This week I had the pleasure of interviewing AutoX COO Jewel Li for Forbes.com. We discussed what it’s like to run a company spread across the US and China. Diversity brings challenges:
“Culture is hard to explain,” says Li, who immigrated from China to the United States in 2011 to pursue her PhD at the University of Delaware. “It’s in every single detail. Are you writing all of your documents and messages in English, so that everyone can understand? If the company caters for employees, is it a diverse selection of food?”
But there are unexpected advantages:
“A lot of AV companies haven’t been testing and are data hungry. We were very lucky that there were always fleets to test in China. It never slowed us down,” says Li.
Lots more at Forbes.com.