Executive Sweet

Executive Sweet

AmCham Taiwan

What does it take to lead an international organization to success? To find the answer to that question, we invite prominent leaders of Taiwan’s business community to share sweet insights into the C-suite - leadership, management, and dessert choices. 

Executive Sweet is a monthly podcast from AmCham, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan. Subscribe and learn how to advance your career! In between these sweet interviews, we'll serve you Taiwan Briefs - monthly updates on the major domestic, international, and business stories impacting Taiwan.

More interviews and news analysis are available in our magazine, Taiwan Business TOPICS: https://topics.amcham.com.tw.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會) is Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive.
This podcast is made with technical support provided by Ghost Island Media. 

Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan 

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Steve Chen, Entrepreneurship - Part 1

Steve Chen, Entrepreneurship - Part 1

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Steve Chen is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder of YouTube, and an early employee at Silicon Valley icons like PayPal and Facebook. In 2006, Chen and co-founders Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim sold YouTube to Google for US$1.65 billion. He later started internet company AVOS Systems.In this episode, Steve shares his experience building companies from scratch in Silicon Valley, his foray into the world of NFT and cat videos, and how he’s building community in Taipei - where he’s lived since 2019 - connecting founders, engineers and funding to nurture the next generation of Internet companies.This is part one of a two-part conversation.The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會), Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive.Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan This podcast is made with technical support provided by Ghost Island Media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Rahil Ansari, Automotive - Part 2

Rahil Ansari, Automotive - Part 2

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As a truly global citizen, Rahil Ansari shares his experiences of growing up in Germany as a son of Indian immigrants, and how that experience has shaped his career. Ansari is CEO and Chairman of Volkswagen Group Taiwan, but away from his day job he is a keen follower of fashion and design.Ansari shares what he and his family likes about living and working in Taiwan, how he got into the automotive industry, and what he thinks it takes to succeed in the industry.This is part two of a two-part conversation. The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會), Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive.Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan This podcast is made with technical support provided by Ghost Island Media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Rahil Ansari, Automotive - Part 1

Rahil Ansari, Automotive - Part 1

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Rahil Ansari is CEO and Chairman of Volkswagen Group Taiwan and Managing Director of Audi Taiwan. Ansari first joined Audi in 2004, and has led projects that advanced both business objectives and societal good. Ansari is also active in the international business community, and has an eye for fashion and design.Ansari shares his experiences living and working in Germany, France, Sweden, India, and now Taiwan, how the automotive industry is embracing electrification and digitalization, and why cars represent luxury to him.This is part one of a two-part conversation. The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會), Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive.Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan This podcast is made with technical support provided by Ghost Island Media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Scott Roberts, Defense - Part 2

Scott Roberts, Defense - Part 2

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Scott Roberts grew up moving around the world - India, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, Singapore. He shares how that experience exposed him to different cultures and languages at a young age, and why passion is a prerequisite to working in the defense industry.Scott Robers is Corporate Vice President at L3Harris. In 2022 L3Harris relocated its regional office from Singapore to Taipei where Scott is based now overseeing Taiwan and South East Asia. Scott is also co-chair of AmCham Taiwan’s Defense Committee.This is part two of a two-part conversation. The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會), Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive.Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan This podcast is made with technical support provided by Ghost Island Media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Scott Roberts, Defense - Part 1

Scott Roberts, Defense - Part 1

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Scott Roberts is Corporate Vice President at L3Harris, an aerospace and defense company. In 2022 L3Harris relocated its regional office from Singapore to Taipei where Scott is based now, overseeing Taiwan and South East Asia. Scott reflects on the changes he’s seen in the defense industry since the 2006, and why communication and collaboration are important in his sector.L3Harris was a part of the 2023 Taipei Aerospace Defense Technology Exhibition. He recommends keeping up with the industry through magazines like Aviation Week and Space Technology. Scott is currently co-chair of the defense committee at AmCham Taiwan.This is part one of a two-part conversation. The Executive Sweet is a podcast from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (台灣美國商會), Taiwan’s leading business advocacy organization, improving the business environment in Taiwan for companies that want to be globally competitive.Connect with us: https://linktr.ee/amchamtaiwan This podcast is made with technical support provided by Ghost Island Media.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.