Mr. Robert Harris is the Founder and serves as President at Pacific Market International. He is also an angel investor. He started PMI in 1983 with a vision to help American importers find reliable factories in Southeast Asia. His experiences are legendary and have been the subject of numerous articles and talks on subjects ranging from Starting and Growing a Business for Long term Shareholder Value; Principals over Profit; Making Sustainable Business Practices a Priority; China as the World Economic Growth Engine; Ethical Investing in China, and many others. He has opened offices and established operating entities in over eight countries and has distribution experience in over 35 countries. Over the last three decades Rob has led the transformation of the company from a trading company in the 80's, to a product development and manufacturing organization serving Fortune 500 companies in the 90's, to what it is now today, a global brand marketing and product development organization with over 150 corporate staff in five offices around the globe. He orchestrated PMI's investment in one of the world's premier injection molders in China, now called PMI/Joinease and has invested personally and corporately in other China based ventures.