Professor of China Business and Globalization
PhD, University of Alberta
Areas of Expertise: Business in China, Constructive Innovations, Global Implications of China’s Economic Transformation, Innovation and Globalization by Chinese Companies, Innovation in Management Education, Reform of SOEs, Relationship Between State and Business, Role of Private Sector in China
Dr. Xiang Bing is the Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Xiang was a Professor at Peking University and one of the seven founding faculty members of China Europe International Business School.
He served as an independent board member of a number of companies (including two Fortune Global 500) listed in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the United States. He is a member of International Advisory Council of Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) in Brazil. He also served as a member of Board of Trustees for United Way Worldwide (US), the largest private charitable organization in the world.
Dr. Xiang has served as a keynote speaker at many influential forums and conferences around the world. His recent keynote speaking engagements include APEC Global Innovator Conference (2015), Sydney China Forum (2016), US Committee of 100 Annual Conference (2016, Los Angeles), China-Europe Trade and Investment Forum (2017, Brussels), FT Banking Summit (2017, London), and Harvard China Forum (2017, 2018 and 2019).
He participated in prominent closed-door conferences including Ditchley Foundation Annual Forum (2014), Yale CEO Summit (2016), and Rome Roundtable (2017 2018 and 2019). He also spoke at Council on Foreign Relations (2019, New York City), Foreign Policy Association (2018, New York City) and Center for Strategic and International Studies (2018). In 2018, he served as the first Co-Chairman of Ditchley Foundation Annual Forum.
Dr Xiang, who holds a PhD from the University of Alberta, has published research in a number of international academic journals. He serves as an independent board member for several Hong Kong and mainland-listed corporations.