Thought Leadership and Commentary

A diverse, cross-sector platform for insight and collaboration to navigate the impact of disruptive technologies, share best practices, and showcase your innovation in China.

04 September, 2019

On September 19 at the 2019 Tech and Innovation Summit, Microsoft China CEO Alain Crozier will deliver a data-driven keynote on how digital transformation empowers MNCs to drive innovation and generate new value in China.

21 June, 2019

Saeed Amidi is the CEO and Founder of Plug and Play, a network startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform. A serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 28 years of experience, he has grown businesses around the world.

30 May, 2019

Corporate innovation expert Daniel Hsu breaks down how companies in China are engaging startups to maintain industry leadership in a rapidly-changing environment by analyzing the motivations, methods, and a map of open innovation today in China.

25 April, 2019

On April 11, 2019, AmCham China, Yale Club of Beijing, and Yale Center Beijing were thrilled to co-host a panel discussion regarding current collaboration trends between large corporations and tech startups.

07 December, 2018

AI expert and CEO of Sinovation Ventures Kai-fu Lee sees AI having a transformative effect on not only all industries and sectors, but on the whole of society – an eventuality he implores global leaders to prepare for in order to avoid disaster.

23 November, 2018

Richard Robinson has been living in China for over 22 years. Robinson’s eye for promising tech companies has found him leading three such startups to IPO, as well as many more in which he’s acted as an adviser, mentor, or angel investor.

15 November, 2018

For decades, Mingqiang Xu, Microsoft Greater China CTO, has been tackling the challenges faced by MNCs in their drive for digital transformation. Xu describes that the biggest issue in terms of emerging tech is a fundamental lack of understanding.

09 November, 2018

Mars, the 100+ year old confectionery company, is enlisting digital transformation to embrace the complexity of the China market, harness it, and leverage it, recognizing that the fragmentation found in the Middle Kingdom can indeed be an advantage.

01 November, 2018

The development of electric and autonomous vehicles (EV/AV), when combined with the growth of the ridesharing sector, has resulted in both competition and partnerships between traditional auto and tech companies.

26 October, 2018

As the US-China trade war unfolds, technology has been one of the major areas of dispute, with Beijing’s Made in China 2025 plan emerging as a prime target for the US.