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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 […]

Michele Wucker Virtual Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurs and Senior Executives

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of The Gray Rhino and You Are What You Risk, shared her insights on “Decoding the Grey Rhino” with a group of CEOs and senior executives, at a recent virtual fireside chat. The key takeaways of the session include: – Why you’re more likely than you think to be falling short […]

Winston Ma: Beijing wants to emphasize the e-yuan is the only ‘legitimate’ digital currency in China

Winston Ma

Winston Ma in his recent CNBC interview, shared his insights that Beijing wants to emphasize the e-yuan is the only ‘legitimate’ digital currency in China. Read the rest of the article here. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s coal crisis and the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments hand out money to people during the […]

Michele Wucker: Gray Rhino – highly probable risks in the field of sustainable development

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, best-selling author of Gray Rhino, shared her insights on the highly probable risks in the field of sustainable development at the recent ESG Spain 2021 – Corporate Sustainability Forum. Watch the event recording below, Michele’s speech starts at around 1:42:00: Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of […]

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 […]