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Last Updated: 13-Sep-2017
Career Sharing by Prof Caroline Wang
Date:
30-Sep-2017 (Sat)
Time:
12:45 - 2:00pm
Venue:
Rm 3028, LSK Building, HKUST
Speaker:
Prof Caroline Wang, Professor at HKUST Business School & Executive Vice Chairman of Alexander Wang Inc.


The MScISM program office has invited Prof Caroline Wang, Adjunct Professor, Department of Management, HKUST Business School and Executive Vice Chairman of Alexander Wang Inc. to speak with MScISM students about her successful experience in various organizations, such as IBM and Alexander Wang.

Bio-sketch of speaker:

Prof Caroline Wang was appointed as Adjunct Professor of School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2003 when she was the highest ranked Asian female executive at IBM globally. She has more than 30 years of working experiences in the US and across Asia Pacific. Prof Wang is now a full-time Adjunct Professor at HKUST as well as Board Director for 4 companies in Technology, Media, Pharmaceutical, and Fashion industries.

During her 30 years career at IBM, Prof Wang was in the US for 15 years, and 15 years in Asia Pacific. During her tenure in Asia Pacific, she was Vice President in charge of Marketing across 14 countries, Vice President of Information Technology responsible for IBM internal Y2K readiness in 1999, Vice President of Business Transformation responsible for optimizing the US$500M annual budget to continuously improve IBM's business results through effective and efficient business processes and tools, General Manager of Health and Pharmaceutical Industries, and Partner for Human Capital Management consulting practice in Global Business Services. Caroline also served as Chairwomen of the Asia Pacific chapter of IBM Global Women's Diversity Council which advocated and advised on women's advancement in leadership.
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