Category Archives: China

Dr Andy Xie: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Chef Dirk Haltenhof RTHK Interview: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the F&B Industry

Dirk Haltenhof

Celebrity chef Dirk Haltenhof was recently interviewed by RTHK Radio on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the F&B industry, and how his team has been innovating quickly to adapt to the changes to continue serving the customers. Listen to the entire interview here. Born and raised in Black Forest, Germany, Dirk Haltenhof developed a […]

Mark Gallagher: Why Covid-19 will drive Innovation

Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher, former senior executive at Formula 1, is a firm believer that crisis is always a catalyst of innovation. He describes how Formula 1 has survived a number of major threats over the past 20 years and has been able to respond quickly to the Covid-19 crisis including in pivoting its technologies towards the […]

Michele Wucker: Is COVID-19 a ‘gray rhino’ event?

Michele Wucker

TEDTalk speaker and bestselling author Michele Wucker, in her recent conversation with Asian Scientist, answers an important question—Was COVID-19 a gray rhino event? Michele discussed her gray rhino theory with respect to the COVID pandemic, and what gray rhino events we should anticipate in the future. Watch the full interview below: Michele Wucker is an award-wining […]

Mike Walsh: Thanks to COVID-19, what if there is no new normal?

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh shares 3 new skills that we need to master in order to survive and thrive in the radically different reality after COVID-19. What if the new normal, is not normal at all? Thanks to COVID-19, we are now living in a radically different reality. Robotics, VR, automation, protests, surveillance, fake news – this […]

Michael McQueen: The Post-Crisis Kickstart

Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen launched his new keynote “The Post-Crisis Kickstart” to help organisations to cope with the challenges brought about by COVID-19. The secret to accelerated growth and sustained momentum In the wake of any crisis, smart businesses and leaders recognise the importance of kickstarting their momentum – and fast. Having spent over 15 years studying […]

Futurist Brett King: Recovery Stage Post-pandemic Insight

Brett King

Futurist, Brett King, shared his insights about Covid-19’s impact and the lessons learned, what the future of business looks post-pandemic, the recovery stage following the government’s fiscal response to improve liquidity and how the position of the Big Techs have changed, in his recent interview for Finextra. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder […]

Arnold Ma: China 2020 – Marketing trends for the new decade

Arnold Ma

In a recent fireside chat, Arnold Ma, Founder of Qumin discussed with his colleagues what marketers looking to China should watch out for in 2020. The 3 major pillars they discussed, in particular, are people, technology and how these affect marketing. Arnold was joined by Qumin co-founder Thomas Nixon and Qumin marketing manager Louisa Loehrig […]

Michele Wucker -The Five Stages of the Coronavirus Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker

The whole world is impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak. Michele Wucker, author of best-seller Gray Rhino, opined that there are strategies to help countries response more promptly. The most important is to identify which stage you are at facing the challenge. In my book, THE GRAY RHINO, I developed a five-stage framework for analyzing responses […]

Engage Astronaut Ron Garan to Speak in Asia!

Ron Garan

We are most delighted to have Astronaut Ron Garan joining us at Speakers Connect! Please contact us to engage Ron to speak at your next event in Asia to inspire audience on leadership, risk management, embracing change and more! Having enjoyed an illustrious career that has cemented Colonel Ron Garan’s place as one of the […]

Hung Huang, one of the most influential women on Chinese social media, joins Speakers Connect

Hung Huang

We are excited to introduce Hung Huang, one of the most influential women on Chinese social media. Hung Huang is a Chinese-born American living and working in Beijing as a writer, feminist and internet influencer. In 2000, Huang became the Publisher and shareholder of an independent magazine iLOOK, a flagship magazine in local fashion and […]

Virtual Presentation Option Available

virtual presentation

The coronavirus outbreak is concerning. Contact us to engage our motivational and leadership speakers to speak at your virtual meetings and webinars to inspire your team to stay resilient and focused; and our business trends and futurist speakers to speak at your annual meetings online on breakthrough insights!

Not the time to host live conferences? Contact us to engage speakers to speak virtually to your team

speakers

The coronavirus outbreak is concerning. It is at this challenging time that your colleagues need even more support and inspiration. Contact us to engage our motivational and leadership speakers to speak at your virtual meetings and webinars to inspire your team to stay resilient and focused; and our business trends and futurist speakers to speak […]

Michele Wucker: Gray Rhino – How can leaders identify Gray Rhinos?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker is an author, commentator and policy analyst specializing in the world economy and crisis anticipation. Michele is a global thought leader with three decades of experience in media, finance, and non-profit management and content creation. She is the author of The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers we […]

Niall Ferguson on the State of the World in 2020 — and Beyond

Niall Ferguson

Renowned historian Niall Ferguson shared his insights on the state of the world in 2020 and beyond, at his recent presentation in Hong Kong. Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies, Harvard, where he served for twelve […]

Great conference speaker for your event in Macao!

Planning to host your event in Macao (Macau)? Contact us to engage our Macao and Hong Kong based keynote speakers to speak at your upcoming conference! Jesko von den Steinen – Creativity, Collaboration and Cirque du Soleil Rob Lilwall – Self-leadership in a Changing World with Nat Geo Adventurer Alisa Camplin – Australia’s first female Winter Olympic Gold Medalist […]