The BayHelix Group is a non-profit professional organization of business leaders with a mission to shape the growth of the life sciences and healthcare industry. Founded in 2001 in the San Francisco Bay Area, BayHelix has grown to over 700 members globally with a strong presence in China and the US. BayHelix aspires to foster and create business opportunities, supply and nurture leaders for the community, and network and share information and experience among its members. The diverse membership base covers many of the world’s top pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, leading professional services and investment firms, as well as start-up biotech companies in China and the US. BayHelix membership is by-invitation only. Over two thirds of members are C-level executives. The majority of them are cross trained in science and business as well as bilingual in Chinese and English. BayHelix has become an influential organization that connects emerging biopharmaceutical companies in China to their counterparts around the world.