Renee Boyoung Kim, School of Business, Hanyang University
Renee B. Kim is Professor of International Business at Hanyang University, and Director, Korea Institute of Sustainable Economy (KISE). Previously she had served as Associate Dean of International Relations for School of Business for 7 years from 2007-2013 with an oversight of Assurance of Learning in the Hanyang University Business School (HUBS), and also had been Associate Vice President of International Affairs for 2013-2016 at Hanyang University. She has actively engaged in the fields of global education, sustainability & Creative economy, globalization, global marketing. Renee spearheads numerous global student mobility programs at Hanyang University and bridge the gap between student educational talents and Korea’s strategic development goal of enhancing its global leadership. She serves as a board member of various academic associations, also leads ‘Korea Institute of Sustainable Economy (KISE) - a research institute, which is funded by Korea National Research Foundation (KNRF), and established to advocate dynamic socio-economic interchange between Korea and its trading partner countries, particularly in Asia-Pacific. She was also a member of the Economic Advisory Council of Korea Development Institute (KDI), a leading think tank in Korea that sets a visionary course for the national agenda. In terms of academic activities, she has been involved in several international projects that promote dialogue between North America and Asian countries. She was a Monbusho scholar, and led an international project to assess Japan, Korea and Canada’s commodity market trade prospects and challenges. She was a member in the East Asian Food Security program, which was initiated by the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (AJCEP), a consultative organization in AMAF+3 countries.
Fan Wang, School of Business, Sun Yat-sen University
Professor Fan Wang is Dean and Chair Professor of Operations and Information Management, Business School, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He is awarded for a Distinguished Youth Scholar Fund by National Natural Science Foundation of China. He received his BSc, MSc and PhD in 1998, 2000 and 2002, all from Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University. He worked for IBM Research as a staff research member for Human-Computer Artificial Intelligence and then moved to the Department of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology before joining Sun Yat-sen University from 2006. He is also the Senior Visiting Professor of Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) from 2009 and acted as Visiting Professor of City University of Hong Kong in 2010 and 2011. As an Associate Dean from 2008 to 2015, he has led the school to achieve triple-accreditation by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Prof. Wang is currently acting as a member of AACSB Asia Pacific Advisory Council.