Zunaira Munir, an expert on Blue Ocean Strategy, has worked directly under Professors Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, founders of the Blue Ocean strategy, at INSEAD, France. She was among the first people qualified by the Blue Ocean Strategy Initiative Center in 2006 and has since been involved in various Blue Ocean Strategy projects, initiatives, and research. She travels from San Diego, U.S.
Arthur Kroeber is a respected writer and commentator on Chinese economy and Chinese companies. He has been the managing director and head of research at Dragonomics since 2002. He is also a regular contributor to the opinion page of the Financial Times and a consultant to Oxford Analytica. His articles have also appeared in the Economist, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Wired, and other publications. He travels from Beijing.
Rupert Hoogewerf is founder and compiler of the Hurun China Rich List. The list is the flagship product of Hurun Report, a luxury publishing and events company founded by Hoogewerf in 1999, which produces 20 Chinese-language magazine issues a year aimed at China’s wealth creators. Hoogewerf’s close personal relationship with many of China’s leading entrepreneurs provides the basis for the company’s busy calendar of events. He travels from Shanghai.
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Paul French is former Chief China Market Strategist at Mintel. As a China specialist he has been quoted in a wide variety of publications including the Financial Times, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal Asia, the South China Morning Post and the LA Times. In 2012 he published the very popular book “Midnight in Peking.” The rights for a TV-show on the book have been sold He travels from Shanghai.
Howard French is associate professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and former New York Times correspondent in Africa, Japan, and China. As correspondent for the New York Times, he was not only an alert observer of the society he was in, but was able to compare and connect between those worlds, much to the benefit of his audience. He travels from New York.
Bill Fischer is a Professor at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he specializes in issues relating to corporate strategy, particularly in technology-related organizations, and in the management of operations and technology, as well. He is former dean of CEIBS in Shanghai. In 2012 Bill Fischer co-published The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make them Happen. He travels from Lausanne, Switzerland
CEO, Trombly International (formerly Trombly Ltd.) Travels from Boston In the trenches in Chechny. As a war correspondent for Reuters. As a foreign correspondent in Moscow. As a securities journalist in Wall Street. As a business woman outsourcing US journalism in China. When Maria Korolov is speaking, you feel the
Author “Doing Business in China for Dummies” travels from Shanghai Co-author of a groundbreaking book on Doing Business in China for Dummies, Rob speaks to businesspeople on the challenges, opportunities and risk management of conducting business in the Middle Kingdom. Rob Collins is a senior executive and management consultant with
CEO Philips China (2002-2008) travels from Taiwan Mr. David Chang was appointed as the CEO of the Dutch electronics giant Philips in China on Jan. 1st 2002. Mr. Chang, born in Taiwan is a graduate of Electronic Engineering from the National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan.He has been working with Philips