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posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:26 AM
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/s/ W. Mitt Romney Director May 7, 2010


So here Mitt Romney is a director of Marriott International, Inc.

John S. Picarello - WTC Testimony
www.petranotes.com...



Battalion Chief Edward Henry and I then entered the lobby of the Marriott Hotel which is situated at the foot of
both towers. This became a staging area where we were assigned to go to the 75th floor of the North Tower. There were many firefighters, police and other emergency workers present in the lobby at this time.


On 9/11 the Marriott was used as base for the NYFD to fight the fires in the towers. When the towers fell the crushed the Marriott.



COMPANY NEWS; MARRIOTT PAYS DEBT WITH WORLD TRADE CENTER SETTLEMENT Dec 31, 2003
www.nytimes.com...



The Host Marriott Corporation, which leased a hotel destroyed in the attacks on the World Trade Center, said it
would cut interest costs by repaying $295 million in debt with proceeds from an insurance settlement for the
property. The repayment will include the redemption of $218 million in 8.45 percent notes due in 2008, a partial
repayment of about $33 million in mortgage debt secured by four Canadian properties and a partial repayment of
mortgage debt secured by two Ritz-Carlton hotels, the company said. The payments will reduce annual interest
expenses by $24 million, Host Marriott said. The company, based in Bethesda, Md., received about $370 million
in insurance proceeds after it gave up the right to rebuild its 820-room Marriott World Trade Center hotel.


Other bombings at Marriotts.

Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta Aug 5,2003
en.wikipedia.org...

Islamabad Marriott Hotel bombing Sept 20, 2008
en.wikipedia.org...

Marriott got sued over this one. And the judge just threw out.

US judge in Md. dismisses lawsuit against Marriott over deadly suicide bomb attack in Pakistan
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The lawsuit was brought last June by the family of Albert DiFederico, who was among the victims of a Sept. 20,
2008 terrorist attack at a Marriott hotel in Islamabad. The Virginia man was in Pakistan at the time as a
civilian contractor for the State Department. The wrongful death claim alleged that Marriott was negligent in
defending the hotel against terrorist attacks and in responding to the bombing.




Marriott had argued that the Islamabad hotel was a franchised hotel owned and operated by a separate independent company and that Marriott was not in control of the security procedures. That franchisee had its own security company, and was solely responsible for safeguarding the hotel, Marriott said. The hotel chain said the suit should have been brought in Pakistan because the attack occurred on foreign soil and at a hotel that was owned and operated by a Pakistani corporation.


I bring that article up because yes they did have control.

Jakarta Marriott Hotel bombing July 17,2009
en.wikipedia.org...

Unexploded bomb found in JW Marriott in Indonesia July 17,2009
www.channelnewsasia.com...



"The control-centre was a room at the JW Marriott, room number 1808, where anti-terror police found explosive
materials and an unexploded bomb," he said.


Now about that control over security.

Suwanlert Jack
www.linkedin.com...



Suwanlert Jack's Overview
Current Director of Support & Intelligence - Global Safety & Security at Marriott International Inc.
Past Director of Loss Prevention at JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok
Sub-interrogation Inspector at Royal Thai Police
Education American Military University (AMU)

Jack served on Marriott's International Crisis Team during several major crises including among others
Arab Spring events, earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, SARS breakouts, War on Iraq, JW Marriott Jakarta
bombing, Islamabad Marriott Bombings, conflicts in Lebanon and in Georgia, Hurricane Wilma in Cancun,
political crises in Honduras, Bangkok and the attacks on the JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta and The
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Jakarta in July 2009.


And don't think this is some guy in another country that has no connection to the US. Obituaries are some times a little more honest then people want. People are allways listed because you can't just leave them out because they meant so much to each other.

George Felix Shevlin III obituary Oct 04, 2011
poststar.com...



In addition to his wife Linda, George is survived by four children, George Felix Shevlin IV and his partner, Peerapol Jack Suwanlert, of Washington, D.C.


