The Editor’s Discussion Series: How U.S.-China Trade Tensions are Affecting the Trade Landscape

Behind U.S.-China trade tensions is a longer term threat: a technology Cold War that may end up dividing the global economy. The struggle is fueled by national security fears in Washington as China bids for global tech dominance. What will be the fallout on Silicon Valley?

Bloomberg as a part of the New Economy gathered a select group of influential group of key decision makers representing the investment, entrepreneurial, and policy communities from both China and The United States to discuss the implications of a conflict that is likely to long outlast the tariff spat between the world’s two largest economies, with profound consequences for cross-border innovation ecosystems and global supply chains.

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Attendees included:

Christine Tsai
500 Startups

Matt Sheehan
Fellow, The Paulson Institute;
Author, Chinafornia: How China is Reshaping Silicon Valley, Hollywood and the Golden State

The Honorable Michelle K. Lee
Former Under Secretary of Commerce and Director
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Andy Browne, Editorial Director, Bloomberg New Economy
Colin Chummers, Vice President, Americas Operations and Network & Partner Services (NPS) and Global Manufacturing Operations (GMO), Cisco
Elizabeth Economy, C. V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Rebecca Fannin, Founder, Silicon Dragon Ventures; Author, Tech Titans of China
James Green, Sr. Fellow, Georgetown University; Host of the U.S.-China Dialogue Podcast
Amy Gu, Managing Partner, Hemi Ventures
Carson Kahn, CEO, Volley
Jan Söderström, VP and Head of the Technology Office Silicon Valley, Ericsson
Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor, Bloomberg Technology
Isaac Stone Fish, Senior Fellow, Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations
Mary Yang, VP of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, NIO
Dr. Xiaohua Yang, Director of the China Business Studies Initiative in the School of Management, University of San Francisco
Edith Yeung, Managing Partner, Proof of Capital

Stay tuned for the next installment of The Editor’s Discussion Series.

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