Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Beijing


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

SESSION ONE: The New Geopolitics: The Role of China in an Uncertain World | 10.50 am - 12.30 pm

Dr. Xiang Bing is the Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). CKGSB is China’s first privately-funded and faculty-governed business school with headquarters in Beijing, teaching sites in Shanghai and Shenzhen and representative offices in Hong Kong, London and New York.

Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Xiang was a Professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he pioneered the school’s Executive MBA program. He was also one of the seven founding faculty members of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. Previously, Dr. Xiang served on the faculty of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

He is a leading authority on the reform of state-owned enterprises, the role of the private sector, China business, innovations in China, globalization of Chinese companies, and global implications of China’s transformation.

He has been an independent board member of a number of companies listed in Hong Kong, mainland China and the US (including two Global Fortune 500 companies). He is also a member of boards of trustees for United Way Worldwide (US) and Asia House (UK), as well as a member of International Advisory Council of Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC).

Dr. Xiang has served as keynote speaker or panelist at some of the most influential forums and conferences in China and around the world. Recent speaking engagements have included Sydney China Business Forum, World Economic Forum, Asia Society, Committee of 100 (US), Deutsche Bank, The Conference Board, Yale CEO Summit, Harvard Kennedy School, The Economist, Financial Times, Global Pension Forum, Boao Forum, Asia House (UK), Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, APEC Global Innovator Conference and Harvard China Forum.