Knowledge Exchange

Panel Discussion

Technology Sector Recruitment: Best Practices [Event in Hangzhou]

15 Oct 2021 13:45 - 17:00
  • Member Price: RMB 50
  • Standard Price: RMB 100
  • In-person event

Practical advice and tips to recruit (and retain) overseas returnees and foreign experts into your business.

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Event details

Research and development, intellectual property protection, business development, and financing are, and quite rightly, the key priorities that innovators make to scale their business. But one factor that influences success just as much (if not more) as them is all too often overlooked both in its importance and complexity – recruitment!

Today, technology is breaking out of the server room and into the wider business domain as a crucial tool to keep organisations competitive.

One of the known pain points of technology companies is the acute skill-storage of their talents. But acquiring talent with both business acumen and technical expertise is a resource-intensive and highly competitive undertaking. Companies have to hit the right notes across the entire recruitment cycle with speed, creativity and precision to continue to scale and compete effectively.

On 15 October in Hangzhou, the Chamber’s Technology & Innovation Committee hosts a technology recruitment event, inviting global recruitment firm Hays to talk on Executive Talent Acquisition and AJINGA to share Digital Recruitment Trends.

Consisting of in-depth keynotes from technology recruitment veterans and a panel discussion with leaders from across the technology sector, you will learn practical advice and tips on how to recruit (and retain) overseas returnees and foreign experts into your business.

Note: This event is only open to director level or higher professionals from the technology sector.


  • 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Registration
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Keynote speeches with Q&A
    1. ‘Executive talent acquisition: opportunities, challenges, and solutions’ by Fred Zhu, Hays
    2. ‘Digital recruitment trends: How to effectively incorporate WeChat into your recruitment process’ by Beecher Ashley-Brown, AJINGA
  • 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Panel Discussion
  • 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm: Audience Q&A (audience can ask questions in English & Chinese)
  • 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Event ends & networking


Participants are expected to arrange their own transportation to and within Hangzhou.

In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email before 1 pm, 13 October. Due to the service charges of Glueup and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.

The speakers

Keynote Speaker
Fred Zhu
Business Director, Hays
Keynote Speaker & Panelist
Beecher Ashley-Brown
Co-founder and CEO, AJINGA
Benjamin Speyer
Founder & CEO,
Simon Lance
Managing Director, Greater China, Hays
Dicky Lou
COO, Hangzhou Maibo Technology Co., Ltd
Event Host
Jake Watkin
Managing Partner, Sino-European Technology & Innovation Centre



Sino-European Technology & Innovation Centre

浙江省杭州市拱墅区祥园路171号 杭州国际人才创业创新园1号楼3楼

Floor 3, Building 1, No.171, Xiangyuan Road, Hangzhou International Talent Entrepreneurship and Innovation Park, Gongshu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province

*Please kindly note the auto-generated pin on the map is not accurate. Please copy the address ‘杭州市拱墅区祥园路171号’ for navigation. 

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