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 Expert  723973

Expert in Business: Sourcing, Chinese Manufacturing, International Marketing, Chinese Competitive Analysis


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is managing director and founder of Expert's Firm, a China focused consulting, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing services company serving clients seeking to do business in China or who are currently doing business in China.

His primary areas of expertise are in China/US trade, Chinese Business Practices and Culture, Sourcing and Manufacturing Products in greater China and Asia, Marketing and Selling Products and Services in China, Government Relations in China, Chinese Culture and History, China's relations with the US and Europe, Marketing and Selling Chinese Companies in the West.

Clients include Fortune 1000 companies, big box retailers, investors, department stores, start-ups, OEMS, new product developers, consumer product companies, equipment and component companies.

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Far East sourcing

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international sourcing

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sourcing

Expert is a recognized expert on China. This includes Chinese culture, business culture, history, psychographics and consumer behavior and has helped numerous companies enter the Chinese market for consumer and business to business products.

Additionally, Expert serves Chinese companies entering the American market by helping guide them through the culture, business culture and professional expectations that come with building a presence in the West.

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Chinese marketing

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Asia-Pacific market

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international marketing

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China business research

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Chinese manufacturing

Expert and his company, Expert's Firm have a long history of helping companies and organizations of all sizes and scope gain new market insight and advantage through competitive analysis in China.
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competitive intelligence

Expert has a keen understanding of how to market, sell and distribute consumer products in both the Chinese and US markets.
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business development

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business intelligence

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competitive intelligence countermeasures

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design for manufacture and assembly


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1993   B.A.   Marketing   Seton Hall UIniversity   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Managing Director

 

Expert is founder and managing director of Expert's Firm a China-focused consulting, business services, sourcing and manufacturing company. Expert is cheif China strategist and runs the company's day to day operations in three countries.

2002 to 2005

 

Beijing Gong Mei-Shanghai Direct, Inc.

 

Manufacturing/Sourcing

 

Vice President

 

Created and managed company's Chinese manufacturing and sourcing division.

2000 to 2001

 

Self-Employed Marketing Consultant

 


 

Consultant

 


1997 to 2000

 

Middleberg and Associate

 

Internet/New Media

 

Group Director

 

Group Director for corporate new media department. Chief client liaison, new business development, campaign creator and implementation.

1995 to 1997

 

Ruder-Finn and Shandwick/Weber

 

Internet Marketing

 

Account Supervisor

 

Co-founded new media group at a top-10 agency. Microsoft Corp account lead. Created and implemented marketing, website launch and public relations campaigns for Fortune 500 clients.

1993 to 1995

 

MWW Group

 

Corporate Public Relations and Marketing

 

Account Supervisor

 

Started marketing career here as an account assistant and was promoted 3 times to account supervisor.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Board of Directors, The Asian Financial Society, New York The China Institute; The Asia Society; Hong Kong Association of New York; The Dickens Society; The Pirate Blue Club

Awards/Recognition

PRSA Silver Anvil; PRSA Golden Anvil


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Chinese sourcing looking to building sourcing companies in the US for consulting on investment in China.
  • Expert in Chinese business manufacturing for consulting on mining and earthmover giant tires.
  • Expert in manufacturing companies in china liaison for consulting on Manufacturers.
  • Expert in outsourcing food packaging in China.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Have served as an expert witness in contract, trade and international business litigation and disputes. Document review, research, reports, deposition, testimony.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • China jurisdiction expert supply chain for consulting on Jurisdiction over Chinese company that made toy.
  • Chinese apparel industry expert needed for consulting regarding a dispute between Chinese manufacturer and American sales agent.
  • Expert in "Improving Productivity through Customer-Supplier Partnerships" for consulting on.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2001 to   China   Lived and worked in China. Runs a China-focused consulting firm. Fifteen employees in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, New Delhi and New York.
1995 to 2001   Europe   Extensive travel and business dealings throughout Europe on behalf of major American internet and technology companies.
1995 to 2001   Middle East   Extensive travel and business dealings throughout the Middle East on behalf of major American internet and technology companies.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

2006-10 - Lecturer at Universities, Conferences, Trade Groups, Trade Shows and Corporations on:

Doing Business in China, Marketing and Selling Foreign Goods and Services in China, US/China Trade Relations, Chinese Government Relations, Sourcing, Manufacturing and Supply Chain in Greater China and Asia, Chinese Culture and History, Chinese Business Culture and Etiquette

Series of Seminars at the China Institute - "China for Educators"

1994-96 - Developed and taught a seminar series called"The Internet for Executives." Trained executives in the emerging internet market.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Nine years of experience sourcing and manufacturing goods in China for sale to Fortune 1000 companies.

Other Skills and Services

Experienced lecturer and keynote speaker, media personality, published writer, expert witness.


 

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