Chris Wingo

Chris Wingo is the Asian Insiders partner for China. Starting China Sage Consultants in 2003, he has been supporting American and western business initiatives into China for 20 years.

Chris Wingo is the Asian Insiders partner for China. Starting China Sage Consultants in 2003, he has been supporting American and western business initiatives into China for 20 years.

Partner – China

Chris is originally from Southern California and has been a force in sales and business in China since 1997. Having witnessed firsthand the challenges Western companies face in China, he founded China Sage Consultants in 2003. His intention: to provide a faster and more effective way for businesses starting out in China’s dynamic market. His company excels in providing critical insights and strategies while also proving resource and execution support as well. Since opening China Sage Consultants, Chris has been successful in helping an impressive array of American and European companies overcome challenges in China. and now Chinese and companies from around the world to enter the American market.

A strong advocate of foreign enterprises in China, Chris’s expertise is rooted in his extensive study of the country since 1996. Recognised as an authority on small and medium-sized enterprises in China, he has been influential as Chairperson for the AmCham Shanghai Small Business Committee and a member of the Advisory Board for AmCham’s SME Center and Web Portal. He has delivered keynotes speeches, authored insightful papers on sales and business practices in China, and actively participated in various business organizations. Fluent in Mandarin and deeply versed in Chinese culture, Chris brings a unique and invaluable perspective to his work in China.

Chris’s professional journey began in aerospace engineering in the mid-1980s, followed by a successful transition to engineered-products sales. He is an alumnus of California State University Fullerton, holding degrees in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) and Business Administration (MBA). In 2022, Chris returned to the United States, settling in Temecula, California, with his Chinese wife and their two bicultural sons. Outside of his professional endeavors, Chris is an enthusiast of physical fitness and action sports, engaging in activities like extreme skiing, windsurfing, and mountain biking reflecting his dynamic and adventurous spirit.

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