Hinrich scholar nominated to “Forbes 30 under 30 Asia”
Eddie Cai (China, INSEAD MBA ’20) was named one of outstanding nominees in the prestigious “Forbes 30 under 30 Asia” 2019 edition.
To make it to the Forbes 30 Under 30 nominee list is never easy. One needs to be among the world’s brightest young entrepreneurs, game changers and leaders. China has the greatest number of applications with more than 2,000 entries this year. Only 600 entries made it to the final nominations, which included Eddie.
Future global e-commerce leader Eddie Cai is a Hinrich scholar studying Master’s in Business Administration in INSEAD Singapore.
Eddie’s exceptional leadership, aptitude for learning and vision of bringing positive change to the world helped him achieve his goal and established himself as a true global trade leader.
He co-founded 21Keg E-commerce Ltd, an online platform for manufacturers to sell their private label brands to US customers. His company also provides end-to-end services, including website design, development and hosting, IT infrastructure, customer service, warehousing and logistics services, as well as digital marketing.
21 Keg is included in the Top 5% of Amazon sellers globally.
About Forbes 30 under 30 Asia
Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia recognizes young, driven and innovative individuals within the Asia-Pacific region who are contributing to their industries or emerged as a potential leader at such young age. The list features a diverse group of people who are coming from different backgrounds – from tech startup founders to scientists, artist, sports stars and more. See list of 2019 winners here.
The Hinrich Foundation is proud of Eddie’s achievement. We are optimistic of the greater opportunities for him in the future to expand his business expertise and make an impact on global trade.
About the author – Cherrilyn “Lycah” Baylon
Cherrilyn “Lycah” Baylon (Philippines, RMIT MIB ’20) is studying Masters in International Business at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Vietnam campus and works as the Scholar Officer for the Trade Leadership Development program. She worked as an export consultant for the Foundation’s Export Trade Assistance program in the Philippines for five years, providing consultancy services and connecting small and medium-sized export companies to buyers worldwide.