Communications professional with 4+ years of experience in China and a 10-year-long passion for journalism, writing and editing.
Hello Everybody, this is episode #36 and today we have Bridget Riley with us as a guest. Bridget is not the classic entrepreneur guest of ours but it was still super interesting for us having an interview with her because she is the magazine editor of AmCham (American chamber of commerce), so business in China is something that she breath and see in her everyday work, getting to know everybody.
Bridget how are you?
There are many Chamber of commerce around the world and countless of those in Beijing in particular. Can you first tell us what is AmCham and why someone would get in touch with you?
I looked at your Linkedin page, seeing that San Francisco and Silicon Valley are also quite familiar to you. Wondering what’s your perspective on both startup eco systems.
Why you decided that China is the place for you?
What do you think is the sentiment towards China nowadays for American companies? Seems like it’s a love hate relationship. do you see any change while you work in AmCham?
Do you see any change in the typ of companies coming? sector? Company size?
Who are the type of people you are meeting during your work? Who is the most interesting person you’ve interviewed to the magazine?
Censorship comes a lot on our interviews obviously . How do you deal with that? Do you need ot approve every publication?
What’s the best way to get in touch with you?
Article of Bridget
Business Climate Survey (which has all the data about American business feeling less welcome)