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Lan Zuo Gillet
Deputy Managing Director, EPFL Innovation Park
Read more ...Lan Zuo Gillet is the Deputy Managing Director of EPFL Innovation Park and Director of a Federal Entrepreneurship Training program in Western Switzerland. She previously served as Managing Director of Geneva Creativity Center - a platform bridging Geneva based companies and universities. From 2008 to 2012, she was appointed as Consul for Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai and was instrumental to launch Swissnex China and the Sino Swiss governmental bilateral cooperation program. She has over 20 years of professional experience and held senior management positions in private sector of Swiss watch and financial industries, in various functional areas such as R&D, marketing and corporate operational management.
Lan Zuo Gillet graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, earned an MBA from HEC Lausanne, a Ph.D. from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and research experience as postdoc at Stanford University.