World Trade Week

The Greater Irvine Chamber’s Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast and Forum brings together Orange County’s International-American chambers and business associations, public sector and private trade organizations, and members of business community to grow awareness of the impact of international trade and export in Orange County.

Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast and Forum

May 16th, 2019  |  7:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612


wagwerKeynote Speaker:
Steve Wagner
Experian Decision Analytics
Global Managing Director

Fraudsters are out to get you- Are you ready?
An in-depth discussion on how to stay ahead of the fraudsters and protect data and transactions in the emerging global digital landscape.

How you do business in a global economy matters. What key areas of focus for business, and key technology advances, will be critical in the future for businesses to arm themselves against fraudsters? What are the biggest threats and opportunities in today's transactional environment? What does the most current research reveal about building trust and consumers while maximizing security and convenience? These questions, and many more, will be answered by Steve Wagner in an engaging discussion that will leave attendees with real solutions and tools to better manage fraud and safeguard data against the constant and evolving threat posed by increasingly sophisticated criminals.

Steve was appointed Global Managing Director of Experian Decision Analytics in February 2018 and serves as the global business leader for Experian’s analytics, fraud, identity, and decision software businesses. He also serves on the Global Operating Committee of Experian, PLC and as chairman of the Experian social innovation fund, focused on improving the lives of consumers in their markets globally by investing in socially innovative Experian products. Steve’s work with Experian spans 15 years, serving as Senior Vice President of Sales and Services Support, Group President of Credit Services for Brazil, Business Lead for Global Cross Channel Marketing, and Group President of Marketing and Specialized Credit Information Services. His expertise spans the legal, data, consumer, commercial, sales, and services portfolios of Experian within a practical global context.

Export Success Panel:

mudaharHarvinder Mudahar
International Business Manager

International Business Manager Harvinder Mudahar of Technologent is involved in all aspects of worldwide sales and operations within the company. A graduate of California State University, Fresno, Mudahar holds a master's degree in marketing. Over the past decade, she has developed a seasoned career within the technology and service fields, with a focus on global business practices. She helped establish the international platform at Technologent, which contributed to the company receiving President's "E" Award for Exports in 2018. In addition, Harvinder currently serves as a board member of the Women in International Trade, Orange County.

Jessica Kleinert
Taco Bell
International Marketing Manager

Jessica Kleinert manages international marketing for Taco Bell out of the company's global headquarters in Irvine. She is responsible for introducing the brand to new cultures and countries through a “globally consistent, locally relevant” strategic approach. During her time at Taco Bell, she‘s been involved in four new market entry projects which have brought her everywhere from Bucharest to Bangkok, and a few other places in between. Often times, fans will camp out overnight and line up hundreds at a time to be the first in their city to experience the Taco Bell brand. The brand has made its mark by exporting the California lifestyle to appeal to shared passions around the world.

delaneyMichael Delaney
Worldwide Environmental Products, Inc.
Chief Development Officer

Michael Delaney, chief development officer at Worldwide Environmental Products, Inc., is directly responsible for the development and management of the company’s international operations which includes work in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. Delaney’s main role has been creating relationships with international clients to help countries and private sector agencies implement and manage transportation and environmental related projects. In addition, Delaney introduces new technologies and innovative data platforms to construct economically-advantageous models for government agencies around the world. He is a member of the District Export Council of Southern California.

Program also includes:

  • Orange County Trade & Export Overview
  • International Resource Expo: Network and connect with international consuls, chambers, and trade organizations to explore and expand your exporting capacity


For sponsorship, partnership, or general inquiries, contact Jessica Yip.

For press inquiries, contact Anna Spitz.

For information on previous Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast and Forum events, click on the links below:

World Trade Week 2018World Trade Week 2017World Trade Week 2016World Trade Week 2015

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Trade Agency Partners

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
SCORE Orange County
U.S. Commercial Service, Export Assistance
Women in International Trade OC

International American Chamber Partners

British American Business Council Orange County
Hong Kong Association of Southern California
Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County
MAPLE Business Council
OC Iranian American Chamber of Commerce
Orange County Chinese American Chamber of Commerce
Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce Orange County
Western American Turkish Chamber of Commerce