Ellen Carberry is the co-founder and Managing Director of The China Greentech Initiative (CGTI). Carberry brings two decades of experience in commercializing new IT products and services in Asia, China and the U.S., of which the last ten years have been in Beijing. Previously, she was the Vice President of Business Development, Asia Pacific for Red Hat, the leader in open source software. For Red Hat, she launched the Greater China business and established and led Asia-Pacific OEM sales from IBM, Intel and Lenovo. Her experience also includes founding and leading IBM China’s outsourced services for China’s Financial Services Sector. Prior to IBM, she founded and led sales at Mainspring, a venture-backed e-commerce professional services firm acquired by IBM in 2001. She also led business development for the Ziff-Davis Online Network and was a regional sales manager for IBM’s Financial Services Sector in the U.S. She graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in economics and literature.
Randall Hancockis the co-founder and Managing Director of The China Greentech Initiative (CGTI). Hancock brings two decades of experience leading, managing and participating in strategic research, consulting and information organizations. Previously he was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Global Research for Institutional Shareholder Services, the world’s leading proxy advisory firm, where he also managed the firm’s international (including Asian) offices. His experience also includes founding and leading the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), IBM’s global business thought leadership development group, with research teams based in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. Previously he led the research and consulting businesses at Mainspring, a venture-backed eStrategy professional services firm acquired by IBM in 2001. He also founded and led the Gemini Strategic Research Group, now part of Cap Gemini, was a strategy consultant for the MAC Group, and a financial analyst in the corporate finance group at Smith Barney. He graduated with Distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and has an A.B. in economics from Harvard University.