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Between Meetings

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Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and corporate innovators. We catch them between meetings. In a car ride across town, they share inspiring stories, personal experiences, industry insights, and practical advice on how to scale your way to success.

Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and corporate innovators. We catch them between meetings. In a car ride across town, they share inspiring stories, personal experiences, industry insights, and practical advice on how to scale your way to success.

Location:

China

Description:

Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and corporate innovators. We catch them between meetings. In a car ride across town, they share inspiring stories, personal experiences, industry insights, and practical advice on how to scale your way to success.

Language:

English


Episodes

Momo Estrella, Head of Digital Design at IKEA China.

3/22/2022
Takeaways: 💡 Through technology you can create little tools to enhance a creative expression. 💡 I am not educated to educate other people. 💡 When you are a retailer you grow either by acquiring new customers or by making existing customers more profitable. And those two things are becoming harder to do for home furniture. 💡 Everything that surrounds us has the opportunity to be better. 💡 Here you are able to launch things that may not be hyper polished. But you can launch them in a...

Duration:00:27:11

Anthony Leung, ?What If! Innovation Greater China Lead & Accenture Managing Director, aka King of Innovation.

3/17/2022
Takeaways: 💡 Carve your own path 💡 Languages shaped my passion to go and explore different places 💡 In the last few years, innovation has had to lean and point almost directly towards China 💡 Innovation moved from something that was on the edge, things people thought about as something new and different, it moved into the center where everybody should be thinking about innovation 💡 Innovation is a way of thinking 💡 Innovation is a muscle Anthony Leung, ?What If! Innovation...

Duration:00:29:17

Matt Spriegel, founder and CEO of Atiom, Chinaccelerator, Entrepreneur's Organization, HR Training

2/16/2022
Takeaways: 💡 Every day we change forever 💡 Working for corporates teaches you processes, how to work with big teams, how to allocate resources 💡 You cannot check for understanding when you share training or communication piece 💡 We find it difficult to convince Chinese companies that we are a better service provider than domestic companies 💡 We see a lot of localization in recent years in China 💡 A lot of our multinational clients bring us outside of China Matt Spriegel's...

Duration:00:23:15

Alvin Wang Graylin, China President at HTC, Virtual Reality VR, XR, metaverse

1/19/2022
Takeaways: Mr. Graylin (汪丛青) is the China President at HTC leading all aspects of HTC's business in the region (Vive/VR, phone, Viveport content platform, partnerships and investments) and the company’s XR Suite Business globally. He is also currently Vice-Chairman of the Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance (IVRA.com) with 300+ company members, President of the $18B Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance (VRVCA.com) and oversees the Vive X VR Accelerators (VIVEX.co) in Beijing, Shenzhen...

Duration:00:45:54

Natalie Lowe, Managing Partner at The Orangeblowfish, Creative, Branding, China, Selfbranding, Phygital

1/7/2022
Natalie Lowe, Managing Partner at The Orangeblowfish, Creative, Branding, China, Selfbranding, Phygital Natalie Lowe, the Managing Partner at The Orangeblowfish, is a woman who wears many hats. She is an entrepreneur, a mother of 2 beautiful children; a wife; and an active volunteer in the global business community. 🚗 In China Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at the speed of China. Our guests are industry...

Duration:00:28:51

Minesh Pore, Co-Founder & CEO at BuyHive, Global Sourcing, Procurement, International Trade

12/21/2021
Minesh Pore, Co-Founder & CEO at BuyHive, is a highly regarded global trade expert with over 20 years of experience leading multinational organizations in intrapreneurship, corporate transformation, business development, and strategic planning. 🚗 In China Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at the speed of China. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate innovators. We catch them between...

Duration:00:30:36

Sophie Chen, CEO at SAE Relocation Industry, Made In China

12/9/2021
Sophie Chen, CEO at SEA Relocation 🚗 In China Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at the speed of China. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate innovators. We catch them between meetings. In a car ride across town, they share inspiring stores, personal experiences, industry insights and practical advice on how to scale your way to success in China and beyond. This podcast is brought to...

Duration:00:27:48

Nayoung Chung, Founder at STIA China, Senior Care Industry Competence Builder

10/12/2021
Nayoung Chung, the founder at STIA China, is a senior care industry competence builder. She is an entrepreneur with a track record. Nayoung has a professional and entrepreneurial background from S.Korea, the USA, Norway, Singapore, and since January 2014, based in Shanghai, China. 🚗 In China Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at the speed of China. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate...

Duration:00:27:22

Barbara Ex, Founder & CEO of WhiteSpace, On-Demand Collaboration Space, Space as a Service, PropTech, Future of Work

10/1/2021
Barbara Ex, Founder and CEO of WhiteSpace, the world’s first on-demand collaboration space provider. A lifelong interest in the application of cutting-edge technology to open up new markets, enable strategy and transform existing business models. In China since 2005, fluent in Mandarin Chinese. 🚗 In China Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at the speed of China. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs...

Duration:00:24:18

Richard Brubaker, Founder & Managing Director of Collective Responsibility, Sustainability, Innovation, Leadership, Entrepreneurship

9/20/2021
Driven by the belief that change begins with a single step, Richard Brubaker has spent the last 20 years in Asia working to engage, inspire and equip those around him to take their first step. Currently, as the Managing Director of Collective Responsibility, Executive Volunteer of HandsOn China, and an Adjunct Professor of Sustainability and Social Innovation at Southern Methodist University, Richard is focused on building platforms that promote long term organizational capacity to address...

