Speaker / Media Appearances
Phillip Yin is a seasoned and passionate speaker on topics of Int'l trade, Global Politics, Economics, and global communications. Phillip has been an International Anchor for CNBC News, Bloomberg Television, CGTN Washington D.C., and Seattle's Q13 Fox News. As a global business anchor he’s focused global business, politics, and economics. He’s conducted over 4500+ interviews including special coverage of the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections. He has moderated/participated on global events including, Davos in Switzerland, OECD Paris meetings, IMF World Bank Meetings, World Congress covering climate change, and the Clean Energy Shanghai Conference. He’s covered the 2011 Japanese Tsunami, the European Debt Crisis, and the U.S. Political budget shutdown between Congress and the White House.
Media Appearances | Speaker Topics Include:
U.S. Political Commentary discussing the Election 2020, covering current events from the White House, political action from the U.S. Congress that impacts the U.S. and global reaction.
U.S. China/Asia trade policy - providing insight on the White House strategy in dealing with major trade issues and how it impacts U.S. Corporations, Consumers, and Financial markets.
Hong Kong Protests - Phillip has covered numerous political developments and Hong Kong is one that has major implications in the U.S. China Relations as well as financial markets implications as Hong Kong is a major global financial hub supporting thousands of multinational corporations.
Phillip was a candidate for Washington Lt Governor and a Vice Chairman of the U.S. China Business for the American Chamber.
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Business and Finance - Following Lehman’s bankruptcy, he helped lead and investigate credit derivatives which later led to the recovery of $1.8 billion on behalf of over 40,000 individual investors. He was the senior portfolio manager for Unifund SA, providing strategy and due diligence on private equity investments. At Charles Schwab, he launched the portfolio management platform in Hong Kong.
Media & Television - Previously, he was the Anchor/Reporter for Bloomberg Television and CNBC Asia Television. His interviews include former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Lagarde, World Bank President, Standard and Poor's President Sharma on the historic U.S. debt downgrade, and tennis champion Roger Federer.
Philanthropy, Civic Service, and Education - Phillip Yin is graduate of the International MBA from Georgetown University in Washington D.C., an undergraduate Business degree from the University of Washington, and a summer program at the Harvard Business School. Yin launched the Phil and Friends American Dream Foundation Scholarship Fund in collaboration with the University of Washington. He previously served on the Citizen’s Oversight Council for Washington State Transportation’s Sound Transit, an appointment by the Mayor of Seattle and senior State officials. He was also the Vice Chairman of the Committee of China Business for the American Chamber of Commerce. He’s also a current member of the Washington State U.S. China Business Council.
Phillip Yin Background
Phillip is passionate about global communications and enjoys helping businesses with his unique experience as a global journalist for three major networks. He is a Communications Advisor at Newsroom Advisory & Investments responsible for communications, public affairs, and external partnerships. He provides strategic advisory on external communications and media/government relations to a diverse group of cross-cultural organizations. His advisory includes creating executive communication strategies, media and communications training, and public affairs. He’s a former broadcast journalist for Bloomberg News, CCTV America, and CNBC Asia Television known for unique style of storytelling.
As a lecturer on global media communications at Georgetown University, University of Southern California, University of Washington, and George Washington University he’s proud to support education. He works with the American Chamber and has served as the Vice President of the U.S. China business committee to help U.S. Companies. In Seattle, he was appointed to serve on the citizen oversight panel to support the Sound Transit infrastructure project.
He began his broadcast career as the business anchor in Seattle and would follow up with anchor jobs with CNBC News and Bloomberg News. In 2011, he was the launch anchor for CGTN America in Washington D.C where he covered the White House and Congress. There, Phillip tackled complex business/political news and with politicians and global executives to help audiences understand complex issues. Among Phillip’s 4,500+ interviews: Washington Governor Jay Inslee, U.S. Transportation and Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and Roger Federer. He’s covered numerous historic events such as 9/11 and the financial crisis. In Washington D.C., he had the unique opportunity to provide special coverage of the 2012 election between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.
On the investment side, Yin was the senior portfolio manager for Unifund Investments, a Swiss-based office with a focus on consumer goods, technology, and trade. At Charles Schwab, he was the spokesperson and help the Hong Kong business. In 2009, he helped lead and investigate credit derivatives losses after Lehman’s bankruptcy, which later led to the recovery of $1.8 billion on behalf of 40,000 investors.
Raised in Yakima, his mother worked for the county and his father was an architect for local schools and libraries. Phillip earned a business degree from the University of Washington, completed a Harvard Business School summer program, and earned a Master’s from Georgetown University’s International Executive MBA Program in Washington D.C.