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GAO Xudong has accepted his nomination as Member of the CDA Scientific Advisory Board

Vienna/Beijing, 28 October 2020 - 15:00 CET

Source: Tsinghua University 2020

To contribute to a peaceful, prosperous and evidence-based bridge-building between Europe and China CDA strives to attract the leading scholars from all relevant scientific disciplines. It is therefore our pleasure to announce that Professor GAO Xudong from Beijing has accepted his nomination as Member of the CDA Scientific Advisory Board. He is Professor at the Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy at School of Economics and Management (SEM) of Tsinghua University. Mr. Gao has served as the vice director of Tsinghua University Research Center for Technological Innovation since June 2011. He is also the Director of the MIT-Tsinghua MBA Program and he runs the MIT-Tsinghua entrepreneurial strategy course together with colleagues from MIT.

Prof. Gao contributed to one of the most comprehensive reviews of the National Innovation System (NIS) of PR China in recent years performed under guidance of OECD.. He is past fellow of MIT Industrial Performance Center (IPC). Besides his global academic footprint he also transfers his knowledge to industrial application and performance. Since 2019 Prof. Gao is an independent non-executive Director on the board of Changhong Jiahua Holdings Ltd. and since 2006 he is Member of Board of Directors of Gridsum Holding Inc. and Beijing Gridsum Technology Co., Ltd. which is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China. Amongst his many international conference contributions he is also panelist of United Nations conferences on STI policy and the SDGs.

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