[2015.2.25 PR Newswire]
MIT Asia Business Conference: Alibaba, Rocket Internet, and BlackRock company executives among those to help demystify business practices in Asia
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How fertile is Asia for entrepreneurship? What drives innovation in Asia? How does culture affect corporate governance? What business challenges and practices are shaping the Asian business landscape of today and tomorrow?
On Saturday, March 7, 2015, the MIT Asia Business Conference hosted by the MIT Sloan School of Management will bring together some of the most influential individuals in the business world today to debate, discuss, and share their views on business practices in Asia.
Slated speakers and panelists, among others, are:
Koen Thijssen, Rocket Internet - Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), Co-CEO
Charlie Jiang, Vantone Holdings, CEO; China Center New York, CEO
Kaya Qin, Alibaba, Head of Marketing in Cross Border B2C Business
Leo Seewald, BlackRock, Country Head of Taiwan
Masahiro Takizawa, Yamaha Motor Co, Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Business Development
Tak Umezawa, AT Kearney Japan, Chairman of Japan Office, Global Leader of Consumer Products & Retail
Four panels will address these key topics as they pertain to business across Asia:
Entrepreneurship: How fertile is the Asian soil for entrepreneurship?
Globalization: Where is the action?
Startups: How do you identify the next big startups?
Innovation: What really drives innovation in Asia?
Follow along on Twitter using #MITABConf.
To register, please visit www.mitasiabusinessconference.com.
About the MIT Asia Business Conference
MIT Asia Business Conference is a student-run event that highlights the key business challenges, practices, and innovations that are shaping Asia today and tomorrow. Through discussion and dialogue, the conference endeavors to create a platform that connects East and West with the aim of educating and preparing the next generation of leaders in Asia.
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SOURCE MIT Sloan School of Management