Tag Archives: China

Michele Wucker: Was the pandemic a grey rhino or a black swan?

Michele Wucker

Was the pandemic a grey rhino or a black swan? Best-selling author, Michele Wucker opined that it was more predictable than people realise. The pandemic should encourage policymakers to pay more attention to other known but poorly managed risks. These include rising inequality, climate change and financial imbalances such as dangerous corporate-debt levels and asset […]

Release of Chinese Simplified Characters Edition of Your Are What You Risk by Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker

CITIC Press has released the Chinese simplified characters edition of YOU ARE WHAT YOU RISK: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World, published in the US in April by Pegasus books. The Chinese edition, with a preface written for Chinese audience, is part of the Rhino Books imprint created in 2017 for […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen Speaking at the ServiceNow Now at Work 2021 Virtual Conference

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen will be speaking at the ServiceNow Now at Work 2021 Virtual Conference in Oct 2021, on “A Human’s Guide to the Future”. In this mind-opening presentation Dr Jordan Nguyen – inventor, entrepreneur, TV presenter and author of the book A HUMAN’S GUIDE TO THE FUTURE (out now available online) – will take […]

Steven Hoffman: Fostering Breakthrough Ideas

Steve Hoffman

CEO of Founders Space, Steven Hoffman, gives a brief summary of his experiences in a multitude of different industries before diving deep into his talk about future technology, in his keynote presentation. Steven has also just launched his new book, The Five Forces That Change Everything: How Technology is Shaping Our Future. Watch the video […]

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 […]

The Chemical World Documentary by Dr Jordan Nguyen Premiered on ABC TV

Dr Jordan Nguyen

For fifty thousand years, humans have grappled with the question – why are we here? Scientists have sought out the evidence. This is the story of how chemistry shaped our planet and gave rise to all life on earth. The Chemical World Documentary on ABC TV hosted by Dr Jordan Nguyen reveals the findings. Dr […]

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 […]

Steven Hoffman Launching His New Book, The Five Forces That Change Everything

Steven Hoffman

Steve Hoffman is launching his newest book, “The Five Forces That Change Everything” this week and it’s already gaining praise! As machines become capable of doing most of the work people have performed for centuries, we are headed for a massive social reorganization. Nanotech is at the point where it’s possible to unleash invisible robots […]

Dana Leong, Grammy Awards Winner, Used Artificial Intelligence to Create Music

Dana Leong

Grammy Award Winner Dana Leong, made history by being in one of the world’s first Human+Ai music collaborations. Grammy Winning Human Dana Leong & AIVA, created orchestral electronic music! Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat […]

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 […]

Michele Wucker on Identifying and Confronting the Obvious Risks of Gray Rhinos

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker is specialist in risk management and crisis anticipation and is author “The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore” and “You Are What You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World”. In a recent interview, Michele took us through the concept of Gray Rhinos […]

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 […]