Everything is Growing in Chinese Consumption – Daniel Zipser, McKinsey & Co, China (video)

Daniel Zipser is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co and is based in Shanghai. He leads the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Practices in Greater China. He recently gave a lecture at Peking University about Chinese consumers. My apologies for the poor camera work on this video. Think of it like a podcast. Thanks […]

My Recommended China Reading – March 2018

Greetings from Peking University. I send out these lists about once a month. It’s the best China consumer and digital China reading I have come across (I read most everything). Plus some of my recent writing. So below are my recommended China articles and books for March 2018. I hope these are helpful and that […]

Uptrading and Premiumization are Driving Chinese Consumption – Daniel Zipser, McKinsey & Co China (Video)

Daniel Zipser is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co and is based in Shanghai. He leads the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Practices in Greater China. He recently gave a lecture at Peking University about Chinese consumers. My apologies for the poor camera work on this video. Think of it like a podcast. By […]

You Can Fight Alibaba and Baidu And Win – Evan Guo, CEO of Zhaopin (Video)

Zhaopin.com CEO Evan Guo has a fascinating view of China’s evolving internet ecosystem. He heads the leading online recruiting business in China (+140M active users). So he is riding the top of a very big wave. But Zhaopin is not part of Baidu, Alibaba, or Tencent. It is living in the spaces between these digital […]

Making Money As An Internet Company Is Sometimes A Mistake – Evan Guo, CEO of Zhaopin (Video)

Zhaopin.com CEO Evan Guo has a fascinating view of China’s evolving internet ecosystem. He heads the leading online recruiting business in China (+140M active users). So he is riding the top of a very big wave. But Zhaopin is not part of Baidu, Alibaba, or Tencent. It is living in the spaces between these digital […]

How Zhaopin Changed Into an Internet Company – Evan Guo, CEO of Zhaopin (Video)

Zhaopin.com CEO Evan Guo has a fascinating view of China’s evolving internet ecosystem. He heads the leading online recruiting business in China (+140M active users). So he is riding the top of a very big wave. But Zhaopin is not part of Baidu, Alibaba, or Tencent. It is living in the spaces between these digital […]

What Brazil and Other Developing Economies Can Learn From China

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks in Brazil, touring around giving talks. Joseph Teperman of Inniti has been awesome in coordinating visits for me in Sao Paolo, Florianopolis, Belo Horizonte, Vitoria and Porto Alegre. And I got to meet some great folk at the Instituto de Lideres. It was a fantastic trip. One of […]

The Government Made China the Global Market for High Speed Rail – Jeongmin Seong, McKinsey & Co (Video)

Jeongmin Seong is a Senior Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute. His recent research has focused on technology, innovation and China’s economic transition. He recently gave a lecture at Peking University about innovation. My apologies for the poor camera work on this video. By Professors Jeffrey Towson and Jonathan Woetzel of Peking University Guanghua School […]