Dean, BRIIB Institute, Shanghai University
As an academic, Xiaotian is SHU Distinguished Professor of International Business and EU Jean Monnet Professor of Entrepreneurship. He is a former Rajawali Fellow at the ASH Center of Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University and a Visiting Scholar at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He taught at over 50 universities globally and held full-time academic positions at the University of Southern Denmark, Stockholm University, University of Oulu, and University of Tartu. He is a Member of Harvard Club of Beijing and Harvard Club of Shanghai. He is also the Principle Advisor of Cambridge Innovation Academic based at St. John's Innovation Centre of the University of Cambridge. Prof. Zhang holds a PhD in Economics, an MSc. Econ (Honorary), an MiM, BBA, HEDA and a number of other degrees. He is currently supervising six doctoral candidates in Europe and Asia.