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Jeffrey Towson visits Kenya in February

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University business professor, best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets, will be visiting, will be visiting Kenya in February. Are you interested in having him as a speaker in Kenya or surrounding countries, do get in touch, so we can figure out whether your meeting might fit into his schedule.

How China overtakes Hollywood – Jeffrey Towson

Ten years ago it seemed an unlikely scenario: Chinese film makers overtaking the Hollywood moguls. But times are changing, writes Peking University business professor Jeffrey Towson, co-author of The One Hour China Book in LA Times. Both numbers of movies and their quality have reached amazing heights.

Jeffrey Towson to visit Latin America in December

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University business professor, best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets, will be visiting Latin America in the second week of December. Are you interested in having him as a speaker? Get in touch, so we can figure out whether your meeting might fit into his schedule.

China in Hollywood: more than money – Jeffrey Towson

It is not only money from China, flooding to Hollywood that makes an impact. Thousands of creative Chinese are getting chances in the international movie world that would have been unthinkable only a few years ago, explains Peking business professor Jeffrey Towson in the Nikkei Asian Review.

Copy-paste NBA strategy into China might work – Jeffrey Towson

While copy-pasting foreign business strategies into China often failed, Peking university business professor Jeffrey Towson makes an exception for the American NBA strategy, he writes on his LindenIn page. “A clever long-term business strategy,” he says.

Why bike-sharing is no ride-sharing – Jeffrey Towson

Investments have been flooding into bike-sharing, with Shanghai-based Mobike and Beijing-based Ofo as main players, including funds from ride-sharing giant Didi. But bike-sharing is nothing like ride-sharing warns Peking University professor Jeffrey Towson on his LinkedIn page. Five arguments.

Internet experts at the China Speakers Bureau (updated)

Twenty years ago Chinese academics sent their first online message and since then the internet has changed China beyond recognition. Despite efforts by the government to keep freedom of speech in check, China´s internet users are freer than even. A few of our speakers are key experts in this field.

Why did Expedia and Morgan Stanley fail in China – Jeffrey Towson

Failing foreign companies are all too common in China. Peking University business professor Jeffrey Towson dives into two specific cases, trying to learn from the mistakes by Expedia and Morgan Stanley, at his LinkedIn page.

2016: when China´s consumers went crazy for sports – Jeffrey Towson

Peking University business professor Jeffrey Towson notes at his LinkedIn page that many consumers at the Beijing subway have started to wear sports wear. Adidas is one of the winners in a convincing trend towards a healthier lifestyle, he argues. Although he expects this catches on among women more than smoking men.

Jeffrey Towson joins China Speakers Bureau

Jeffrey Towson, a business professor at Peking University business professor and best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets has joined the China Speakers Bureau.