Category Archives: China

Michele Wucker: Challenges for ESG Getting to a Zero Carbon Future

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of best-seller, Gray Rhino, spoke at the ESG Global Leaders Summit held in Beijing August 26, focusing on “ESG Development and a New Low-Carbon Sustainable Future.” The summit was led by Sina Finance ESG channel and co-hosted by CITIC Publishing Group. If we humans do not change, we will be trampled. So […]

Dr Andy Xie: The Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Rob Lilwall Virtual Speaking Trailer

Rob Lilwall

Rob Lilwall ‘s talks about having a Growth Mindset, overcoming fear, increasing collaboration, and building resilience have been proving very popular around the world. If you’d like to: motivate your teams and re-energise them and help them move their mindsets to the next level to overcome challenges then please do have a quick look at […]

Dr Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut, Interviewed by BBC on China’s New Space Station

Dr Leroy Chiao

Retired NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao speaks to the BBC’s Jane O’Brien on China’s longest crewed space mission to date and the first in nearly five years. Watch the interview below:  Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before he left the agency in 2005.  A veteran of four space missions, Dr. […]

Simon Collins, Former Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons, Available to Speak at In-person Events in China

Simon Collins

We at Speakers Connect are happy to share that Simon Collins, WeDesign.org founder and former Dean of Parsons School of Design, is available to speak in China for in-person events! Watch his speaker showreel below to learn more about Simon’s work: Simon Collins is a design thinker, speaker, writer, educator, designer and advisor. Following a career […]

Winston Ma: Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain, & Cyberspace

Winston Ma

Mr. Winston Ma spoke at the virtual program hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations recently, where he explored how China’s innovation ecosystem drives next generation unicorns and its young netizens participate in the evolving digital economy, and what emerging markets can learn from China as they dive headlong into the mobile-first economy. Watch the […]

Why Dr Leroy Chiao, NASA Astronaut Sees Many Reasons for Optimism Despite the Pandemic

Dr Leroy Chiao

In a recent Asia Society interview, Dr Leroy Chiao, former NASA astronaut, shared why he saw many reasons for optimism despite the pandemic. In the latest episode of Asia Society’s series Asian Americans Building America, Asia Society President and CEO Kevin Rudd speaks with Leroy Chiao, a Chinese American astronaut, about his upbringing, his work […]

Dr Andy Xie: From towering debt to bitcoin’s boom, why 2021 is the year of living dangerously

Dr Andy Xie

In his most recent SCMP opinion piece, independent economist Dr Andy Xie discussed why 2021 is the year of living dangerously. Vaccination is unshackling major developed economies and money is flowing into real economies, sparking overheating and inflation. This may spell the end of the speculative boom in both traditional financial markets and new products […]

Matthew Brennan Discusses ByteDance, TikTok, and China’s Growing Influence in Global Tech

Matthew Brennan

Apps like WeChat are leading a wave of innovation in China and the world, quickly bringing China closer to the goal of becoming a technological superpower. In a recent podcast interview, Matthew Brennan discusses about the future of Chinese mobile technology and innovation. Matthew is a speaker and writer focusing on Chinese mobile technology and […]

Simon Collins: Design is the Future

Simon Collins

Simon Collins is the Founder of WeDesign.org and former Dean of Parsons School of Design. In his “Design (is) The Future” keynote, he explains how to use design to prepare for and succeed in this uncertain future. Simon emphasizes that “If you’re gonna do anything, do it brilliantly.” Watch his keynote below to learn more: Simon […]

Dave McCaughan: “COPING” with the COVID Pandemic

Dave McCaughan

COPING is a big theme of 2020 for many due to the COVID pandemic. Dave McCaughan, marketing expert shares his insights and research on the topic. Dave McCaughan has over three decades experience leading the development of advertising and marketing strategies across the Asia-Pacific region. He started in his native Sydney joining McCann in 1986 where […]

Arnold Ma New Keynote: The 3rd Generation of Social Media… from China

Arnold Ma

Did you know that we’re currently experiencing what Arnold Ma likes to call the “3rd Generation of Social Media”? They used to say that “content is king”, but it has never been more important than during this generation. Social OS and AI content feeds have started to take over from the networks we were used […]

Winston Ma: The Digital Silk Road

Winston Ma

In his book and presentation, “The Digital Silk Road“, China investment expert Winston Ma offers investors, entrepreneurs, and all students of international business an essential guide to China’s new economy. The Chinese market is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Based primarily on technological innovation and domestic consumption—and less on government-led capital expenditure and the import-export business—China’s […]

Dana Leong Created Music by Collaborating with A.I.

Dana Leong

Dana Leong, Grammy Awards Winner, has recently created a piece of orchestral electronic music by collaborating with an AI music platform, AIVA. Here is the launch video of iDragon, the Human + AI collaborated music, and also the subsequent video in which he explained how he made music with AI. Dana Leong has been dubbed as […]

Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins Speakers Connect

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins Speakers Connect. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital markets […]