My Talk on March 4th at Hanhai Investment Company Campus

Please make it if you can. Hanhai Investment is on 97 East Brokaw Road in San Jose (Silicon Valley). The event starts at 6pm and runs for about an hour and a half. I’ll try to keep the presentation to about 20 to 25 mins leaving plenty for Q & A. Here is the event link with full address of the location included.

China Law Blog Reviews This Book

Running A China Tech Office. It’s Not About The Tech.  I am smiling at the title, clever Dan…:- ) On his last point about the editing of the book, I take his point. For some crazy reason I was trying to create the conversations where English is not so well-spoken, as you’d expect when your colleagues in China and you are talking. This was meant to illustrate that English language, and for that matter Chinese language, is not the issue. I think in this English-speaking-guy-pretending-to-be-non-English-speaking-guy exercise, editing went out through the window, some of it anyway. Another lesson learned.

Five Broad Lessons-learned When You Manage a U.S.-China Chip Company, or My Discussion with EE Times’ Junko Yoshida

We had such an interesting discussion, covering surrounding topics centered on, what else, the U.S.-China chip company management. I am quite sure that my experience is just a sliver in a variety of differing experiences of those in similar position, but I’ll say this: every time I come away from performing in a role for an extended period of time (4 plus years, in this case), I yearn for more of it, promising myself I’ll do better this time. Talking, writing, discussing, letting other experiences sway me, is the only way to move forward. Here’s the link to Junko’s article.

Last week I had a chance to sit down with Raj Karamchedu, author of a book entitled, “The Disconnect Patterns: Notes for Managing a U.S.-China High Technology Company.” After reviewing the book earlier this month, I was eager for a face-to-face meeting with the author–for two reasons. First

“Yoshida in China: Managing Sino-U.S. disconnects”

Junko Yoshida, of EETimes reviewed this book and said something that aptly describes what I was trying to do with this book: “At a time when China observers in the U.S. struggle to unlock the mysteries of the Chinese market through academic books, this is probably the first practical volume by an engineering and marketing manager that targets his peers working for U.S.-China companies.”