FORA.tv Speaker - Sage Brennan
Sage leads L2's research and advisory platform in Asia and is a longtime media and Internet analyst in China, most recently based in Shanghai. Sage has a broad range of marketing, consumer research, market entry and financial analysis experience, as both an advisor and a manager of entrepreneurial companies in China. Sage is a founder and curator of the Shanghai chapter of MobileMonday, with over 3,000 participants, and TEDxShanghai.
Sage was recently research director of Hong Kong-based hedge fund Pacific Sun Investment Management and chief representative of the firm's China operations, based in Shanghai. He was general manager of Shanghai-based Pacific Epoch, a boutique telecom and technology research firm, later acquired by Pacific Crest Securities. He contributed the weekly "This Week in China" column to Dow Jones' MarketWatch for two years, and remains a frequent commentator on China-related media and technology issues in print media and on programs such as CNBC's 'Asia Squawk Box.'
A native of Boston, Sage holds both an MBA and an undergraduate degree in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has been speaking and studying Mandarin since he first lived in Beijing in 1987.
09.09.11 | 01:29:57 min
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