New Meeting: Starting Business in China: A Personal Journey and Experience

From: Eric
Sent on: Thursday, March 20, 2008 8:09 AM
Announcing a new meeting for The Triangle Area Chinese Language Meetup Group!

What: Starting Business in China: A Personal Journey and Experience

When: Tuesday, April 22, 6:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Who should come: Anyone interested in doing business with China should attend these events. If you are not a member and want to attend, I can take one guest with me but it's first come, first serve so hurry and RSVP!

Meeting Description: North Carolina Chinese Business Association (NCCBA) will host a business seminar, "Starting Business in China, A Personal Journey and Experience.?
In this seminar, Mr. Michael Chen, VP of Corporate Marketing at Red Hat and former General Manager of Red Hat China, will share with the audience his hands-on knowledge of starting a business in China.
Seating is limited, so register now to secure your seat.

Note: Light diner will be served.
Fees:
Pre-registration (closes on 4/20/08 or at capacity):
NCCBA Members: Free for NCCBA member and one guest
Non-members: $10
Students: $5 (current student ID required)


Walk-ins:
Members: $5
Students: $10 (current student ID required)
Non-members: $20
Registration
Click link http://www.nc-cba.org

SPEAKER BIO
Michael Chen
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Red Hat
Michael Chen is responsible for leading Red Hat's global corporate marketing functions, which include corporate branding, global communications, customer experience management, online strategy, and community affairs. Prior to this role, Michael was the General Manager of Red Hat, China. In this role he carried P&L responsibilities, led overall operations - including strategic planning, sales, marketing and government relations in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong markets. He was also a key member of Red Hat's APAC Management team where he contributed significantly to Red Hat's global channel, marketing, and sales strategy. Michael started his career at Red Hat as a product marketing manager in 2003 where he co-managed the Linux product line for Red Hat Enterprise. In all of his roles with Red Hat he continues to provide valuable input for Red Hat's global strategy

Prior to working with Red Hat, Michael held several senior sales and marketing management positions within Chinese and Hong Kong based companies. He facilitated multi-million dollar sales and landed significant projects

Michael holds an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Masters degree in Computer Network Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Bachelors degree from Nanjing University.

Learn more here:
http://chinese.meetup.com/332/calendar/7568946/

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