Cracking the U.S. Market: Opportunities and Threats for Chinese MultinationalsRegister for the conferenceConference ScheduleConference CommitteeSubmit an abstractConference Sponsors
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How are Chinese firms addressing the challenges faced in the U.S.? What are the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese multinationals implementing a sales force, R&D, and even manufacturing across the United States?

The China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) at the University of San Francisco is pleased to invite you to our first annual international conference that aims to address the issues faced by Chinese multinationals seeking to crack the U.S. market. Join us as we discuss and share knowledge and insights, evaluate the impact of current policy, and set a research agenda for the future.

This interactive, two-day conference will feature panel discussions and roundtables for a robust exchange of ideas, strategies, and solutions to the challenges that face Chinese business seeking to invest in the United States.

Conference participants will also enjoy an informative and exciting exploration of the magnificent building of the San Francisco City Hall led by its chief historian and a wine-tasting tour of the world-famous Sonoma County.

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Keynote Speakers

Mr. Wayne Wang

Founder and CEO, CDP Group

Dr. Marshall Meyer

Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Marshall W. Meyer is the Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also Professor of Management and Sociology Emeritus, Associate Member of the Center for East Asian Studies, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China.

Mike W. Peng

Jindal Chair of Global Strategy at the Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas

Mike W. Peng is the Jindal Chair of Global Strategy at the Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, and a National Science Foundation CAREER Award winner. He is widely regarded as one of the most prolific and most influential scholars in global strategy—both the United Nations and the World Bank have cited his work.

Mr. Tokuchi Tatsuhito

Managing Director & Chairman of the Investment Banking Committee, CITIC Securities Co., Ltd

Mr. Tokuchi Tatsuhito, also known as Ted, served as Managing Director of Citic Securities Co.,Ltd until October 11, 2013. Mr. Tatsuhito served as Deputy General Manager of Citic Securities Co.,Ltd.


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