Industry Faculty

We understand that practical experience is as important as theoretical knowledge when it comes to achieving business success. That’s why we have lined up an impressive Industry Faculty comprised of business veterans from leading global firms across different industries. They offer you a taste of the real-life experience that can be applied to your everyday work, plus tried and tested industry success secrets you won’t get anywhere else. Here are the profiles of a few of our professors:

Professor Highlight

Prof. Chris Doran Former Director of Strategic Planning and Development, A.S. Watsons 
Courses: Management Consulting, Applied Merger & Acquisition
Prof. Thian Chew Former Executive Director, Goldman Sachs
MBA, Wharton
Course: Private Equity Investing
Prof. Caroline Wang Former Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Information Officer, IBM
Msc, Harvard University
Course: Managerial Communication
Prof. Larry Franklin Former General Manager - Investments & Head Legal Counsel, Hutschison Whampoa
MBA, JD, Stanford University
Courses: Deal Making in China & Asia, Effective Negotiations, Managing a Venture Capital Fund, Business Law
Prof. Roger King Former President & Chief Executive, Sa Sa International Holdings
Course: Family Business

The program at HKUST is second to none. Most memorable for me was the Managerial Communications course. You can expect to be challenged, and to improve your skill set exponentially. In the second year, the options available (exchanges, events, short-term trips, electives...) are bewildering in their number. The sky is the limit, so don't let anything hold you back. Without any hesitation and in every respect, I can say that choosing HKUST was one of the best decisions of my life. If you're looking to take your career to the next level, this is the place for you. Do it. Jump!

Chris Pereira Class of 2018 Public Affairs and Communications Expert,
Huawei Technologies
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