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DJI Innovation's Corporate Make-up?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by FrankB, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. FrankB

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    Does anyone know how DJI is corporately structured? Like, is the parent company publicly traded; if so, what is the stock symbol?

    Is the U.S. subsidiary publicly traded? If so, what is their stock symbol? If not, are they planning to go public?

    I'm interested because I think this company is going to be a real winner- and I would be keen on putting some money into that assumption.
     
  2. FrankB

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    O.K. what role does Colin Guinn have in the DJI organization? Is he a shareholder or an employee?

    Do you think he speaks Mandarin?
     
  3. FrankB

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    I think he'll be too busy selling Visions like hotcakes at a pancake breakfast.
     
  4. boat chaser

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    Colin Guinn is the Sham-wow part of the dji corp. He does it well just like the sham wow guy ;)
     
  5. exo128

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    I think your suspicions are correct. I sent my Phantom in to DJI "headquarters" in Austin 10/15 on a warranty fix. A few days later I received a reply that shipment was received and it was in queue to be worked by a technician. Several days later and several unanswered prompts later, I received an email today (10/28) stating my Phantom was second in the queue to be repaired.

    So 2 weeks sitting at their office apparently just in line, so this got me thinking:

    Either the Austin location is merely for show and sales with a few technicians sprinkled about for liability sake. Hell, there may only be 1 or 2 for all I know but the response on their side is definitely not prompt.

    There's also the possibility that they just forward the Phantoms off to China once they arrive. Would explain why I they couldn't give me a status update for 2 weeks.

    DJI makes a great product but their support isn't exactly stellar. Just my experience so far.
     
  6. The Editor

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    DJI US 'Headquarters' is a crappy little suite in a small two story building squeezed in between a shell petrol station and a florist tucked behind a home interiors store! Not a very prestigious address and not a particularly nice area.
    Colin 'slippery' Guinn is an ex mobile phone salesman who had an appearance in a reality TV show some years ago.
    I think your suspicions are correct insomuch as the US are is nothing more than a US based PR/Marketing office where they wheel out Guinn for talkshows/trade shows/weddings and bar mitzvah's. Personally I wouldn't trust the guy as far as I could throw him and I certainly wouldn't buy a used car from him!
    Anyhoo, Tao Wang is the real head of the company or CEO although I have not discovered whether there is an executive chairman anywhere in the makeup. I'm guessing Charles Cao is Slippery Guinn's boss as Senior International Business Development Manager.
     
  7. ElGuano

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    This video answers answers a few of the pertinent staffing/facilities questions. One thing's for sure, the office is a lot nicer than just "a crappy little suite." But clearly there's no design and manufacturing going in there.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf9H3HpqQVA[/youtube]
     
  8. The Editor

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    It's still squeezed in between a Shell petrol station and a florist though :lol: with no road front identity. They have clearly taken the top floor and partitioned out the space with plywood and room dividers (probably from the Room Interior store next door :lol: )

    Sorry - Not impressed.