So now you know Jack is not just a foreigner. So who is this guy George Felix Shevlin IV?

Congressional Directory for the 111th Congress (2009-2010), December 2009.
www.gpo.gov...



Democratic Caucus
202A Cannon House Office Building, phone 225-1400, fax 226-4412
www.dems.gov
John B. Larson, of Connecticut, Chair
Xavier Becerra, of California, Vice Chair
STAFF
Executive Director.--George Felix Shevlin IV.


Wow some one who works for Mitt Romney, Suwanlert Jack who is partners with George Felix Shevlin IV who runs Executive Director of the Democratic Caucus? Maybe some other time I will look at that further?

But Marriotts are not just bombed they plan overthrows of governments at them to. Have to give Kitt Romney some credit for that.

U.S. Advice Guided Milosevic Opposition
Political Consultants Helped Yugoslav Opposition Topple Authoritarian Leader
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Milosevic's strongest political card was the disarray and ineffectiveness of his opponents. The opposition consisted of nearly two dozen political parties, some of whose leaders were barely on speaking terms with one another. While the opposition politicians recognized the need for unity in theory, in practice they were deeply divided, both on the tactics to use against Milosevic and the question of who should succeed him.

It was against this background that 20 opposition leaders accepted an invitation from the Washington-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) in October 1999 to a seminar at the Marriott Hotel in Budapest, overlooking the Danube River. The key item on the agenda: an opinion poll commissioned by the U.S. polling firm Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates.


He even worked across the party lines with that. George Soros and the National Democratic Institute. Hell the President was Bill Clinton at the time. And yes the big guys at the Marriott would be called and plans would be made for such a event. Security woud be high.




posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:33 AM
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So why all this talk about bombings at Marriotts? Well I just wonder how fresh it is in Mitt Romney's memory? He should know what terrorism is. He has had more direct impact then most Americans. His buildings have been used in it. So now on to why I ask if he remembers what terrorism is.

Romney Advisor Mitchell Reiss Backs ‘Terrorist’ Group, Jokes About Being ‘Potential Criminal’
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Ryan J. Reilly April 6, 2012, 4:56 PM 10077Mitchell Reiss, a foreign policy adviser to Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, on Friday once again spoke out on behalf of an Iranian opposition group the U.S. considers a terrorist organization.

Reiss, a former State Department official, appeared alongside other former U.S. officials like former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and Attorney General Michael Mukasey at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. to support removing the People’s Muhajedin Organization of Iran, or MEK, from the U.S. list of designated terrorist organizations. Reiss, who served as moderator of the panel, opened his remarks with a joke about the ongoing Treasury Department investigation into the speaking fees paid to officials like him who have appeared at previous events.


Giuliani claims ‘terrorist’ MEK only chance for regime change in Iran
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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has become the latest senior US politician to call for regime change in Iran – and endorse an organization his own government considers terrorist to carry it out.Mujahedin-e Khalq, also known as MEK, is a former radical Islamic-Marxist movement, labeled a “cult” by Human Rights Watch and listed by the US State Department as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, alongside Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah.

It is also embroiled in a US political scandal for allegedly making illegal payments to retired US politicians.


So heres a FBI file on MEK.
www.american.com...

And heres some of the bombings in Iran.
en.wikipedia.org...



The People's Mujahedin of Iran (also called Mujahedin-e-Khalq, MeK or MKO) is an anti-clerical Islamist guerilla organization regarded by the Iranian, the U.S. governments, and others as a terrorist organization.

