Public Speaking, Book Talks

Rebecca A. Fannin
Public Speaking
Represented by:
Leading Authorities
1725 Eye Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-783-0300   / London: +44-203-440-4196 / 1-800-SPEAKER
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Lorain County Economic Summit
Cleveland metro
Keynote speaker
May 15

Midwestern Legislative Conference
Annual Meeting
Columbus, Ohio
Keynote speaker
July 22

SXSW 2024
Silicon Heartland Talk
Austin, TX
March 8

OurCrowd Virtual Event
Israel-Korea Venture Opportunities
February 26, 2024

Network 20/20
Innovation: The US-China’s New Geopolitical Landscape
January 23, 2024

Silicon Dragon CES 2024
January 10, 2024


SXSW 2023
Austin, TX
March 11, 10am
Chat with VC Jim Breyer
Book signing: 12:30-1pm, Austin Convention Center

US Heartland China Assn.
March 8, virtual
Online Chat & Q&A with Dan Schwartz

Ferguson Library,
March 21, 6:30pm
Book Talk, Q&A with Stamford leader Jon Winkel
Book signing

John Chambers College of Business & Economics
Reynolds Hall
Morgantown, WVa
March 30   5pm
Fireside Chat with Sarah Biller of Vantage Ventures
Book signing

Carnegie Mellon University
Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship
Pittsburgh, PA 
March 31  11am
Book Talk, Q&A with executive director Dave Mawhinney

Hudson Library & Historical Society
Hudson, Ohio
April 3  7pm
Virtual  VIDEO of Q&A

Fairfield County Library
Lancaster, Ohio (author’s hometown)
April 5  5pm
Author Talk and Q&A with the Mayor

Cintrifuse Union Hall
April 11  4pm
Author Talk and Panel with Region’s Innovation Leaders
Book Signing

City Club
April 14  12pm
Author Talk and Panel with City’s Innovation Leaders
Book Signing
Video of Author Talk

Burlingame CA
April 25 6pm
Book Talk, Q&A, Signing

Book Club
San Francisco
April 26  noon
Invitation only

The Society of Four Arts
Author Talk Video Here
Palm Beach, FLA
May 3   1:30pm
Author Talk, Book Signing
In Person & Virtual

Penn Wharton China Center
Book Talks: Silicon Dragon to the Heartland
May 10 8am EST
Video Author Talk & Q&A

Worth: Innovation & Rising Cities
Charleston, S. Carolina
June 7-8

Silicon Heartland Buffalo
June 20
Seneca One

Silicon Heartland Chicago
June 22
Luncheon Roundtable, Book Talk & Signing

Summerfest Tech
June 27-29
Keynote Talk  June 27

Rally Innovation
August 29-30
Moderator: Panel on Rise of Silicon Heartland

Diversity MBA National Conference
September 26-28
Book Talk Q&A

1-70/75 Association
Regional Economic Summit
Dayton  October 19

Wisconsin Book Festival
in partnership with Wisconsin Science Festival
October 19-22
Madison, Wisc.
Discovery Building, DeLuca Forum
Book Talk, October 20, 4pm

Cyberport VC Forum
Hong Kong
Global VC panel moderator
October 31

Fintech Week
Hong Kong
Cross-border fintech investment moderator
November 3


Cyberport VC Forum 2022
International VC Panel Moderator
October 27-28, 2022

Comeback Capital / OneAmericaWorks
Connecting the Coasts to the Heartland
Fireside Chat with Flint VC/Philanthropist Phil Hagerman
Columbus, Ohio
October 19, 2022

Startup World Cup Finale
San Francisco
Media Experts Panel
September 30, 2022

Work/Life Summit
Online Moderator
September 29, 2022



Cyberport Venture Capital Forum
Moderator: International VC panel
November 2, 2021



Institute for Peace and Diplomacy
July 29, 1pm ET
Chinese Tech:
Tipping Point or Generational Opportunity
July 28
US-China Series
FinTech Sandbox Talks
Ken Montomery, First VP & COO, Federal Reserve System of Boston
Fireside Chat with Rebecca Fannin, Silicon Dragon & CNBC
March 16, 12pm, Panel Video

Symposium on China and the World
Tufts University Institute for Global Leadership
Panelist, Session Video
March 20, 12pm

Book Talk Panel: Georgetown University
January 28


December 15
Power Up China Debate
Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

November 20
Virtual Global Expo Botswana
Judge for Startup Competition

November 4
Edtech Ventures GBA
Panel Moderator

November 3
Cyberport Venture Capital Forum
Panel Discussion: Recalibrating US-China Venture
Intro to Keynote Gary Rieschel of Qiming Venture

