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BenZhang sm Ben Zhang, Founder and CEO of Greater China, Advises Entrepreneurs to ‘Think Big’

“If you discover someone’s pain – what makes him sleepless – you’ve made a sale. When you find a solution for that pain, you’ve gained a customer for a lifetime. When you focus on meeting someone’s needs, you don’t just make a sale, you gain a friend.” -Ben Zhang, CEO, Greater China Ben Zhang is …

China Imperative International Ltd logo An interview With Connie Hong, Founder and General Manager of China Imperative International Ltd.

The international professional team of China Imperative International Ltd. uses a holistic approach to doing business in and with China. Their comprehensive business solutions include legal, tax and accounting, public relations and marketing service perspectives. Q: Tell us about your career path to your current job. A: I started out as an accountant along with training …

DavisWrightTremainelogo Fraser Mendel: Paving the Way for Chinese Businesspeople to Interface with their American Counterparts

“In China, you need to invest time getting to know the potential business partner.” ~Fraser Mendel, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP About Fraser Mendel Fraser Mendel, a partner at the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine (Seattle office), is an international corporate law attorney who was based in China for 12 years. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, …

Stoel Rives logo196 Stoel Rives China Practice: Helping Chinese Companies that Seek to Expand Their Presence in North America

“We pride ourselves on the extensive business contacts we have developed with the Chinese business and legal community. Over the years, we have worked with numerous Chinese clients seeking to invest or do business in the United States. More recently, we have been pleased to assist U.S. companies and investors seeking to gain access to …

contextChina Chinese banner contextChina: Online Media Company Connects the Pacific Northwest and China

“Success for me personally means making a difference in the relationship between the U.S. and China by creating a media source with a fresh approach. Technology can help us bridge the gap across the Pacific and talk to each other directly.” -Kristi Heim, co-founder and president of contextChina Kristi Heim is founder and president of …

Din Tai Fung logo David Yang Wasielewski, Owner of Din Tai Fung Dumpling House in Bellevue

“This is what my native country can offer, and I can bring that to the U.S. I can help create a bridge between the two cultures and make the brand bigger, better, and more popular in the states.”  ~David Yang Wasielewski, Owner of Din Tai Fung Dumpling House in Bellevue Din Tai Fung is a …

Grossman Services icon Grossman Services: Executive Project Management and Brokerage Services

“You must have a trusted representative locally to be truly successful.” ~Kevin Grossman Grossman Services works with companies and individuals to implement their projects better. Projects include commercial and investment real estate development, facility planning and renovations, brokerage, business expansion capital and strategic planning. Kevin Grossman is the president and Designated Broker. Learn more about …

Andy Yip 2013 Hong Kong Association of Washington: Nurturing Connections Among the U.S., Mainland China, and Hong Kong

It’s all about relationship, or “guanxi.” In China, business comes with relationship while in the U.S., relationship comes with business. -Andy Yip, President of Hong Kong Association of Washington Born and raised in Hong Kong, Andy Yip moved to Seattle in 1995 with his family to further his education. After his graduation from the University …

David Woodward 196x99 Associates in Cultural Exchange: Helping People Make Connections Worldwide

“Our organization plans to steadily develop ties across China through the education sector, with many Chinese students coming to study in A.C.E. Language Institutes and groups of professionals coming to the U.S. for tailored training.” ~David Woodward, President and CEO, Associates in Cultural Exchange David Woodward is the President & CEO of Associates in Cultural …

Scope 5 logo Scope 5: Leading a second wave of sustainability data management software

“Scope 5’s goal is to help make energy efficiency and other sustainability programs more valuable to organizations.” ~Yoram Bernet, CEO, Scope 5 The Scope 5 executive team has experience in a variety of senior management roles in product management, engineering, marketing, business development and business operations at companies ranging from corporate (Microsoft, Intel, Disney, Bell …