Rob Koepp is the Hong Kong Director of The Economist Corporate Network. He brings extensive hands-on managerial experience coupled with economic analysis and industry insight to help organisational leaders and their teams to gain a holistic yet practical appreciation of the challenges and opportunities present in China and across other key Asian markets. Rob began his career in the IT and energy sectors before branching into economic research, finance, and strategic advisory also covering the media, agribusiness, healthcare, consumer goods and sports sectors. He has held senior positions as a manager or consultant to companies and government agencies in the US, Singapore, Japan and China. Rob reads and writes in English, Chinese, and Japanese. In addition to numerous contributed articles and spoken opinion, he has authored Clusters of Creativity: Enduring Lessons on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley and Europe’s Silicon Fen (Wiley, 2002) and Betting on China: Chinese Stocks, American Stock Markets, and the Wagers on a New Dynamic in Global Capitalism (Wiley, 2012). The 2013 Chinese version of Betting ,《赌注中国》,rose to number one in sales on amazon.cn in the category of Finance and Economics. Rob regularly presents to clients of The Economist Corporate Network, and is available to chair, moderate, or speak at events in English, Chinese (Mandarin), or Japanese. Rob received a BA in Asian Studies from Pomona College (where he was a Truman Scholar and Thomas J. Watson Fellow) and holds an MBA from Cambridge University (Magdalene College, Judge Business School).
Annual Asia Business Outlook Survey for 2018 explores executive expectations for Asian markets in 2018 and beyond. Research and discussion events regionally sponsored by Hay
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