On 28 June 1981, bombs set by the MeK killed 70 high-ranking officials of the Islamic Republic Party, including Chief Justice Mohammad Beheshti who was the second highest official after Ayatollah Khomeini at the time. Two years after the Islamic Revolution of Iran, the MeK detonated bombs at the headquarters of the now-dissolved Islamic Republic Party. Two months later, the MeK detonated another bomb in the office of the president, killing President Rajai and Premier Mohammad Javad Bahonar. Their attacks did not succeed in overthrowing the Islamic Republic of Iran government.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:37 AM
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Activities
The group’s worldwide campaign against the Iranian Government stresses propaganda and occasionally uses
terrorism. During the 1970s, the MEK killed US military personnel and US civilians working on defense
projects in Tehran and supported the takeover in 1979 of the US Embassy in Tehran. In 1981, the MEK
detonated bombs in the head office of the Islamic Republic Party and the Premier’s office, killing some
70 high-ranking Iranian officials, including Chief Justice Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti, President
Mohammad-Ali Rajaei, and Premier Mohammad-Javad Bahonar. Near the end of the 1980-1988 war with Iran,
Baghdad armed the MEK with military equipment and sent it into action against Iranian forces. In 1991,
the MEK assisted the Government of Iraq in suppressing the Shia and Kurdish uprisings in southern Iraq
and the Kurdish uprisings in the north. In April 1992, the MEK conducted near-simultaneous attacks on
Iranian embassies and installations in 13 countries, demonstrating the group’s ability to mount large-scale
operations overseas. In April 1999, the MEK targeted key military officers and assassinated the deputy
chief of the Iranian Armed Forces General Staff. In April 2000, the MEK attempted to assassinate the
commander of the Nasr Headquarters, Tehran’s interagency board responsible for coordinating policies on
Iraq. The normal pace of anti-Iranian operations increased during “Operation Great Bahman” in February 2000,
when the group launched a dozen attacks against Iran. One of those attacks included a mortar attack against
the leadership complex in Tehran that housed the offices of the Supreme Leader and the President. In 2000
and 2001, the MEK was involved regularly in mortar attacks and hit-and-run raids on Iranian military and
law enforcement units and Government buildings near the Iran-Iraq border, although MEK terrorism in Iran
declined toward the end of 2001. After Coalition aircraft bombed MEK bases at the outset of Operation Iraqi
Freedom, the MEK leadership ordered its members not to resist Coalition forces, and a formal cease-fire
arrangement was reached in May 2003.


So then you have.

Romney Visits Firehouse With Giuliani, Says It's "Inappropriate" to Politicize Bin Laden Death
www.nbcnewyork.com...

So who cares if he wants to support terrorism as long as he buys pizza for the firefighters. And the bad thing
is its not just him but the guy he brought with him who wants to support terrorist.

And I find this funny to. Considering his hotel was used for Soros and our government to overthrow Slobodan
Milosevic of coarse that was after the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. But it does show how he has worked with SOROS through his hotel chain.

Romney Heckler a Paid Soros Operative
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And what does Mitt Romney have to say to the Americans killed by MEK. Will he just buy them pizza and say Obama should not do politicize something else? The MEK Compound was in Fallujah, Iraq. Maybe your remember the name Fallujah from 2004. It was some of the hardest fighting the US military had seen.

First Battle of Fallujah
en.wikipedia.org...

Yes they had a second one because it was retaken from US control.

Second Battle of Fallujah
en.wikipedia.org...



The battle proved to be the bloodiest of the war and the bloodiest battle involving American troops since the
Vietnam War. Comparisons with the Battle of Hue City and the Pacific campaign of World War II were made.[39]
Coalition forces suffered a total of 107 killed and 613 wounded during Operation Phantom Fury. US forces had
54 killed and 425 wounded in the initial invasion in November.[40] By December 23 when the operation was
officially concluded the casualty number had risen to 95 killed and 560 wounded.[41] British forces had 4
killed and 10 wounded in two separate attacks in the outskirts of Fallujah.[42][43] Iraqi forces suffered 8
killed and 43 wounded[44] Estimates of insurgent casualties are complicated by a lack of official figures.
Most estimates places the number of insurgents killed at around 1,200[45] to 1,500[46], with some estimations
as high as over 2,000 killed.[47][48] Coalition forces also captured approximately 1,500 insurgents during the
operation.[49] The Red Cross estimated directly following the battle that some 800 civilians had been killed
during the offensive.[50]



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:41 AM
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You might also remember Fallujah from what happened to the Black Water contractors there.

