Shunee Yee

Founder & CEOCSOFT International

Shunee Yee is the Founder and CEO of CSOFT International, a leading global communications company.

Throughout her years of executive-level experience in both the US and China, Ms. Yee has been featured in a number of publications, including the Boston Globe, the Economist, Fortune Magazine, IDG journals, and Investor’s Business Daily. Ms. Yee was the 2009 recipient of the prestigious international Stevie Award for Best Asian Entrepreneur for Women in Business, and was also selected as a Top 25 Globalization Executive by Globalization Today in 2011.

In 2012, Ms. Yee was identified by CNN Money as one of the technology industry’s 36 most powerful disrupters, and was selected as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. Ms. Yee holds a Master’s degree from Rhode Island College and has successfully completed a senior executive program at Harvard Business School.

In January 2014, Yee was given the honorary title of Guest Professor at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, collaborating with the University in order to support globalizing Chinese companies as they cross borders into new markets.

In 2016, Yee launched the Globalization Shenzhen 100. This research initiative utilizes hard data and qualitative indicators to create a 9 dimension CGMI (China Global Maturity Index).The Shenzhen 100 is a unique collaboration between CSOFT, private businesses, and local government which identifies which businesses have the potential to succeed internationally.

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