GAOZHAN is a multi-faceted Chinese company led by semiconductor industry veterans. We have more than 45 years of semiconductor industry experience combined with more than 25 years experience living and working in Greater China. GAOZHAN has two divisions to service its customers and partners: Consulting division and Investment division.
GAOZHAN’s Consulting division offers Management. Strategy and Operations consulting services to Chinese and International companies operating in the Semiconductor and Electronics industries. Typical engagements include assisting companies in improving their overall company management processes; developing growth strategies to secure a larger share of the market and innovative operational processes designed to improve design and manufacturing output.
GAOZHAN’s core team and network of experts cover all disciplines including Executive Coaching, Chinese and Global Sales Strategies, Strategic Financial Management, Strategic Planning, Product Design Excellence, Chip Production Excellence and Semiconductor Supply Chain Management.
GAOZHAN’s Investment division offers Semiconductor and Electronics Industry Investment and Merger and Acquisition Advisory Services to Chinese and International companies. Typical engagements include advising a Chinese company on the purchase of international semiconductor assets through either an asset or equity sale; advising an international company on making investments or acquiring a related Chinese company and providing due diligence services to a company, venture capital fund or private equity fund that plans an investment in a Chinese or international semiconductor company.
Dave French served as the General Manager of Analog Product Division at Fairchild Semiconductor, the General Manager of DSP Business at Analog Devices and president and CEO at Cirrus Logic. He has more than 40 years experience in the semiconductor industry,and more than 30 years experience in product development, marketing, manufacturing, strategic planning and business management. Since 2001, he has devoted himself to the Chinese semiconductor industry by serving on the board of several companies as well as SVP of NXP Semiconductors. He is now the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of ASMC, a Hong Kong listed Semiconductor company.
Jesse Parker comes from Boston, Massachusetts in the US. He now lives in Chengdu, Sichuan Province China. He has lived and worked in China for more than 25 years. He was the Vice President of IBM in the Microelectronics Division. He also served as the Vice President at Softbank International Ventures responsible for global venture capital fund management. Since 2002, He has focused himself on Angel investments, Venture Capital and international Mergers & Acquisition projects including semiconductor companies. At present, he is the General Manager of Chengdu GAOZHAN Enterprise Consulting Co., Ltd. Jesse is also a visiting lecturer at the Overseas College and Antai Management College of Shanghai Jiaotong University. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.
John Doricko comes from New York, US and now resides in California. He has more than 20 years experience in the semiconductor industry. He served as VP of Equipment Sales, Business Development and Alliances at Macquarie Electronics, and as the global senior director of the Etch Division Global Services at Applied Materials. John also served as the President of Technology Development & Commercialization Services as well as the EVP of Corporate Sales & Marketing at TSI Semiconductors. John now serves as the overseas business development executive at Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.,(Shanghai), John is also the Managing Partner at Amenda Technology.
Stella Pan joined GAOZHAN in 2011. She is responsible for the daily operation of Wuxi office. Prior to this, she worked in Wuxi IC Design Center where she was a project manager responsible for international partnerships. As a local, Stella brings to GAOZHAN a broad set of relationships with local organisations as well a large number of local enterprises. She creates better communications and cooperation between GAOZHAN and its partners.
Vera Chen joined GAOZHAN in 2017. She is the administrative assistant of the company. She is responsible for the administrative affairs of the company including translating, preparing documents, coordinating with local approval authority and banks. Prior to this, she was the administrative manager in Quintic Microelectronic (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. and responsible for the daily operation of the office. Before joining Quintic, she worked as an English translator and also had experience in the overseas education industry. She graduated from Jiangsu University of Technology with a major in English Teaching.
Winter Chan comes from Singapore. He has more than 30 years Sales and Marketing management experience at US and Europe based MNCs as Asia Pacific head, within Semiconductors, LED ( Solid State Lighting), Distributions, proven record in developing direct sales and FAE teams, distributors and agent channel creation in China, Japan, Korea, ASEAN, India and ANZ. He served as Managing Director of South Asia– Arrow Electronics, VP of Sales Asia of Cirrus Logic, Future Electronics, and Cree. He’s also a member of Charter Institution of Marketing- United Kingdom.