October 6
Techsauce Global Summit

June 3, 2pm ET
Webinar: Panel – Globalization & Innovation

May 11, National Committee on US-China Relations
Panel: US-China 2020 Investment Report

May 8, Webit Virtual, The New World After Covid-19
Online Panel
April 30, The Impact of COVID-19, US-China Relations, New Technologies
Online Interview
April 29, TimTalk, How Venture Capital Is Driving Innovation in China
Online Interview
April 25, Global China Connection, Philadelphia (postponed)
April 8, US-China Tech Competition and Collaboration in Post Covid-19 Era
Online Discussion, Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington DC
April 5-8, Conference on World Affairs, Boulder, Colo.  (postponed)
March 27, Vanderbilt University, Nashville  (postponed)
March 5-8, Agora Event, Tucson, Arizona
February 21, UFirst Capital Summit, Santa Clara, California
February 13, OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, Jerusalem
February 12, Innonation Center, Tel Aviv

Rebecca A. Fannin, Keynote Talk
Brookings Institution, Washington, DC  October 10, 2019


December 10, Columbia Business School, Alumni Club, New York City
December 3, 11:30am, Nassau Community College, The Tower, Long Island
December 2, Greenwich, CT
November 18-19, CNBC’s East Tech West, Guangzhou
November 15, Press Conference, Foreign Correspondent Club, Tokyo
November 14, Luncheon, American Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong
November 7, Program & Reception, Block 71, 4pm, Singapore
November 6, WebWednesday, LinkedIn, Hong Kong
November 6, Luncheon, Foreign Correspondents Club, Hong Kong
Video of Panel at FCCHK
November 5-6, Cyberport Venture Forum, Hong Kong
November 4, Luncheon, American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
November 1, Book Passage, San Francisco
October 30, Overlake Country Club, Seattle
October 22, Breakfast, Conduit Club, London
October 21, How To Academy, London
October 16-18, StartupCon 2019, Seoul
October 10, Brookings Institution, US-China Business Council, Washington, DC
October 7, Talk and Reception, Northwest China Council, Portland, Oregon
October 5, SoCal Innovation Forum, Los Angeles
October 3, Talk, Stanford Bookstore, Stanford, CA
October 1, Talk Burlingame Library, Bay Area
September 26, Luncheon, Venture TaskForce, Palo Alto
September 24, Harvard Club of NY, China special interest group
September 23, Panel, China Institute, New York City
See video clip and blog

September 19, China Investment Group
September 18, Harvard Club of NY
September 16, MIT Enterprise Forum, Cambridge, MA
September 4, Lecture Series, Rotman School of Management, Toronto
September 3, KPMG breakfast, Toronto
July 30: Commonwealth Club, San Francisco
July 9, KPMG IoT conference, Hong Kong
July 9-10: Rise Conference, Hong Kong
May 20: SupChina Women’s Conference, New York City
May 15: Bloomberg New Economy Tech Roundtable, San Francisco


November 8: Cyberport Venture Forum, Hong Kong
October 5: HYSTA, Silicon Valley
September 28: AI Superpowers, San Francisco
September 27, CKGSB, New York City
August 5:
Synch 2018 Silicon Valley
June 22-23
, TechSauce Global Summit, Bangkok
June 1
, China Careers Summit, US-China Strong Foundation, Washington, DC
May 8
, Techonomy 2018, New York City
Video: Trade, Tech and Tolerance
April 23, University of San Francisco, China Business Studies Initiative
April 13: East West Summit, San Francisco


Rebecca Fannin, Kai-Fu Lee fireside chat

Rebecca Fannin, Kai-Fu Lee fireside chat

Rebecca Fannin, Dixon Doll

Rebecca Fannin, Dixon Doll










Dec. 7-8: International Bar Assn., Investing in Asia, NYC
Dec. 5: PreMoney 2017, San Francisco
Nov. 19: Global Angel Investor Conference, Xian
Nov. 17: Global Angel Investor Conference, Wuhan
Nov. 1-2: Cyberport Venture Forum, Hong Kong
Oct. 7: Berkeley-Stanford China Summit
Oct. 6
: HYSTA, Silicon Valley
Sept. 21:
F50, Silicon Valley 
Sept. 8
: Nanjing Business Forum, New York City
July 14
: SYNC 2017, Silicon Valley
May 30: SUNY Chinese Business Series, New York City
Speaker: China’s Great Leap To Tech Innovations That Can Rock The World
May 4: CrowdFund Beat, Washington, DC
Moderator: Panel of Crowdfunding Experts
May 2: Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Festival, Silicon Valley
Master of Ceremonies
April 27: Global Mobile Internet Conference, Beijing
Moderator: VC Panel
March 25: Yenching Global Symposium, Beijing
Speaker and Moderator

