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Haizhou Huang, Managing Director and Head of Sales and Trading Department, China International Capital Corporation Limited
He has over eighteen-year experiences in serving clients in the financial industry as well as conducting research at market, policy and academic institutions. He was head of Greater China research at Barclays Capital from 2005 to 2007. From 1998 to 2005, he was a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and before that taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the London School of Economics.
Dr. Huang holds a Ph.D degree in business from Indiana University, USA, and a master and bachelor degrees, both in engineering, from China. He has over twenty publications in leading academic and policy journals, including American Economic Review, China Economic Review, European Economic Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, etc.
He is a Vice President of the China Society of World Economics, and an Academic Committee Member of the China Finance 40 Group (CF40).
Min Liao, Director-General, China Banking Regulatory Commission, Shanghai Office
Also, he was a member of the Corporate Governance Task Force (CGTF) and Working Group of Liquidity (WGL) of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). Now he is a director of the Global Financial Council of the World Economic Forum, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a member of the Standing Committee of the China National Youth Federation (Chairman of the Financial Sector Committee), an executive director of the China Institute of International Finance, a member of China Finance Forty Forum and an adjunct professor of University of International Business and Economics.
Mr. LIAO received a Master degree in Economics from Peking University in 1993 and an MBA from Judge Business School of Cambridge University in 2006.
Deborah J. Lucas, Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Previous appointments include Assistant Director at the Congressional Budget Office from 2009-2011; Donald C. Clark Professor of Finance at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management from 1996-2009; Chief Economist at the Congressional Budget Office from 2000 to 2001; senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisers from 1992 to 1993; and member of the Social Security Technical Advisory Panels of 1999–2000 and 2006–2007. Past editorial positions include co-editorship of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and associate editorships for a number of finance and economics journals. She is the co-organizer of the group Capital Markets and the Economy at the NBER, and a past director of the American Finance Association. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, a research associate of the NBER, and has served as a director on several corporate and non-profit boards.
She received her B.A., M.A., and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.
Robert C. Merton, School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Jun Pan, School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Pan researches derivatives markets, credit risk modeling, risk management, and the term structure of interest rates. She studies the impact of rare events on financial markets, as well as their implications for asset allocation. Her work also explores the informational transmission across the stock and options markets. Recently, Pan’s work has been focused on the credit market, including credit derivatives and the corporate bond market.
Pan holds a BS in physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, an MS in physics from Western Illinois University, a PhD in physics from New York University, and a PhD in finance from Stanford University.
Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
He was previously the Sterling Professor of Economics and Finance at Yale University and, before that, a professor of economics and finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ross is also the chairman of Compensation Valuation, Inc. (CVI), as well as the principal and chief investment officer of Ross Institutional Investors, LLC (RII). CVI specializes in the valuation of complex option contracts and is currently a leading provider of valuation services for determining the expensing of employee stock options, while RII manages portfolios of funds of alternative investments.
Ross is the author of more than 100 articles in economics and finance and is the coauthor of an introductory textbook in finance. He is probably best known for having invented the Arbitrage Pricing Theory and the Theory of Agency, and as the co-discoverer of risk neutral pricing and of the binomial model for pricing derivatives. Models developed by Ross and his co-workers, including term structure models and option pricing models, are now standards for pricing in major securities trading firms.
He has been the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the Graham and Dodd Award for financial writing, the Pomerance Prize for excellence in the area of options research, the University of Chicago’s Leo Melamed Prize for the best research by a business school professor, and the 1996 IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year Award. In 2006, he was the first recipient of the CME-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Application, and in 2007 he won the Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize given by the Toulouse School of Economics. A Fellow of the Econometric Society and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he currently serves as an associate editor of several economics and finance journals and in 1988 was president of the American Finance Association.
Ross has been a consultant to a number of investment banks as well as many major corporations. In addition, he has served as an advisor to government departments such as the U.S. Treasury, the Commerce Department, the Internal Revenue Service, and the EXIM Bank. He co-founded and was the co-chairman of Roll and Ross Asset Management Corp., an equity money manager; chairman of the American Express Advisory Panel; and a former director of General Re and of CREF. He is currently Chairman of the Investment Advisory Board of IVC International, Ltd.; a director of IV Capital, Ltd.; a former member of the board of directors of Freddie Mac; and a trustee of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), where he chairs the investment committee.
He holds a BS in physics from CalTech and a PhD in economics from Harvard University.
David Schmittlein, John C Head III Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management
Dr. Schmittlein has served as a consultant on these issues for numerous firms, e.g. American Express, American Home Products, AT&T, Bausch & Lomb, Boston Scientific, Ford Motor Company, Gianni Versace S.p.A., Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Pfizer, Revlon, Siebe PLC, The Oakland Raiders, The Quaker Oats Co., and Time Warner. He has over forty publications, most in leading journals in Marketing, Management, Economics and Statistics. He has been an area editor for Marketing Science and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Interactive Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Letters and Marketing Science.
Dr. Schmittlein serves on the International Advisory Board for Groupe HEC, on the Academic Advisory Board for the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), the International Advisory Council of the Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, and the Advisory Board for the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He has been a visiting professor in the Faculty of Economics at Tokyo University, and a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Washington University’s John M. Olin School of Business. He has received awards for his research, his editorial work, and his teaching. His observations and research have been cited often in the popular press, including Advertising Age, Business 2.0, Business Week, China.com, Computerworld, Fortune, NPR’s Marketplace, People’s Daily Online, Reuters, The ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings, The Economist, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report and USA Today.
For more than 30 years, Dr. Schmittlein has done extensive consulting work for corporate clients in a wide variety of industries, including consumer products, computer software, pharmaceuticals, entertainment, manufacturing, and management consulting.
Dr. Schmittlein is a member of the American Marketing Association, the American Statistical Association, and the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Jiang Wang, Mizuho Financial Group Professor, Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Wang holds a BS in physics from Nanjing University, a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.