Keynote Speakers

Mike Chao  Ph.D., Professor of Marketing at William Paterson University 

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Mike Chao (Ph.D., Saint Louis University) is a Professor of Marketing at William Paterson University (Wayne, New Jersey, U.S.A.). His research interests include the internationalization/regionalization of multinational corporations (especially MNCs from emerging markets), standardization vs. localization of MNCs’ websites or social media, consumers and MNCs from “Greater China Region” and country-of-origin (COO) effects in international marketing. His work has been published in Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Marketing, International Marketing Review, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Thunderbird International Business Review, and other highly respected journals.

Chia-Hsing Huang  Ph.D., Professor in Finance / Vice Dean  of  SolBridge International School of Business

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Chia-Hsing Huang is a professor of SolBridge International School of Business, Korea. Currently, he is professor and vice dean of SolBridge International School of Business. He has Ph.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania USA in 1994, and MBA degree from University of Connecticut USA in 1990. Professor Huang has 20 years teaching experience in the Undergraduate, MBA, EMBA and Ph.D. levels in a number of the leading universities in America, Kazakhstan, Taiwan, Vietnam and Thailand. He was elected to be the finance department chairman and worked as an advisor on finance, investment, merger and acquisition, real estate, and strategic planning and implementation to many companies and institutions both in private and public sectors, such as construction company, security firm, bank, TV, computer network, and city government. He also had work experience in investment analysis of TV talk shows and radio call in programs. Professor Huang has published a number of books and several papers in the leading international journals. Currently he is working on some research projects in the areas of international business, currency exchange rate, managerial behaviour, behaviour finance, international investment, international financial management, derivatives, and financial micro structure.