My 3 Rules for Chinese Digital Transformation and Disruption

Over the past three months, I’ve been doing a lot of talks to more traditional businesses (insurance companies, hospitals, chemical companies, express delivery companies) about how digitization is playing out in China. From these talks, I’ve sort of boiled my message down to the following three rules for Chinese digital transformation and disruption. Rule 1: […]

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 […]

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 […]