Mr. Anthony Goh founded US-Pacific Rim International (USPRI) in 1995 to manage and execute marketing and sales on behalf of international companies in China. Through his extensive experience working in both China and America, Mr. Goh has provided practical, hands-on support to help international companies enter the Chinese market and bridge the cultural gap.
In addition to founding and operating USPRI, Mr. Goh has also worked extensively on US-China trade through his involvement with two major trade organizations. In 1995, Mr. Goh Co-Founded the Maryland-China Business Council (MCBC, www.mcbc.net), one of the most active US-China trade organizations in the US, and served as its Vice President from 1995-2005.
Mr. Goh has also been actively involved in the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham-China, www.amchamchina.org) since 2006. He has held various leadership positions in AmCham forums, including Co-Chair of the Environmental Industry Forum (2006-2008), Co-Chair of the SME Forum (2008-2009), and Chair of the Small Business Forum (2010-Present). Mr. Goh was selected as a delegate to AmCham-China’s 2009 Washington Doorknock to promote the interests of US businesses in China directly to White House officials and members of Congress, as well as their staffs. His work in these organizations has given Mr. Goh a thorough understanding of the opportunities and challenges for US businesses in China.
Mr. Goh also holds a number of leadership positions in the sport of Wushu Kungfu, China’s national sport. Mr. Goh is the Founder and President of the United States of America Wushu Kungfu Federation (USAWKF, www.usawkf.com), Vice President of the 144 member-nation International Wushu Federation (IWUF, www.iwuf.org), and President of the 23 member-nation Pan-American Wushu Federation (PAWF).
Mr. Goh has been featured in Who is Who in Overseas Chinese, published by China Overseas Exchange Association, China, Outstanding Chinese in North America and he was primary advisor of Discovery Channel’s “Animal Within” documentary, which was broadcasted worldwide. He was invited by Chinese Foreign Ministry as a state guest to China’s 60th National Day Celebration (2009) and China’s 50th National Day Celebration (1999).
An American of Chinese descent, Mr. Goh was born and raised in Penang, Malaysia. In 1979, he immigrated into the United States and founded and operated his business in Baltimore beginning in 1983. In 2005, he opened USPRI’s China office in Beijing.
Mr. Goh is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and various other Chinese dialects.