2004 Fallujah ambush
en.wikipedia.org...



On March 31, 2004 an ambush saw Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah attack a convoy containing four United States
contractors from the private security company Blackwater USA, who were conducting delivery for food caterers
ESS.[1] The four armed contractors, Scott Helvenston, Jerko Zovko, Wesley Batalona and Mike Teague, were killed,
dragged from their cars, beaten, and set ablaze. Their burned corpses were then dragged through the streets
before being hung over a bridge crossing the Euphrates.

Photos of the event were released to news agencies worldwide, causing a great deal of indignation in the United
States, and prompting the announcement of a counter-insurgency campaign in the city.

This led to a US operation to occupy the city in the First Battle of Fallujah that was halted at midpoint for
political reasons, and a later successful attempt seven months later in the Second Battle of Fallujah.


So when Mitt Romney says he wants to be friends with MEK because he thinks they are good guys to have on your side.

Is this really the people you want on our side Mr. Romney?



Or are you getting rich off of your hotels being used for terrorist bombings around the world? Nice way you paid
off your debt at Marriott after 9/11. And for those who say well he is not the owner of Marriott. Hes named after
the guy who does and sits on the board of directors. And yes he was named after John Willard Marriott or maybe you did not know his name is Willard Mitt Romney. But you have to say one thing. His foreign policies need some work if he thinks MEK are nice guys to hang around with. Just the history of Osama Bin Laden should tell you that terrorist can't be trusted. But then you have Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani who has never seen a terrorist event real or fake he did not like making money on. Maybe thats the real truth with these guys. Terror means $$$$.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:42 AM
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And we still really believe these guys work their way up the honest way?!?!???
Thanks for posting this. I have never even heard anything like it!
Just another reason why I am voting Ron Paul!!!



Oh and perhaps MEK was created by Mossad, like Hamas was.
edit on 5-5-2012 by Clearskies because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:44 AM
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Im not sure why no body seems to want to say any thing about Mitt Romney. Is Obama saving it for attack ads in the futrue? It just needs to come out if you ask me. No more secrets!



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:49 AM
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They all cover each others collective butts.
It will never come out in mainstream media, like Obama's loverboy whom he did coc aine with.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:37 AM
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Here Rudy Giuliani with MEK leader Maryam Rajavi on January 20, 2012 where matching tie and head scarf.



I guess that shows there best buds when they match outfits?

But this is the woman who runs MEK. France raid MEK in Paris and put her in jail for planning terrorist attacks.

news.bbc.co.uk...



It follows a long running investigation into the activities of the People's Mujahideen, a group which has in the past been declared a terrorist organisation by Iran, the United States and the European Union.

BBC correspondent Caroline Wyatt, in Paris, said police sources said the operation targeted some 150 people who they believe were "preparing to commit or finance acts of terrorism".

French news agency AFP said police had arrested Maryam Rajavi, wife of the group's leader, Massoud Rajavi.




Her brother, Saleh Rajavi, is also reported to have been arrested when police stormed the European headquarters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Iran's main political opposition umbrella group.

A large quantity of money and computer equipment is also reported to have been seized in the raids in the Val d'Oise region north of Paris and in the Yvelines region to the west.


And after these raids MEK had people set them selves on fire in front of French Embassy in central London.

Fourth person in fire protest
news.bbc.co.uk...

And don't forget who e;se was in London at that time.

Anwar al-Awlaki
en.wikipedia.org...

Who was tied to the Fort Hood shooter and Christmas Day "Underwear Bomber" and then he was killed in Yemen by a drone. Oh thats right they sued over that because he had freinds here in the US.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:54 AM
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But I guess you should just call MEK the Sadam's Blackwater mercinaries of Iraq. Heres some information on that woman in the photo with Rudy Giuliani.

