FACTS

Born in Beijing in early 1982
Grew up in Switzerland 1988-2000; naturalised there (in Zürich)
BEc, MA and PhD completed in Beijing 2000–2007 and again 2009–2012
Teaching in China since 2000 (part of BEc arrangements) / 2012 (fully independently as Lecturer)
Live on radio in China since 2004 (university radio, then city radio)
Speaking on stage in front of audiences since 1996; including TEDx and Ignite events
Emceeing events the world over since 2002; including events in China and the UK
Train travels across 16 countries and territories
Active in China tech since 2002; and for social media since 2007

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FIGURES

60
INTERVIEWS GIVEN
Last updated 25 April 2016
43
NATIONALITIES TAUGHT
Last updated 03 April 2016

 

32+1
LONDON BOROUGHS
VISITED

Last updated 24 September 2015
85
TYPING SPEED
(AVERAGE, ADJUSTED)

Last updated 20 September 2015
3
LAKES VISITED BY MOTORBOAT
(NO LICENCE NEEDED)

Last updated 20 September 2015

 

112
HOURS LIVE
ON RADIO

Last updated 20 October 2015
87
BORDER CROSSING STAMPS
SINCE FIRST PASSPORT

Last updated 15 January 2016
17
MACS OWNED
SINCE 1991

Last updated 01 August 2014
37
TALKS
GIVEN

Last updated 12 April 2016