Academic Member

GONG Yeming

Professor of Management Science
Director of Business Intelligence Center, emlyon business school
PI (Independent Principal Investigators for 3 National Scientific Grants)
DBA Advisor at emlyon business school

Dr. Yeming (Yale) Gong, is Professor of Management Science, DBA advisor at Emlyon Business School, and visiting professor at Cornell University. He received the master degree from INSEAD, PhD degree from Rotterdam School of Management, and obtained the Post-Doctorate from University of Chicago. Prof. Gong’s main research interests include big data logistics, big data supply chain, intelligent operation strategy, and intelligent manufacturing. Prof. Gong has published 41 articles in leading international journals, such as Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research , IIE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Annals of Operations Research etc, including 13 A/FT level articles. He has published book “Global Operations Strategy: Fundamentals and Practice” in Springer, which has been a best-selling book for years. The book has been globally adopted by more than 40 universities or business schools in Europe, USA, Australia, Africa, China, and other Asian Countries. According to a published scientometrics report by MHI in 2018, Prof. Gong is listed as top 10 scholar in the world and No.1 scholar in France in the field of material handling, measured by the degree of academic leadership.

DING Wenxuan

Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Business Analytics
Deputy Academic Director of Business Intelligence Center (BIC), emlyon business school
DBA Advisor at emlyon business school

Dr. Ding is a full professor of artificial intelligence and business analytics in the emlyon business school. She obtained Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. She conducts forefront theoretical and empirical research on human-level machine intelligence, scientific discovery, and their applications in digital innovation, digital marketing, E-commerce, mobile commerce, and risk and security analysis. Her research has appeared in various top-tier journals including Information Systems Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Decision Support Systems, Springer Computational Intelligence Series, Defense & Security Analysis, Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, Safety Science, Oxford Journal of Management Mathematics, and the Proceedings of Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. One of her recent research papers received the Best Paper Award in the Human-Computer Interaction Track at the prestigious International Conference in Information Systems in 2016. She was on the faculty at Indiana University, University of Illinois, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, and National University of Singapore.


Associate Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Academic Director of EDP Program
Associate Operation Director of Business Intelligence Center (BIC),
emlyon business school
DBA Advisor at emlyon business school

Dr. Lan is Associate Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Academic Director of EDP program at emlyon business school. He also serves as the Asia Representative for Academy of Management STR division. Dr. Lan earned his PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. He was on the faculty of Peking University HSBC Business School for almost a decade. And he was the founding director of its Research Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Dr. Lan’s research interests focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, with special emphasis on digital platform and open source software ecosystems. Dr. Lan has published over 30 research papers in SSCI and CSSCI journals, peer-reviewed academic books, and major academic conferences, including a Best Paper Award in AOM annual conference 2015. He provided media commentaries for Shenzhen TV, Phoenix TV, TV Korea, China Daily, Southern Daily, and Global Talents, etc. Dr. Lan also had extensive industry experiences. He worked as software architect for tech giant Motorola and startup companies in the US. He also provided consulting and executive training services to companies in China, including China Post, PKU Shenzhen Research Institute and many startups.

LI Wei

Special Expert of National Talent Introduction Program;
Professor and doctoral supervisor of Zhejiang University of Technology;
Director of Smart City Engineering Center of Zhejiang University of Technology

Ph.D., Renselles Polytechnic Institute, USA;

Deputy Director,China Communications Industry Association Blockchain Specialized Committee

Member,Next Generation Internet Union

Chief expert, National Civil-Military Technology Exchange

Member of China E-commerce & Wireless Business Committee;

Deputy Direcotr, Zhejiang Overseas High-level Talent Fraternity Electronic Information Meeting

Expert, Hangzhou Academician Workstation;

Deputy Director of Hangzhou Big Data Center Cloud Computing Committee;

Fellow researcher,Shanghai Peking University Microelectronics Research Institute

Honorary professor,State Key Laboratory of ASIC and System,Fudan University

Dean of Fenghua Intelligent Economy Research Institute of Zhejiang University of Technology;

Dr. Li's research areas include blockchain research and application, big data mining and application, artificial intelligence, smart city project solutions, intelligent electronic device design and application, the application of integrated energy harvesting device in sensor network and communication network.

