Conference to Focus on Asia as Emerged Market, March 17
February 13, 2012
The student-run 12th annual Asia Business Conference on March 17 at Haas will explore the idea that Asia is not an emerging market but a market that has already emerged.
- G. Paul Matthews, founder of Matthews International Capital Management, an investment firm focused on Asia. Matthews will offer a macro-perspective on Asian markets, which he has been actively investing in since 1982.
- Paul M.F. Cheng, author of On Equal Terms: Redefining China's Relationship with America and the West. Born in China, raised in Hong Kong, and educated in the United States, including an MBA from Wharton, Cheng is a businessman and politician with an international career spanning many decades. He is now a board member and adviser to companies in China and Asia as well as being active in the private equity arena.
- Wayne Wei-Ming Dai, BA 83 (Comp. Sci.), PhD 88 (Elect. Engineer.), founder and CEO, VeriSilicon Holdings and president of the Berkeley Shanghai Club. Dai was elected one of the top ten venture-backed entrepreneurs and top ten talents of science and technology in China in 2005.