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    "Top Strategies for Cashing in on Asia's Innovation Boom"
    -- Rebecca A. Fannin, author of Silicon Dragon and Startup Asia

Thursday, October 27, 2011
  • Registration at 11:30 AM; Buffet lunch served from 11:45 - 12:15 ($15 if reserved by Oct. 25; $5 for fulltime students and currently unemployed; $5 more at door; vegetarian available); presentation (no cost) at 12:15.
        Rebecca will explain strategies in the following areas:
    Geographies: -   China -   India -   Vietnam -   plus Singapore, Taiwan
    Market sectors: -   mobile -   cleantech -   consumer -   outsourcing
    Approaches: -   Tap into Incubators -   Clone a Hit -   Score a Breakthrough -   Go IPO -   Go Global

    Speaker Biography:
        Rebecca A. Fannin is the author of Silicon Dragon (2008) and Startup Asia (Oct. 2011). Her group Silicon Asia publishes newsletters for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, develops programs for startups in China, India, Singapore, New York and Silicon Valley, and consults with several financial and digital media companies.
        A journalist covering global business for two decades, Rebecca is a contributor to Forbes, where she writes a weekly online column. She has served as an international editor at Red Herring, the Pulitzer-owned International Business, AdAge, and the Hong Kong-based publishing group Incisive Media. Her articles have appeared in CEO, Inc., Worth, Fast Company, The Deal and Harvard Business Review.
        Rebecca’s consulting work includes a special report for KPMG on the rise of China outsourcing and digital trends reports for Sony Ericsson. Ms. Fannin has testified as an expert witness on China’s Internet before a U.S.-China Commission in Washington, DC.
        A commentator on Fox Business News, Sky TV in Australia and CCTV in China, Rebecca also has spoken at the Asia Society, World Affairs Council, Vancouver Board of Trade, Chamber of Commerce, Asian American Multi-Technology Association, Singapore Institute of Management, Harvard Club and the China Investment Group, among others. She has lectured at the National University of Singapore, Tsinghua University, Hong Kong University, the Hong Kong Science & Technology University, Ohio University and the University of Toronto.
        Rebecca resides in New York City and San Francisco, and enjoys frequent travels to Asia.

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