Author Archives: China Speakers Agency

Simon Collins Available to Speak in China on Design Thinking and Creative Leadership

Simon Collins

Simon Collins is now based in Shanghai, China, and is available to speak in-person and virtually at conferences in China. Learn more about Simon’s work and keynotes by watching the video below: Simon Collins is a design thinker, speaker, writer, educator, designer and advisor. Following a career as a fashion designer then creative director for […]

Dr Andy Xie: Why China is cooling, not deflating, the property market bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his most recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed the property market bubble and why he thinks that China is cooling and not deflating it. Here are some highlights: The property market isn’t liquid like the stock market. The clampdown on liquidity has hit the equity market first, because it is easier to meet […]

Dr Geoff Raby’s New Book: China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby was recently interviewed about his new book, ‘China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order’. Dr Raby was Australia’s ambassador to China (2007–11); ambassador to APEC (2003–5); and ambassador to the World Trade Organization (1998–2001). He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2019 for services to Australia–China relations […]

Winston Ma: China is Creating its Own Unicorns

Winston Ma

In his recent Bloomberg interview, Dr Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Author of The Hunt for Unicorns, predicted that given the digital war between the US and China, and that China becomes more self-reliant, with it’s one-billion internet user base and unified digital ecosystem, in future, China will create […]

Winston Ma: How Sovereign Funds are Shaking Up the Digital World

Winston Ma

Global sovereign funds—huge government-guided investment funds—have become the world’s new VCs, creating overnight winners in the technology world. From Shanghai to Silicon Valley and sub-Saharan Africa, sovereign funds, more active than ever before, are betting big. What are the pros and cons of these behemoths throwing their weight around? Are these investments politically driven? How […]

Dr Andy Xie: Population decline could end China’s civilisation as we know it. When will Beijing wake up to the crisis?

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about population decline and what this means for China’s civilisation. The seeds of the crisis were sown by a development strategy that relied on cheap, plentiful migrant workers to power manufacturing and construction Now, their children don’t want to be like them – they would rather surf […]

Arnold Ma: 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’s Insights on The Digital Silk Road: China’s New Growth Story

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 […]

Shirley Yu BBC Interview: Who is Winning the US China Tech Wars

Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu, China expert, shared her insights on BBC Global Questions on who was winning the US China tech wars. Watch the video below to learn more: Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD in Economics from Peking Univeristy and started her career with […]

Dr Andy Xie: Why the GameStop stock frenzy is likely to end in financial crisis

Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, renowned Chinese economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy. 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 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 commented on the China-EU deal and its impact 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. “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by focusing on domestic innovation […]

Lijia Zhang: China’s ‘996’ overwork culture show how vulnerable tech workers have become

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, author of Socialism is Great, opined that the Chinese government should step in to protect workers, end the 996 regime endemic in tech giants, and stop capitalism in its coldest form from being practised in socialist China. What happened was the invasion of market economy and cold-hearted capitalism. Reforms led China’s labour system […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins China Speakers Agency

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins China Speakers Agency 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 […]

Dr Andy Xie: China joins other governments in seeking the dark side of big tech. Or has it?

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, in his recent SCMP article, shared that the world is just waking up to the reality that tech businesses want to make money above anything else, like other companies. However, in China, it’s government backing that has allowed tech monopolies to develop and thrive in the first place. Is China […]

Dr Geoff Raby – 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 […]