Napoleon might have said the first part of the quote when he learned that an English ambassador refused the condition of the Chinese emperor. 200 years later, this sentence is still accurate in the digital economy.
Probably one of the most impressive and discreet economic trends of the last 25 years is the invoicing to several billions of people of some few hundreds dollars every month to connect them to internet and mobile.
Exceptionally in this post, I will go outside my comfort zone. It’s a widely held conviction that France is a socialist state, an assumption that while not backed up by facts, causes some to hold a prejudice against the country. As a native Frenchman who’s spent four years in California, I see the two countries as a bit more alike in how much money they demand from their people, while the spending habits of the coun
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Why My Thoughts on it?
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On the settee…
Born in France and raised in the UK, Frederique (who goes by ‘Freddie’) joined Twitter in January 2014 as the Marketing Director for the International markets covering APAC, India, Middle East & Africa.
Previously, Freddie was a Senior Director at Microsoft where she was the Central Marketing Organization Lead for Asia-Pacific. In this role, she developed the regional marketing strategies for all of the company’s offerings across commercial and consumer audiences. In her role, she headed up the Asia-Pacific community of CMOs in the region providing region-wide marketing talent management, marketing campaigns, governance, marketing excellence, and marketing planning, execution and measurement supporting Microsoft devices and services...