Lead corporate, government, and non-profit teams in developing and executing strategy, addressing and mitigating risk, communicating effectively with and building trust-based stakeholder relationships, embracing change, and growing China, Asia-Pacific and global business. Most recently, exceeded $3.8B in 2017 sales bookings by improving systems, tools, and processes for 2,300 sales associates globally at an oil and gas firm. I supported the Chief Sales Officer and five sales vice presidents in executing strategy and forecasting bookings. With previous non-profit and public diplomacy experience, including more than three years working and living in China and Taiwan, I bring a global perspective gained over the last 13 years.
Specialties: Mandarin Chinese professional proficiency (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages certified advanced mid verbal and intermediate mid written), ITIL Foundation Certificate (APMG International), strategy, business development, communications, budgeting, planning, business process improvement, financial systems, budgeting and financial management, negotiation, organizational change management, project management, program management, research, public speaking, audit, and quantitative and qualitative analysis.
My work has appeared in China Business Review, The Christian Science Monitor, The Columbian, The Detroit News, Eurasia Review, South China Morning Post, The Liahona, The Salt Lake Tribune, and other publications. Check out my research history on ORCiD at http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7568-1563.
Contact Benjamin J. Hayford 韩明豪 by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.