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

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Tech Titans of China

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

By Rebecca A. Fannin


China’s tech titans are leading an innovation wave of the future and facing off with Silicon Valley rivals. This issue will present an ongoing management and strategy challenge for companies for many years to come. Tech Titans of China explores what’s at stake with China’s grand tech ambitions, who the players are, and how it works.
Tech Titans of China features detailed profiles of the Chinese tech companies making waves, the technology sectors that matter most in China’s grab for superpower status, and predicts that China will become the most advanced innovation nation in 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 leads Silicon Dragon Ventures 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, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., and several thought leadership publications.
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 latest book, Tech Titans of China, is published by Hachette’s Nicholas Brealey Publishing.
Inspired by the entrepreneurs she met and interviewed in China, Rebecca became a media entrepreneur herself. In 2010, she formed the widely followed media and events platform Silicon Dragon Ventures, which publishes a weekly e-newsletter, produces videos and podcasts, and programs regular events in innovation hubs globally.
Rebecca frequently speaks at major business, tech and policy forums, and is a commentator for major broadcast and print media.   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.


“It seems impossible to keep up with China’s mammoth Internet companies, nimble and aggressive tech entrepreneurs and voracious venture capitalists as they stretch across the globe at ‘China speed.’ But not for Rebecca Fannin, a trusted insider and the ultimate chronicler of this crowd, who in this landmark book explores and explains how China is rushing to define the future of commercial technology.”
James McGregor, author, One Billion Customers: Lessons From the Front Lines of Doing Business in China.