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Winston Ma Named Vice Chair, Chief Investment Officer of IDCA

Winston Ma

We at Speakers Connect are delighted to share that Winston Ma has recently been named Vice Chair and Chief Investment Office of the International Data Center Authority (IDCA). International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announced that Winston Ma will lead a new sustainable digital infrastructure project development financing unit aimed at enhancing the digital economies […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the Federal Reserve helped create and burst the FTX crypto bubble

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, shared in his recent SCMP article that the Federal Reserve helped create and burst the FTX crypto bubble. The Federal Reserve’s liquidity tsunami, especially its response to the Covid-19 crisis, supercharged financial bubbles and Ponzi scams. The collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX is just one of many inevitable failures, […]

Michele Wucker spoke at the 2022 9th Seoul Future Forum in South Korea

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of Gray Rhino, was recently invited to speak at the 2022 9th Seoul Future Forum , hosted by the Money Today Network Korea (MTN). In her presentation, she shared her insights on the “Gray Rhino” challenges to companies, industries, people, and the planet, and how we can manage the risks better. […]

Winston Ma – Blockchain, Digital Currency, and the Post-20th Party Congress US-China Tech Race

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, author of The Hunt for Unicorns, The Digital War, and Blockchain and Web3, shared his insights on blockchain, digital currency, and the post-20th Party Congress US-China tech race at his recent presentation at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University. Learn more about it here. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct […]

Michele Wucker spoke at Asia Pacific Digital Talent Summit 2022 in Thailand

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker recently spoke at Asia Pacific Digital Talent Summit 2022 in Thailand, on the topic: “Cultivate Talents, Unleash Digital”. During the firechat of the event, the following topics around future talents were discussed: How can we make sure the next generation is equipped with skills required to solve these societal and environmental potential risks? […]

Michele Wucker: Why China loves the Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker

In 2017, the Mainland Chinese newspaper, People’s Daily, warned that China faced a variety of systemic financial risks, including the “Gray Rhinos.” China’s business community immediately took notice of the term, and it is now used in Chinese media without explanation. Why China loves the Gray Rhino concept? Michele Wucker, the author of the “Gray […]

Winston Ma Publishing New Book, Blockchain and Web3: Building the Cryptocurrency, Privacy, and Security Foundations of the Metaverse, in Oct 2022

Winston Ma

In Blockchain and Web3: Building the Cryptocurrency, Privacy, and Security Foundations of the Metaverse, two tech and finance experts deliver a comprehensive and accessible guide to the present and future of blockchain technology and how it will form the foundation of a new, better internet. To support a concept as bold as the Metaverse, we […]

Winston Ma: Insights on the Digital War, Blockchain and Web3

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, author of The Hunt for Unicorns: How Sovereign Funds Are Reshaping Investment in the Digital Economy, shared his insights on the Digital War, Blockchain and Web3 in this recent interview. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native […]

Sandra Navidi 2nd Book, FUTURE IQ: Your Success Strategies in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Available in English

Sandra Navidi

Congratulations to Sandra Navidi for her second book now available in English: “FUTURE IQ: Your Success Strategies in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”.  Future IQ examines the disruptive effects that artificial intelligence has on jobs and provides key strategies to convert the resulting challenges into opportunities. Over the next decade, AI will replace up to […]

Michele Wucker Interview on Safety and Risk Success Podcast

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was interviewed by Christian Harris on his popular Safety and Risk Success podcast recently. They talked about the Ukraine situation, how to define and communicate risk, and how risk fingerprints can affect organizational culture and will drive the New World Of Work. Some highlights: ✅ How does Michele define risk, and what does […]

Dr Andy Xie: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Winston Ma – The Future of Technology

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, author and adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, was recently interviewed by CGTN America, on the future of technology, China’s role in it, and the competition between China and US. In China, the next frontier of technology advancement is in artificial intelligence. A national AI plan has helped the technology […]

Manu Bhaskaran, Leading Singapore-based Economist, Joined the Japan-Singapore Symposium Webinar “Japan-Singapore Partnership in Regional Cooperation”

Manu Bhaskaran

Manu Bhaskaran, leading Singapore-based Economist, joined the Japan-Singapore Symposium Webinar “Japan-Singapore Partnership in Regional Cooperation”, to discuss with the other experts from both Singapore and Japan, the following topics: (1) Political and Security Development in the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Japan and ASEAN; (2)Review of Japan-Singapore Bilateral Relations in the Regional Context; and (3) Regional Economic […]

Winston Ma – CNBC Interview on China’s Digital Currency

Winston Ma

Winston Ma of the New York University School of Law discusses China’s efforts to get more people to use the digital currency and what its central bank’s “ultimate plan” is for it. In this CNBC interview, Winston opines that “the central banks and the governments still need to find more creative ways to get people […]

Sandra Navidi Published New Book on the Disruptive Effects on AI on Jobs

Sandra Navidi

Sandra Navidi has published her new book “Das Future-Proof Mindset: Die vier essenziellen Regeln für Ihren Erfolg im Zeitalter der Künstlichen Intelligenz” in German, and as an audio book. The second edition will be released shortly. In the book, she examined the disruptive effects that artificial intelligence has on jobs and provide key strategies to […]

Former Australian Ambassador, Dr Geoff Raby, Shared Insights on the China-Australia Relationship in Bloomberg Interview

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, was recently interviewed at the “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia” with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn. He discussed the the strained China-Australia relationship and more. Click the image below to watch the interview: Dr. Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 was Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011. After 27 years in the public service, he […]