Business Strategist, Asia
James leads the team in driving successful growth in new market segments and expanding client partnerships for Thinkwell in Asia.
James is fluent in Mandarin with more than 10 years of experience working in the commercial real estate sector in Asia-Pacific. His previous work scope includes developer side and client side real estate development in Retail, Office, and Industrial sectors.
His previous experience includes leading the Tesla Real Estate program across Asia-Pacific in Acquisition, Design, and Build. Prior to Tesla, James was leading operations and leasing efforts for a Taiwanese Developer in Beijing, Parkview Green. His rich experience in the commercial real estate industry is key to his business development center in the entertainment sector as Thinkwell continues to accelerate the growth of location-based entertainment in Asia-Pacific.
Background & Education
Bachelors of Arts, Economics & Spanish, Lake Forest College
Degree in Mandarin Language, Peking University, Beijing, China
Business Development and Real Estate Director, Teleperformance
Head of Retail Development, Tesla
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Jones Lang Lasalle