Alan Beebe, Keynote Speaker
Alan Beebe was appointed President of the American Chamber of Commerce in China in March 2016. He brings more than twenty-five years of industry and management consulting experience in Asia to serve AmCham China members, including fifteen years in mainland China.
As President, Alan oversees the advocacy, programs, partnerships and insights provided by the Chamber to support the business expansion of nearly 900 corporate members, including most of the Fortune 500, from across industries.
Prior to joining AmCham China, Alan held various senior executive positions in China with EY, IBM, and management consulting firms AT Kearney and PRTM. He also led a Beijing based start-up for five years, the China Greentech Initiative, which merged in 2014 with the Paulson Institute.
Alan has advised a wide range of corporations and global investors on investing and operating in China, including global private equity firms, high technology companies, energy related companies, and major state owned and private Chinese enterprises.
He holds a Master’s degree from Yale University in International Relations and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the U.S. He is a Board of Advisor of the Yale Club of Beijing and in that capacity promotes academic and cultural exchanges between the U.S. and China. He is a fluent speaker of mandarin Chinese, and reads and writes Chinese.
Alan was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is married with two children.