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Dr. Henrik Mann interviews Ms. Edith Yeung, entrepreneur, CEO, and founder of BizTech Day San Francisco, the most impactful business technology conference serving the entrepreneur community every year in San Francisco, about the leadership themes that propel her success.
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Our Global Hope: A Profile of Edith Yeung
Edith Yeung describes what makes her passionate about her work, and how growing up in a family of entrepreneurs helped foster her success. She also explains why Silicon Valley is so important for entrepreneurs.
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Our Global Hope: BizTech Day
Edith explains the concept of BizTech Day and what it’s like if you attend. The also discusses her plans to take it international, and shares her thoughts about some political concerns that are entering into the entrepreneurial world.
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Our Global Hope: BizTech Day and Beyond
Edith talks about what leaders can learn at BizTech Day, why she is hopeful about the future, and what she does to stay in a pattern of continual learning. She also talks about the importance of mentors, and has some advice for young women who are aspiring entrepreneurs.
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Our Global Hope: Thinking Internationally
Through her experiences, Edith compares and contrasts the way business is done in China and how it is done in the US. She also has some ideas of how the United States can build trust with China via business.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Edith Yeung
Edith is a guest host of CBS 5 Startup Profile, the go-to consultant in small business marketing, a sought-after speaker, and the Founder of BizTechDay – the most impactful business technology conference serving the entrepreneur community every year in San Francisco. Edith is passionate about connecting, educating and inspiring entrepreneurs. She has delivered many content rich, high-energy and memorable talks in US, Asia and Europe and leads San Francisco Entrepreneur Meetup Group with over 2800 members. Edith is also co-founder and CEO of iConnect Lab, a company which connects entreprenuers. Prior, she consulted and won multiple awards working with Fortune 500 companies including AT&T Wireless, Oracle, Siebel, Autodesk, Cisco Systems, Symantec, American Management Systems (AMS), Telstra Australia, Matav Hungary Telecom and Taiwan Semi-Conductor. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Edith moved to the United States by herself at the age of 16 and survived the culture shock with minimal English. Edith has led many lives: pianist, square dancer, software engineer, corporate slave, road warrior, consultant and entrepreneur. In early 2007, she left Corporate America to pursue something really meaningful to her – her entrepreneurial dream of empowering the small business community. Seth Godin recommends her as “the person I would hire.” Edith Yeung has been featured on CBS, CNN, Comcast, World Journal News, Marketing Sherpa and Sales & Marketing Management Magazine, Hong Kong Economics Times and Sing Tao News. A board member of the San Francisco Small Business Week, National Association of Women Business Owner and UC Berkeley Entrepreneurship Certificate Program Advisory Board, Edith Yeung graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Information Technology & Marketing. She lives in San Francisco.

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