Biography of the Author Mark Greeven

Mark Greeven

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Composite pictures of Tencent, WeChat and Pinduoduo.

    Commentary: How Tencent, that other Chinese Big Tech giant, is beating a path to a trillion dollars

    Tencent looks set to grow to a US$1 trillion market capitalisation given its diversified revenue sources, its strong growth strategy premised on ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A staff member carrying sanitizing equipment walks past a closed cinema at a shopping m

    Commentary: COVID-19 proving to be a business opportunity for some companies

    Faced with the prospect of empty cinemas, a Chinese movie studio radically changed its film distribution approach, says an observer.
  3. Arrivals at the "Tech for Good" Summit in Paris

    Commentary: Alibaba makes a whopping US$28 billion bet on its next breakthrough act

    But it comes as no surprise that Alibaba is betting big on the cloud to maintain competitiveness at home and make a play for overseas markets, ...
  4. Officials say China could start clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine as early as late April

    Commentary: Who will get the COVID-19 vaccine Chinese companies are developing?

    Of the 32 vaccines that are in human trials around the world, a larger number are from Chinese companies than might have been expected, says ...
  5. Composite picture of Ant Group and Jack Ma. (Photos: AFP, Reuters)

    Commentary: China’s spat with Jack Ma is a push to control Big Tech. Silicon Valley may be next

    The days of Big Tech companies growing at scale with no boundaries are numbered as stricter government regulations come into play, says this observer.
  6. Pull our 5G equipment and billions go up in smoke, Huawei warns

    Commentary: 2020 is shaping up to be a rough year for Huawei

    Huawei’s business has been hit by international sanctions, but the world needs Huawei more than it realises, says IMD Business School’s Mark Greeven.
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    Commentary: On sick leave, but China still makes great leap forward in Med Tech

    This COVID-19 outbreak has turbocharged the rise of digital healthcare platforms and solutions to aid healthcare workers, says Mark Greeven.
  8. Composite picture of tech and manufacturing firms in China.

    Commentary: The new wave of Chinese tech champions you never heard of but should know

    In China, many tech start-ups are quietly working away to create the next tsunami of disruption, says IMD Business School’s Dr Mark Greeven.
  9. Composite of Chinese social media influencers.

    Commentary: Retail in China has exploded with online sales agents. Now Walmart wants in

    Walmart’s bid for TikTok belies the deeper changes in retail and e-commerce already underway in China and almost certain to be the future for many ...