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Jon CHRISTIANSON

3QU Media

Jon Christianson is the co-founder of 3QU Media, a start-up that produces family friendly, feature length, animated movies for global audiences.  It will be releasing its first two movies in theaters around the world early next year.  Until earlier this year, he had been a senior partner in the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

He was named by the American Lawyer in 2006 as a “Deal Maker of the Year” for his work on bringing the first of China’s large state-owned banks to the global markets.  Mr. Christianson also worked on such landmark transactions as the first listing in 1991 of B Shares in China, the first listing in 1993 of a Chinese Company on the New York Stock Exchange, in 1994 China’s first sovereign debt offering into the US public capital markets since 1949 and in 2006 China’s sovereign wealth fund in its first overseas investment.  He has been actively involved in outbound and inbound M&A, joint ventures and financing transactions involving China and other Asian countries since the late 1980s.

He and his wife, Wei, have lived in Beijing since 1999 where they have raised their three sons. He holds a B.S. in engineering and J.D. and M.B.A degrees.