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Todd Embley

Program DirectorChinaccelerator, SOSV the Accelerator VC

Todd is a serial entrepreneur who has been living in China for 8 years. Todd’s main areas
of expertise lie in Lean Startup methodology, Whole Brain Thinking, Marketing, Product
Development, UX, Customer Development and early-stage fundraising.

Todd has been a speaker at East Meets West in Honolulu; Global Accelerator Network
partner conference in San Diego; BREAK in Bali, Indonesia; START Summit in St. Gallen,
Switzerland; LIFT conference in Geneva; DreamPlus in Seoul, Korea; Global Mobile Internet
Conference in Beijing; TEDxSuzhou; and GSMA Innovation Labs in Shanghai. He has also
hosted talks on entrepreneurship & innovation in China for APAC Global heads from
Google, Johnson & Johnson, Coca Cola and others.

Todd is the co-founder and co-host of China’s most popular English podcast on the local
startup ecosystem the China Startup Pulse, that has now eclipsed 15,000 listens. He has
also vetted more than 1000 companies for the Chinaccelerator program, working with
more than 70 accepted startups over the last 4 years.