Former Managing director, Thompson Market Services Former China manager of The Pinkertons Asia Travels from: Shanghai Bill Thompson has been up to 2010 in the front line of brand protection in China and Asia more than anybody else. In 25 years he lead 20,000 investigations into infringements of intellectual property
Bill Dodson is the author of “China Inside Out: 10 Irreversible Trends Reshaping China and its Relationship with the World.” A highly animated and energetic speaker, he presents in a clear way the trends impacting China’s markets, business interests invested in the country and international relations with other nations. In the summer of 2012, his new book is expected: China Fast Forward: The Technologies, Green Industries and Innovations Driving the Mainlands Golden Future. He travels from Suzhou.
Tom Doctoroff is the leading authority on marketing in China. His successful book Billions: Selling to the New Chinese Consumer has founds its way to the shelves of almost every company working in China. Mr. Doctoroff switches in his speeches easily from a hand-on approach to a higher level, and prevents any confusion by telling again many real life stories from the dynamic marketing scene in China. He travels from Shanghai.
Former China CEO of DSM Travels from: Shanghai Ari van der Steenhoven spans a 25 years career in Asia and established DSM,ae middle-sized Dutch chemical company in China, during which he supplied vital support for the founding of a number of ventures in China, which are successful and profitable. He
Marc van der Chijs arrived last century as an expat for Daimler-Benz, but booked his largest successes as the co-founder of China’s largest video hosting site Tudou and until February 2011 as CEO for the game developer Spil Group Asia. He is now a serial internet entrepreneur and angel investor. He travels from Vancouver, Canada.
Partner, K&L Gates in Shanghai Travels from: Shanghai Get in touch with us to check the availability of this speaker Amy L. Sommers is an award-winning speaker, working at the Shanghai office of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Shanghai. In a conversational style, she is able to explain complicated legal
Chairman OMI Group CMM Intelligence China; ClubFootball FC Travels from Beijing Who says soccer in Beijing means Rowan Simons, the Briton who has taught the Chinese how to love football, against all odds. In his compelling book “Bamboo Goalposts” he describes lively the Long March of soccer in China, and
Retired MBA lecturer and China entrepreneur Travels from: Shanghai Warren Liu has translated his extensive business experience in China and a passion for teaching into lecturing at select IMBA programs within Greater China. His expertise includes best practices and pitfalls for Western companies entering or conducting business in China; China’s
Documentary maker and journalist Travels from: Shanghai China’s first transsexual; a colonel of the People’s Liberation Army changes into a now famous cheographer; the life in a Chinese prison for female inmates; the intimate life of a Shanghai worker’s family under the sledgehammer of demolishing… when film director Sylvie Levey
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
Frmr CEO of Roche China Advisor of the government of Pudong special economic zone Travels from Shanghai Spanning a career of 30 years at the pharmaceutical giant Roche, twelve of which leading its China operation, William Keller has been taken de lead in investing in Shanghai more than once. In
General Manager, Shanghai Campanile Travels from: Shanghai Calling Gabor Holch a dynamic speaker would be an understatement. His driven style – “I’m a compulsory speaker,” he says himself – he eloquently addresses cross-cultural issues, both political and economic affairs in an engaging way. Mr. Holch has been working on both