Technomic Asias staff comprises a powerful mix of experience, ethnicity and Asian knowledge, collectively providing a unique hybrid of insight and perspective from both Western and local Asian points of view.
Key Characteristics of the Technomic Asia Staff
- Senior leadership averaging over 20 years of Asian business experience
- Strong educational background from leading schools in Asia and the West
- Both consulting and practical industry work experience in diverse sectors
B.A., Economics and English Literature, Vassar College
M.B.A., Thunderbird – Garvin School of International Management
As a founder of Technomic Asia, Steve has extensive experience across multiple industries and geographies through over 30 years of international consulting. He has completed over 600 assignments for many of the world’s leading companies, assisting clients in international market entry and strategy development throughout Asia and China since the early 1980s. He has broad industry experience through his many years of consulting. Steve has established offices across Asia and has practical background in partner assessment, alternative structural formats and organic business development. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to business development and growth in Asia. He is author of the book, “The China Ready Company”, and has won an Emmy for his role in the development of the DVD series, “On the Frontlines: Doing Business in China”.Steve has a working knowledge of Chinese and Japanese.
Bsc. Mechanical Engineering, Hangzhou Mechanical Industry School
BA English, Hangzhou University
MBA Lancaster University (UK)
Qi has worked for many years on market strategy and inward investment opportunities in China. His previous position was with a provincial unit of MOFTEC based in Hangzhou. He has extensive experience in industrial and consumer products across multiple industries. Qi possesses an in-depth understanding of the Chinese business environment and has special expertise in relationship issues, SOE structural areas as well as governmental roles and behaviors. He has developed a specific process to evaluate a company’s structure and inter relationships and is a published author on “Relationship Mapping” in a prestigious US journal. Qi is also part of Technomic’s acquisition service team. Qi was a British Chevening Scholar and is fluent in Mandarin and English and has a working knowledge of German.