With over 25 years of experience creating, building, and managing large industrial enterprises in China, Jack is widely recognized as an expert on doing business in the country. Known as Mr. China, Jack is considered a pioneer in China's auto industry and in bringing private equity to the country. In 1994, he founded ASIMCO Technologies, a Beijing based company that he built and ran as its Chairman and CEO into one of the most important players in China's auto components industry. When ASIMCO was sold to a private equity firm in 2009, Jack founded JFP Holdings, Ltd., a Beijing based merchant banking firm that helps companies from around the world bring their products, technology, and know-how to China, and assists Chinese companies to expand globally. Since its launch, JFP Holdings has grown rapidly and now has representatives in China, Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe. After graduating from Yale and the Harvard Business School, Jack spent 20 years working on Wall Street, rising to head of Investment Banking at PaineWebber.
In 2008, Jack was named by China Auto News as one of "30 Outstanding Entrepreneurs in China's Auto Components Industry Over the Country's 30 Years of Economic Reform," the only foreigner to receive this distinction. He is the author of Managing the Dragon: How I'm Building a Billion-Dollar Business and provides timely insights into ongoing developments in the country on www.managingthedragon.com and through his podcast Managing the Dragon: Demystifying China.