CKGSB Knowledge Series Gold Event: The Rise of Entrepreneurship in China
2017-05-24  - New York

A CKGSB Knowledge Series Gold Event


The Rise of Entrepreneurship in China


Dr. Xiang Bing

Founding Dean of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

When: 7:45AM – 9:30AM Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Where: White & Case LLP

1221 Avenue of the Americas, 49th Floor
New York, NY 10020-1095

In this exclusive invite-only breakfast session, Dr. Xiang Bing, Founding Dean of CKGSB and Professor of China Business and Globalization, will discuss the new models and strategies Chinese companies have adopted in the context of globalization. Dr. Xiang will also offer an in-depth analysis of China’s paradigm-shifting new business models – their challenges and limitations, the prevailing myths and realities that characterize China, and the resulting implications for cross-cultural leadership.

This is the first Gold Event in the CKGSB Knowledge Series, designed for a select audience of top executives, academics and entrepreneurs. Knowledge Series Gold Events will allow smaller groups of the brightest minds in the CKGSB community to engage directly with our world-class speakers.

Attendance for this event is complimentary. A continental breakfast will be served. Space is limited. To inquire about attending, contact CKGSB Americas Director Alan Chen at +1 646-627-7735 or

7:45AM – 8:00AM Registration and Breakfast Opens
8:00AM – 8:05AM Opening Remarks by Mrs. Mary Wadsworth Darby, Chief Representative of CKGSB Americas
8:05AM – 8:40AM Knowledge Sharing by Dr. Xiang Bing, Founding Dean of CKGSB
8:40AM – 8:55AM Q&A
8:55AM – 9:00AM Closing Remarks by Mr. Alan Chen, Director of CKGSB Americas
9:00AM – 9:30AM Networking


Dr. Xiang Bing
Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, CKGSB

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 independent, non-profit business school that applies a management model common among most globally-leading business schools. CKGSB maintains a campus in Beijing and locations in Shanghai and Shenzhen, in addition to representative offices in Hong Kong, London and New York.

Dr. Xiang has played an important role in developing and innovating China’s management education sector. Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Xiang was Professor of Accounting 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.

Dr. Xiang’s research interests include state and business relations, the reform of state-owned enterprises, innovation and the role of the private sector in China. He is a leading authority on Chinese business, innovations in China, the globalization of Chinese companies and global implications of China’s transformation. Dean Xiang is also a key advocator of ‘New Business Civilization’ (新商业文明). His writings and cases on these subjects are considered among the most influential in China.

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 the boards of trustees for The United Way Worldwide (US) and for Asia House (UK), as well as a member of the International Advisory Council of Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) and a Counselor for the One Young World Summit in Dublin.

Dr. Xiang has served as keynote speaker or panelist at influential forums and conferences in China and around the world. Recent speaking appearances have included forums held by the 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, the Boao Forum, Asia House (UK) and the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (Russia). He has offered commentary for the Financial Times, the New York Times, Bloomberg, BBC, CNN, the Sunday Times, CCTV (China), Phoenix TV, El Mundo, El Pais and L’Agence France-Presse (AFP), among other global media.

He has worked with many leading companies to offer consulting and training in China and globally. These companies include China Mobile, China Telecom, Huawei Technologies, TCL, Midea, Petro China, CNOOC, Ernst & Young, IBM (China), GE (China), Siemens (China), Goldman Sachs (Asia), Clifford Chance, Cummins, DFS, Lenovo, Bank of China and China Railway Construction Corporation, among others. 

Dr. Xiang received his PhD in business administration from the University of Alberta in Canada and his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China. 


Alan Chen
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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