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Alumni in Numbers

  • 50 %
    of alumni at the Chairman or CEO level
  • 25 %
    of China’s most valuable brands run by CKGSB alumni
  • 60
    alumni-led firms in Fortune China’s 2018 Top 500 list
  • 13,000 +
    alumni worldwide
  • 15
    of the “100 Best Performing CEOs in 2018” in HBR China were CKGSB alumni
Influential Alumni Stories
Student Stories
From raising awareness of endangered species to founding a multi-million dollar English tutorial start-up, our alumni go on to do some extraordinary things to help shape China’s future.
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A Global Platform of Leading International Alumni
Be part of our network- our students collectively lead one quarter of China’s most valuable brands.
  • Zhou Hongyi
    Chairman and CEO of Qihoo 360
  • Sun Yiping
    CEO of Mengniu Group
  • Liang Xinjun
    Former Vice Chairman and CEO of Fosun Group
  • Fan Min
    Co-Founder of Ctrip
  • Fu Chengyu
    Former Chairman of SINOPEC
  • Sir Tom Hunter
    Founder of West Coast Capital
  • Jack Ma
    Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba
  • Niu Gensheng
    Founder of Mengniu Dairy Group
  • Malcolm Sweeting
    Senior Partner of Clifford Chance
  • Chen Yidan
    Co-Founder & Lifetime Honorary Adviser, Tencent
  • Li Dongsheng
    Chairman and CEO of TCL
  • Lin Zuoming
    Chairman and Executive Director of the Avaiation Industry Corrporation of China
  • Ralf Speth
    CEO of Jaguar Land Rover
  • Liu Qing
    President of Didi Chuxing
  • Wang Xiaochuan
    CEO of Sogou
Student Voices
Through intense learning and sharing both inside and outside the classroom, CKGSB has transformed me, both personally and professionally.
—Niu Gensheng, Founder, Mengniu Dairy Group
CKGSB Alumnus
Student Voices
2011, I quit my job at a state owned enterprise to co-founded an NGO that engages to improve youth’s involvement in international cooperation, connecting them with big platforms including APEC, G20, ASEAN, etc. Eight years, we work to shape over 400,000 youth students and women start-ups into leaders with global perspective, who are well-prepared for challenges and opportunities of globalization.

What we do is beautiful, but how to make the beautiful things sustainable, this seems to be the long-lasting challenge that every non-profit organization faces. And I come for solution to GKGSB. CKGBS attracts me with its world-class faulty, cutting-edge research on business issues and the specific China topics on development and its stand in the world. What’s more, its pioneering initiative of involving philanthropy into education courses has made me believe this could be the place to stop, and to restart.
Beth Guo(China)
Email:bsguo18@mail.ckgsb.edu.cn
Industry: International Relations
Title/Function:Co-founder, CEO
University:Beijing International Studies University
When I was at Harvard Business School, 90% of my classmates worked at large companies, so their goal was to get promoted or get a better salary. As compared to HBS, where I was doing mostly case studies, CKGSB is unique in that it’s mostly for entrepreneurs to learn practical and real skillsets that they can apply to their business immediately. It’s experiential.
Joel Neoh Eu-Jin
Founder, Fave Asia
We all know that China is an exciting proposition for any business in growth mode. Understanding China business is very crucial for me, not only because I am assisting ADGM’s team in the development of our China office strategy, but it is important for me in my current job as well as in future opportunities to understand the Chinese mindset and how to leverage it.
Mariam Al Mansoori
Strategy Director of Abu Dhabi Global Market
Student Voices
With its world-class professors and fast-growing China market context, CKGSB offers those who aspire to be a business leader international cutting-edge concepts and fresh research on the Chinese market. A close-knit network among alumni and genuine friendships between classmates makes CKGSB a family that I can benefit from. I further believe that the intensive, accelerated one-year program is the right choice to sharpen my business skills in a cost effective and time efficient manner.
Hao Gang, MBA '11 intake
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