1991 uprisings in Iraq
en.wikipedia.org...



Massacre of Iraqi Kurdish People by PMOIAccording to the U.S. Department of State and the Foreign Affairs group of the Parliament of Australia, the Iraq-based Iranian rebel organization People's Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI) is also accused of having assisted the Iraqi Republican Guard in brutally suppressing the uprisings.[6] Maryam Rajavi, who assumed the leadership role of the PMOI after a series of years as co-leader alongside her husband Massoud Rajavi, has been reported by former members of the PMOI as having said: "Take the Kurds under your tanks, and save your bullets for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards."[7]

On July 13, 2003, New York Times published an article that in 1991 when Saddam Hussein used the People's Mujahedin of Iran (Mujahedin-e Khalq, PMOI or MEK or MKO) and its tanks as advance forces to crush the Iraqi Kurdish people in the north and the Iraqi Shia people in the south, Maryam Rajavi as then leader of PMOI's army forces commanded:

“ "Take the Kurds under your tanks, and save your bullets for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards."[8] ”

On December 14, 2006, Time Magazine published an article about PMOI and reported: "By the mid-1980s, the group (PMOI) had cozied up to Saddam Hussein, who provided them with funds and a compound, Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad. The U.S. government has accused the group of helping Saddam brutally put down Iraqi Kurdish people in the early 1990s, and of launching numerous attacks inside Iran."[9]


I guess Sadam figured well I can;t get Iraqis to slaughter Iraqis so i'll get a private mercinary group to do it for me.



Mass gravesMain article: Mass graves in Iraq
Many of the people killed were buried in mass graves. Several mass graves containing thousands of bodies have been uncovered since the fall of Saddam Hussein in April 2003, notably in the Shia Arab south and Kurdish north.[11] Of the 200 mass graves the Iraqi Human Rights Ministry had registered in the three years since the American-led invasion, the majority were in the South, including one located south of Baghdad that is believed to hold as many as 10,000 to 15,000 victims.[12]

[edit] War crimes trialThe trial of 15 former aides to Saddam Hussein, including Ali Hassan al-Majid, over their alleged role in the suppression of a Shia uprising and the deaths of 60,000 to 100,000 people, took place in Baghdad in August 2007.[13] Al-Majid had been already sentenced to death in June 2007 for genocide against the Kurds. He was convicted again and executed in January 2010.


Maybe Romney should think again about MEK. And tell Rudy Giuliani not to listen to all the voices in his ear just because theres money to be made.





posted on May, 5 2012 @ 10:53 AM
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So have you taken a look yet Romney? Is that what you talked to Giuliani about when you bought pizza for the NYFD? Strange that your advisor thinks its all a joke.

tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com...



Mitchell Reiss, a foreign policy adviser to Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, on Friday once again spoke out on behalf of an Iranian opposition group the U.S. considers a terrorist organization.

Reiss, a former State Department official, appeared alongside other former U.S. officials like former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and Attorney General Michael Mukasey at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. to support removing the People’s Muhajedin Organization of Iran, or MEK, from the U.S. list of designated terrorist organizations. Reiss, who served as moderator of the panel, opened his remarks with a joke about the ongoing Treasury Department investigation into the speaking fees paid to officials like him who have appeared at previous events.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 09:08 PM
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Heres a interesting read on Mek by RAND Corporation. They tell of cult way of living in Iraq at the compound they are at. The propaganda ysed by MEK and the lies they tell to get what they want. The US Politicians who supported taking them off the terrorist list but since then have withdrawn there names because they found out about lies from MEK. How they sent all there children to live in Europe and then divorced each other and now practice celibacy. And Maryam Rajavi who gets to be married forces that on people at the camp. She has pictures of her and her husband in every room and outs side on the paths. They all wore necklace with cyanide to kill themselves until the US took them with there weapons.

www.rand.org...



posted on Jul, 13 2012 @ 10:45 AM
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I find this article funny.

