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Tectonic Shifts of the Global Economy: Long-Term and Short Term Implications of China's Growing Impact
Christopher Thomas, Senior Advisor,McKinsey & Company
This seminar is jointly hosted by the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) and Greater China Business Club (GCBC) at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
About the seminar
There is often much discussion about the current Chinese economic environment and how it impacts global economic growth. However, to gauge the true impact of China on the world economy, one should look at what will happen over the long term as the country gets closer to the United States in economic strength and maturity. This talk will look at the current trends in the Chinese political and economic arena, the long-term prospects for Chinese economic growth, and how these trends will impact the global economic order. Examples from the technology and internet industry will be used to demonstrate this effect and how China will shape global industries.
About the speaker
Chris joined McKinsey & Company’s Asia leadership team in 2011 as a senior advisor in
Formerly, Chris was Chief of Staff to Intel Executive Vice President Sean Maloney, assisting
During a six months sabbatical in 2010, Chris led a major charity program in China and was a visiting professor of strategy at the MIT-Fudan University MBA program in Shanghai. Chris’s academic and policy works have been published by Stanford University; in Opportunity ’08 by the Brookings Institution; and in the Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation textbook by Clayton Christensen and Robert Burgelman. Chris has served as a senior fellow at Tsinghua University and was the author of the ‘Asia Diary’ column for Forbes Online. Chris is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations, and an Advisory Board Member for the Seva Foundation.
Chris received an MBA from Stanford Business School (2001), where he was an Arjay Miller
Chris was born in Washington, D.C., spent his entire childhood in rural Colorado, lived as an
Thursday, December 01, 2011 | 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm