Tag 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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!

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 […]