GlobalSF Board

The GlobalSF board is comprised of leaders with deep expertise in international business and connections with key players shaping the global economy. As such, they are actively involved in fundraising, public affairs, governance, and strategy.


Hans Galland, Co-Chair

CEO & Founder




David Kaufman, Co-Chair

Director of Global Strategies

Nixon Peabody LLP



Wenli Wang, Secretary & Treasurer

Partner In Charge, San Francisco & Walnut Creek

China Practice Leader

Moss Adams LLP



Peter Hirshberg

Principal and Co-founder

Maker City Project



Jon Wright

Senior Project Manager at Sares Regis Group of Northern California



Advisory Board


Yobie Benjamin, Managing Partner, 4iNNO, LLC

Mark Chandler, Director, Mayor's Office of International Trade & Commerce Division, City and County of San Francisco

Dean Fealk, Co-Chair, International Labor and Employment Practice, DLA Piper

Lily Huang, Senior Vice President, Private Banking, HSBC

Mary Huss, Editor, San Francisco Business Times

Phil Ting, Assemblymember, California State Assembly

Edith Yeung, Partner, 500 Startups

Manning W. Yu, Head of Operations, PlushCare

Advisory Committees


Jordan Angel, Managing Director, HFF

Howard Chen, Partner, K&L Gates

Jenny Liu, Partner, Pillsbury

Beverly Bian, Business Development Executive, Moss Adams LLP

Doreen Ge, Managing Director, JP Morgan


Sara Azadi, Principal, Azadi & Co.

Guillermo Bodnar, Chief Technology Officer, Globant

Kristen Durham, Director - Office of the CEO, Zendesk

Bismark Lepe, President & CEO, Wizeline

Pablo Quintanilla, Salesforce Fellow, World Economic Forum

Julie Ruvolo, Director of Venture Capital, LAVCA

Eric Save, Partner, K&L Gates


Drew Aversa, Business Consultant, Piedmont Avenue Consulting

Mike Blakeley, CEO, Marin Economic Forum

Richard Dasher, Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center at Stanford University

Karen Masterson Dienst, Partner, Montgomery Pacific

Madhu Iyer, Advisor, Digital Sea VC

Michael Luong, FVP, Regional Sales Manager, CTBC Bank

Don McCormick, Managing Partner, DJM Consulting

Jessica Nersesian, Co-Founder, Metric Designworks

Steven Nersesian, Design and Manufacturing Consultant, Metric Designworks

David Ogburn, Senior Client Strategist, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Jane Wachiradejkul, Global Sales Director, McGuire Real Estate

Steve Wilson, Counsel, Withers Worldwide

Kathy Wong, Partner, BPM, CPA