Co-founder of One Way Space (formerly named One Way Street Library), a culture landmark of Beijing, China. Veteran journalist with 12 years of experience as reporter/manager in major Chinese media, e.g. the Economic Observer and news.sohu.com.
Josh Whale, committee member
Founder of Ampersand UG, a solar micro-smartgrid solutions startup for eBikes and light electric vehicles with a focus on developing countries. 6 years in Beijing and London as a lawyer at Rouse, China’s top intellectual property law practice. Former Beijing Chairman of KEA, New Zealand’s chamber of commerce.
Professor for Online Journalism at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. Analytical philosopher by education, with strong inclination towards Chinese food and an unrequited love for the Chinese language in his leisure time.
Cai Wei, committee member
Co-Founder of B+C Architecture Studio. A graduate from Berlin University of the Arts, she worked for various renowned firms before setting up B+C with Philipp in 2012.
Professor at Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese Internet pioneer. Founding director for Communication Association of China (CAC) and China New Media Communication Association (CNMCA). 3.5 million readers read his blogs; 800,000 follow his miniblog.
Yujia, committee member
Fashion designer, cashmere brand owner. Born on the Silk Road, Fine Arts background. Studied and worked in New York, Paris and London before setting up her own studio in “cool but easy chic” Berlin. Every piece of her work tells a perfect story of beauty achieved by global efforts.