The coming technology revolutions in Asia from Silicon Valley



6 August 2014


Economics and business

In this public forum The Honourable Jeffrey Bleich, former US Ambassador to Australia, talked about how the rising middle classes in Asia have the opportunity to take advantage of certain new disruptive technologies that could give them tremendous economic power. Drawing from Silicon Valley examples, he discussed how technology might fundamentally change the trajectory of the region as well as challenge certain cultural norms.


  • Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich
    Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich
    Visiting Professor and Member of the Council of Advisors, United States Studies Centre

    Jeffrey Bleich is the former US Ambassador to Australia. He is a Visiting Professor and a member of the Council of Advisors at the US Studies Centre.