Upcoming Seminar: Swiss Method of Innovation

The lecture delivered by James Breiding, the founder and owner of Naissance Capital, will be held on March,18,2015, Xin Shang Yuan, Xuhui Campus, SJTU. You are warmly welcomed to attend.

Topic: Swiss Method of Innovation- How it differs to Silicon Valley

Time: 14:00-15:30 March 18, 2015

Venue:Room: N103,Xin Shang Yuan, Xuhui Campus, SJTU(No.1954, Hua Shan Road)

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Briefing Introduction:

James Breiding has considerable experience in investment management, most recently as managing director of Templeton in Switzerland. He served in prior positions as a director of Rothschild Corporate Finance and as vice president of Bank Julius Baer responsible for alternative investments. He qualified as a chartered accountant and served as a Senior Manager with Price Waterhouse Coopers. He graduated with a master degree from the Harvard Kennedy School and IMD, Lausanne. He was awarded a fellowship from Harvard’s Center for International Development; He is responsible for the day-to-day management of Naissance and for identification and execution of its investment projects.

R. James Breiding is a founder and owner of Naissance Capital, a Zurich investment firm, and was formerly a managing director of Templeton Investment Management and a director of Rothschild Corporate Finance. He qualified as a chartered accountant and has also served as a senior manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has master’s degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School and IMD in Lausanne. For several years he wrote for The Economist on Swiss issues, and with Dr Gerhard Schwartz he co-authored WirtschaftswunderSchweiz (“The Swiss Economic Wonder”), published in Switzerland by NZZ Libro. He has been elected a fellow by Harvard University’s Center for International Development in connection with his research on Swiss Made, and he holds dual Swiss and US citizenship.

We warmly welcome your attending.