The HBS Alumni Club of Shanghai cordially invites you to an alumni dinner event with Jason (Nanchun) Jiang, the CEO of Focus Media on Thursday, February 24th, 2011.
Mr. Jiang is a highly successful media entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Focus Media, a multi-platform digital media company that operates out-of-home advertising network using audiovisual digital displays in China. The company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange in 2005, and currently has a market capitalization of ~US$ 3.6 billion.
Mr. Jiang will speak about his experiences founding and managing a leading media company in China's rapidly changing media industry.
Seats are limited. If you are interested, kindly RSVP to Sally Wang firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011. The cost of the event is RMB 200 per person. Please note: the discussion will be conducted in Mandarin Chinese.
Date: Thursday, February 24th, 2011, 19:00 - 21:00
Venue: LYNN Restaurant
Address : No.99-1, Xi Kang Road (near Nanjing Road), Jing An District
Tel: 8621-6247 0101
About Jason Nanchun Jiang:
Jason Nanchun Jiang is the founder of Focus Media, and has served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer since May 2003. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Jiang was the chief executive officer of Everease Advertising Corporation, which is one of the top 50 advertising agencies in China. Starting in 2003, Mr. Jiang was general manager of Aiqi Advertising, an advertising company founded by his immediate family members in 1997 which was renamed Focus Media Advertising in May 2003. In December 2003, Mr. Jiang was selected by China News Publisher’s Media magazine as one of the ‘‘Media People of the Year’’. In September 2003, Mr. Jiang was selected by the Television and Newspaper Committees of the China Advertising Commission as one of its ‘‘contemporary outstanding advertising media personalities’’. Mr. Jiang received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese language and literature from Huadong Normal University in 1995.
About Focus Media:
Focus Media Holding Limited, a multi- platform digital media company, operates out-of-home advertising network using audiovisual digital displays in China. It operates out-of-home advertising network based on the number of locations and flat-panel television displays in its network. The company, through its multi-platform digital advertising network, reaches urban consumers at locations and point-of-interests over various media formats, including audiovisual television displays in buildings and stores, advertising poster frames, outdoor light-emitting diode digital billboards, and Internet advertising platforms. As of June 30, 2010, its digital out-of-home advertising network had approximately 142,000 LCD displays in its LCD display network and approximately 275,000 advertising in-elevator poster and digital frames, installed in approximately 90 cities. The company also provides Internet marketing solutions; and sells software licenses and services, primarily including Adforward software. Focus Media Holding Limited was founded in 1997 and is based in Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China.