About meAn Australian entrepreneur and maker collaborator who came to Shenzhen in 1997 to start an international business. After 14 years manufacturing in China I chose to try my hand at forming an eCommerce Collaborative startup (FABAPC®) in Shenzhen, the 'Hollywood of Hardware.
FABAPC®, is a Collaborative of Market Developers, Industrial Designers, Makers, Startups and Digital Content Developers that is based in Shenzhen city, the 'Hollywood of Hardware’ in China.
Since moving to China, I'm fortunate in being given opportunities to innovate together with design and R&D teams from all over the world. Our clients include, Huawei, Tencent, Alibaba, Haier, ZTE, TCL, Mindray, DJI, SAIC, FAW-VW-Audi, Land Rover - Jaguar, TESLA, Dongfeng Nissan, PSA, Toshiba, Phillips, XDS and many Fortune 500 companies.
Am proud to be a StartupSalad Ambassador / Organiser / Mentor / Volunteer
The StartupSalad community has assisted in forming startups that are now valued more than tens of millions of dollars. However, what we value more is the tens of thousands of passionate startup lovers we have connected and helped. Powered by Tencent Open Platform, Startup Salad was originally formed in Shenzhen, China in 2015. Now, after more than 130 StartupSalad events across China, our community is gaining traction and growing globally.
Industry SegmentService Provider›Manufacturers/Suppliers
- Reason for joining
- I joined to remain active in the maker and startup community in China, specifically here in Shenzhen city.
- What are your areas of expertise?
- Doing business in China, with a good degree of success. Sourcing from reliable suppliers in China. Marketing to China and reaching the Chinese consumer. Building teams in China that perform beyond standards and expectations of those involved. Networking.
- What do you want to learn more about?
- Coding in the digital age
- If you could build anything, what would it be?
- A flying car! Oh, someone's done that already. Next would be a home by the beach.
- Who do you want to connect with most?
- People looking for collaborators based in China
- What question would you like answered right now?
- What's Next?.