Big changes on our monthly list of most-sought speakers for September, compared to August 2011. A few speakers saw their position rise firmly, and four re-entered our top-10. Paul French heads our listing for the first time, after he published his latest book “Midnight in Peking”, a book he described
August is typically the month for kicking off a new business cycle. The summer heat is retreating and – where applicable – decision makers return to their desks, full with new ideas they picked up during their holidays. It is no different with our group of eminent speakers who belong to the most-sought speakers for August of this year.
A wide range of new speakers has entered this month’s top-10 most-sought speakers of the China Speakers Bureau. While the top positions are still held by Shaun Rein and Kaiser Kuo, we see Mark Obama Ndesandjo as the highest newcomer on place 3. But he is not the only one of the new speakers who enters the top-10: Benjamin Joffe arrived at no.6 and – a relative newcomer – Tricia Wang at no.10.
Two of the speakers at the China Speakers Bureau, Howard French and Kaiser Kuo, are named by the magazine Foreign Policy (FP) as two of the top-100 users of Twitter in the field of foreign relations.
Our website went through a major improvements and that has caused also some drastic changes in how our visitors look for speakers. Compared to our previous top-10 listing from April, the top-positions are still taken by both Shaun Rein and Kaiser Kuo. But we see a few newcomers in the list, Janet Carmosky and Tricia Wang.
We expect China will be firmly on the political agenda in the US again as the upcoming election for the new president of the US get under steam. At the China Speakers Bureau we are going to focus on that debate and we have created a special category: #elections2012 to collect all stories and contributions of our speakers.
Kaiser Kuo In an effort to resolve a high-profile spat with Chinese authors on piracy, the country’s leading search engine Baidu removed 2,8 million filles, told company spokesman Kaiser Kuo the BBC, hoping this action would create enough good faith. More than 40 authors and publishers had accused Baidu that