Eddie founded GLC in 2000, utilizing 30 years of global experience to offer companies forward-looking professional services.
Prior to founding GLC, Eddie co-founded The Jerde Partnership, along with Jon Jerde. Eddie served as Executive Officer and established the firm’s operational structure and organizational philosophy. Through outstanding leadership and innovative business thinking, Jerde applied its unique design philosophy, called “Placemaking,” to become the world’s leading designer of large commercial projects and regionally integrated development projects. At Jerde, Eddie completed over 60 large projects in Asia, Europe and the US, integrating urban design with architecture and improving the quality of life in many cities.
Eddie is a registered Architect in 26 U.S. states. He is committed to the development of architectural education, has often spoken at the US Urban Land Institute, and has been in other positions that focus on combining the academic and professional worlds.
Mr. Zeng has engaged in the field of commercial building design for 30 years since 1980s, accumulating a great deal of resource and professional experience. During the 15 years in the United States, he worked for the international architectural firms or companies like GAP, LEO A DALY and Callison in Seattle.
In the period of GAP, Mr.Zeng worked as design director, taking responsible for the store design, getting involved deeply in the operation of management system, business evaluation and products displaying as well.
At GLC, Mr.Zeng is heading expansion of GLC in China and responsible for project development and management of a wide range of projects, mainly in retail complexes and interior design. The completed projectsinclude large mixed-use like Guangzhou Grandview Mall, Poly Waterfront City in Nanhai, Incity Mall in Suzhou and Ningbo. The running projects includeTaihot Plaza in Fujian Province, Poly Cixi, and so on.
Mr.Zeng has a wealth of experience in visionary master planning, architecture and landscape design, hosting management and coordination throughout each stages, carrying out conceptual design, schemedesign, extended preliminary design and construction drawing design, ensuring consistency and completeness of product quality. He is especially skillful in satisfying functional requirement.
Lee Lanselle is an expert in the business of theme parks, resorts and themed entertainment with more than thirty years of experience in planning, executing and implementing projects and operations. Lee has applied this expertise totheme park and resort projects globally including in China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates and the USA.
In the development of the Disneyland Paris project, Lee worked with a legal and financial task force to establish the entity structure and requisite shareholder, management and license agreements for all resort elements. He was ‘président’ (chairman) of Euro Disneyland S.N.C., the financing company for the Disneyland Paris theme park.
During the construction of Tokyo Disneyland park, Lee relocated to Tokyo where he managed sponsorship development as well as the installation and opening of three major film-based attractions. After the park’s opening, he was named Director-Business & Legal Affairs, protecting Disney’s rights in Japan and solving operational issues as a member of the expatriate liaison team.
Lee was a Fulbright Fellow. In 1975 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese Studies – Economics from Yale University and in 1978 his MBA in financial policy and control from the University of Michigan. Mr. Lanselle speaks fluent French and conversational Japanese.