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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods as well as building technology.
Calvin Lam, CEO, iBasic Vietnam
Mr. Calvin Lam is the CEO of iBasic, an end-to-end designer, manufacturer and retailer of mid-priced underwear with over 100 active sales points in Vietnam via wholly owned retail stores, modern-trade sales force and online store (www.iBasicVietnam.com). In Vietnam, iBasic operates a chain of specialty store offering “everything underwear” to the entire family. As a third generation in the textile/fashion business originated in Saigon and transplanted to US in the 80’s, Mr. Lam is also in charge of sourcing and procurement for the US market. Previously co-founder/CEO of Avus, an Inc. 500 company (in 1998) that distributes IT products worldwide from its headquarters in California and subsidiaries in Mexico and China with a 12-year cumulative revenue of USD$1 billion. Also accomplished in the field of real estate, Mr. Lam previously served as the Project Director of Saigon One Tower, a Class A commercial building in HCMC as well as CEO of PalmGold Vietnam. Formerly a Lecturer at the RMIT University MBA program, he holds an engineering and computer science degree from UC Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA. As a community leader, he founded the Berkeley Alumni Club of Vietnam and UCLA Alumni Club of Vietnam. Multi-lingual skills in English, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Teo-Jiu allows Mr. Lam to bridge the overseas market. A frequent runner, Mr. Lam has completed 5 marathons in the US and Vietnam. Married with three children; Chelsea, a medical student at UC Irvine Medical School; Sidney, an engineering student at Stanford University; Calvin Jr., a biology student at UC San Diego.