Rebecca A. Fannin is the founder of news and events group Silicon Dragon Ventures, which she established in 2010 to cover global tech innovation trends. She is the author of three forward-looking books, Silicon Dragon, Startup Asia and her latest title, Tech Titans of China. As a journalist, Rebecca was one of the first to write about China’s entrepreneurial boom, interviewing such leaders as Jack Ma of Alibaba and Robin Li of Baidu, among others. She is a correspondent to CNBC and 10-year columnist at Forbes, and her articles also have appeared in Harvard Business Review, CEO, Inc. and Red Herring magazine, where she was an editor during the dotcom boom. A regular media commentator and public speaker, she has appeared on CNN, CNBC, BBC, CNA and Bloomberg, and has spoken at the Brookings Institute, Davos China, the Harvard Club, the Asia Society and China Institute. She also has lectured at several leading universities internationally. Originally from Ohio, Rebecca today has home bases in New York City and San Francisco.