Founder Edward Lehman is the China legal news analyst for China Central Television (CCTV) News. CCTV News, formerly known as CCTV-9 or CCTV International is a 24-hour English news channel, of CCTV, based in Beijing. The channel grew out of CCTV International, which was launched on 15 September 2000 when Mr Lehman first began as a commentator capacity. CCTV News Mr Lehman’s commentary includes participation in newscasts, in-depth reports, and commentary programs, as well as feature presentations. Mr Lehman appears in the medium worldwide due to CCTV’s Free-to-air satellite signal which can be received by more than 85 million viewers, in over 100 countries and regions. Mr Lehman’s CCTV commentary is also carried by Cable, DTH, IPTV, and Terrestrial TV platforms or systems in many nations on a wide range of issues on a number of programs on CCTV News over the years including: News Update and News Hour, China 24, and Asia Today, Biz Asia, Biz Talk, New Money, Dialogue and World Insight helping to provide legal based balanced and critical perspectives and analysis on current affairs affecting China related matters.
Jerry Shipp is Executive Director at LehmanBush based in Hong Kong and Dallas since 2016. Jerry has an established record of professional accomplishments including 17 years’ multinational General Management success in creating and maximizing shareholder value both in foreign publicly traded and private equity owned firms. Prior to joining LehmanBush, he worked for Austin Powder Asia Pacific (Mining and Chemicals) as Managing Director China and Mongolia based in Shanghai and as Executive Vice President and General Manager of a global supplier to the Automotive sector. Jerry has structured and negotiated numerous commercial transactions including product supply and contract service agreements, joint ventures and cross-border M&A, technology transfer, offshore outsourcing and capital investments. Jerry received an Executive MBA-Global Asia from The University of Texas and Tongji University Shanghai and holds a BBA from Texas A&M University in Finance and Marketing.