Past Event: Stanford GSB Chapter of Hong Kong

Date:                      Breakfast, Tuesday, 6 September 2011
Speaker Series:
Topic:                 Asia New Media/Asia Old Media: Opportunities & Challenges
Time:                  7:45 am to 9:30 am
Place:                 The American Club, Town Club, 49th Floor and Terrace
                          2 Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong

Event Details
The Stanford GSB Chapter of Hong Kong welcomed to a breakfast talk by Michelle Guthrie, Director, Strategic Business Development, Asia Pacific, Google and one of Asia’s most experienced women in internet/media (please see Speaker’s Bio, below). We are delighted that Michelle was able to spend so much of her time with Chapter members and to have shared her insights with us.

The Event was generously co-sponsored by Crown Worldwide.

More than 50 individuals pre-registered for this event including Stanford GSB alumni, Stanford Law School alumni, other Stanford University alumni and members of the Goldman Sachs Hong Kong Women’s Network, who were invited to join in the event.

Speaker’s Bio: Michelle Guthrie
Michelle Guthrie is responsible for Google's partnerships and business development in Asia and has been at the crossroads of new media/traditional media for much of her career. In addition to her role at Google, Michelle sits on the board of Metro International SA, the largest international newspaper with over 100 editions in 19 countries, globally, and has been recognized at the World Economic Forum (Davos) as a Young Global Leader. Before Prior joining Google, Michelle was a Managing Director of Providence Equity Partners, the world's largest telecoms media and technology-focused private equity group. Earlier, Michelle was CEO of STAR TV, Asia's leading pan-regional broadcaster, with over 60 television services in 9 languages broadcasting to over 300 million viewers across Asia. Michelle began her career as a lawyer in Sydney, following which she was with FOXTEL in Australia and BSkyB in the UK. In her career, Michelle has served on more than 25 listed and privately-held company boards and, in the non-profit sector, is a Director of Plan International Hong Kong. Plan works in 50 developing countries to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. She holds a BA and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Sydney. Michelle was born in Sydney and has lived/worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Australia.