Faculty & Lecturers

Our world class faculty inspires you to think differently in order to make strategic business decisions. Lectures are presented by highly successful leaders from a wide array of backgrounds and industries, which reflects the practical application of the program.

Learn from world class lecturers

Our program brings together the best faculty the two schools have to offer. They provide participants with a unique global management perspective.

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Jeroen Swinkels

PhD Princeton University

Richard M. Paget Professor of Management Policy Chair of Management and Strategy

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Game theory; auctions and other models of price formation; evolution and learning; job-market signaling; corporate compensation; principal-agent models; procurement.

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David Schonthal

MBA Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Clinical Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Faculty Director of Zell Fellows Program

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

New Venture Discovery

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Sunil Chopra

PhD State University of New York, Stony Brook

IBM Professor of Operations Management and Information System

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Operations management, network design, combinational optimization

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Nabil Al-Najjar

PhD University of Minnesota

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Decision theory, learning, game theory

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Karl Schmedders

PhD Stanford University

Visiting Professor of Executive Education at the Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Mathematical economics, in particular general equilibrium models involving time and uncertainty, asset pricing, mathematical programming

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Christine Loh

SBS, JP, OBE, Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite

Chief Development Strategist

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Environment, History and Politics

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Alex Chernev

PhD Duke University

Professor of Marketing

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Consumer decision making and choice

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Pamela Mar

MSc London School of Economics

Managing Director, Digital Standards Initiative, International
Chamber of Commerce

Digital Standards Initiative at the International Chamber of
Commerce

Sustainability

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Xinyu Hua

PhD Northwestern University

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Law and economics Industrial organization / quantitative marketing Contract theory

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Martin Prause

PhD WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Assistant Professor of Computational Economics and Business Analytics

WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management

Computer Science (Computational Intelligence); Economics (Industrial Organization); Machine Learning in Business Management

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Loran Nordgren

PhD University of Amsterdam

Professor of Management & Organizations

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Behavioral Economics, Group Decision-Making, Intergroup Behavior, Leadership, Negotiations, Psychology

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Margaret Cheng

EMBA, Kellogg-HKUST

Human Resource Director/ Acting President

MTR Corporation Ltd./ MTR Academy

Human Resources

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Caroline Wang

Msc, Harvard University / MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Former Vice President of IBM

Honorary Fellow, Adjunct Professor

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Decision Making and Leadership, Leading Change, Cross Cultural Management, Managerial Communication

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Brett Saraniti

PhD Northwestern University

Clinical Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Managerial economics and decision sciences, economics and quantitative methods, managerial statistics, statistics for business and economics

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Adam Waytz

PhD University of Chicago

Morris and Alice Kaplan Chair in Ethics and Decision Management / Professor of Management & Organizations / Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (Courtesy) / Chair of Management & Organizations Department

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Ethics and morality, Mind perception, Dehumanization, Social connection, Meaning-making, Social influence, Human-Technology Interaction

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Leigh Thompson

PhD Northwestern University

J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations / Professor of Management & Organizations / Director of Kellogg Team and Group Research Center / Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (Courtesy)

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Negotiation, group behavior, decision-making, social cognition, and affective evaluations of events. How groups and teams develop shared understanding of problems and behaviors

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Harry Kraemer

MBA Northwestern University

Clinical Professor of Strategy

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Values-based leadership/managerial leadership, management strategy

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Christopher Doran

MBA INSEAD

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Applied Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mark Chen

EMBA, Kellogg-HKUST

CEO & Managing Partner of Cobalt Equity Partners; Former Sr MD, Head of Private Equity Asia of GE

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Private equity in Asia

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Jürgen Weigand

PhD University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Chair Professor of Institute for Industrial Organization

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Industrial economics, business strategy, competition policy and corporate governance

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Larry Franklin

MBA, JD Stanford University

Adjunct Professor, Department of Finance

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Investments, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, China, Business law

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Milind Rao

PhD Columbia University

Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

International macroeconomics, international finance, international trade, international flows of capital and labor; hedge fund strategies, management and assessment; design of optimal investment strategies and portfolios. He won various teaching awards including "Professor of the Year" in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012.

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Jaideep Sengupta

PhD University of California, Los Angeles

Synergis-Geoffrey YEH Professor of Business, Department of Marketing

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Consumer information processing; persuasion and attitude strength; effects of marketing communications; impulsivity and self-control

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Kay Stice

PhD Cornell University

Adjunct Professor, Department of Accounting

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Motivation for and economic impact of management choice of financial accounting methods.

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Kai-lung Hui

PhD The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Senior Associate Dean
Deputy Head and Chair Professor of ISOM
Elman Family Professor of Business

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Cybercrime economics and policy, Information privacy, Fintech, IT policy, Electronic Commerce

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Alminas Zaldokas

PhD INSEAD

Associate Professor, Department of Finance

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Corporate Finance

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Craig Garthwaite

PhD University of Maryland

Professor of Strategy / Herman Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services Management / Director of Healthcare at Kellogg

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Health Economics; Pharmaceutical Industry; Public Finance; Political Economy

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Achal Bassamboo

PhD Standford University

Charles E. Morrison Professor of Decision Sciences / Professor of Operations / Co-Director of MMM Program / Chair of Operations Department

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Applied probability and stochastic models; stochastic systems: performance analysis and optimal control; revenue management; operations management; Empirical Operations

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Philip Braun

PhD University of Chicago

Clinical Professor of Finance

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

The statistical relationship between the macroeconomy and financial markets. Such topics include examining the relationship between corporate investment and asset returns, modelling the time series variation in the returns and risks of asset returns, as well as macroeconomic forecasting of business cycles.

