Clash of the Titans: Can China Dethrone Silicon Valley?

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Clash of the Titans: Can China Dethrone Silicon Valley?

Please email yammie@britcham.com for more information

Over the last few years, management consultants have focused on helping their clients understand the myths and realities of digital disruption, and mapping the evolving nature of technology-driven companies.

But what if the biggest future disruptions and most important competitive dynamics take place between nations and cultures as opposed to firms and industries?  The IT industry has been dominated by Silicon Valley for so long, that it is hard to imagine otherwise.  But the rapid rise of China makes entirely different scenarios possible.

This talk will discuss Chinese plans, capabilities, companies and initiatives, as we examine the impact of strategic play at a national and global level, and what this means for your organisation.

 

About the speaker

Simon Wardley, based in the UK, is a Researcher for Leading Edge Forum and the lead practitioner for Wardley Maps advisory service helping clients anticipate market and ecosystem developments.

Simon’s focus is on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies.  His research covers topics including Of Wonders and Disruption,  The Future is More Predictable Than You Think - A Workbook for Value Chain Mapping, Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts: Strategies for an Increasingly Open Economy, Learning from Web 2.0 and A Lifecycle Approach to Cloud Computing.

As a geneticist with a love of mathematics and a fascination in economics, Simon has always found himself dealing with complex systems, whether it’s in behavioural patterns, environmental risks of chemical pollution, developing novel computer systems or managing companies.  He is a passionate advocate and researcher in the fields of open source, commoditization, innovation, organizational structure and cybernetics.

Simon is a regular presenter at conferences worldwide, and has been voted as one of the UK's top 50 most influential people in IT in recent Computer Weekly polls.

 

Ticket includes full hot English breakfast buffet.

Please note that Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club - collared shirts must be worn by men, and jeans and sports shoes are not permitted.

ATTENDANCE FEE
ATTENDEE PRICE
Member $ 400.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 520.00 HKD
  • Reservations in advance are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club. No jeans or sports shoes.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
  • For further information please email yammie@britcham.com
  • Please make cheques payable to: "The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong" & send it to Room 1201 Emperor Group Centre, 288 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong
Event:

Clash of the Titans: Can China Dethrone Silicon Valley?

Date:
Thu, June 28, 2018
Time:
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Speaker:

Simon Wardley, Researcher, Leading Edge Forum

Venue:
Harcourt Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central. Hosted by Andrew Seaton
Contact Person:
Yammie Yuen
Contact information:
yammie@britcham.com
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