Wang, Victoria Jian(王劍)

Biography

Professor Victoria Wang is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Management. Professor Wang obtained her PhD from Federation University, Australia, with a research focus on cross-cultural leadership and people effectiveness in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Professor Wang had an impressive 30-year career driving growth, transformation, and people and organisation development in esteemed companies such as IBM, DuPont and HAVI. She has been a prominent member on various global leadership boards, company Board of Directors, Global Logistics Council, Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Council. With extensive general management, P&L, and cross-functional experience, including over a decade in cross-cultural global leadership, Professor Wang’s strategic leadership encompasses a deep understanding of global business management, sustainability, cross-cultural dynamics, people and organisation development, mergers and acquisitions, transformation and change management, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as women in leadership.

To pursue her passion for people and leverage her leadership experience to support the future leadership development, Professor Wang started teaching China Business with CUHK as part of the Undergraduate Programmes since August 2023. She became a LEAP advisor with MBA Programme since February 2024 and an Adjunct Associate Professor since April 2024. Her teaching areas also include sustainability, experiential learning and business practicum with CUHK Master’s and MBA Programmes. Professor Wang is also a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) assisting the transformational development of future leaders.

Teaching Areas

China Business
Sustainable Human-Environment Systems in a Business World
Experiential Learning
Business Practicum
Coaching

Research Interests

Cross-Cultural Leadership
Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Internationalisation of Chinese Companies
Culture and Leadership in Sustainability
Organisation Design and Development
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Women on Board

Chen, Zhi(陳植)

Biography

Prof. Zhi Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD from NUS Business School, National University of Singapore and his BE from Tsinghua University, China.

His primary research involves developing models and designing algorithms for analytics under uncertainty with different levels of data availability as well as applications in business, economics, finance, and operations. He is also interested in how to compete or cooperate in joint activities such as resource allocation and risk management. His works appear in journals such as INFORMS Journal on Computing, Management Science, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Mathematical Finance, Transportation Science, and TRB.

Teaching Areas

Business Analytics
Data Mining & Machine Learning
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Risk Management

Research Interests

Analytics under Uncertainty
Data-Driven Analytics
Risk Management
Robust Optimisation

  • Grants
    • “A Distribution-Free Model of Time Series”, General Research Fund awarded by Hong Kong Research Grants Council with HK$414,059, 2024-2025 (Principal Investigator)
    • CUHK “Improvement on Competitiveness in Hiring New Faculties” Funding Scheme awarded by The Chinese University of Hong Kong with HK$1,500,000 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Robust Mechanism Design with Limited Information”, General Research Fund awarded by Hong Kong Research Grants Council with HK$925,120, 2023-2025 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Financial Systemic Risk Measures based on Monte Carlo Simulation: Theory and Methods”, NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China & Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2022-2025 (Co-Investigator)
    • “A Python Algebraic Modeling Package for Robust Optimization”, Strategic Research Grant awarded by City University of Hong Kong with HK$100,000, 2021-2023 (Principal Investigator)
    • “The Hurwicz Criterion for Data-Driven Decision-Making under Uncertainty”, Early Career Scheme awarded by Hong Kong Research Grants Council, HK$628,950, 2020-2023 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Risk Sharing under Distributional Ambiguity: Stability, Inequality, and Monotonicity”, Start-Up Grant awarded by City University of Hong Kong, with HK$300,000, 2019-2022 (Principal Investigator)
  • Awards & Honours
    • College Research Excellence Award, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong, 2022
    • Finalist, George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition, INFORMS, 2017
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Reviewer for INFORMS Journal on ComputingManagement Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Mathematics of Operations Research, Mathematical Programmin, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research Letters, SIAM Journal on Optimization, TRB, TRE, Transportation Science, ICLR, ICML, and NeurIPS.

Li, Anran(李安然)

Biography

Prof. Anran Li is an associate professor at the Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. Prior to joining CUHK, she was a faculty member at the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prof. Li received her PhD in Operations Research from Columbia University in 2017.

Prof. Li is broadly interested in designing algorithms and analysing data in order to optimise supply chain decisions. More precisely, Prof. Li focuses on developing and estimating consumer choice models using econometric tools, optimising assortment and recommendation for both traditional retailing and online digital platform, and creating a fair marketplace for all shareholders. Prof. Li’s research has been published in leading journals such as Operations Research and Management Science. Prof. Li is passionate about bringing impacts to practice through the work. She is an active external researcher and scientist for a number of companies, including Hewlett Packard, SAS Institute, Sabre Airline Solutions and Jet.com.

Prof. Li has served as reviewer for premier journals such as Operations Research and Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Production and Operations Management. Prof. Li is the co-organiser of the 2023 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing (RM&P) Section Conference.

Teaching Areas

Supply chain management
Operations management
Revenue management and dynamic pricing

Research Interests

Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Business Analytics
Revenue Management
E-commerce Applications
Choice Modeling and Assortment Optimization
Approximation Algorithms
Dynamic Programming and Online Algorithm

  • Grants
    • Hong Kong Research Grants Council, General Research Fund 14506423, PI, HK$462,238, Jan 2024- May 2026
    • “Revenue Maximization and Learning in Products Ranking”, RIIF Fund awarded by LSE Department of Management with £4,000, 2021-2022
    • “Product Line Design and Pricing under the Basic Attraction Model”, RIIF Fund awarded by LSE Department of Management with £10,000, 2020-2021

Cheung, Leong(張亮)

Chapter Honoree_Leong Cheung

Biography

Mr. Leong Cheung was the Executive Director of Charities & Community at The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) from August 2014 to July 2022. In this capacity, he was also the co-chair of the Hong Kong Chapter of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Prior to joining the HKJC, Mr. Cheung was the Operating Partner of Bain Capital. Before that, he was the Managing Director of Global Sourcing & Supply Chain at Esquel Group, the founder and CEO of an education focused internet venture, and a senior consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.

Mr. Cheung is active in the community. He is the co-founder of RunOurCity, an innovative social enterprise with the aim of transforming life through running. He currently serves as the chairperson of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s Committee on Reduction of Salt and Sugar in Food. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of Kerry Properties Limited since May 2022, an Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation and a former Director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited.

Mr. Cheung graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Business Administration and obtained a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Teaching Areas

Strategy
Philanthropy

Research Interests

Philanthropy
ESG

  • Awards & Honours
    • Chapter Honoree, Beta Gamma Sigma CUHK Chapter, 2022
    • Honorary Fellowship, Lingnan University, 2019
  • Academic/Professional Services

    Professional/Public Services

    • Independent Non-Executive Director, Kerry Properties Limited, 2022-Present
    • Chairman, Committee on Reduction of Salt and Sugar in Food, 2020-Present
    • Non-Executive Director & Audit Committee Chairman, HKMC Annuity Limited, 2017-2022
    • Non-Executive Director, Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited, 2016-2022
    • Member, Elderly Commission, 2015-2021
    • Member, Hong Kong Quality Migrant Admission Scheme Advisory Committee, Jul 2010-Jun 2016

    Community Services

    • Co-founder/Chairman, RunOurCity, 2021
    • Founding Director & Honorary Advisor, Social Venture Hong Kong, 2007-2021
    • Trustee, Esquel-Y.L.Yang Education Foundation, 2022-2013

    Academic Services

    • Adjunct Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015-2020
    • Adjunct Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2014-2017
    • Deputy Chairman, Court of Lingnan University, Aug 2013-Aug 2014
    • Council & Court member, Lingnan University, Oct 2009-Aug 2014