Cheney: Romney the ‘only’ choice for handling a 9/11-like crisis
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During a Wyoming fundraiser, the former vice president said that his experience in Washington taught him that every president would have to deal with an international crisis that could mean sending U.S. forces into harm’s way.

“When I think about the kind of individual I want in the Oval Office in that moment of crisis, who has to make those key decisions, some of them life-and-death decisions, some of them decisions as commander-in-chief, who has the responsibility for sending some of our young men and women into harm’s way, that man is Mitt Romney,” Cheney said, according to The Associated Press.

For his part, Romney called Cheney a “great American leader,” but avoided mentioning to former President George W. Bush until a question-and-answer session when he contrasted President Barack Obama’s policies with Bush’s “freedom agenda.”

While Cheney has not been a vocal presence during the 2012 campaign season, he may have good reason to trust that Romney will be hawkish on foreign policy.

“Of Romney’s forty identified foreign policy advisers, more than 70 percent worked for Bush,” The Nation’s Ari Berman pointed out in May. “Many hail from the neoconservative wing of the party, were enthusiastic backers of the Iraq War and are proponents of a US or Israeli attack on Iran.”


What was Romney's response to having his building attacked on 9-11? Nothing his buildings were attacked over and over even after 9-11. He simply made money off the buildings being attacked and paid off debt forhis company. He said damn the people who were there that worked for him let them eat cake!


And if you notice I started this thread on 5-5-2012. Over 2 months before this article. They don't think people know the past. They just talk out there ass and hope your to dumb to even know or see the truth about him.
edit on 13-7-2012 by JBA2848 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 13 2012 @ 11:06 AM
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And here is a wonderful look at Romney and terrorism. Or should I say connection to the axis of evil!!

FBI probes China's ZTE over Iran tech deals-report
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LONDON (Reuters) - The FBI has opened a criminal investigation into Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp's sale of banned U.S. computer equipment to Iran and its alleged attempts to cover it up and obstruct a Department of Commerce probe, the Smoking Gun website reported.

The federal investigations stem from a Reuters report in March that Shenzhen-based ZTE sold Iran's largest telecoms firm a powerful surveillance system capable of monitoring landline, mobile and Internet communications.



So some company from China sold spy equipment to Iran. What does that have to do with Romney?Just look at one of the employees of ZTE. Namely his profile of his past.

cn.linkedin.com...




Kevin Cheng
Investment Director at Fortune Venture Capital

Location
China
Industry
Venture Capital & Private Equity

Current Investment Director at Fortune Venture Capital
Past Director of Strategic Analysis at Huawei
Marketing Director at Huawei
Marketing Director at ZTE Corporation
Operation Director at ZTE Corporation
Director at ZTE Corporation
Marketing Manager at ZTE Corporation
Senior Software Engineer at ZTE Corporation


He is proud of his work at ZTE. So how is he connected to Romney?




Kevin Cheng's Summary
1.12 years of working experience in Telecom industry and worked worldwide in Latin America,Asia Pacific,Europe and Middle East.

2.I'm now working for Huawei Software,one of product line focusing on the telecom Value-added service and internet applications as an Analyst. I'm strong in market intelligence,competitive intelligence,strategic analysis,business model analysis. Besides traditional telecom VAS such as SDP, RBT,SMS,MMS,IPTV,MTV,BSS,my research also cover mobile internet,web 2.0,blog,SNS,RSS,Wiki,SaaS,Cloud Computing,etc.

3.Ever provided consultation services for investment management,PE and Fund like
acqcap, Credit Suisse Equity Research, Maverick Capital, BCG, Invesco Aim, Alyasny Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd, Bain Capital Asia ,JAT Capital Management, Neeraj Chandra at Tiger Global, Ardsley Partner,etc.



He was a consultant for Bain Capital Asia.
Talk about outsourcing. Outsourcing spy equipment to Iran I think is a No!No!


You just can't make this # up!




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