• Interviews

    We dive deep into China business topics with leading executives.

    Huihan Lie

    Finding One's Roots in China

    We talk with Huihan Lie, founder of My China Roots. on how his own personal passion to discover his roots in China led him to realize how so many others were in search of the same answers. And how he has now turned his passion into a growing business.

     

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    Ming Khor

    Building a Social Enterprise in China

    We talk with Ming Khor, Founder and CEO of Keru.
     
    On getting his MBA from Wharton, interning at Apple, and turning away from the traditional corporate path to come back to his teaching experience as inspiration for his own business in China. Keru is a social enterprise which organizes social impact service learning opportunities for students and professionals to drive change in society alongside mission-driven organizations.

     

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    Lucas Englehardt

    Doing the Things That Don't Scale

    As part of our continuing Ganbei series “Built in China", we talk with Lucas Englehardt, Founder and CEO of xixilab.com - which offers direct-to-consumer teeth straightening with invisible braces in China. On doing the things that don't easily scale but are necessary in order to build a successful business in China. On adapting proven business models that have worked outside of China to the local market.

     

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    Charles Liao

    The Story of Day 22

    As part of a new series called “Built in China”, we are looking at international “serial” entrepreneurs who have chosen to live and build startups in China. Our first guest is Charles Liao. Charles was born in Shanghai but grew up in the US and has founded numerous companies, most recently the air purifier company Mila and the men’s personal care brand Day 22.
     
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    Ker Gibbs

    US Investment in China 2021

    A wide ranging interview with Ker Gibbs, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. On how the new Biden Administration will impact US-China relations, the approach US companies are taking towards corporate investments in challenging bilateral times, and how Amcham helps advocate for US businesses at all levels and on both sides of the Pacific.

     

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    Liky Sutikno

    The China - Indonesia Trade Relationship

    When you look at the actual origin of investment flows, China is now the biggest investor in Indonesia. We talk with Liky Sutikno, Chair of the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce in China (Inacham) on how Chinese (and other) manufacturers are diversifying out of China and finding relatively young and affordable Indonesian labor as an attractive alternative. And how Indonesia is implementing policies to make itself more competitive for such investments.

     

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    Lishuang Chen

    How Chinese Companies Succeed in India

    We interview Lishuang Chen, Founder & CEO at A&J Consulting International.

    On how Chinese brands are viewed in India these days, how Chinese companies localize, how management styles need to adapt, and how Chinese companies navigate India’s historically difficult regulatory environment?

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    Benny Chen

    Tapping China Synergies: Benny Chen of BAce Capital

    The joint Sino Indo Tekno series continues with Benny Chen of BAce Capital and formerly of Ant Financial. Alan Hellawell of the Indo-Tekno Podcast and Ganbei host Art Dicker dive into Chinese VC investment synergies in Indonesia and India.

     

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    Cameron Johnson

    The Next Chapter of China's Manufacturing

    We talk with Cameron Johnson, Partner at Tidalwave and APAC Strategy Head at FAO Global. Cameron was the Asia General Manager at a leading carbon fiber company for 7 of his 20 years in China. On managing supply chain concentration risk and how digitally-powered manufacturing is helping give Chinese manufacturers a continued edge.

     

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    Brian Fleming

    WeChat and TikTok - A Deep Dive on the Executive Orders and CFIUS

    We are joined by Brian Fleming, Member at Miller & Chevalier and former DOJ attorney working on CFIUS cases. Brian and Art discuss the recent Executive Orders restricting the use of WeChat and TikTok and the ongoing discussions about a potential sale of TikTok and the concurrent CFIUS investigation.

     

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    Tyo Guritno

    Comparing the Podcast Markets in China and Indonesia

    The joint Sino Indo Tekno series continues with Tyo Guritno, founder of leading Indonesia podcasting platform Inspigo. Alan Hellawell of the Indo-Tekno Podcast and Ganbei host Art Dicker dive into a comparison of the two podcast markets.

     

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    Helen Wong

    Sino-Indo Tekno - China-Indonesia Connection with Helen Wong

    In this first of a series of collaboration with our good friend Alan Hellawell's Indo-Tekno Podcast, we interview Helen Wong, Partner at Qiming Venture Partners on their investment strategy in Southeast Asia. Specifically on Indonesia and how China tech, business models, and other lessons learned from Chinese internet players are being applied to emerging markets like Indonesia now.

     

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    Momo Estrella

    Product and Process Design in China, with Momo Estrella

    We talk with Momo Estrella, Head of Digital Design at IKEA China. Momo was previously Senior Design Lead at IDEO in Shanghai.

     

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    KOL Marketing, Whaley

    KOL Marketing in China

    We talk with the often-quoted authority on KOL marketing in China, Elijah Whaley, CMO at Parklu about how brands work with KOLs in China.

     

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    Paul Lin

    Digital Marketing in China: Before and After COVID-19

    We talk with Paul Lin, long-time China resident and chair of the Marketing Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce. On e-commerce trends and how brands reach consumers before and after COVID-19.

     

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