Steve Chen, Entrepreneurship - Part 1
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by AmCham Taiwan
2w ago
Steve Chen is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder of YouTube, and an early employee at Silicon Valley icons like PayPal and Facebook. In 2006, Chen and co-founders Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim sold YouTube to Google for US$1.65 billion. He later started internet company AVOS Systems. In this episode, Steve shares his experience building companies from scratch in Silicon Valley, his foray into the world of NFT and cat videos, and how he’s building community in Taipei - where he’s lived since 2019 - connecting founders, engineers and funding to nurture the next generation of Internet companies. T ..read more
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Rahil Ansari, Automotive - Part 2
Executive Sweet
by AmCham Taiwan
1M ago
As a truly global citizen, Rahil Ansari shares his experiences of growing up in Germany as a son of Indian immigrants, and how that experience has shaped his career. Ansari is CEO and Chairman of Volkswagen Group Taiwan, but away from his day job he is a keen follower of fashion and design. Ansari shares what he and his family likes about living and working in Taiwan, how he got into the automotive industry, and what he thinks it takes to succeed in the industry. This is part two of a two-part conversation.  The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiw ..read more
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Scott Roberts, Defense - Part 2
Executive Sweet
by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
Scott Roberts grew up moving around the world - India, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, Singapore. He shares how that experience exposed him to different cultures and languages at a young age, and why passion is a prerequisite to working in the defense industry. Scott Robers is Corporate Vice President at L3Harris. In 2022 L3Harris relocated its regional office from Singapore to Taipei where Scott is based now overseeing Taiwan and South East Asia. Scott is also co-chair of AmCham Taiwan’s Defense Committee. This is part two of a two-part conversation.  The Executive Sweet is a pod ..read more
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Patrick Lin, President, AmCham Taiwan
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by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
Patrick Lin has worked for over two decades in the United States and Asia and is the new President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan. In this interview, Patrick shares his ‘servant leadership’ approach to management, his experience working as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House and NASA, and his plans for the future of AmCham, as well as how he broke two ribs skiing in Lake Tahoe. Read an abridged version of the interview here. Executive Sweet is a monthly podcast from AmCham, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan. Follow and subscribe for more insights into ..read more
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Taiwan Briefs from AmCham Taiwan
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by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
US Bills on Taiwan Progress Taiwan-Europe Ties Deepen Banksy Show Comes to Taipei Summer Festival Kicks Off This is a special travel and culture edition of Taiwan Briefs, featuring the biggest news stories this month from AmCham Taiwan but with a travel and culture twist. Taiwan Briefs are also available in Taiwan Business TOPICS magazine and online at http://topics.amcham.com.tw. The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會) is Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive. See omnystudi ..read more
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Steven Pan, Chairman, Regent Hotels Group
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by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
Steven Pan, chairman of the Regent Hotels Group and the Silks Hotel Group, is a veteran in the hotel industry, managing the Regent Taipei and other luxury hotels since 1992. In this interview, Steven shares his hands-on yet strategic approach to management, how Taiwan’s tourism sector fared during the pandemic, the importance of sustainability and why he challenges himself from learning Muay Thai to playing the saxophone. Read an abridged version of the interview here. Executive Sweet is a monthly podcast from AmCham, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan. Follow and subscribe for more ..read more
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White Paper edition: Taiwan Briefs from AmCham Taiwan
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by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
Progress on US-Taiwan Trade Initiative; Taiwan Gains Support from US Lawmakers; Digital Visa Launched; Taiwan’s Third Wind Farm Inaugurated.  This is a special White Paper edition of Taiwan Briefs, featuring the biggest news stories this month from AmCham Taiwan. Download the 2023 Taiwan White Paper here: https://amcham.com.tw/advocacy/white-paper/  Taiwan Briefs are also available in Taiwan Business TOPICS magazine and online at http://topics.amcham.com.tw. The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會) is Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the busine ..read more
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Scott Roberts, Defense - Part 1
Executive Sweet
by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
Scott Roberts is Corporate Vice President at L3Harris, an aerospace and defense company. In 2022 L3Harris relocated its regional office from Singapore to Taipei where Scott is based now, overseeing Taiwan and South East Asia. Scott reflects on the changes he’s seen in the defense industry since the 2006, and why communication and collaboration are important in his sector. L3Harris was a part of the 2023 Taipei Aerospace Defense Technology Exhibition. He recommends keeping up with the industry through magazines like Aviation Week and Space Technology. Scott is currently co-chair of the defense ..read more
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Sier Han Ng, Banking - Part 2
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by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
Sier Han discusses what it takes to have a successful career in the financial sector, how he got his start in the industry, and what he does to relax when he’s not at work.  Sier Han Ng is General Manager and CEO of DBS Bank Taiwan - the country’s largest foreign bank. He’s had over two decades of experience in the financial services industry. This is part two of a two-part conversation.  The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會), Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for compani ..read more
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Taiwan Briefs from AmCham Taiwan
Executive Sweet
by AmCham Taiwan
2M ago
U.S to Ramp Up Taiwan Arms Sales; New Agency to Collect Carbon Taxes in 2024; Taiwan Wins WTO Dispute with India; Tigerair to List on Taiwan Exchange. Here are your top business news stories for the month from AmCham Taiwan. Taiwan Briefs are also available in Taiwan Business TOPICS magazine and online at http://topics.amcham.com.tw. The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會) is Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive. Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan See omnystud ..read more
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