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 Television, Bloomberg Television, CGTN Washington D.C., and Seattle's Q13 Fox News. Phillip Yin launched CGTN America in Washington D.C. as the global business anchor focused global business, politics, and economics. He’s conducted over 4500+ interviews including 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.
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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.