James Oswald

James Oswald
Clout Asia
James Oswald

Apr 09 2023 | 00:12:53

Episode 2 April 09, 2023 00:12:53

Hosted By

Lucy Du

Show Notes

James Oswald is an Aussie in Beijing who has had more careers than he's had farmers union ice coffee. Not only does he have a doctorate in Asian Studies, but he's also a qualified electrician. Jimmy's career has crossed the fields of translation, policy research, and government relations, leading him in taking on the cloud industry in China as Product Manager for AWS

We asked Jimmy to take us on his journey to Asia capability by nominating a food, song, movie, and person that help us understand what being an Asia-capable Australian is all about.


FOOD: Yóu Miàn "Oat Noodles" 莜面 (special mention to 莜面窝窝)

SONG: Friend《朋友》 by Wakin Chau 周华健

BOOK: The Importance of Living by Lin Yutang

PERSON: Associate Professor Xianlin Song

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