Tag Archives: China

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 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 […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen Publishes New Book A Human’s Guide to the Future

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen releases new book “A Human’s Guide to the Future“, which zooms in on how humanity can thrive through our rapidly changing technological landscape. Technology is evolving at the fastest rate we’ve ever seen, but it may be the slowest rate we’ll ever see again! What does this mean for the future of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mark Gallagher: Why Experimentation And Innovation go Hand-in-Hand in business

Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher, former senior Formula One executive, is an expert on high-performance leadership, innovation, and teamwork, with over 30 years of experience in senior leadership roles. Many business leaders are afraid of experimenting with emerging technology, however, Mark believes innovation in organizations can only occur if they are willing to experiment and take risks. Take […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen: Big Tech And Ideas Can Radically Change The Way People Connect

Dr Jordan Nguyen

In a recent interview, Dr Jordan Nguyen answers the question “Can big ideas radically change the way people connect?”. Jordan shared his experience in working with people with disabilities, and started wondering if is is possible to help inspire their sense of independence by building a car they can drive? Is this kind of technology possible, where […]

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 […]

Engage Martina Fuchs to Moderate Your Upcoming Event!

Martina Fuchs

We at Speakers Connect are excited to share that Martina Fuchs, seasoned broadcaster and public speaker is now available to moderate your upcoming event. Martina is a former CNNMoney Switzerland TV Anchor based in Zurich, Senior Business Reporter for the Chinese state broadcaster CGTN (China Global Television Network, formerly CCTV NEWS), Reuters Economy Correspondent for the […]

Rob Lilwall – Virtual Masterclass for your next T&D program

Rob Lilwall

Topnotch motivational speaker Rob Lilwall offers a virtual masterclass that is totally different. It might be exactly what you need for your talent development programme. Unlike typical topic-based training, in the masterclasses, motivational speaker Rob Lilwall shares his real life adventure stories such as walking across the Desert of Death in China, or cycling across […]

Dana Leong – The Healing Power of Music & Art

Dana Leong

Dana Leong talks about The Healing Power of Music & Art in our recent Speakers Connect Virtual Fireside Chat. It is hard not to feel a bit anxious during this unusual time of COVID-19. We have therefore hosted a virtual fireside chat with two-time Grammy Awards musician, Dana Leong, to learn about the healing power […]

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 […]

Michelle Sun interviewed by Apple Daily in Hong Kong on her entrepreneurial journey

Michelle Sun

Michelle Sun was interviewed by Apply Daily in Hong Kong recently on her entrepreneurial journey. Click the image below to watch the video and learn more: Read the rest of the interview here. Michelle Sun is the founder of First Code Academy, a leading coding and STEM education institute for kids from 4 to 18 years old […]