Duration:00:27:14

Rasmus Rasmusson, CEO & Founder of VÄRM and LeWorks, IoT in China, Cofactory, Manufacturing, Automation

8/29/2021
Rasmus Rasmusson is an experienced entrepreneur and product developer with 20+ years in the IT industry. Currently, he is developing two companies: an IoT engineering company VÄRM focusing on cooking automation, and a cofactory company called LeWorks. Follow the host Marian Danko on LinkedIn. Please follow our Linkedin page Subscribe to the podcast via other services to be notified when a new episode is released. We are on WeChat Channel, YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:26:30

Eddie Tsai, Co-Founder at Human Things, Genki Gadgets, 3 Kickstarter Campaigns, USD 4 Million

8/16/2021
Eddie Tsai is focused on designing and launching innovative products and experiences that are compelling for the masses. Eddie earned his MBA from INSEAD in Paris and Singapore where he was President of the INSEAD Entrepreneurship Club. He earned his BA in International Studies with a minor in Management and Digital Art from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, he spent a year as an exchange student at the National University of Singapore focused on Asia Business. Having...

Duration:00:30:06

Eric Liu, Co-Founder & CTO at DIGITWIN Technologies, Spatial Computing Technologist, Digital Twins

8/5/2021
Eric Liu has over 16 years of cutting-edge technology experience focused on 3D visualization and human-computer interactive technologies, including Virtual and Augmented Reality. During his tenure at NVIDIA in Silicon Valley, he worked with the world’s largest hardware and video game developers to define the future of computer graphics and GPU technologies. In 2015, Eric moved to Shanghai and saw the need for advancing digital twins in the smart city and smart manufacturing industries....

Duration:00:27:31

Chen Zhang, Founder & CEO at CowTransfer, the Fastest File Transfer Service in China

7/26/2021
13 years of experience with anything you can throw at software development. Grew up building back-end solutions and solving data issues or any other issues you can think of, mainly focus on backend solutions (Java, Python, and more), IOS development including native (Swift, Objc) and html5 app, also focused on architecture and design patterns aiming at writing better quality codes. Experienced in security, data transaction strategy as well as refactoring. Right now Chen Zhang is the CEO of...

Duration:00:22:39

Eric Oetting: funder and CEO at Planet O. Planet One is location-based entertainment, high tech eSports, and XR experiences.

7/6/2021
Eric Oetting, founder and CEO of Planet O is a seasoned serial entrepreneur and market entry expert with futuristic insights into the next generation of eSports and location-based entertainment. Since first coming to China in 2005, Eric has been focused on the high-growth sector of China’s consumer-based industries. Founded in 2016, Planet O is a pioneering new-age entertainment company dedicated to location-based entertainment, high tech eSports, and XR experiences. The flagship hub –...

Duration:00:23:43

Yuchen Zhang YC: aihehuo.com, Co-founders, Engineer, China Startups, SLP

3/7/2021
Yuchen Zhang has a solid background in engineering and software from three universities and vast entrepreneurial experience both in China and abroad. YC is running aihehuo.com which is a platform for wanna-be-entrepreneurs to meet and "date". To help even more future entrepreneurs, YC leads the Startup Leadership Program SLP Shanghai chapter. A series of video interviews where we talk about innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship in China. Our guests are industry leaders,...

Duration:00:29:06

Erik Walenza-Slabe: IoT One, Industrial Internet of Things, Startup Grind Shanghai

2/25/2021
💡 Put a phone away. 💡 China is a fairly friendly place for foreigners as long as you are not doing things that the government does not want you to do. 💡 China is a super interesting market because over the past 30 years they built up this incredible asset base - the factory of the world. 💡 Technology adoption is a big issue. Erik Walenza-Slabe is a long-term resident of Shanghai where he runs IoT One focusing on the Industrial Internet of Things and helping companies in developing...

Duration:00:24:19

Jade Hsiao: Johns Hopkins, Danone, foodtech, XNode, corporate innovation

2/23/2021
💡 China is undergoing huge growth. Exponential opportunities are very attractive to young professionals. 💡 In the US, you work at a job in a high-pressure environment, you deliver, and a lot of your passion you build outside of your job. In China, it's a creation of things like WeChat, where it totally blurs personal and professional lines. 💡 We train and invest in people, not the ideas. 💡 Innovation never yields quick results. 💡 The Chinese corporations' challenge is to change some...

Duration:00:27:35

Kapil Kane: Stanford, Apple, Intel, GrowthX corporate accelerator

2/21/2021
Graduated from Stanford, worked alongside incredibly talented people on designing multiple generations of Apple products, Kapil Kane, a co-founder of Intel® GrowthX corporate accelerator, is now spearheading innovation for Intel in China. Learn more about Intel GrowthX corporate accelerator, how they help startups, what programs they run, and how they make the change happen. In China Between Meetings is a series of interviews about innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship brought to...

Duration:00:27:44

Sunny Ting, Digital Innovation Scout at BI x Digital Labs and Co-Director at Startup Grind Shanghai

2/15/2021
The first episode of In China Between Meetings, a series of video interviews where we talk about innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Join us for a ride with Sunny Ting, Digital Innovation Scout at BI x Digital Labs and Co-Director at Startup Grind Shanghai. Born in Taiwan, grew up in Hong Kong, Sunny is on the frontline of the Shanghai innovation ecosystem bridging the startup and corporate world. This series of interviews brought to you by weHustle, a Shanghai-based platform for...

Duration:00:27:28