Monday, Nov. 17, Lunch: “After APEC: What’s Ahead for U.S.-China Relations?” — Jim McGregor

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Date(s) - Monday, November 17 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location
The Camel Sports Bar

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After APEC: What’s Ahead for U.S.-China Relations?

Jim McGregor

Monday, November 17, 2014

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Doors open 12:00, event starts 12:30 p.m.

Venue details: The Camel Sports Bar

1 Yueyang Lu

岳阳路1号

Admission: FCC member: 100 RMB; non-members 150 RMB

About the speaker:

Jim McGregor is Greater China Chairman for APCO Worldwide, and author of two highly regarded books: No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism, published in October 2012, and One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China, published in 2005. He was a veteran reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and prior to joining APCO he was founder and CEO of a China-focused consulting and research firm for hedge funds. He also held previous roles as a senior advisor for Ogilvy Public Relations China and the China managing partner for GIV Venture Partners, a venture capital fund that focused on technology and Internet investments in China and India. In 2014, he received a SABRE Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement from The Holmes Group.  Jim was a reporter in the Washington bureau of Knight-Ridder newspapers during the Reagan administration. After serving as the Taiwan bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal from 1987 to 1990 and China bureau chief from 1990 to 1994, he spent seven years building Dow Jones’ media business in China as CEO of Dow Jones’ China. During this time, he established CNBC in China and created the Chinese language Web site of wsj.com, Dow Jones’ Chinese-language newswires, Chinese stock-market indexes and the first weekly business-television show in China. He was also a Series A investor in Sohu.com and served on the Sohu board for several years. After successfully preventing Xinhua News Agency from obtaining a monopoly on financial information in China, he received the Barney Kilgore award, Dow Jones’ highest employee accolade.  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Atlantic Council, a Global Council member of the Asia Society, a board member of the U.S.-China Education Trust and a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

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