Xiaosi Gong

Ms. Gong is the youngest chess master in China and earned her undergraduate degree at Columbia University and was selected as one of the Top Ten Entrepreneur Representatives of China's Economic Innovation in 2010. She is a member of FORTUNE/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership and registered State alumni of the U.S government. Ms. Gong took over the family business in 2008, and as a young CEO at the age of 26, has since tripled the company's annual output value as well as propelling it to a leading position in the national construction industry for three years in a row. She and her company have been featured in a number of high-profile publications and media outlets, including CCTV, Phoenix TV and Fortune Magazine. Ms. Gong herself is a weekly business/finance talk show host in CDTV. Ms. Gong serves as an image ambassador of Chengdu's young entrepreneurs and participates in a number of professional organizations, including the All-China Future Business Leaders Organization, the Chengdu Youth Federation, Sichuan University Students Career advisory office and serves as Executive Officer of the Chengdu Female Commerce Committee and the Industry and Commerce Committee. Ms.Gong is an active member of Fortune Most Powerful Women Conference Committee and served for one month as the Special Executive Assistant to Ellen Kullman, the CEO of DuPont Company. [+]