John is a business professional and academic professor who offers a unique set of perspectives that sets him apart from his industry and academic peers. John has a passion for teaching Mandarin - ESL Students, ?I enjoy helping Chinese students identity how to unleash their creativity, and pursue their dreams and passions. My goal is to enable students with the tools and skill sets to succeed in today?s global business environment and increase their vocabulary?. My Mandarin is not that good, ... [more]
As a writer, John has authored and published 13 books and numerous trade articles. John helps Mandarin students expand their vocabulary and increase their use of academic words. John focuses on equipping student with the tools and skill sets needed to help them write papers and increase their grades.
As the CEO of two corporations and one non-profit as well as my 30 years experience of doing business in Europe and Asia, I am a well-rounded business professional. For my Music / Events company, I have office in Hong Kong and Shanghai. I also teach Entrepreneur courses at Irvine Valley College. As a consultant in the automotive industry, I utilize S.W.O.T. analysis and Six Sigma concepts in order to increase ROI.
In the Automotive industry my selected accomplishments include facilitating a closing ratio improvement from 5.9% to 10.23% within 90 days, and for a Fortune 200 client, boosted closing ratio from 3.87% to 10.04%, thus increasing Internet and brick and mortar sales at 2 locations from $1.55M to $2.845M. I help hire, train, mentor, and motivate sales and support personnel in order to shape their character and develop new skill sets. In order to optimize customer service I offer training techniques that are used to attract and maintain long-term relationships with valued customers.
I have launched extensive marketing campaigns in the music industry for two artists. Wishbone and Sue Ann Pinners. For Wishbone, I licensed the band in 13 countries, and charted the band at #43 on various National Radio charts. For Sue Ann Pinners, developed a distribution network of 100+ independent Christian bookstores that yielded strong results. In regard to marketing events, I have hosted stadium concerts for Jose Feliciano, Lisa Stansfield, All for One, and various Indian, Thai, Taiwanese and Hong Kong recording artist. In 1997 I marketed and managed the ?Hand Over Concert? when Hong Kong was handed back to China.