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Claude Collins

Biography

Claude Collins

Claude is a retired businessman who spent most of his working career in the computer industry after serving four years in the air force. In 1969 he and seven other colleagues formed a new company which became a subsidiary of National Data Corporation in Atlanta. They were responsible for pioneering many of the credit card billing and fraud protection systems that are still in use today. In 1974 he began a new career in international trade, spending four years traveling throughout Europe. In 1987 he became the Chief Financial Officer of Dynasty Holding Company, a newly formed Chinese company in Atlanta. Since his company was owned by the leading company for Chinese foreign investments, he was placed in the unique position to see the start of what has become one of the economic miracles of the 21st century. He was very well known and respected by many of the national and provincial leaders in China. He has traveled extensively throughout China.