|Micah Truman, 29- (American) CEO, Co-founder
of Madeforchina, an Internet focused marketing and consulting company
based out of Beijing, China. With over 6 years of China based business
development experience, Micah has led Madeforchina's expansion from
a two to a sixty five person company in 3 years. Madeforchina's client
list includes Ericsson, Nokia, IBM, Hewlett >Packard, Swatch, Legend
Computer, and Intel.
Micah has been a featured speaker at the Wharton School of Business
(1999), Digital Dividends Conference (2000), The Economist Conference
on the Chinese Internet (2000), Chinadotcom Conference (2000), and
Internet World NY(2000).
Wharton School of Business (1999)- spoke on starting up an Internet
focused company in China, as well as on the parth to profitability
Digital Dividends Conference (2000)- spoke on the Digital Divide,
and how China will be a key benchmark as to whether we are able
to close this divide on a global scale. This was a great conference-
there were about 20 speakers, and they managed to get Vint Cerf,
Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates in as speakers.
The Economist Conference on the Chinese Internet (2000)- spoke
on a panel discussing the various Internet focused business models
that exist, and which ones are best suited to the Chinese Mainland.
Chinadotcom Conference (2000)- Was flown to both Hong Kong and
San Francisco by Chinadotcom to speak at their forums on the Chinese
Internet, focusing on entrepreneurialism.
Internet World NY(2000)- spoke on a panel with VP of International
Development from HP, and Hurst Lin, co-founder of Sina on the current
business enviroment in Asia, especially in regards to the affect
the Internet industry.