Tag Archives: China

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 […]

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 […]

TEKTONIK Music, Founded by Grammy Winning Musician Dana Leong, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Dana Leong

TEKTONIK Music, founded by Grammy Award winning musician Dana Leong, celebrates its 10th anniversary. Dana started TEKTONIK 10 years ago to heal the world with music, shortly after the massive earthquake and tsunami in the Sendai region in Japan. About TEKTONIK TEKTONIK unites artists from around the world from different nations and cultures together to […]

Jordan Nguyen – Future of Technology & Humanity

Jordan Nguyen

Automation and Artificial Intelligence has been around for many years, but more recently the large leaps and bounds of the technology mean they are drastically affecting our businesses and digital lives. We’re finding we need to transform in response to these evolving technologies. Everyone has heard about the oncoming threat of AI, but what about […]

Michele Wucker: Black Swans and Gray Rhinos

Michele Wucker

In a recent podcast, Michele Wucker, best-selling author of “the Gray Rhino” and most recently “You Are What You Risk”, talked about risk, decision making and uncertainty with the hosts, and in particular: • Five reasons decision makers have for not addressing problems • Making the “devil’s advocate” more prominent in the decision making process […]

Michele Wucker publishing new book You Are What You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating and Uncertain World

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of “The Gray Rhino”, will be publishing her new book, “You Are What You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating and Uncertain World” on April 6, 2021. What drives a sixty-four-year-old woman to hurl herself over Niagara Falls in a barrel? Why do young journalists risk their lives to […]

Be inspired by Simon Collins on Design Thinking and Creative Leadership

Simon Collins

Simon Collins inspires audiences on the importance of design thinking and creative leadership. As a former fashion designer and creative director for some of the world’s leading brands, Simon’s breadth of experience in creative work and leadership is not to be missed. Watch his speaker showreel below to learn more: Simon Collins is a design […]

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 […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the GameStop stock frenzy

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy in his recent SCMP article. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

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: China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and author of “The Hunt for Unicorns”, opined that the China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene but rely on the U.S. less, in his recent CNBC interview. Here is a snippet: “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by […]