FORA.tv Speaker - John W. Allen
John W. Allen is Chairman & CEO of Greater China Corporation. Involved in Asia and China for over 30 years and participated in developing several multi $billion companies. Assisted in founding AIESEC in China and Latin America and was Chairman of the Board of AIESEC, US and of AIESEC Yale. Founding member of the Chinese Cultural Foundation and the China Investment Group, LLC.
Headed the international investment subsidiary of the Bank of Boston and was Assistant to James D. Wolfensohn (former head of the World Bank) at Schroder Bank and Trust, and subsequently became President of the International Securities Exchange Corporation.
Served as Trustee of the Soros Open Society Institute and one of three Trustees of the International Science Foundation along with George Soros and Nobel Laureate James Watson.
Director of the World Policy Institute, the International Business and Academic Council, Advisor to the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights and Womensphere and previously served as Vice Chairman of the Business Council for the United Nations.
Also Chairman of Spring Investment Corporation and Turtlesnap Ventures, Inc. Frequent speaker on China, global capital markets, emerging markets and entrepreneurial initiatives. Received his BA from Yale University and MBA from Harvard Business School.
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