Category Archives: internet

China’s Baidu as a game-changer – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo¬†Fantake via Flickr China’s companies have mostly been seen as intelligent copy-cats of their Western competitors at best, certainly no innovators. China’s largest search engine Baidu.com proves it can…

Tudou turns to internet TV – Marc van der Chijs

Marc van der Chijs Flickr Tudou, one of China’s largest video hosting companies, is making a surprise move by making the first -made-for-internet soap, explains Marc van der Chijs, co-founder…

Mok, Andy

Andy Mok is a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization, the managing director of Red Pagoda Resources, a Beijing-based executive search firm. Travels from Beijing

Brennan, Matthew

Tencent Expert, Speaker, Author, Host, Co-Founder of China Channel

travels from Shanghai, China

Dudarenok, Ashley

Ashley is a China marketing expert with 12 years of professional experience in China. Ashley is fluent in Mandarin, Russian, German and English. She travels from Hong Kong.

Denlinger, Paul

Paul Denlinger’s life reads like a Who Is Who of business in China. As a senior manager he worked in the past two decades both Chinese and Western companies — including Shanda, Unilever, Philips, TSMC, Acer, Walt Disney, McDonald’s, BMW and even the state-owned newswire Xinhua is on his reference list.

Wang, Tricia

Tricia Wang is a sociologist, technology researcher, and ethnographer who studies how people use digital communication technologies in cities. She investigates the impact of digital computing (mobiles and internet) on our social interaction in and with public urban space. She is passionate about demystifying the ways non-elite or edge communities (i.e. migrants, rural villagers, or informal workers) make use of digital tools in everyday life. She travels from New York, USA

Joffe, Benjamin

With years of experience behind him in the mobile industry and in Asia, Benjamin Joffe gives his insight into the differences between internet, eCommerce and social networks in the US and Asia. Benjamin also gives an interesting perspective on how QQ turned an online social network into a paying business model, and his advice to those hoping to enter the Chinese market. He travels from Beijing.

Towson, Jeffrey

Private equity investor / advisor, Peking University professor, best-selling author and speaker. His writing and speaking are on how rising Chinese consumers (and companies) are disrupting global markets. (#consumerchina). According to LinkedIn, he is the most widely followed business professor in China (+1.4M followers online).”

Kuo, Kaiser

Kaiser Kuo is an American-born writer, rock musician, technology watcher and cultural commentator. In June 2010 he became director international communication at China’s largest search engine, Baidu.com. Baidu was the first Chinese company to become part of the NASDAQ-100 index.