Foong Wai Fong is the author of the bestselling book, Culture Is Good Business and the Founding Director of Megatrends Asia.
Ms. Foong is the Director of Megatrends Asia, a global research organization, founded with John Naisbitt of Megatrends fame. An honors graduate of economics from the University of Malaya and a successful business executive, she directs the Asian research programs from bases in Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai. Her research areas include macro economic trends in Asia, the progress of reform and changes in China, cultural industries and sustainable development.
Ms. Foong is a much sought-after speaker and advisor by multinational companies and institutions on Asian trends. She serves on the advisory Board of many international organizations including the Economic Development Board of the Port of Rotterdam from 2007-2009 Well-traveled and versatile in key Asian languages, she regularly contributes to regional economic and business publications. She has 3 best-selling books to her credit; “The New Asian Way,” “We have to talk, Mr. Prime Minister” and “Culture is Good Business”(Voted Top 10 best books in Taiwan in 2003 by Commonwealth Magazine). She is working on a new book, “Redefining the Good Life — Ensure a future for mankind.”
Ms Foong has extensive business experience, having built a successful business in Asia and received the Top Women Entrepreneur Award from the Malaysian Government. Ms Foong now heads a preparatory committee on founding a Center for Cultural Resources and Industries Management for Asia. She is the founding director for the GEM Group, an education venture in partnership partnership with Hong Kong University and Microsoft Corporation., founded in 2002. Ms Foong also leads the founding of the SJTU-GHCC Confucius Institute in Kuala Lumpur ( GHCC), a member of the worldwide network of Confucius Institutes sponsored by the Chinese government.
Foong Wai Fong (冯久玲Feng Jiuling)
The GEM Group
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