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Joe Chen is CEO of Renren, the Chinese Facebook. A pioneer of China's internet industry, he previously founded ChinaRen.com, a first generation social networking service which became one of China's most visited websites in 1999. Following the acquisition of the site by Sohu.com, Joe became Senior VP at Sohu before founding Renren.

Drawing on years of experience in technology and the Chinese market, in this insightful Masterclass Joe shares his insights on the Art of Pivoting and a wide range of topics including:

- Why the CEO's job is the most demanding position;
- How companies change and grow;
- A recent decade of change in Chinese business;
- Experiences of risk and failure;
- Growing a user base exponentially;
- Starting a new company and investing in existing ones;
- The future of AI and other technologies; and,
- The value of experience.

Joe Chen full version Masterclass

Joe is a pioneer of China's internet industry and will share his insights on a wide range of topics including:

- Why the CEO's job is the most demanding position;
- How companies change and grow;
- A recent decade of change in Chinese business;
- Experiences of risk and failure;
- Growing a user base exponentially;
- Starting a new company and investing in existing ones;
- The future of AI and other technologies; and,
- The value of experience.


Joe Chen #1 - Characteristics of great CEOs

The CEO's job is one of the most demanding jobs there is, says CEO of Renren Joe Chen.


Joe Chen #2 - How to successfully pivot

Joe Chen shares his thoughts on Microsoft's recent pivot and how to do this within your company.


Joe Chen #3 - The Chinese market and talent development

China has a huge audience for digital consumption, which has inspired much investment into the country. Joe Chen talks about competition, consolidation and the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.


Joe Chen #4 - Resilience and tolerance

Joe shares invaluable advice for managing risk by thinking of the possible outcomes and acting to mitigate the worst of these before they detriment the company.


Joe Chen #5 - Hyper growth

Growing by 650,000 users in day seems like an extraordinary feat - but Joe Chen tells us his story of achievement.


Joe Chen #6 - Choosing companies for growth

Without much experience, the next generation of tech entrepreneurs are bravely forming new companies in Silicon Valley. Joe Chen talks about the state of investing vs starting a new company today.


Joe Chen #7 - Mentors for the future

Finding a mentor can be even more valuable than finding investment.


Joe Chen #8 - The Facebook empire

Facebook's acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp was criticised at the time, but not by Joe Chen. Chen talks about Zuckerberg's ability to pivot and the future.


Joe Chen #9 - The value of experience

With wide experience comes perspective - and with it, a higher chance for success.


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