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Xiaobo Wu

Executive Dean, Director of National Institute for Innovation Management,Zhejiang University

Professor Xiaobo WU is Qiushi Chair Professor of Strategy and Innovation Management, Executive Dean of School of Management, and Director of National Institute for Innovation Management, at Zhejiang University. He is also the director of the Zhejiang University—Cambridge University Joint Research Center for Global Manufacturing and Innovation Management.

He got his BA of EE in 1982, MSc of Mgt in 1989, and PhD of Mgt in 1992, from Zhejiang University. He’d his post-doctorial program at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1996, and as a visiting scholar, at Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University, UK, 1996-1997, as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA, 2000 -2001. From 1982 to 1986, he used to work for government agencies and industrial organizations as an assistant engineer. His research interests include Managing Technological innovation, Global manufacturing and competitive strategy. He led more than ten national agents sponsored and internationally joint sponsored research projects. He has published more than one hundred academic papers and seven books in the related research areas.

He is the member of China Scholarship Council under the State Council, and the member of the Steering Committee for Management Science and Engineering Management, Ministry of Education, China, and the found member of Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University, UK. He is also a board member and advisor for some leading companies in China.