Tech Titans of China: New Book by Rebecca A. Fannin

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Tech Titans of China

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How China’s Tech Sector is Changing the World by Innovating Faster, Working Harder & Going Global

By Rebecca A. Fannin
(Hachette Book Group, 2019)


The rise of China’s tech companies and intense competition from the sector is just beginning. This will present an ongoing management and strategy challenge for companies for many years to come. Tech Titans of China is the go-to-guide for companies (and those interested in competition from China) seeking to understand China’s grand tech ambitions, who the players are, and what their strategy is.
Tech Titans of China features detailed profiles of the Chinese tech companies making waves, the tech sectors that matter most in China’s grab for super power status, and predictions for China’s tech dominance in just 10 years.
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Rebecca A. Fannin, photoAbout the Author

Rebecca A. Fannin is a leading expert on global innovation.  As a technology writer, author and media entrepreneur, she began her career as a journalist covering venture capital from Silicon Valley.  Following the VC money, she became one of the first American journalists to write about China’s entrepreneurial boom, reporting from Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Today, Rebecca pens a weekly column for Forbes, and is a special correspondent for Rebecca’s journalistic career has taken her to the world’s leading hubs of tech innovation, and her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, Fast Company and Inc., among others.
Rebecca’s first book, Silicon Dragon: How China is Winning the Tech Race (McGraw-Hill 2008),  profiled Jack Ma of Alibaba and Robin Li of Baidu, and she has followed these Chinese tech titans ever since. Her second book, Startup Asia (Wiley 2011), explored how India is the next up and comer, which again predicted a leading-edge trend. She also contributed the Asia chapter to a textbook, Innovation in Emerging Markets (Palgrave Macmillan 2016). Her new book is published by Hachette Book Group.
Inspired by the entrepreneurs she met and interviewed in China, Rebecca became a media entrepreneur herself. In 2010, she formed media and events platform Silicon Dragon Ventures, which publishes a weekly e-newsletter, produces videos and podcasts, and programs and produces events annually in innovation hubs globally.  Rebecca also frequently speaks at major business, tech and policy forums.  She resides in New York City and San Francisco, and logs major frequent flier miles in her grassroots search to cover the next, new thing.