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. HeRead More →

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.Read More →

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 legalRead More →

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, andRead More →

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’sRead More →

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 LeveyRead More →

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 theRead More →

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. InRead More →

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 bothRead More →

Former CEO, Akzo Nobel China Travels from: Shanghai Jim shares with audience his understanding of globalization and the impact of emerging markets (China) on European and American companies, from the perspective of a practitioner. Jim Enters worked for the Chemicals Group of Akzo Nobel, a multinational company with head-office inRead More →

Paul Denlinger’s life reads like a Who Is Who of business in China. As a senior manager he worked in the past two decades both Chinese and Western companies — including Shanda, Unilever, Philips, TSMC, Acer, Walt Disney, McDonald’s, BMW and even the state-owned newswire Xinhua is on his reference list. Paul Denlinger travels from San Jose, CaliforniaRead More →

CEO of Advanced Business Park in Hong Kong and former director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Who wants to know about real estate in Shanghai and the rest of China, turns to Sam Crispin. For more than two decades Mr. Crispin has been part of one of China’s most booming industries, witnessing its ups and downs. He travels from Shanghai.Read More →