[PAST EVENT] Build & Sell Businesses in China: From W&M English Major to Entrepreneur

April 28, 2015
6pm - 7:30pm
Cohen Career Center
180 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
The Reves Center and Cohen Career Center are sponsoring a live video-conference with Mr. Danny Levinson '96, an investor, advisor and director at a number of technology and media companies operating in Greater China.

Levinson is from the U.S. and moved to China in 1997. He is the CEO of Kovurt, an online privacy fix and Cloud-based security company. From 2000 to 2003 he co-founded and managed products at Moxze, China's first online multiplayer Web game publisher, and then in 2004 co-founded Cloud-based Chinese marketing software firm BDL Media Ltd. in Beijing, where he served as CEO until he successfully sold the company in 2010 to U.S.-based Vocus (Nasdaq:VOCS). He then served as Vocus' Chief Legal Representative and General Manager responsible for operations and M&A in China until 2014.

Levinson has spoken in the U.S. at events with Wharton, Harvard, and UNC Kenan-Flagler; and in Asia with China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, CEIBS, Merrill Lynch, and Beijing University. He has been featured, interviewed or quoted by SCMP, U.S. National Public Radio, Beijing Daily, China Radio International, Forbes, Businessweek, and Wall Street Journal. Levinson is an Asia Society Asia21 Fellow, and he lives between Beijing and Hong Kong with his family.

Levinson studied Japanese and Chinese in university and earned his degree in English literature from the College of William and Mary in the United States. {{http://linkd.in/1DchnyF, View his LinkedIn profile.}}

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