Alvin Graylin is the CEO and co-founder of the leading wireless search provider in China, mInfo, which started in early 2005. He is intimately knowledgeable about the wireless search and mobile marketing space in China. Mr. Graylin is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and business leader with over 15 years of management experience, seven of which are in Greater China.
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Alvin Graylin

Alvin Graylin is the CEO and co-founder of the leading wireless search provider in China, mInfo, which started in early 2005. He is intimately knowledgeable about the wireless search and mobile marketing space in China. Mr. Graylin is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and business leader with over 15 years of management experience, seven of which are in Greater China.

Before mInfo, Mr. Graylin helped establish the Intel organization in Shanghai in the mid-1990's, and grew its consumer business in China from $50M to $300M over a three-year period. He also led Asia Pacific marketing for Intel Online Services in the late 1990s. Additionally, Mr. Graylin ran the global Enterprise and Consumer business units at Trend Micro in 2001-2002 (while based in Taipei), and security products/services business at WatchGuard Technologies (based in Seattle), with respective yearly revenues of $200M, $100M and $80M. He delivered sizable double-digit revenue growth for all three businesses units.

Mr. Graylin has rich entrepreneurial experiences having been the founder and CEO of two other technology start-ups in the US as well, one in personalized e-marketing and the other in online financial tools for consumers. Mr. Graylin started his career at IBM designing next generation processors for mini-computers in the early 90's.

Mr. Graylin earned his MBA and MS in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and graduated in the top of his department with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. Mr. Graylin was born in China, educated in the US, and honed his professional skills in the global marketplace. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Mobile Media in China

Welcome to the mobile Media segment of iTV-Asia. Here, leading players of this field share with us how mobile innovations fit in with the changing face of Chinese marketing, Chinese advertising and the China business setting in general. As globalization increases, so too does the need for constant communication in Chinese businesses. To what extent does Mobile Media in China satisfy that craving? Find out in this exciting section of iTV-Asia.com.

Alvin Wang Graylin

Host: Alvin Wang Graylin - CEO and Co-founder, mInfo Inc.

Mr. Graylin is a seasoned technology entrepreneur having over 17 years of management experience with nine years managing businesses in Greater China. Mr. Graylin co-founded mInfo in early 2005 and has lead mInfo to its market leader in mobile search and mobile advertising in China. mInfo is the exclusive partner for China Telecom’s Omni-search service and China Mobile’s SNS service for mobile search and advertising. mInfo was also selected by BOCOG as the official mobile search provider for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Mr. Graylin has rich entrepreneurial experiences prior to mInfo, having also been the founder and CEO of two other venture-backed technology start-ups in the US. Mr. Graylin began his career in the early 90’s at IBM and Intel designing what became the PowerPC and Itanium microprocessors. In the mid-90’s Mr. Graylin also helped establish the Intel organization in Shanghai, and lead the growth of its consumer PC business in China. He later ran Asia Pacific Marketing for Intel Online Services in the late 90’s. Mr. Graylin headed the global Enterprise and Consumer business units at Trend Micro, and security products/services business at WatchGuard Technologies in the early 2000’s.
Mr. Graylin earned an MS in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He graduate top of his department with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. Mr. Graylin was born in China and educated in the US. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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