - 2009