Please join me this Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bookworm in Beijing.

Please join me this Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bookworm in Beijing.  Two of my research assistants and I will be discussing some of the key issues highlighted in “No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers” with a forward view toward possible reforms and policy changes. It will be an interactive session with audience members.  Here are the details:


About James McGregor
James McGregor is an American author, journalist and businessman who has lived in China for more than 25 years. Currently, he is chairman of APCO Worldwide, Greater China. A professional speaker and commentator who specializes in China’s business, politics and society, he regularly appears in the media to discuss China-related topics. McGregor is the author of the books "No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism" (2012) and "One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China" (2005). He also wrote the 2010 report "China’s Drive for ‘Indigenous Innovation’ – A Web of Industrial Policies." From 1987 to 1990 McGregor served as The Wall Street Journal’s bureau chief in Taiwan, and from 1990 to 1994 as the paper’s bureau chief in Mainland China. From 1994 to 2000, he was chief executive of Dow Jones & Company in China. After leaving Dow Jones, he was China managing partner for GIV Venture Partners, a $140 million venture capital fund specializing in the Chinese Internet and technology outsourcing. In 1996, McGregor was elected as chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China. He also served for a decade as a governor of that organization. He is a member of the Atlantic Council, Council on Foreign Relations, National Committee on US-China Relations and International Council of the Asia Society. He serves on a variety of China-related advisory boards.

4 Responses to Please join me this Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bookworm in Beijing.

  1. Wu, Kevin says:

    thanks Jim

    It is always great pleasure to read your thoughtful posts

    Regretly, I will be in Shihezi in Xinjiang attending a company 30th anniversary event from Friday till Saturday



    Best Regards

    Kevin Wu
    Vice President – North Asia
    Sales & Market Development

    Cessna Aircraft Beijing Office
    Mobile: +86 13911603616
    Office: +86 10 65678611
    Fax: +86 10 65688130

    Sent from my BlackBerry

  2. David Kelly says:

    Count me in… and Philippa and probably a few of our staff.

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  3. Cathy McGregor says:

    It will be packed! Wish I could be there! You are rockin’ and rollin’! I love you , c

    Sent from my iPad

  4. Chris Alberti says:

    Hope to be there.

    ____________________________ C. Christopher Alberti +86 1391 170 6471 Mobile +1 (617) 877-7049 US Mobile

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