Founder and Managing Director of the China Market Research Group (CMR)
Is the Founder and Managing Director of the China Market Research Group (CMR), the world’s leading strategic market intelligence firm focused on China. He works with Boards, CEOs and senior executives of Fortune 500 and leading Chinese companies, private equity firms, SMEs and long/ hedge funds to develop their China growth and investment strategies. Rein authored the international best-sellers The War for China’s Wallet: Profiting from the New World Order End of Cheap China, and the End of Copycat China. Publishers Weekly named Cheap a top 10 business book for 2012. The Financial Times called Copycat “Intriguing” and said of Wallet “Mr. Rein’s insider tales of what it takes to work in contemporary China are insightful…a toolbox for those who want to work with Chinese companies make it a worthwhile read.” Rein is regularly featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and The Financial Times. His op-eds have appeared in the New York Times. He frequently appears on CNN, BBC, NPR, MarketPlace, CNBC, Bloomberg, PBS and MSNBC. Rein formerly taught executive education classes for London Business School and previously was a weekly columnist for CNBC and Forbes and also wrote a regular column for Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He graduated from Harvard with a master’s degree focused on China and sits on the Asia Council for St. Paul’s School.