Award-winning author and China / Asia correspondent Johan Nylander gives his view on how China’s smartest city is challenging Silicon Valley, and other stories from his years covering the Asia region.
Information about Johan Nylander
Johan Nylander is an award-winning author and freelancing China and Asia correspondent. He’s frequently published by CNN, Forbes and Sweden’s leading business daily Dagens Industri.
For almost two decades he’s covered news from a wide range of countries.
Today, he spends most of my time traveling China and neighboring countries, conducting interviews with presidents and peasants, entrepreneurs and migrant workers, triad members and government officials; all those who shape tomorrow’s Asia.
During the 2008 financial crisis he was stationed as foreign correspondent in London. He’s got an MBA from the University of Gothenburg in his native Sweden, and is the author of an acclaimed management book called Simplify (Förenkla, Liber publishing).
He lives with his family in Hong Kong.
Pizza and beer!