This interview shows Bill Liao, co-founder of Xing and CEO of Finaxis AG at the Maastricht Week of Entrepreneurship 2010 in the Netherlands.

Bill Liao, entrepreneur, philanthropist, diplomat and author, is a co- founder of the social network service XING and CEO of Finaxis AG, a privately held company in the financial services industry. Bill is a special diplomatic envoy for St Kitts and Nevis, with a special interest in sustainable development and the environment. He is also founder and co-ordinator of, a global citizenship initiative. Liao is presently focused on reforesting the Earth by causing 2 trillion trees to be planted by 2020 as part of the WeForest Movement which he founded.

The Maastricht Week of Entrepreneurship is an international and entrepreneurial conference that takes place in Maastricht, the Netherlands and is organized by Study Association Momentum and powered by the Maastricht Center for Entrepreneurship. For four days both international and national top entrepreneurs convey their views through workshops, interviews and lectures. The interaction between student and entrepreneur makes it an appropriate time to test, present and promote peoples' creative and innovative ideas.

From 11 until 14 May 2011 the Maastricht Week of Entrepreneurship will take place for the third time.

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