Episode 46: Paul Tao (New Heritage Investments Limited), Hong Kong

YPO member Paul Tao has dominated the Asian real estate industry for more than 20 years. With degrees from the University of Cambridge, this erudite professional kicked off his career as a lawyer for McKenna & Co. in London and Hong Kong. From there, he shifted into real estate sales and marketing activities in Suzhou, taking on the role of assistant general manager at the Suzhou Garden Villa Development and Management Company.

Paul soon joined the family business and became the director of the New Heritage Development Limited. Shortly after, he rose to serve as the managing director of New Heritage Holdings Limited, a publicly listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, specializing in real estate development and investment in mainland China. Today, Paul is the managing director of the family business, New Heritage Investments Limited in Hong Kong.

In this episode, Paul shares how to successfully navigate the real estate market and how to play the long game in China.


Guest: Paul Tao, Managing Director of New Heritage Investment Limited
Host & Executive Producer: Kevin Daum
Executive Producer: Van Van
Music: DreamArtist Music

Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.