Frank Lavin is the CEO of Export Now, which helps US companies sell directly on TMall. He also serves as Chairman of the Public Affairs Practice for Edelman Asia Pacific. Lavin served as Undersecretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2005-2007, and was U.S. Ambassador to Singapore from 2001-05. Lavin served in senior finance and management positions in Hong Kong and Singapore with Bank of America and Citibank. Earlier in his career, Lavin served in the George H.W. Bush and Reagan Administrations, working in the Department of Commerce, Department of State, National Security Council, and White House. Lavin served as Director of the Office of Political Affairs in the White House from 1987-89. Lavin was Chairman of the Steering Committee of USA Pavilion at the Shanghai 2010 World Expo.
Shanghai – ‘Race to the White House: An Insider’s View of US Election Politics’ with Former White House Political Director Frank Lavin. Held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.