An international authority on corporate Asia, Michael Backman, is renowned for his detailed and uncompromising economic analysis. He is the best-selling author of "Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia "and principal author of "Overseas Chinese Networks in Asia", widely regarded as one of the classic texts in the field.
Michael Backman is a Fellow of the EC-ASEAN Management Center and a regular contributor to the Asian Wall Street Journal and the Australian Financial Review. Mr Backman's addresses are vital to anyone wanting in-depth, first-hand knowledge of the inner workings of Asian business. His latest book "Big In Asia - 25 Strategies for Business Success" was released in 2002.