Professor Zhao has over ten years’ experience in senior management and in EMBA teaching. He has extensive teaching experiences at top institutions across Asia and worked as a consultant, business advisor and executive training facilitator at a number of for-profit and non-profit organizations worldwide. He has been frequently honored for excellence in teaching and ranked first in EMBA teaching evaluations year after year. He is constantly invited by companies for teaching, which includes Marketing Strategy, Competitive Corporate Strategy and Business Simulation.
EMBA Programs: HKUST
MBA Programs: HKUST, MIT
Professor Zhao’s extensive experience spans a number of industries throughout North America and Asia. Professor Zhao has worked as a senior executive at two Silicon Valley tech companies and established the tech firm Biochemlink with venture capital support. Professor Zhao has worked as a business advisor at a number of for-profit and non-profit organizations worldwide. He has collaborated with companies including AGY, Quorum, iAsiaWorks, Radica, HP, CSL, SAS, HSBC, DBS, DSB and Standard Chartered.
IBM (2 sessions), Tyco (3 sessions), Johnson and Johnson, Microport, Xian-Janssen, China Mobile (multiple sessions throughout provinces and at headquarters), Bank of China (3 sessions, Alibaba (4 sessions), Tencent (twice), 360buy, Li-Ning (3 sessions), New Hope, Vanke Property, Zhengfuji Battery, China Resources, Bank of China Shanghai Party School (twice), Advanced Leadership Training Course for Hainan Provincial Government (multiple sessions), Shenzhen Municipal Government, Pudong New Area Government, Shanghai
Philosophy of business, business ethics, comparison of Eastern and Western business philosophies, business applications of Eastern wisdom, corporate development strategy, competitive strategy, marketing strategy management, customer behavior, consumer psychology, customer relationship management, and data mining, etc.