ZHAO Xiande

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management;
JD.COM Chair in Operations and Supply Chain Management;
Director, CEIBS-GLP Centre of Innovations in Supply Chains and Services

Dr. Zhao Xiande is Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Director of CEIBS-GLP Centre of Innovations in Supply Chains and Services. Prior to joining CEIBS in January 2013, he was Professor of Operations Management in the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics and Director of the Centre of Supply Chain Management/Logistics, Li & Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management/Logistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2005 to 2012).

During the past twenty-five years, Dr. Zhao has been affiliated with a number of universities where he has held several academic and administrative positions. Meanwhile, he served as Director of the Institute for Supply Chain Integration and Service Innovation at South China University of Technology. Previously, he worked as an associate professor at City University of Hong Kong, Hampton University and University of Utah. He also held joint appointment as honoured professor or visiting professor at Fudan University, Xi’an Jiao Tong University, Wuhan University, Nankai University and Tianjin University.

Professor Zhao received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a major in Operations Management and a minor in International Business from the University of Utah in the USA. He also received his MBA and MSc in Chemistry from the same University and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Nankai University in China.

DR.WU Wei-Ping

Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China;
Chairman, Chengdu Siping Software

During his 25 years of study and work overseas, Dr. Wu Weiping has laid a solid technical foundation and accumulated rich management experience in mechanical engineering, product innovation informatization management, software architecture R&D and design, etc. Dr. Wu Weiping is an interdisciplinary talent mastering technology and management. He has successfully implemented and developed the IT application management projects for over 100 companies globally, including many Fortune 500 companies like Airbus, Siemens and Volvo as well as a large number of domestic companies such as CRRC and Dongfang Electric Corporation.

WANG Sanming

Founder and Chairman of Nanjing Anyuan Technology Co., Ltd.;
Professor, Nanjing Tech University y;
Deputy Dean, Institute of Public Security, Nanjing Tech University

Member of the State Experts Group on Work Safety

Director, Safe IoT Technology Innovation Center for High-risk Industry of Ministry of Emergency Management

Deputy Director,Key Laboratory of Work Safety in Chemical Process, Ministry of Emergency Management

Winner of the State Science and Technology Advancement Award

Industry Professor, Jiangsu Province

President, Zhong An Academy of Safety Engineering

Director, China Association for Chemical Safety

Vice President, Jiangsu Federation of Young Entrepreneurs

"Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions in Jiangsu Province" awarded by the People's Government of Jiangsu Province

Presided over science and technology support projects in the "Tenth Five-Year Plan", "Eleventh Five-Year Plan", "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan", "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan", and National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), presided over and participated in preparation work of a number of national industry standards and norms.


Director and Vice President, Shenzhen E6 Technology Co., Ltd.
Executive Dean, Institute of Logistics Transparency Management

Huang Bin serves as Director and Vice President of Shenzhen E6 Technology Co., Ltd..With nearly 20 years of study and practice in the field of supply chain logistics digitalization, he has shaped unique insights into the laws of supply chain logistics.

Professor Huang helds a part-time post as postgraduate tutor of the School of Management of Xi'an Jiaotong University, advisory professor of Beijing University of Chemical Technology, visiting professor of Dalian Maritime University, part-time researcher of China Europe International Business School. Professor Huang also serves as executive director of China Society of Logistics, expert of the Expert Committee of the Freight Branch of China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing.

Professor Huang edited "Transparent Digital Supply Chain", "Logistics Transparency 3.0", "Internet+ Logistics Navigation", "Lean Logistics" and many other monographs on logistics digitalization, with accumulative circulationh of more than 100,000 copies.