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Abhiroop Mukherjee

PhD Yale University

Associate Professor, Department of Finance

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Asian financial markets, Behavioral decision making, Financial intermediation, Law and policy issues in financial economics.

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Kevin McTigue

MBA, The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing

The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Marketing Fundamentals, Advertising, Digital Communications, Brand Management

Lectures by highly successful leaders from a wide array of backgrounds and industries, emphasize the practical application of all we teach. The following guests were invited in recent years to speak to our students for the Learning from Leaders course.

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Ms. Umran Beba

Senior Vice President and Chief HR Officer, PepsiCo AMEA

Ms. Umran Beba is SVP and chief HR officer, PepsiCo AMEA.  Ms. Beba has held a wide range of roles since joining the company in 1994. Prior to assuming her current position, she was President of PepsiCo’s Asia-Pacific region, a business spanning 25 markets with approximately 4,400 direct employees.

Stephen Marcopoto

Mr. Stephen Marcopoto

President and Managing Director, Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.

Mr. Stephen Marcopoto oversees all programming, network development, advertising and distribution sales, marketing and promotion for Turner Broadcasting and its networks and internet services, including the CNN news group, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Pogo, TCM and CETV in the Asia Pacific region.

Previously, Marcopoto was president, Time Inc. Asia. Before that, earlier in his career, he was vice president and publisher of TIME Asia and managing director of Fortune Asia where he worked on the launch of FORTUNE China and the 1st Fortune Global Forum.

Stephen Roach

Mr. Stephen Roach

Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management

Mr. Stephen Roach is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management.  He was formerly Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and the firm’s Chief Economist for the bulk of his 30-year career at Morgan Stanley, heading up a highly regarded team of economists around the world.

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Dr. William Fung

Group Chairman, Li & Fung Group

Dr. William Fung was appointed Group Chairman of Li & Fung Limited in May 2012. He served as Executive Deputy Chairman from 2011 to May 2012 and before that, Group Managing Director from 1986 to 2011. He joined the Group in 1972 and became a Director of its export trading business in 1976.

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Mr. Joseph Yam

Former Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Mr. Yam's involvement in monetary affairs in Hong Kong started when he was appointed Principal Assistant Secretary for Monetary Affairs in 1982. Mr. Yam was instrumental in the establishment of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority as Chief Executive.

In that capacity, Mr. Yam has over the years been honored with a series of awards for his contributions to domestic and regional monetary and financial developments, and for piloting Hong Kong through Asian financial turmoil.

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Dr. Aron Harilela

CEO and Chairman, Harilela Hotels Ltd.

Dr. Aron Harilela is the Chairman and CEO of Harilela Hotels Limited, head of acquisitions for the Harilela Group, and the non-executive Chairman of Burson Marsteller in Hong Kong.

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Mr. Douglas Henck

Chairman & CEO, AEGON Asia at AEGON

Mr. Henck has spent more than 30 years in international insurance with a particular focus on Asia. He was appointed CEO of Aegon Asia on January 1, 2011 and is Chairman of Aegon Asia's Executive Committee. He also serves as a member of Aegon's global Management Committee.

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Mr. Klaus Heymann

CEO, Naxos

Mr. Klaus Heymann founded Naxos International in 1987. Mr. Heymann is founder of Naxos of America, Inc. Mr. Heymann serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of HNH International Limited. He first went to Hong Kong in 1967 to start up the office of an American newspaper, The Overseas Weekly. Before coming to Hong Kong, he served for the same paper for five years.

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Mr. Bob Neville

Global Retail Creative Director, New Balance

Mr. Bob Neville is a product and three dimensional designer by training and profession who has through practical experience become a Global Retail Expert. His experience is extensive across retail management, strategy, concept development and implementation, visual presentation, retail marketing, retail operations, product merchandising, consumer service and Geo Marketing through Owned, Franchise and wholesale channels.

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Mr. Jim Thompson

Chairman and Founder, Crown Worldwide

Mr. Jim Thompson, GBS is the Chairman and Founder of the Crown Worldwide Group of Companies. The Crown Group is the largest privately owned company in the field of international removals with over 265 worldwide locations in almost 60 countries around the world.

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Dr. Larry Wong

Former CEO, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Wong joined The Hong Kong Jockey Club in 1996. Prior to this he spent 30 years with the Ford Motor Company in the United States and Asia Pacific holding various management positions in research, engineering, manufacturing, sales & marketing, and corporate planning. Dr. Wong was elected Taiwan "Businessman of the Year" in 1994.

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Dr. Victor Fung

Honorary Chairman, Li & Fung Group

Dr. Victor Fung is Honorary Chairman of Li & Fung Limited and Chairman of the Risk Management and Sustainability Committee. Dr. Fung joined Li & Fung in 1973, became Group Managing Director in 1981 and Group Chairman in 1989. He stepped down as Group Chairman in 2012.

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Mrs. Anson Chan

Former Chief Secretary for Administration, The Hong Kong SAR Government, China

Mrs. Anson Chan retired as the Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government in 2001 after nearly 40 years' service. She was the first woman and the first Chinese to hold the post of Chief Secretary after 150 years of British predecessors.

Mrs. Chan has held many senior positions dealing with finance, the economy, commerce, industry, the civil service and social services.