Category Archives: China

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 […]

Dr Geoff Raby Published New Book, China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr. Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, has recently published his new book, “China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order”. Disruption has blown the old world apart. The rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are affecting the shape of the […]

Caroline Watson: The Role of The Arts in Leadership

Caroline Watson

Caroline Watson was asked by The Arts Club in London, one of the leading private members clubs in the UK, to make a presentation on the Role of the Arts in Leadership – leadership at a personal, professional and global level. The events of the past few months have been a wake-up call for mankind […]

Matthew Brennan New Book – Attention Factory: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance

Matthew Brennan

We at Speakers Connect are excited to share that Matthew Brennan has just released a new book “Attention Factior: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance” and it is already rising up the Amazon bestseller’s list! How did TikTok rise so fast? Who’s really behind China’s first truly global internet giant? In 2012, ByteDance was just […]

Popular Virtual Speaker: Su-Yen Wong

Su-Yen Wong

Which speakers are amongst the most popular during the COVID-19 pandemic? Su-Yen Wong, future of work and leadership expert, is one of the speakers who got booked frequently. Conference organisers and corporate clients are interested in her insights on how the pandemic and technology are accelerating changes on how we do business and work. Clients […]

Popular Virtual Speaker During Pandemic: NASA Astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao

Dr Leroy Chiao

When clients asked us who are the most popular speakers during this pandemic, NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao definitely is amongst the top of the list, and for good reasons. Executives are eager to learn from Dr Chiao on the following, from his own space travel experience: Coping with unforeseen challenges Leading remote teams Being […]

Michael McQueen: The Post-Crisis Kickstart

Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen has a new keynote called “The Post-Crisis Kickstart”, geared towards organizations and businesses hoping to growth and thrive amidst the challenges brought about by COVID-19 pandemic. The Post-Crisis Kickstart The secret to accelerated growth and sustained momentum In the wake of any crisis, smart businesses and leaders recognise the importance of kickstarting their […]

Andrew Work Research on China’s forthcoming Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DC/EP)

Andrew Work

Andrew Work is the author of the only report on China’s forthcoming Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DC/EP) system, also known as People’s Bank of China’s digital currency. Published by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, it is titled “Crypto RMB: Finance Innovation or New Tool for Control?” Mr Work a Hong Kong-based policy analyst and a co-founder […]

Andy Xie: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can go […]

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 […]