Harvey has work and study experience in several cities of China, as well as in Singapore and the U.S. He now lives in Shanghai. He has been devoted to semiconductor industry over 15 years, and is familiar with automobile electronics, industry control, security monitoring, consumer electronics and medical electronics. Harvey was involved in fields like Massively Parallel Processing Computer and Artificial Intelligence early during his university period. He worked with Delphi, TI, Lite-on Semiconductor, Zhonghang Microelectronics and CR Microelectronics, and has accumulated rich experience in sales and market development. Harvey studied the course of Venture Capital in Shanghai Jiaotong University from 2008 to 2009 and served as the director of Investment and Financing Club of Jiaotong University.
Chinese domestic or international digital chip design companies that require general management consulting, investment advice or merger and acquisition advice.
This includes Chinese domestic IDM companies that are considering acquiring intellectual property, international assets or international companies. We offer the complete range of general management services as well as merger and acquisition advisory services.
This includes Chinese or international companies that specialise in the manufacturing of chip products for fabless semiconductor customers.
This includes Chinese or international companies that provide raw materials or partially finished materials to semiconductor manufacturing companies.
This includes Chinese or Asian companies that specialise in the packaging and testing of semiconductor and electronics products for export or consumption in the Chinese domestic marketplace.
GAOZHAN services companies at all stages of development. Given our deep understanding of the semiconductor industry and the Chinese market, we are able to assist companies at all stages of development from startup companies to Venture Capital and Private Equity Funded enterprises as well as Public Companies.
GAOZHAN’s clients are located around the world in areas where the semiconductor industry is prevalent. GAOZHAN specialises in a deep understanding of the Chinese semiconductor market. We are able to assist our clients with market entry strategies for China; Strategies to locate and secure Chinese investment capital; Strategies for locating a potential buyer for overseas companies; as well as assisting Chinese companies in identifying strategies for acquiring intellectual property or entire companies from outside China.
Our targeted markets include: China PRC, Taiwan. Hong Kong, North America, Europe and Israel.
Grandall Law Firm, previously known as “Grandall Legal Group” (hereinafter referred to as “Grandall”) was founded in June 1998. As approved by the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China, Grandall is the first law firm authorised to use the name of “Legal Group”.
Grandall Law Firm was initially formed upon the amalgamation of Beijing Zhang Yongtao Law Firm, Shanghai Wanguo Law Firm and Shenzhen Tangren Law Firm, and it was then registered with the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China. The aforesaid three law firms were set up during 1992 to 1993 and they all have been in operation for over 20 years.
Grandall is one of the largest trans-regional partnership law firm in China. It has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Kunming, Tianjin, Chengdu, Ningbo, Fuzhou, Xi'An, Nanjing, Nanning, Jinan, Chongqing, Suzhou, Changsha, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Hong Kong, Paris, Madrid, Silicon Valley and Stockholm.
Jiangsu Gongzheng Tianye Certified Public Accountants (Special General Partnership), whose predecessor was named as Jiangsu Gongzheng Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd. was founded in 1982. In 1993, approved by Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China and China Securities Regulatory Commission, Jiangsu Gongzheng Tianye Certified Public Accountants becomes one of the accounting firms which first obtained licenses of engaged in securities and futures-related business. At the end of year 2013 it is transformed into today's Jiangsu Gongzheng Tianye Certified Public Accountants (Special General Partnership). Currently, it boasts more than 600 employees, including 230 certified public accountants and 30 certified tax agents. In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Jiangsu Gongzheng Tianye’s comprehensive evaluation ranked 29th, 29th, and 27th respectively among the top 100 Certified Public Accountants in China with the annual business revenue exceeding two hundred million RMB, and was rated as 5A-level accounting firm in Jiangsu Province.
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We have established very strong “used equipment market” leadership and business network through 14 years experience in Applied Materials. Always ready to pick up capable engineering groups per need based on long term operation experience in Applied Materials (Korea + China). The first and sole hands-on turnkey project experiences in the world;- Semiconductor fab building,- Equipment sourcing & refurbishment, installation and warranty support,- Technology transfer,- and Manufacturing. More than 6 years recent China experience: Globalization + Localization.