R speaking at CIBR at SVEF podiumR at NPClubpanel tech innovators, Peking U

October 20-21, GetGlobal, Los Angeles
October 18: Pingwest Synch 2106, San Francisco
October 1:  US-China VC Summit & Startup Expo, Boston
August 26: Silicon BeachFest, Los Angeles
July 20: SoGal Summit, Mountain View, CA
June 2:  Rise Conference, Hong Kong
January 29-30, Asian American Business Roundtable, Las Vegas

panel, cropped, getglobal brands Brexit photo cropped Vegas DMS team 2
March 5-6: China Connect conference, Paris
February 27: USF China conference, San Francisco

Dec. 3:  GMIC-SV, San Francisco
Nov. 12:  G20 Global Café, Brisbane
May 22: Asian Business Angel Forum Hong Kong
May 5: CEBIT Australia, Sydney
April 3: Silicon Valley Crowd Fund Ventures, Palo Alto, CA
February 2: DLA Piper European Technology Leaders Summit, London

December 6:  HKVCA, Hong Kong
November 17: Berkeley China conference Berkeley, CA
October 5: HYSTA Annual Conference San Francisco
September 10: World Economic Forum Dalian, China
August 14:  ANZ InnovyzSTART launch Adelaide, Australia
July 28:  CEIBS Annual Alumni Event, New York City
June 28:   CSOFT International Forum, Sanya, China
June 17:  Penn Club New York
May 28: American Chamber of Commerce, Beijing
Silicon Valley:  TieCon May 17
May 16:  Worldwide Investor Network  New York
April 24:  AAMA Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong Hong Kong Science & Technology Park
April 17: Web Wednesday Hong Kong
March 21: Harvard China Group, New York
January 16: VC Taskforce Silicon Valley China Moving In!

Sept. 25 KPMG Tech Innovation Forum Hong Kong
September 20: Asian Entrepreneur Forum Macau
June 28: McGraw-Hill New York
May 29:  Global China Connection Beijing Fudan University
May 10: Startup Asia Bay Area San Francisco with Bay Area Council
May 2: San Francisco
China Deal conference May 1 Portland, Oregon
Startup Asia Portland  with NW China Council April 16 Seattle, Washington
April 9 Lancaster/Athens, Ohio
April 3 New York City
March 18 New York City
March 8 San Francisco
February 29 New York City
February 23, afternoon New Delhi
February 21 TiE Mumbai
February 17 TiE Bangalore
February 16 Mumbai See Video Clip
February 15 New Delhi
February 7 New York City
February 3 Washington, DC
January 12 San Francisco, CA
2011 December 1 San Francisco
November 29 New York City
November 16 Singapore
Beijing November 10
Beijing October 27
Santa Clara October 15
San Francisco October 4
Mountain View October 1
Santa Clara, September 9
New York, March 26
Yale University, March 3
Palo Alto, February 24
San Jose, February 3
Santa Clara, January 11
Startup Asia Seattle with Washington State China Relations Council
Rotary Club / Ohio University Guest Speaker
Harvard Club of NY Speaker: India Special Interest Group
Columbia University Speaker: Global China Connection
Global Women’s Leadership Network Global Women’s Journey
Financial Women’s Association The Current Investment Climate in China
ad:tech Delhi Moderator: Innovation Series with Entrepreneurs
Startup Asia Mumbai Moderator
Startup Asia Bangalore Roundtable with TiE Bangalore NASSCOM
Chinovation vs Indovation VC Circle
Tech Venture Capital Panel China Institute
Startup Asia Book talk Georgetown University Guest Speaker
Startup Asia Chat with Asia Society

World Affairs Council Speaker
Overseas Press Club Q&A, Book Event
Harvard Club of NY Book Event
National University of Singapore Panel, Book Event
China Mega Forum Speaker
Beijing Bookworm Book Talk/Signing
IEEE Lunchtime Speaker
University of San Francisco Moderator: Chinese Currency Goes Global
AAMA Connect Moderator: Venture Capital Panel
HYSTA Annual Conference Speaker/Moderator
L2 Clinic China Speaker
Yale Undergraduate Business Society
Panelist: Asia Tomorrow conference, Invest HK
Emcee: Hong Kong Financial Services Luncheon
Silicon Valley Engineering Council
Emcee: Annual Dinner Banquet
SVEC Banquet
DingDing TV
Co-host: Innovation Dialog Show
SFentrepreneur Panelist: China Night

SXSW 2023

Palm Beach talk