September 08, 2011
Silicon Dragon, a news, events and consulting group, visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, the force behind Silicon Dragon, Rebecca Fannin rang the Closing Bell.
This news, events and consulting group was founded by journalist and author Rebecca Fannin in 2009. The group publishes international newsletters for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, programs business conferences for startup founders and investors in New York, Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore, and provides editorial content for multinational tech and financial companies, including KPMG and Sony.
Silicon Dragon testified as an expert witness on China's Internet before a U.S.-China Commission in Washington, D.C. Silicon Dragon draws upon a rich library, from Ms. Fannin's extensive reporting in Asia for nearly two decades for Forbes, CEO, HBR.com, The Deal, Red Herring and several other business publications.
The content resources include two books penned by Ms. Fannin: Silicon Dragon (McGraw-Hill, 2008) and Startup Asia (Wiley, forthcoming Oct. 2011).
Rebecca is the author of Startup Asia (Wiley, 2011) and Silicon Dragon (McGraw-Hill, 2008), and a contributor to Forbes, writing about innovation and entrepreneurship globally. In 2009, she established news and events group Silicon Asia.
Rebecca has appeared on Channel News Asia, Fox Business News, CCTV, SkyTV and Reuters TV. She has spoken at Harvard, Yale, Columbia and USF.
Her consulting work includes a white paper on China outsourcing and tech innovation trends for KPMG, digital marketing content for Sony Ericsson. In 2010, she provided expert testimony before a U.S.-China Commisssion in Washington, DC.
Earlier in her journalistic career, Rebecca was an international editor at Red Herring, AVCJ, AdAge and the Pulitzer-owned International Business. Her articles have appeared in Inc., Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, The Deal, CEO, Huffington Post, AsiaWeek, Asia Inc., Worth, NASDAQ magazine and Wired.
A graduate of Ohio University Scripps School of Journalism and an Asian studies fellow with the Freedom Forum, Ms. Fannin also was a Dow Jones intern at the Dayton Journal Herald. She is a member of the Overseas Press Club.