1. Introduction.- 2. Chinese Characteristics.- 3. Games people play.- 4. Geography of Management.- 5. The Power of the Whole.- 6. The Irrationality of Being Rational.- 7. Union of Men and Heaven.- 8. Contemporary Expression of Traditions.- 9. Etiquettes with Chinese Characteristics.- 10. The Chinese Model.- 11. Moral Hazard or Moral Imperative.- 12. Exporting China Inc..- 13. Cross-Cultural Lessons.- 14. Two Systems – One World!.
Born in China, raised in Hong Kong and educated in the US, Wei Yen has spent half his life and his career living and working in both the US and Asia.
Wei has 23 years of financial industry experience, including as Managing Director for Moody’s Asia Pacific, where he ran its Asian Financial Institutions rating practices, and as Managing Director for Lehman Brothers Asia and Nomura International, where he advised Asian clients on rating and corporate finance. He was also a member of Lehman’s Asia Commitment Committee. Wei also held corporate positions as CFO for iSwitch Corp., a Mainland Chinese technology company, and as Group Treasurer for CITIC Pacific Limited, a Hong Kong listed subsidiary of the conglomerate CITIC Group.
Before relocating to Asia in 1997 with Lehman Brothers, Wei was a biotech VC in New York for Rothschild Ventures, and corporate High-Yield analyst for Moody’s covering the technology and chemicals sectors. Earlier in his career, he was a research physicist and business manager for the American Cyanamid Company.
Wei received his BS in physics from SUNY at Stony Brook, PhD in physics from the University of Maine and MBA in finance from Pace University. He lives in Southern California.