Expanding into Overseas Markets: A fireside chat with Senior Director, Public Affairs, Huawei Technologies, Chris Pereira

Wed, Jul 29, 2020, 7:00 PM (CST)

About this event

Join us at Startup Grind Shenzhen online event as we talk to Chris Pereira, Senior Director, Public Affairs at Huawei.

We will be talking to Chris about:

• His experience at Huawei, dealing with issues between Canada, US and China, trade war challenges, communication challenges, media relations.

• Chris’s recommended strategies for Chinese companies expanding in the west, what challenges there will be, what pitfalls, what are the real challenges to be faced (versus what APPEARS to be the issue). East-West communication suggestions and advice

• Dealing with uncertainty in this era of trade wars and questioning of globalization

• Chris’s experience in travelling to Canada’s Far North (Iqaluit Nunavut and Inuvik Northwest Territories) to document Huawei’s work in Canada’s arctic region

• Fortune favors the bold – don’t stop doing amazing things, and smile despite everything


  • Chris Pereira

    Chris Pereira


    Senior Director, Public Affairs

    He is an experienced strategy and communications professional from Canada with 15 years of experience in China. Fully bilingual (written/spoken) Chinese and English, Chris recently put on a parka and travelled through the Canadian arctic to document how Huawei is helping to connect Canada’s Far North. In his professional career, Chris has worked with hundreds of companies, and dozens of Fort...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jul 29
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

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