Tag 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Emcees and Moderators for Your Virtual Events

It is not easy to hold the attention of the audience when you are hosting a virtual event. Therefore it is particularly important that you have an experienced and charismatic emcee to energize the audience and tie everything together. Here are our Asia-based emcees who know this region’s culture, and how to host an event […]

Steven Hoffman Publishing New Book Surviving a Startup: Practical Strategies for Starting a Business, Overcoming Obstacles, and Coming Out on Top

Steven Hoffman

Steven Hoffman, CEO of Founders Space is publishing a new book called “Surviving a Startup: Practical Strategies for Starting a Business, Overcoming Obstacles, and Coming Out on Top”, available on paperback in April 2021. Steven’s new book aims to prepare entrepreneurs to avoid disastrous mistakes, surmount sizable obstacles, and master the skills necessary to make the right […]

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 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 […]