Author Archives: Abe Sorock

Dillon Powers on Managing Alliances at Lenovo

Dillon Powers helps Lenovo manage collaborative relationships with Western technology companies as the only native English speaker on his team. In our interview, Dillon shares insights on cultivating professional mentors, using English and Chinese strategically at work, and handling high-impact projects at an international Chinese company:  How did your career in China begin, and how did you get brought on at Lenovo? I studied[Continue Reading…]

Wednesday, April 1 – Speaker Series with Ira Cohen

We’re looking forward to welcoming Ira Cohen for a Speaker Series event this Wednesday evening.  Ira will share some of his experiences as an AmCham China Governor, Beijing community leader, and serial entrepreneur in education and human resources over a nearly 30 year career in China:  As Vice-President of Universal Ideas Consultants, Ira leads a significant number of Executive Development, Education[Continue Reading…]

Matt Bartoloni on Recruiting and Building a Niche in China

Over four years in Beijing, Matt emerged as one of the city’s most successful foreign recruiters, working with several top international recruiting firms before moving into the education industry for an in-house role with EF.  Before leaving EF and Beijing to return to the U.S., he was the leading recruiter of foreign teachers in the company.  Matt shares his insights for successful professional[Continue Reading…]