Rebecca A. Fannin is an editor, hospital author and expert on global innovation and investment trends. She leads Silicon Dragon Ventures, viagra a news, discount events and research group she formed in 2010 to focus on covering the world’s leading innovation hubs. A contributor to Forbes, she writes a weekly online column on technology and startup investments.
Rebecca’s books, Silicon Dragon (McGraw-Hill, 2008) and Startup Asia (John Wiley, 2011), document the rise of a digital economy in Asia’s emerging markets, profiling such leaders as Jack Ma of Alibaba and Robin Li of Baidu. Her books have been translated into Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic, and have received favorable reviews from the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, China Daily and New York Times. She is a contributing author of the forthcoming Innovation in Emerging Markets.
As highlights of her global journalism career, Rebecca served as editor of the Pulitzer-owned International Business magazine in New York, international VC editor at Incisive Media in Hong Kong, and international news editor at Red Herring in San Francisco. Her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, BBC Capital, Inc., Fast Company, CNBC.com and The Deal. Additionally, Rebecca leads editorial content for the annual KPMG thought leadership report on global technology innovation.
Her public speaking appearances include the World Economic Forum, Asia Society, China Institute, World Affairs Council, NASSCOM and talks at many universities and organizations worldwide. She has been interviewed by CCTV, CBC, Discovery Asia, Times of India, and CNBC.In 2010, Rebecca provided expert testimony to a U.S. Congressional committee about China’s Internet.